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Library Collections

General Introduction

Tsinghua University Library's collection is emphasized on Science and Technology and also covers broad subjects of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management. The total collection amounts to more than 4.51 million items, including:

Printed Collections

  • More than 230,000 thread-bound ancient books;
  • More than 57.7,000 bound periodicals;
  • More than 295,000 Tsinghua University dissertations and theses;
  • Other books.

Electronic Resources

  • More than 67,000 full-text e-journals;
  • 517electronic databases;
  • More than 8,770,000 e-books;

Collections in the YiFu Library

Floor Plan)

Chinese Humanities and Social Science Books

West 125

Chinese Social Science Books
(Open Stack)

Floor Plan)

Foreign Books

West 227

Foreign Books
(Short-term Loan)

Chinese Science and Technology Books

West 206/216

Chinese Science and Technology Books(Open Stack)

Circulation of Closed Stack

West 224

Low utilization books closed stacks
(Closed Stack)?

Current Periodicals and Newspapers

West 311

Chinese and Foreign Current Periodicals and Newspapers(Library Use Only)

Foreign Bound Periodicals

West 320322322B319

Foreign Bound Periodicals after 1978
(Library Use Only)

Floor Plan)

Chinese Bound Periodicals

West 407
(including 410)

Chinese Bound Periodicals
(Library Use Only)

Information Commons

West 406404408

E-resource; multi-media; Dissertations(Library Use Only)

User Education Classroom

West 401

Library courses and workshops

Collections in the Old Hall


Newspapers stacks

Old Hall

Newspapers before three years and magazines before 1977
(Library Use Only)

Circulationof Closed Stack

Old Hall

Old Japanese books, Chinese and foreign books(Closed Stack)

Social science Preservation Books

Old Hall NO.1 Self Study Reading Room

Social science Books
(Library Use Only)

Special Collections

Old Hall 214

Works and donations from Tsinghua alumni
Special collection of the Library
(Library Use Only)


Dissertation & Thesis

Old Hall 302A

Doctoral dissertations, master’s dissertations, post-doctoral theses. Coverage begins from 1981(Library Use Only) .


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