The EFEO Paris Library - Maison de l'Asie

Information

Dear library users, we will be asking you to register prior to coming to the library by visiting our online catalog and filling up the registration form, please be careful to choose "Maison de l'Asie" as homebranch (and not "Bulac"). 

This registration will have to be confirmed at the library's frontdesk with the staff.

Practical Informations

22, avenue du Président Wilson
75116 Paris
Tel. +33 (0)1 53 70 18 46
Fax +33 (0)1 53 70 87 60

email: bibliotheque@efeo.net

 

The EFEO Paris Library

Curator of the Library: François-Xavier André

 

The Asian Research Centres of the Maison de l'Asie


Depending on EHESS :

Depending on EPHE:

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

Document retrieval is not available from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm and after 5:00 pm.

Annual closing from Christmas through New Year's (dates vary, check with staff).

Conditions of use

Registration is mandatory: please bring a valid ID or student ID.

How to get there

The EFEO library, together with the EHESS (Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences socials) and EPHE (Ecole partique des hautes etudes) Asian studies libraries, are located in the Maison de l'Asie: 22, avenue du Présudent Wilson, 75116 Paris:

* METRO : Line 6 (Trocadéro or Kleber stations) ; line 9 (Iéna station)
* BUS : Lines 63, 92 or 32.

Services

Loans

Borrowing privileges are restricted to EFEO staff and members of other research institutions located in the Maison de l'Asie.

Photocopies and reprography

A photocopier and a microform reader-printer are available to members of the public. 

NB: Due to conservation requirements, no photocopies may be made of rare, valuable or fragile books and publications.

Inter-library loan

The EFEO library participates in an inter-library loan scheme. Please contact the staff.

Some books are mentioned as "Disponible pour le PEB" in the SUDOC online catalog, yet it can happen that it is not the case. Please contact the ILL in charge who will confirm you if the book is available or not.

Consultation of the archives

The inventories and finding aids are published jointly on Calames and the EFEO archive website.

EFEO News
Kyoto lectures
Kyoto, Japan, 18 June 2021
As part of  the Kyoto lectures, Brian Ruppert (Kanagawa University) presents: "Scriptures and Their Deployment: Great Notes (Maka shō), Raishin’s Notes (Raishin shō), and the Sacred Works (Shōgyō) of Early Medieval Japan".

Friday, June 18, at 6pm (Japan time).
Covid-19 Information: new procedures of the library
Paris, France, 14 June 2021
How to access the EFEO library and the loan-return service

The EFEO library is open by appointment from Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm. It offers a document lending and return service every Wednesday.
To make an appointment for THE READING SPACE: CLICK HERE
To make an appointment for the LOAN-RETURN SERVICE: CLICK HERE 
Please check the EFEO's Facebook page and Twitter account regularly for any updates to the terms and conditions of the public reception modalities.
Photo library: Jacques Bacot collection
Online, 14 June 2021
The Jacques Bacot collection is now online. Discover pictures taken between 1903 and 1914 by one of the pioneers of Tibetan studies in France during his travels in India, Myanmar, Tibet or China.
XXXVIIIe Seoul Colloquium in Korea Studies
Seoul, Korea (Online), 10 June 2021
The XXXVIIIe Seoul Colloquium in Korea Studies, organized by the EFEO Center in Seoul, in collaboration with the Royal Asiatic Society, is led by Brother Anthony, Professor Emeritus of Sogang University and Full Professor at Dankook University, Seoul, on the theme: "Korean Poetry and Fiction in English Translation: A Personal Survey".

Thursday, June 10 at 6:00 p.m. (Seoul time), online: register with the EFEO Center to receive the information needed to connect. READ MORE
Fontainebleau Art History Festival
Fontainebleau, France, 04 June 2021
As part of the Fontainebleau Art History Festival, the Réseau des Écoles françaises à l'étranger present a round table on the topic of "Innovative Technologies in the Service of Archaeological Research".
Christophe Marquet and François Lachaud also make several speeches : → round table "La peinture française au Japon : histoire des collections privées et de la création des musées d’art occidental" → lecature "Éloge du primitivisme : d’autres visages de la peinture japonaise prémoderne" → round table "La "joie" et son expression dans les arts du Japon" → lecture "Le Japon et les intellectuels français: personnages en quête d'ailleurs"