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UCD Library Collection Spotlight: Chinese New Year - Year of the Goat

A monthly online and print display highlighting our collections

Chinese New Year 2015

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RTE's George Lee travelled to China in 2007 and his visit resulted in a four-part documentary series. See a summary of the show below.

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The Confucius Collection

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UCD James Joyce Library holds a collection of resources donated by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland. The mission of the Institute is to work with the Irish government, businesses and academia to develop stronger educational, cultural and commercial links between Ireland and China.

Established in 2006, and located within the UCD Belfield campus, the Institute is a joint venture between the Office of Chinese Language Council International (Hanban), Renmin University of China and UCD. The Confucius Collection includes books on Chinese culture and history, and is housed on Level 2 of the James Joyce Library.

Books relating to China in Our Collection

UCD library also holds a range of English language books relating to China and Chinese Studies. This material complements the books held in the Confucius Collection. Some of the books on display are below:

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Spotlight on Confucius Collection

Our Library Spotlight display features books selected from our Confucius Collection, as well as books from our English-language collection on China and Chinese topics.

Confucius Collection Spotlight display