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 3083 total items in SOAS, which make up 1872 different titles. In all, there are 229262 pages in SOAS.

During the current fiscal year (which starts on July 1st), 571 items in 398 titles have been added to SOAS. This has added 38453 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 562 780 57863 66 110 7018
2 ASC BCML   BCML Burma Campaign Memorial Library 2 3 315 1 1 132
4 ASC DAWES   DAWES William Dawes' Notebooks 1 1 20119 0 0 0
5 ASC FLIGHT   FLIGHT Francis Light Papers 18 18 54 18 18 54
6 ASC FURER   FURER Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf Collection 42 88 2274 0 0 0
8 ASC ISLAMIC   ISLAMIC Islamic Manuscripts Online 284 407 18357 9 52 4480
9 ASC ISLAMIC OKIM OKIM Borno and Old Kanembu Islamic Manuscripts 149 183 6320 0 0 0
10 ASC ISLAMIC SWAHILI SWAHILI Swahili Manuscripts Collections 58 117 5313 7 50 2750
11 ASC ISLAMIC YSIMG YSIMG Islamic Manuscripts Gallery 6 6 2691 2 2 1730
12 ASC JPMILLS   JPMILLS J.P. Mills Collection 5 5 138 0 0 0
13 ASC MISSION   MISSION Missionary Archives 56 86 15494 10 10 2144
14 ASC MISSION EPM EPM Presbyterian Church of England Foreign Missions Committee Archives 1 1 15 0 0 0
15 ASC MISSION LMS LMS London Missionary Society Archives 17 18 1006 1 1 239
16 ASC MISSION MMS MMS Methodist Missionary Society Archives 2 2 299 2 2 299
17 ASC MISSION MREF MREF Resources for Mission History 4 4 725 2 2 299
18 ASC MS380876   MS380876 John Charles Oswald Photographs 1 1 2 0 0 0
19 ASC MS381333   MS381333 Hassan Musa : Mail Art Collection 5 5 10 5 5 10
21 ASC SSPA   SSPA SOAS Picture Archive 9 11 20 0 0 0
25 DISCIP     DISCIP Topical Collections 575 1190 67414 70 119 9634
26 DISCIP COJS   COJS Jaina Studies Digital Resources 13 117 6190 3 34 1872
28 DISCIP COJS COJSJ COJSJ Jain Journals 5 109 4386 1 32 1717
29 DISCIP COJS COJSM COJSM Jain Manuscripts & Monographs 7 7 1687 1 1 38
30 DISCIP COJS COJSPP COJSPP Photographs from the Exploratory Survey of the Jaina Heritage in Pakistan 1 1 117 1 1 117
31 DISCIP DANT   DANT Anthropology Collection 10 10 1136 0 0 0
32 DISCIP DART   DART Art and Archaeology 45 49 2210 7 9 609
33 DISCIP DART CLIP CLIP Illustrating Persia 12 12 26 0 0 0
34 DISCIP DART DACP DACP Chinese Propaganda Poster Art / 中国宣传画艺术 11 11 22 0 0 0
35 DISCIP DDEV   DDEV Development Studies 2 2 163 1 1 19
36 DISCIP DECO   DECO Economics, Finance & Management 3 7 406 0 0 0
37 DISCIP DGEN   DGEN Gender Studies 1 1 167 0 0 0
38 DISCIP DHIS   DHIS History 12 14 2159 1 1 336
39 DISCIP DLAW   DLAW Law 34 77 7998 9 9 2702
40 DISCIP DLIN   DLIN Linguistics & Language Studies 73 96 6511 33 37 1660
41 DISCIP DLIT   DLIT Literatures 48 70 5973 1 1 319
43 DISCIP DMIG   DMIG Migration & Diaspora Studies 2 5 219 1 4 96
