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University of Minnesota

Kathryn A. Martin Library

Chinese Research Guide

Use this guide to help find books, articles, and other useful materials for Chinese topics.

Find Books and Films

In order to find books, you can search the library catalog:

In addition to books, the catalog contains ebooks, DVDs, videos, government documents, music recordings, scores, and teaching materials.

You can browse these call number areas on the 3rd and 4th floors of the library to find books related to Chinese language and culture:

  • DS 701-799.9 Chinese History and Culture (including Tibet, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Outer Mongolia)
  • PL 1001-1960 Chinese Language
  • PL 2250-3208 Chinese Literature
  • PL 3301-3311 Non-Chinese Languages of China

Films are held at the front desk. You can browse Chinese-language film here:

If the library doesn't hold a book or film you're looking for, you can search WorldCat here: