Library of the Belgian Institute of Higher Chinese Studies
This library was founded in 1920, which makes it the oldest sinological library in Belgium. Its collection, whose focus is the art and archaeology of China, includes both Western and Chinese monographs and journals that elucidate all aspects of Chinese civilization from Prehistory to the present. The library is also a reference library for Buddhism, and its librarian is a member of the European Association of Sinological Librarians.
The catalogue can be consulted via the ALEPH library system and are part of LIBIS-Net, Belgium’s largest library network.
Browse the RMAH catalogue!
A section of the library catalogue of the MIM is accessible via the portal site of the Federal libraries and is updated four times per year.
ACCESS, RATES AND OPENING HOURS
Persons wishing to access the libraries are required to register. Upon registration, they will receive a reader’s card which is valid until 30 September of the year following the date of registration and which gives access to all RMAH catalogues.
Closed in the month of July. Only by appointment.
Save those in the reading room, all works are kept under lock and key and can be consulted only on request and only on the spot; no works are lent out.
Copies are available solely in black-and-white and may be made only by the library staff.
A4: €0.12; A3: €O.24.