44 DISCIP DMUS   DMUS Music 34 37 995 1 1 541
45 DISCIP DPOL   DPOL Politics and Government 20 171 4171 4 7 150
46 DISCIP DREL   DREL Religions 287 550 29353 10 11 969
48 DISCIP ZORO   ZORO SOAS Shapoorji Pallonji Institute of Zoroastrian Studies Digital Library 13 18 3107 4 9 864
50 DISCIP ZORO ZSOAS ZSOAS SOAS Library and Archives 13 18 3107 4 9 864
51 FORMATS     FORMATS Special Formats from SOAS Collections 215 640 12854 16 28 486
52 FORMATS ARTE   ARTE Artefacts from SOAS Collections 40 55 3120 7 10 149
53 FORMATS ARTE D_JOSS D_JOSS Joss Money Exemplar Collection 10 10 34 0 0 0
54 FORMATS ARTE DACR DACR Chinese Rubbings 2 3 37 0 0 0
55 FORMATS MAPS   MAPS Maps 22 22 531 3 3 194
56 FORMATS MAPS MAPSIRAN MAPSIRAN The Dr Cyrus Ala’i’s Map Collection of Persia 5 5 10 0 0 0
57 FORMATS NEWS   NEWS Newspapers 15 380 8956 6 15 143
58 FORMATS NEWS N_BURMANEWS N_BURMANEWS Burma News 1 196 6249 0 0 0
60 FORMATS NEWS N_GLEANINGS N_GLEANINGS International Gleanings from Japan 2 4 52 0 0 0
61 FORMATS NEWS N_GLEANINGS_SUP N_GLEANINGS_SUP Supplement to the International Gleanings from Japan 1 1 36 0 0 0
62 FORMATS NEWS N_INDIA N_INDIA India 1 104 1125 0 2 24
64 FORMATS NEWS N_KOWAR N_KOWAR Kowar i Hataw 2 8 212 0 0 0
66 FORMATS NEWS N_MADAGASCARNEWS N_MADAGASCARNEWS Madagascar News 2 7 36 2 7 36
67 FORMATS NEWS N_MADAGASCARTIMES N_MADAGASCARTIMES Madagascar Times 1 2 12 1 2 12
68 FORMATS NEWS N_ORIENTALSF N_ORIENTALSF The Oriental (San Francisco) 1 2 8 1 2 8
69 FORMATS NEWS N_SERVANT N_SERVANT Servant of India 2 51 618 0 0 0
70 FORMATS NEWS PEKINGT PEKINGT Translations from the Peking Gazette 1 3 545 0 0 0
75 FORMATS VIDEO   VIDEO Motion Picture Films 11 11 15 0 0 0
80 LANG AMHARIC   AMHARIC Amharic Language Resources 11 13 1163 1 1 162
81 LANG ANDAMANESE   ANDAMANESE Andamanese Language Resources 1 1 53 0 0 0
84 LANG ARABIC   ARABIC Arabic Language Collections 130 208 12551 1 1 85
86 LANG AVESTAN   AVESTAN Avestan Language Resources 6 6 2628 0 0 0
89 LANG BANTU   BANTU Bantu Collections 58 67 3300 6 7 428
92 LANG BANTU TETELA TETELA Tetela Language Resources 1 1 113 0 0 0
93 LANG BATAK   BATAK Batak Language Resources 1 4 94 0 0 0
95 LANG BIKOL   BIKOL Bikol Language Resources 1 1 45 1 1 45
98 LANG BURIAT   BURIAT Buriat Language Resources 1 1 351 1 1 351
99 LANG BURMESE   BURMESE Burmese Language Resources 11 15 4910 2 2 174
100 LANG CHINESE   CHINESE Chinese Language 67 102 6116 20 41 2039
101 LANG CHINESE TEXTCOURT TEXTCOURT TEXTcourt : Chinese Court Drama 22 42 1355 9 21 756
103 LANG DANJONGKA   DANJONGKA Danjong-ka Language Resources 2 2 290 1 1 146
104 LANG DZONGKHA   DZONGKHA Dzongkha Language Resources 2 2 150 0 0 0
105 LANG FILIPINO   FILIPINO Filipino Language Resources 1 1 45 1 1 45
106 LANG GEEZ   GEEZ Ge'ez Language Resources 2 2 545 0 0 0
