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 1558 total items in SOAS, which make up 1002 different titles. In all, there are 91288 pages in SOAS.

During the current fiscal year (which starts on July 1st), 431 items in 243 titles have been added to SOAS. This has added 31419 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 401 496 35045 35 37 2602
3 ASC DAWES   DAWES William Dawes' Notebooks 1 1 20119 0 0 0
5 ASC FURER   FURER Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf Collection 11 11 49 6 6 44
6 ASC ISLAMIC   ISLAMIC Islamic Manuscripts Online 245 313 10162 14 16 1442
7 ASC ISLAMIC OKIM OKIM Old Kanembu Islamic Manuscripts 148 178 6129 0 0 0
8 ASC ISLAMIC SWAHILI SWAHILI Swahili Manuscripts Collections 30 41 2188 13 15 1224
9 ASC ISLAMIC YSIMG YSIMG Islamic Manuscripts Gallery 3 3 557 1 1 218
10 ASC JPMILLS   JPMILLS J.P. Mills Collection 3 3 136 0 0 0
16 ASC SSPA   SSPA SOAS Picture Archive 2 2 2 2 2 2
20 DISCIP     DISCIP Topical Collections 393 754 35475 66 133 4707
21 DISCIP COJS   COJS Jaina Studies Digital Resources 2 2 151 2 2 151
22 DISCIP COJS COJSJ COJSJ Jain Journals 1 1 56 1 1 56
23 DISCIP COJS COJSM COJSM Jain Manuscripts 1 1 95 1 1 95
24 DISCIP DANT   DANT Anthropology Collection 5 5 258 0 0 0
25 DISCIP DART   DART Art and Archaeology 15 15 445 8 8 240
26 DISCIP DART CLIP CLIP Illustrating Persia 3 3 8 3 3 8
27 DISCIP DART DACP DACP Chinese Propaganda Poster Art / 中国宣传画艺术 2 2 4 2 2 4
29 DISCIP DECO   DECO Economics, Finance & Management 2 4 18 2 4 18
31 DISCIP DHIS   DHIS History 6 8 760 1 1 31
32 DISCIP DLAW   DLAW Law 15 45 3738 5 18 780
33 DISCIP DLIN   DLIN Linguistics & Language Studies 33 50 4127 2 2 200
34 DISCIP DLIT   DLIT Literatures 35 55 3662 11 22 1517
37 DISCIP DMUS   DMUS Music 32 35 426 27 27 107
38 DISCIP DPOL   DPOL Politics and Government 10 62 2430 4 56 1822
39 DISCIP DREL   DREL Religions 247 494 20828 7 9 700
40 FORMATS     FORMATS Special Formats from SOAS Collections 146 345 6865 18 19 50
41 FORMATS ARTE   ARTE Artefacts from SOAS Collections 12 16 151 3 4 19
42 FORMATS ARTE DACR DACR Chinese Rubbings 2 2 27 1 1 6
43 FORMATS MAPS   MAPS Maps 15 15 301 10 10 20
44 FORMATS MAPS MAPSIRAN MAPSIRAN The Dr Cyrus Ala’i’s Map Collection of Persia 5 5 10 4 4 6
45 FORMATS NEWS   NEWS Newspapers 1 196 6249 0 0 0
50 FORMATS VIDEO   VIDEO Motion Picture Films 11 11 18 1 1 1
54 LANG ARABIC   ARABIC Arabic Language Collections at SOAS, University of London 124 202 11486 1 79 5517
56 LANG BANTU   BANTU Bantu Collections 28 32 2065 12 12 1099
57 LANG BATAK   BATAK Batak Manuscripts 1 1 2 1 1 2
58 LANG BURMESE   BURMESE Burmese Language Resources 6 9 2514 6 9 2514
59 LANG CHINESE   CHINESE Chinese Language 9 9 1035 6 6 846
60 LANG DZONGKHA   DZONGKHA Dzongkha Language Resources 1 1 92 1 1 92
61 LANG HAUSA   HAUSA Hausa Language Resources 2 2 16 2 2 16
62 LANG HRANGKHOL   HRANGKHOL Hrangkhol (Hadem) Collection 1 1 32 1 1 32
66 LANG KHASI   KHASI Khasi Language Resources 1 1 32 1 1 32
67 LANG KURDISH   KURDISH Kurdish Language Resources 2 9 236 2 9 236
68 LANG MALAGASY   MALAGASY Malagasy Language 1 1 25 1 1 25
69 LANG MALAY   MALAY Malay Manuscripts 7 7 274 2 2 96
70 LANG MARU   MARU Maru Language Resources 1 1 68 1 1 68
76 LANG TIBETAN   TIBETAN Tibetan Language Resources 2 3 506 2 3 506
77 LANG URDU   URDU Urdu Language Collection 2 2 223 2 2 223
79 PLM     PLM Palm Leaf Manuscripts & Pothi Texts 2 2 151 1 1 96
80 RAWANG     RAWANG Rawang Collection 1 1 133 1 1 133
81 REGIONS     REGIONS Regions : Geographic Collections from SOAS 958 1511 88969 226 413 31139
82 REGIONS RAFR   RAFR African Collections 277 376 15917 28 36 2553
84 REGIONS RAFR R_BWA R_BWA Botswana Collection 2 2 710 0 0 0
89 REGIONS RAFR R_ETH R_ETH Ethiopia Collections 10 15 1376 1 3 91
91 REGIONS RAFR R_KEN R_KEN Kenya Collection 15 24 1037 5 7 723
94 REGIONS RAFR R_MDG R_MDG Madagascar Collection 8 28 2930 6 6 56
96 REGIONS RAFR R_MWI R_MWI Malawi Collection 3 3 346 1 1 64
97 REGIONS RAFR R_NER R_NER Niger Collection 76 82 1288 0 0 0
98 REGIONS RAFR R_NGA R_NGA Nigeria Collection 147 192 6415 2 2 72
