Library facilities

Student in the libraryThe Asian Studies Research Library (ASRL) is a specialist research collection holding a large collection of material in Chinese, Korean, Indonesian, Malay, Thai, Vietnamese and an extensive Japanese Studies collection for research on Japanese linguistics, society and culture.

Monash also has the Japanese Music Archive and the largest collection in Melbourne of English language publications for Japanese studies.

A team of Asian Studies Resource Librarians is available to give advice on all aspects of research on Asia. Each staff member is fluent in one or more Asian languages.

Internet access with Asian language software is available to Monash clients.