107 LANG HAUSA   HAUSA Hausa Language Resources 5 5 577 0 0 0
109 LANG HEBREW   HEBREW Hebrew Language Resources 2 2 401 0 0 0
110 LANG HINDI   HINDI Hindi Language Resources 9 10 1588 1 1 154
111 LANG HRANGKHOL   HRANGKHOL Hrangkhol (Hadem) Collection 1 1 32 0 0 0
112 LANG INDONESIAN   INDONESIAN Indonesian Language Collections 2 2 69 1 1 32
113 LANG JAVANESE   JAVANESE Javanese Collections 3 5 261 2 2 61
116 LANG KAZAKH   KAZAKH Kazakh Language Resources 1 1 156 0 0 0
117 LANG KHASI   KHASI Khasi Language Resources 1 1 32 0 0 0
118 LANG KHOWAR   KHOWAR Khowar Language Resources 1 2 202 0 0 0
119 LANG KIRIBATI   KIRIBATI Kiribati / Gilbertese Language Resources 1 1 12 0 0 0
120 LANG KOREAN   KOREAN Korean Language Resources 1 1 130 0 0 0
121 LANG KURDISH   KURDISH Kurdish Language Resources 6 27 555 2 17 79
122 LANG KYRGYZ   KYRGYZ Kyrgyz Language Resources 1 1 156 0 0 0
123 LANG L_SHN   L_SHN Shan Language Collection 7 13 608 0 0 0
125 LANG LINGALA   LINGALA Lingala Language Resources 5 5 605 1 1 47
126 LANG MALAGASY   MALAGASY Malagasy Language 2 2 65 0 0 0
127 LANG MALAY   MALAY Malay Manuscripts 16 18 1549 4 4 920
130 LANG MARU   MARU Maru Language Resources 1 1 68 0 0 0
131 LANG MIAO   MIAO Miao : the Hmongic languages 4 8 1853 0 0 0
132 LANG MONGOLIAN   MONGOLIAN Mongolian Language Resources 1 1 351 1 1 351
133 LANG PALI   PALI Pali Language Resources 3 3 1382 0 0 0
134 LANG PAMPANGA   PAMPANGA Pampanga Language Resources 1 1 92 1 1 92
135 LANG PERSIAN   PERSIAN Persian Language Collections 4 7 840 2 2 142
136 LANG PRAKRIT   PRAKRIT Prakrit Language Resources 3 3 995 0 0 0
139 LANG SANSKRIT   SANSKRIT Sanskrit Language Resources 22 58 8804 2 2 322
142 LANG SHAMBALA   SHAMBALA Shambala language resources 1 1 147 0 0 0
144 LANG SINHALESE   SINHALESE Sinhalese Language Resources 6 11 1737 2 3 613
145 LANG SUNDANESE   SUNDANESE Sundanese Language Resources 1 1 18 1 1 18
146 LANG SYLHETI   SYLHETI Sylheti Language Association Publications 2 2 53 2 2 53
148 LANG TAMIL   TAMIL Tamil Language Resources 2 2 188 1 1 127
149 LANG TELUGU   TELUGU Telugu Language Resources 1 1 84 1 1 84
151 LANG TIBETAN   TIBETAN Tibetan Language Resources 8 10 916 0 0 0
152 LANG TONGAN   TONGAN Tongan Language Resources 1 1 52 1 1 52
153 LANG TURKISH   TURKISH Turkish Language Resources 3 3 718 2 2 321
154 LANG URDU   URDU Urdu Language Collection 9 14 1036 2 2 336
157 LANG ZULU   ZULU Zulu Language Resources 5 5 391 0 0 0
158 PLM     PLM Palm Leaf Manuscripts & Pothi Texts 6 6 342 1 1 40
159 PPMS44     PPMS44 Abraham Nahum Stencl Papers & Library 1 1 131 0 0 0
160 RAWANG     RAWANG Rawang Collection 1 1 133 0 0 0
161 REGIONS     REGIONS Regions : Geographic Collections from SOAS 1706 2811 209942 344 476 34419
