Resource Count in SOAS


The SOAS Digital Library Portal ( SOAS ) is comprised of collections, organized into collection groups and subdivided into subcollections. Currently, there are 1756 total items in SOAS, which make up 1140 different titles. In all, there are 115903 pages in SOAS.

During the current fiscal year (which starts on July 1st), 122 items in 87 titles have been added to SOAS. This has added 19773 pages to this digital collection.

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Below are the number of items in each collection and subcollection.

NUMBER GROUP CODE COLL CODE SUB CODE CODES NAME TITLES ITEMS PAGES FYTD TITLES FYTD ITEMS FYTD PAGES
1 ASC     ASC Archives & Special Collections 423 528 37567 19 28 1913
4 ASC DAWES   DAWES William Dawes' Notebooks 1 1 20119 0 0 0
6 ASC FURER   FURER Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf Collection 11 11 49 0 0 0
7 ASC ISLAMIC   ISLAMIC Islamic Manuscripts Online 249 319 10288 4 6 92
8 ASC ISLAMIC OKIM OKIM Old Kanembu Islamic Manuscripts 148 178 6129 0 0 0
9 ASC ISLAMIC SWAHILI SWAHILI Swahili Manuscripts Collections 34 47 2314 4 6 92
10 ASC ISLAMIC YSIMG YSIMG Islamic Manuscripts Gallery 3 3 557 0 0 0
11 ASC JPMILLS   JPMILLS J.P. Mills Collection 3 3 136 0 0 0
17 ASC SSPA   SSPA SOAS Picture Archive 9 11 20 6 8 16
21 DISCIP     DISCIP Topical Collections 427 796 37591 9 14 1380
22 DISCIP COJS   COJS Jaina Studies Digital Resources 2 2 151 0 0 0
23 DISCIP COJS COJSJ COJSJ Jain Journals 1 1 56 0 0 0
24 DISCIP COJS COJSM COJSM Jain Manuscripts 1 1 95 0 0 0
25 DISCIP DANT   DANT Anthropology Collection 7 7 669 1 1 289
26 DISCIP DART   DART Art and Archaeology 34 34 770 1 1 289
27 DISCIP DART CLIP CLIP Illustrating Persia 12 12 26 0 0 0
28 DISCIP DART DACP DACP Chinese Propaganda Poster Art / 中国宣传画艺术 11 11 22 0 0 0
30 DISCIP DECO   DECO Economics, Finance & Management 2 4 18 0 0 0
31 DISCIP DGEN   DGEN Gender Studies 1 1 167 1 1 167
32 DISCIP DHIS   DHIS History 6 8 760 0 0 0
33 DISCIP DLAW   DLAW Law 17 48 3888 0 0 0
34 DISCIP DLIN   DLIN Linguistics & Language Studies 34 51 4154 1 1 25
35 DISCIP DLIT   DLIT Literatures 37 59 3899 0 0 0
38 DISCIP DMUS   DMUS Music 32 35 426 0 0 0
39 DISCIP DPOL   DPOL Politics and Government 13 68 2678 2 5 180
40 DISCIP DREL   DREL Religions 252 501 21670 4 6 719
41 FORMATS     FORMATS Special Formats from SOAS Collections 152 354 6945 5 6 64
42 FORMATS ARTE   ARTE Artefacts from SOAS Collections 15 22 199 2 3 32
44 FORMATS ARTE DACR DACR Chinese Rubbings 2 3 37 0 1 10
45 FORMATS MAPS   MAPS Maps 18 18 333 3 3 32
46 FORMATS MAPS MAPSIRAN MAPSIRAN The Dr Cyrus Ala’i’s Map Collection of Persia 5 5 10 0 0 0
47 FORMATS NEWS   NEWS Newspapers 1 196 6249 0 0 0
52 FORMATS VIDEO   VIDEO Motion Picture Films 11 11 18 0 0 0
55 LANG AMHARIC   AMHARIC Amharic Language Resources 1 1 152 1 1 152
56 LANG ANDAMANESE   ANDAMANESE Andamanese Language Resources 1 1 53 1 1 53
58 LANG ARABIC   ARABIC Arabic Language Collections at SOAS, University of London 126 204 11787 1 1 166
59 LANG AVESTAN   AVESTAN Avestan Language Resources 1 1 185 1 1 185
62 LANG BANTU   BANTU Bantu Collections 33 39 2338 4 6 92
