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Chinese Local Gazetteers @ Pitt: Searching and Access

This guide aims to help readers access and use Chinese local gazetteers through Pitt's East Asian Library (EAL is located on the second floor of Hillman Library).


Individual Chinese local gazetteer titles can be found through PITTCat Classic (our holdings) and WorldCat (available for Interlibrary Loan).


To access ebooks of Chinese local gazetters, use the two resources below.

Finding Gazetters on the Shelf

Call number ranges of LC Classification:

  • DS781-796  Local history and description
  • DS793.A-Z  Provinces, dependencies, regions, etc.
  • DS795-796  National municipalities and special administrative regions
  • DS797.22.A-797.88.Z  Other cities, towns, counties, prefectures, arranged by province

Chinese local gazetteers within call number ranges above are carried by East Asian Library located on the second floor of Hillman Library.