The removal of all materials from the Asian vault on the ground floor was completed last week. ALL Asian rare collections including the Puban, Pang Jingtang collections are now kept at the Rare Books and Special Collections division at IKBLC with storage conditions that meet international standards.
Other big sets such as 百部叢書集成 AC149.P25 S.1-S.100, 韓國口碑文學大系 PL968.4 H34 1980, 大日本近世史料 DS803 D28 are now shelved on open stacks next to the CJK journals on the Lower Floor, but not according to call number sequence for the time being unfortunately.
We are also in the process of moving all the “L” and “G” books to the compact shelving and relocating all oversized books regardless of call number groups to the shelves against the walls at the lower floor.
We understand that the book moves might cause inconveniences and confusion. Please enquire at the circulation desk or contact the language librarians for assistance if necessary.