63 LANG BATAK   BATAK Batak Manuscripts 1 1 2 0 0 0
64 LANG BURMESE   BURMESE Burmese Language Resources 7 11 3286 1 2 772
65 LANG CHINESE   CHINESE Chinese Language 13 14 1275 3 4 166
66 LANG DZONGKHA   DZONGKHA Dzongkha Language Resources 2 2 150 1 1 58
67 LANG GEEZ   GEEZ Ge'ez Language Resources 1 1 152 1 1 152
68 LANG HAUSA   HAUSA Hausa Language Resources 2 2 16 0 0 0
70 LANG HEBREW   HEBREW Hebrew Language Resources 2 2 401 0 0 0
72 LANG HRANGKHOL   HRANGKHOL Hrangkhol (Hadem) Collection 1 1 32 0 0 0
73 LANG JAVANESE   JAVANESE Javanese Manuscripts 1 2 5 1 2 5
76 LANG KHASI   KHASI Khasi Language Resources 1 1 32 0 0 0
77 LANG KHOWAR   KHOWAR Khowar Language Resources 1 2 202 1 2 202
78 LANG KURDISH   KURDISH Kurdish Language Resources 3 10 334 0 0 0
79 LANG MALAGASY   MALAGASY Malagasy Language 1 1 25 0 0 0
80 LANG MALAY   MALAY Malay Manuscripts 9 11 553 0 0 0
81 LANG MARU   MARU Maru Language Resources 1 1 68 0 0 0
88 LANG TAMIL   TAMIL Tamil Language Resources 1 1 61 1 1 61
90 LANG TIBETAN   TIBETAN Tibetan Language Resources 6 8 731 2 3 160
92 LANG URDU   URDU Urdu Language Collection 6 11 698 3 6 371
94 PLM     PLM Palm Leaf Manuscripts & Pothi Texts 4 4 278 2 2 127
95 RAWANG     RAWANG Rawang Collection 1 1 133 0 0 0
96 REGIONS     REGIONS Regions : Geographic Collections from SOAS 1087 1699 113279 78 112 19472
97 REGIONS RAFR   RAFR African Collections 288 389 16753 8 10 579
99 REGIONS RAFR R_BWA R_BWA Botswana Collection 2 2 710 0 0 0
104 REGIONS RAFR R_ETH R_ETH Ethiopia Collections 11 16 1528 1 1 152
106 REGIONS RAFR R_KEN R_KEN Kenya Collection 17 27 1134 2 3 63
109 REGIONS RAFR R_MDG R_MDG Madagascar Collection 9 29 2933 1 1 2
111 REGIONS RAFR R_MWI R_MWI Malawi Collection 3 3 346 0 0 0
112 REGIONS RAFR R_NER R_NER Niger Collection 76 82 1288 0 0 0
113 REGIONS RAFR R_NGA R_NGA Nigeria Collection 147 192 6415 0 0 0
114 REGIONS RAFR R_SDN R_SDN Sudan Collection 2 2 24 0 0 0
116 REGIONS RAFR R_SOM R_SOM Somalia Collection 1 5 92 0 0 0
119 REGIONS RAFR R_TCD R_TCD Chad Collection 17 28 212 0 0 0
120 REGIONS RAFR R_TZA R_TZA Tanzania Collection 8 13 1014 0 0 0
123 REGIONS RAFR R_ZMB R_ZMB Zambia Collection 2 2 219 0 0 0
125 REGIONS RAFR SKTO SKTO Sokoto Caliphate Collection 63 89 600 0 0 0
126 REGIONS RAMC   RAMC The Americas & the Caribbean 14 15 951 1 1 12
127 REGIONS RAMC DLOC DLOC Caribbean Collections at SOAS, University of London 2 3 493 0 0 0
130 REGIONS RAMC R_CAN R_CAN Canada Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 7 7 0 0 0
131 REGIONS RAMC R_CUB R_CUB Cuba Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 492 0 0 0
133 REGIONS RAMC R_USA R_USA United States of America Collection at SOAS, University of London 5 5 451 1 1 12
135 REGIONS RCAS   RCAS Central Asia 8 10 1793 0 0 0
136 REGIONS RCAS R_KAZ R_KAZ Kazahkstan Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 158 0 0 0
141 REGIONS REAS   REAS East Asia Collection 452 699 41426 24 40 13269
142 REGIONS REAS MANCHU MANCHU Manchu Collection 4 5 626 1 1 122
143 REGIONS REAS R_CHN R_CHN China Collection 283 316 26120 14 24 12497
144 REGIONS REAS R_HKG R_HKG Hong Kong Collection 7 12 3883 0 0 0
145 REGIONS REAS R_JPN R_JPN Japan Collection 134 166 8098 5 8 5211