162 REGIONS RAFR   RAFR African Collections 351 508 26583 23 72 6669
164 REGIONS RAFR R_BWA R_BWA Botswana Collection 2 2 710 0 0 0
166 REGIONS RAFR R_COD R_COD Congo (Kinshasa) 7 7 780 2 2 109
167 REGIONS RAFR R_COG R_COG Congo (Brazzaville) 5 5 605 1 1 47
168 REGIONS RAFR R_DZA R_DZA Algeria Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 2 1811 1 1 1645
170 REGIONS RAFR R_ETH R_ETH Ethiopia Collections 15 20 2190 2 2 163
172 REGIONS RAFR R_GHA R_GHA Ghana Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 370 0 0 0
174 REGIONS RAFR R_KEN R_KEN Kenya Collection 21 53 2009 1 22 702
176 REGIONS RAFR R_MAR R_MAR Morocco Collection 1 1 1645 1 1 1645
177 REGIONS RAFR R_MDG R_MDG Madagascar Collection 18 44 3538 5 11 288
180 REGIONS RAFR R_MWI R_MWI Malawi Collection 5 5 1173 2 2 827
181 REGIONS RAFR R_NER R_NER Niger Collection 76 82 1200 0 0 0
182 REGIONS RAFR R_NGA R_NGA Nigeria Collection 150 199 6797 0 0 0
183 REGIONS RAFR R_SDN R_SDN Sudan Collection 2 2 24 0 0 0
185 REGIONS RAFR R_SLE R_SLE Sierra Leone Collection 1 1 158 0 0 0
186 REGIONS RAFR R_SOM R_SOM Somalia Collection 1 5 92 0 0 0
187 REGIONS RAFR R_SSD R_SSD South Sudan Collection 1 1 82 0 0 0
189 REGIONS RAFR R_TCD R_TCD Chad Collection 17 28 212 0 0 0
190 REGIONS RAFR R_TZA R_TZA Tanzania Collection 12 18 2071 2 2 827
192 REGIONS RAFR R_ZAF R_ZAF South Africa Collection 5 5 391 0 0 0
193 REGIONS RAFR R_ZMB R_ZMB Zambia Collection 4 25 1955 2 23 1736
195 REGIONS RAFR SKTO SKTO Sokoto Caliphate Collection 63 89 600 0 0 0
196 REGIONS RAMC   RAMC The Americas & the Caribbean 19 21 2160 2 3 23
197 REGIONS RAMC DLOC DLOC Caribbean Collections at SOAS, University of London 3 4 871 0 0 0
200 REGIONS RAMC R_CAN R_CAN Canada Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 7 7 0 0 0
202 REGIONS RAMC R_CUB R_CUB Cuba Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 492 0 0 0
205 REGIONS RAMC R_USA R_USA United States of America Collection at SOAS, University of London 10 11 1660 2 3 23
206 REGIONS RANE   RANE Ancient Near East 6 7 1797 3 4 514
207 REGIONS RCAS   RCAS Central Asia 11 14 4156 1 1 351
208 REGIONS RCAS R_KAZ R_KAZ Kazahkstan Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 156 0 0 0
209 REGIONS RCAS R_KGZ R_KGZ Kyrgyzstan Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 156 0 0 0
210 REGIONS RCAS R_MNG R_MNG Mongolia Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 4 1655 1 1 351
214 REGIONS REAS   REAS East Asia Collection 587 916 71032 50 84 9753
215 REGIONS REAS MANCHU MANCHU Manchu Collection 14 22 1838 10 17 1212
216 REGIONS REAS R_CHN R_CHN China Collection 389 493 51203 39 66 5721
217 REGIONS REAS R_HKG R_HKG Hong Kong Collection 8 14 8572 0 0 0
218 REGIONS REAS R_JPN R_JPN Japan Collection 154 198 17795 8 9 2900