99 REGIONS RAFR R_SDN R_SDN Sudan Collection 2 2 24 0 0 0
101 REGIONS RAFR R_SOM R_SOM Somalia Collection 1 5 92 0 0 0
104 REGIONS RAFR R_TCD R_TCD Chad Collection 17 28 212 0 0 0
105 REGIONS RAFR R_TZA R_TZA Tanzania Collection 6 11 896 3 8 822
108 REGIONS RAFR R_ZMB R_ZMB Zambia Collection 1 1 115 0 0 0
110 REGIONS RAFR SKTO SKTO Sokoto Caliphate Collection 63 89 600 0 0 0
111 REGIONS RAMC   RAMC The Americas & the Caribbean 13 14 939 3 3 438
112 REGIONS RAMC DLOC DLOC Caribbean Collections at SOAS, University of London 2 3 493 0 0 0
115 REGIONS RAMC R_CAN R_CAN Canada Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 7 7 0 0 0
116 REGIONS RAMC R_CUB R_CUB Cuba Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 492 0 0 0
118 REGIONS RAMC R_USA R_USA United States of America Collection at SOAS, University of London 4 4 439 3 3 438
119 REGIONS RCAS   RCAS Central Asia 8 10 1791 5 7 1297
120 REGIONS RCAS R_KAZ R_KAZ Kazahkstan Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 156 0 0 0
125 REGIONS REAS   REAS East Asia Collection 408 629 25965 50 77 13004
126 REGIONS REAS MANCHU MANCHU Manchu Collection 3 4 504 0 0 0
127 REGIONS REAS R_CHN R_CHN China Collection 258 280 12922 36 44 7927
128 REGIONS REAS R_HKG R_HKG Hong Kong Collection 7 11 3176 6 10 2904
129 REGIONS REAS R_JPN R_JPN Japan Collection 123 144 2291 6 19 727
130 REGIONS REAS R_KOR R_KOR Korea Collection 4 6 116 2 3 30
132 REGIONS REAS R_MCX R_MCX Manchuria Collecton 15 15 15 0 0 0
135 REGIONS REAS R_TIB R_TIB Tibet Resources 6 7 1209 3 4 807
136 REGIONS REAS R_TWN R_TWN Taiwan (Republic of China) Collection 1 1 3 0 0 0
137 REGIONS REUR   REUR Europe 210 230 2126 10 10 413
138 REGIONS REUR R_ALB R_ALB Albania Collection 1 1 1 0 0 0
140 REGIONS REUR R_AUT R_AUT Austria Collection 2 2 2 0 0 0
150 REGIONS REUR R_GBR R_GBR United Kingdom Collection 7 7 150 7 7 150
151 REGIONS REUR R_GEO R_GEO Georgia Collection 1 1 51 1 1 51
156 REGIONS REUR R_ITA R_ITA Italy Collection 4 15 375 0 0 0
161 REGIONS REUR R_RUS R_RUS Russia Collection 96 96 255 1 1 62
164 REGIONS RME   RME Middle East 82 173 9616 15 103 7739
165 REGIONS RME R_EGY R_EGY Egypt Collection at SOAS, Universty of London 2 2 228 0 0 0
166 REGIONS RME R_IRN R_IRN Iran Collection at SOAS, University of London 9 9 863 7 7 385
167 REGIONS RME R_IRQ R_IRQ Iraq Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 10 406 3 10 406
168 REGIONS RME R_ISR R_ISR Israel Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 2 521 0 0 0
171 REGIONS RME R_LBN R_LBN Lebanon Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 11 1192 2 11 1192
173 REGIONS RME R_PSE R_PSE Palestine Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 688 0 0 0
175 REGIONS RME R_SAU R_SAU Saudi Arabia Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 474 0 0 0
176 REGIONS RME R_SYR R_SYR Syria Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 12 1610 2 11 1136
178 REGIONS RME R_TUR R_TUR Ottoman & Turkey Collection at SOAS, University of London 61 65 1057 2 4 187
180 REGIONS RPOA   RPOA Pacific Islands & Australasia 11 26 20649 5 5 195
190 REGIONS RPOA R_VUT R_VUT Vanuatu Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 2 3 1 1 2
191 REGIONS RSA   RSA South Asia 133 230 12629 107 168 6577
192 REGIONS RSA BENGALI BENGALI Bengali Resources 1 2 153 1 2 153
193 REGIONS RSA BRAJ BRAJ From the Land of Braj 64 64 738 63 63 737
194 REGIONS RSA FGB FGB The F.G. Bailey Papers 7 7 229 7 7 229
195 REGIONS RSA R_AFG R_AFG Afghanistan Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 4 1086 2 4 1086
203 REGIONS RSA SWAY SWAY After the Earth's Violent Sway 2 2 2 0 0 0
205 REGIONS RSEA   RSEA South East Asia 55 277 14604 27 36 4473
207 REGIONS RSEA R_IDN R_IDN Indonesia Collection at SOAS, University of London 5 19 288 3 3 82
210 REGIONS RSEA R_MMR R_MMR Burma/Myanmar Collection at SOAS, University of London 34 241 12673 18 27 4113
211 REGIONS RSEA R_MYS R_MYS Malaysia Collection at SOAS, University of London 12 12 699 5 5 276
215 REGIONS RSEA R_VNM R_VNM Vietnam Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 2 1 1 2
227 TOTAL     ZZZ TOTAL 1002 1558 91288 243 431 31419