146 REGIONS REAS R_KOR R_KOR Korea Collection 4 7 128 0 0 0
148 REGIONS REAS R_MCX R_MCX Manchuria Collecton 37 42 8524 5 9 6414
151 REGIONS REAS R_TIB R_TIB Tibet Resources 14 18 1853 5 8 456
152 REGIONS REAS R_TWN R_TWN Taiwan (Republic of China) Collection 1 1 3 0 0 0
153 REGIONS REUR   REUR Europe 221 244 2923 8 10 709
154 REGIONS REUR R_ALB R_ALB Albania Collection 1 1 1 0 0 0
155 REGIONS REUR R_ARM R_ARM Armenia Collection 1 1 562 1 1 562
156 REGIONS REUR R_AUT R_AUT Austria Collection 2 2 2 0 0 0
166 REGIONS REUR R_GBR R_GBR United Kingdom Collection 16 19 338 7 9 147
167 REGIONS REUR R_GEO R_GEO Georgia Collection 1 1 51 0 0 0
172 REGIONS REUR R_ITA R_ITA Italy Collection 5 16 422 0 0 0
177 REGIONS REUR R_RUS R_RUS Russia Collection 96 96 255 0 0 0
179 REGIONS REUR R_UKR R_UKR Ukraine Collection 1 1 562 1 1 562
180 REGIONS RME   RME Middle East 101 195 11163 4 4 652
181 REGIONS RME R_EGY R_EGY Egypt Collection at SOAS, Universty of London 2 2 228 0 0 0
182 REGIONS RME R_IRN R_IRN Iran Collection at SOAS, University of London 22 23 1310 2 2 232
183 REGIONS RME R_IRQ R_IRQ Iraq Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 10 406 0 0 0
184 REGIONS RME R_ISR R_ISR Israel Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 9 1332 1 1 131
188 REGIONS RME R_LBN R_LBN Lebanon Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 11 1192 0 0 0
190 REGIONS RME R_PSE R_PSE Palestine Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 688 0 0 0
192 REGIONS RME R_SAU R_SAU Saudi Arabia Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 474 0 0 0
193 REGIONS RME R_SYR R_SYR Syria Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 12 1610 0 0 0
195 REGIONS RME R_TUR R_TUR Ottoman & Turkey Collection at SOAS, University of London 62 66 1346 1 1 289
197 REGIONS RPOA   RPOA Pacific Islands & Australasia 18 34 21198 5 5 291
209 REGIONS RPOA R_VUT R_VUT Vanuatu Collection at SOAS, University of London 4 5 18 1 1 12
210 REGIONS RSA   RSA South Asia 165 285 16475 24 36 2789
211 REGIONS RSA BENGALI BENGALI Bengali Resources 1 2 153 0 0 0
212 REGIONS RSA BRAJ BRAJ From the Land of Braj 77 81 781 12 16 31
213 REGIONS RSA FGB FGB The F.G. Bailey Papers 7 7 229 0 0 0
214 REGIONS RSA R_AFG R_AFG Afghanistan Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 4 1086 0 0 0
222 REGIONS RSA SWAY SWAY After the Earth's Violent Sway 2 2 2 0 0 0
224 REGIONS RSEA   RSEA South East Asia 71 301 17071 9 14 1485
225 REGIONS RSEA R_BRN R_BRN Brunei Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 181 0 0 0
226 REGIONS RSEA R_IDN R_IDN Indonesia Collection at SOAS, University of London 6 21 293 1 2 5
229 REGIONS RSEA R_MMR R_MMR Burma/Myanmar Collection at SOAS, University of London 37 245 13573 2 3 832
230 REGIONS RSEA R_MYS R_MYS Malaysia Collection at SOAS, University of London 15 17 1128 1 1 18
232 REGIONS RSEA R_THA R_THA Thailand Collection as SOAS, University of London 1 1 222 1 1 222
234 REGIONS RSEA R_VNM R_VNM Vietnam Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 2 22 0 0 0
236 REGIONS RSEA SHAN SHAN Shan Manuscripts from SOAS Collections 3 3 68 0 0 0
247 TOTAL     ZZZ TOTAL 1140 1756 115903 87 122 19773