The East Asian Library is open for study and checking out books and other circulating materials. Reservations and Trojan Check verification are no longer required to enter. Open library buildings are accessible to members of the public, subject to the identification requirements below.
Masks are required at all times in library spaces regardless of vaccination status, in line with County of L.A. and university guidelines.
Visit the library's Summer 2021 at the USC Libraries page for the most current information.
For information about accessing East Asian electronic resources, see our Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Studies webpages.
East Asian Library
Doheny Memorial Library, Rooms 108-110
3550 Trousdale Parkway
University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089-1825
The East Asian Library is located on the first floor of Doheny Memorial Library on the University Park Campus. The closest campus entrance is the McCarthy Way Entrance, located at the intersection of Figueroa Street and USC McCarthy Way. See the University map and the USC parking reservations sites for more information.
The East Asian Library directly supports the research and teaching needs of the East Asian faculty and students at USC and includes in its collections Chinese, Japanese, and Korean-language materials in all fields, but with an emphasis on social sciences and humanities. The Library's location on the first floor of Doheny Main Library supports a broader mission of promoting the integration of East Asian perspectives into the learning and experience of the University community as a whole.
The USC Libraries welcomes selected gifts of significant books, archives, manuscripts and other materials that directly support teaching, learning and research initiatives at USC. However, USC Libraries rarely accept unsolicited materials or large numbers of used books. If you are interested in donating rare books, manuscripts, or archives to USC Libraries, please contact John Juricek, Collections Strategist, firstname.lastname@example.org.