Teacher Resource Library

The Asian Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh maintains a lending library for educators with an assortment of books, tapes, videos, artifact lending kits, language programs, and curriculum guides. Materials are available for all age levels including documentary programs, feature films, animated films, books, lesson plans, and more! All material may be borrowed for up to two weeks at a time. The borrowing period can be extended based on the written / phone request from the borrower. For borrowers beyond the Pittsburgh region it is crucial to return materials via trackable or insured mail.

Hours of Access

Access to the Teacher Resource Library is during weekdays by appointment. Please contact Patrick Hughes by email at hughespw@pitt.edu to schedule a visit, or call the Asian Studies Center at 412-648-7370.

List of Available Materials

For our Book and Video Catalog please click on the links below:


Catalog Arrangement

The BOOKS in the Catalog are arranged according to the following categories:



The FILMS are arranged according to the following categories:


Quick Links

Further Information