Classification Scheme

The East Asian Collection is shelved in one sequence according to the Harvard-Yenching Classification Scheme. The main classes are as follows:

 

  • 100 - 999
Chinese Classics
  • 1000 - 1999
Philosophy and Religion
  • 2000 - 3999
Historical Sciences
  • 4000 - 4999
Social Sciences
  • 5000 - 5999
Language and Literature
  • 6000 - 6999
Fine and Recreative Arts
  • 7000 - 7999
Natural Sciences
  • 8000 - 8999
Agriculture and Technology
  • 9000 - 9999
Generalia and Bibliography