219 REGIONS REAS R_KOR R_KOR Korea Collection 9 14 5297 2 3 233
221 REGIONS REAS R_MCX R_MCX Manchuria Collecton 41 50 10246 3 4 281
222 REGIONS REAS R_RUSX R_RUSX Russian Far East Collection at SOAS, University of London 35 35 902 1 1 836
223 REGIONS REAS R_SGP R_SGP Singapore Collection at SOAS, University of London 5 9 1111 1 4 96
224 REGIONS REAS R_TIB R_TIB Tibet Resources 15 19 2357 1 1 504
225 REGIONS REAS R_TWN R_TWN Taiwan (Republic of China) Collection 11 11 27 0 0 0
226 REGIONS REUR   REUR Europe 245 376 7929 16 21 2826
227 REGIONS REUR R_ALB R_ALB Albania Collection 1 1 1 0 0 0
228 REGIONS REUR R_ARM R_ARM Armenia Collection 1 1 562 0 0 0
229 REGIONS REUR R_AUT R_AUT Austria Collection 2 2 2 0 0 0
238 REGIONS REUR R_FRA R_FRA France Collection 6 9 525 1 1 336
239 REGIONS REUR R_GBR R_GBR United Kingdom Collection 32 140 2902 10 14 761
240 REGIONS REUR R_GEO R_GEO Georgia Collection 2 2 261 1 1 210
242 REGIONS REUR R_GRC R_GRC Greece Collection 1 3 125 0 0 0
243 REGIONS REUR R_HUN R_HUN Hungary Collections 1 1 253 0 0 0
245 REGIONS REUR R_ITA R_ITA Italy Collection 5 16 422 0 0 0
250 REGIONS REUR R_ROU R_ROU Romania Collection 2 2 2 0 0 0
251 REGIONS REUR R_RUS R_RUS Russia Collection 99 100 1503 3 4 1249
253 REGIONS REUR R_UKR R_UKR Ukraine Collection 1 1 562 0 0 0
254 REGIONS RME   RME Middle East 132 255 19668 10 32 3531
255 REGIONS RME R_EGY R_EGY Egypt Collection 4 4 567 0 0 0
256 REGIONS RME R_IRN R_IRN Iran Collection at SOAS, University of London 36 45 5439 4 9 767
257 REGIONS RME R_IRQ R_IRQ Iraq Collection at SOAS, University of London 6 29 609 2 17 79
258 REGIONS RME R_ISR R_ISR Israel Collection at SOAS, University of London 8 12 2154 0 2 592
262 REGIONS RME R_LBN R_LBN Lebanon Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 11 1192 0 0 0
263 REGIONS RME R_OMN R_OMN Oman Collections at SOAS University of London 1 1 13 0 0 0
264 REGIONS RME R_PSE R_PSE Palestine Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 5 1510 0 2 592
266 REGIONS RME R_SAU R_SAU Saudi Arabia Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 2 508 0 0 0
267 REGIONS RME R_SYR R_SYR Syria Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 12 1610 0 0 0
269 REGIONS RME R_TUR R_TUR Ottoman & Turkey Collection at SOAS, University of London 67 74 2359 2 2 321
271 REGIONS RPOA   RPOA Pacific Islands & Australasia 33 49 21878 9 9 334
272 REGIONS RPOA R_AUS R_AUS Australia Collection 4 4 20133 1 1 12
273 REGIONS RPOA R_COK R_COK Cook Islands Collection 1 1 18 1 1 18
274 REGIONS RPOA R_FJI R_FJI Fiji Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 16 170 0 0 0
276 REGIONS RPOA R_KIR R_KIR Kiribati Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 12 0 0 0
277 REGIONS RPOA R_NFK R_NFK Norfolk Island Collection, SOAS, University of London 1 1 46 1 1 46
