China Corner Reading Beijing


The Capital Library of China is one of the largest libraries in China, which can accommodate 20,000 readers per day. It offers to its readers more than 6.5 million books of all kinds, covering both ancient and contemporary as well as Chinese and foreign books, as well as digitalised and other resources.



Current collection of books, which CLCN contributes to the EARL, exceeds 1800 and more will be added every year. The CLCN is also a gateway to the largest collection of digitalised books, articles and other material, CNKI. Click here to access (note: Access via password only. Ask for assistance at the issue desk.).

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