278 REGIONS RPOA R_NZL R_NZL New Zealand Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 13 154 0 0 0
279 REGIONS RPOA R_PNG R_PNG Papua New Guinea Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 7 258 4 4 68
280 REGIONS RPOA R_PYF R_PYF French Polynesia Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 5 181 0 0 0
281 REGIONS RPOA R_SLB R_SLB Solomon Islands Collection at SOAS, University of London 5 5 212 1 1 138
283 REGIONS RPOA R_VUT R_VUT Vanuatu Collection at SOAS, University of London 9 10 460 1 1 138
285 REGIONS RSA   RSA South Asia 421 835 48888 169 188 7439
286 REGIONS RSA BENGALI BENGALI Bengali Resources 28 33 5765 2 2 278
287 REGIONS RSA BRAJ BRAJ From the Land of Braj 79 83 781 2 2 0
288 REGIONS RSA FGB FGB The F.G. Bailey Papers 7 7 229 0 0 0
289 REGIONS RSA R_AFG R_AFG Afghanistan Collection at SOAS, University of London 4 6 1274 1 1 44
290 REGIONS RSA R_BGD R_BGD Bangladesh Collection 8 13 1922 3 3 216
291 REGIONS RSA R_BTN R_BTN Bhutan collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 92 0 0 0
292 REGIONS RSA R_IND R_IND India Country Collection 208 466 31119 28 38 3590
293 REGIONS RSA R_LKA R_LKA Sri Lanka collection at SOAS, University of London 3 8 923 1 2 499
295 REGIONS RSA R_NPL R_NPL Nepal Collections at SOAS University of London 142 144 3407 136 137 2221
296 REGIONS RSA R_PAK R_PAK Pakistan Collection at SOAS, University of London 17 71 3911 4 4 447
297 REGIONS RSA SWAY SWAY After the Earth's Violent Sway 140 140 2060 137 137 2057
298 REGIONS RSA YOGA YOGA Yoga Image Collection 2 2 149 1 1 84
299 REGIONS RSEA   RSEA South East Asia 195 465 40112 78 90 6945
300 REGIONS RSEA MSEA MSEA The Williams-Hunt Collection of Aerial Photography of Mainland Southeast Asia 1 2 390 1 2 390
301 REGIONS RSEA R_BRN R_BRN Brunei Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 181 0 0 0
302 REGIONS RSEA R_IDN R_IDN Indonesia Collection at SOAS, University of London 16 36 1901 5 5 123
304 REGIONS RSEA R_LAO R_LAO Laos Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 5 1545 1 1 21
305 REGIONS RSEA R_MMR R_MMR Burma/Myanmar Collection at SOAS, University of London 61 283 18436 9 13 1709
306 REGIONS RSEA R_MYS R_MYS Malaysia Collection at SOAS, University of London 39 41 2056 21 21 852
307 REGIONS RSEA R_PHL R_PHL Digital Filipiniana 57 73 9860 32 35 3202
308 REGIONS RSEA R_THA R_THA Thailand Collection as SOAS, University of London 20 20 316 19 19 94
310 REGIONS RSEA R_VNM R_VNM Vietnam Collection at SOAS, University of London 12 15 1888 4 4 70
312 REGIONS RSEA SHAN SHAN Shan Manuscripts from SOAS Collections 3 5 86 0 0 0
319 SOAS SCI   SCI SOAS China Institute resources 6 6 12 0 0 0
325 TOTAL     ZZZ TOTAL 1872 3083 229262 398 571 38453