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 2969 total items in SOAS, which make up 1787 different titles. In all, there are 221627 pages in SOAS.

During the current fiscal year (which starts on July 1st), 457 items in 313 titles have been added to SOAS. This has added 30818 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 543 760 57412 47 90 6567
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
17 ASC MS380876   MS380876 John Charles Oswald Photographs 1 1 2 0 0 0
18 ASC MS381333   MS381333 Hassan Musa : Mail Art Collection 5 5 10 5 5 10
20 ASC SSPA   SSPA SOAS Picture Archive 9 11 20 0 0 0
24 DISCIP     DISCIP Topical Collections 569 1179 66012 64 108 8232
25 DISCIP COJS   COJS Jaina Studies Digital Resources 12 115 6043 2 32 1725
27 DISCIP COJS COJSJ COJSJ Jain Journals 5 108 4356 1 31 1687
28 DISCIP COJS COJSM COJSM Jain Manuscripts & Monographs 7 7 1687 1 1 38
29 DISCIP DANT   DANT Anthropology Collection 10 10 1136 0 0 0
30 DISCIP DART   DART Art and Archaeology 45 49 2210 7 9 609
31 DISCIP DART CLIP CLIP Illustrating Persia 12 12 26 0 0 0
32 DISCIP DART DACP DACP Chinese Propaganda Poster Art / 中国宣传画艺术 11 11 22 0 0 0
33 DISCIP DDEV   DDEV Development Studies 2 2 163 1 1 19
34 DISCIP DECO   DECO Economics, Finance & Management 3 7 406 0 0 0
35 DISCIP DGEN   DGEN Gender Studies 1 1 167 0 0 0
36 DISCIP DHIS   DHIS History 12 14 2159 1 1 336
37 DISCIP DLAW   DLAW Law 34 77 7998 9 9 2702
38 DISCIP DLIN   DLIN Linguistics & Language Studies 69 88 5797 29 29 946
39 DISCIP DLIT   DLIT Literatures 48 70 5973 1 1 319
41 DISCIP DMIG   DMIG Migration & Diaspora Studies 2 5 219 1 4 96
42 DISCIP DMUS   DMUS Music 33 36 454 0 0 0
43 DISCIP DPOL   DPOL Politics and Government 20 171 4171 4 7 150
44 DISCIP DREL   DREL Religions 287 550 29353 10 11 969
46 DISCIP ZORO   ZORO SOAS Shapoorji Pallonji Institute of Zoroastrian Studies Digital Library 13 18 3107 4 9 864
48 DISCIP ZORO ZSOAS ZSOAS SOAS Library and Archives 13 18 3107 4 9 864
49 FORMATS     FORMATS Special Formats from SOAS Collections 214 638 12846 15 26 478
50 FORMATS ARTE   ARTE Artefacts from SOAS Collections 40 55 3120 7 10 149
51 FORMATS ARTE D_JOSS D_JOSS Joss Money Exemplar Collection 10 10 34 0 0 0
52 FORMATS ARTE DACR DACR Chinese Rubbings 2 3 37 0 0 0
53 FORMATS MAPS   MAPS Maps 22 22 531 3 3 194
54 FORMATS MAPS MAPSIRAN MAPSIRAN The Dr Cyrus Ala’i’s Map Collection of Persia 5 5 10 0 0 0
55 FORMATS NEWS   NEWS Newspapers 14 378 8948 5 13 135
56 FORMATS NEWS N_BURMANEWS N_BURMANEWS Burma News 1 196 6249 0 0 0
58 FORMATS NEWS N_GLEANINGS N_GLEANINGS International Gleanings from Japan 2 4 52 0 0 0
59 FORMATS NEWS N_GLEANINGS_SUP N_GLEANINGS_SUP Supplement to the International Gleanings from Japan 1 1 36 0 0 0
60 FORMATS NEWS N_INDIA N_INDIA India 1 104 1125 0 2 24
62 FORMATS NEWS N_KOWAR N_KOWAR Kowar i Hataw 2 8 212 0 0 0
64 FORMATS NEWS N_MADAGASCARNEWS N_MADAGASCARNEWS Madagascar News 2 7 36 2 7 36
65 FORMATS NEWS N_MADAGASCARTIMES N_MADAGASCARTIMES Madagascar Times 1 2 12 1 2 12
67 FORMATS NEWS N_SERVANT N_SERVANT Servant of India 2 51 618 0 0 0
68 FORMATS NEWS PEKINGT PEKINGT Translations from the Peking Gazette 1 3 545 0 0 0
73 FORMATS VIDEO   VIDEO Motion Picture Films 11 11 15 0 0 0
78 LANG AMHARIC   AMHARIC Amharic Language Resources 11 13 1163 1 1 162
79 LANG ANDAMANESE   ANDAMANESE Andamanese Language Resources 1 1 53 0 0 0
82 LANG ARABIC   ARABIC Arabic Language Collections 130 208 12551 1 1 85
84 LANG AVESTAN   AVESTAN Avestan Language Resources 6 6 2628 0 0 0
87 LANG BANTU   BANTU Bantu Collections 58 67 3300 6 7 428
90 LANG BANTU TETELA TETELA Tetela Language Resources 1 1 113 0 0 0
91 LANG BATAK   BATAK Batak Language Resources 1 4 94 0 0 0
93 LANG BIKOL   BIKOL Bikol Language Resources 1 1 45 1 1 45
96 LANG BURIAT   BURIAT Buriat Language Resources 1 1 351 1 1 351
97 LANG BURMESE   BURMESE Burmese Language Resources 11 15 4910 2 2 174
98 LANG CHINESE   CHINESE Chinese Language 66 100 5838 19 39 1761
99 LANG CHINESE TEXTCOURT TEXTCOURT TEXTcourt : Chinese Court Drama 22 42 1355 9 21 756
101 LANG DANJONGKA   DANJONGKA Danjong-ka Language Resources 2 2 290 1 1 146
102 LANG DZONGKHA   DZONGKHA Dzongkha Language Resources 2 2 150 0 0 0
103 LANG FILIPINO   FILIPINO Filipino Language Resources 1 1 45 1 1 45
104 LANG GEEZ   GEEZ Ge'ez Language Resources 2 2 545 0 0 0
105 LANG HAUSA   HAUSA Hausa Language Resources 5 5 577 0 0 0
107 LANG HEBREW   HEBREW Hebrew Language Resources 2 2 401 0 0 0
108 LANG HINDI   HINDI Hindi Language Resources 2 2 554 1 1 154
109 LANG HRANGKHOL   HRANGKHOL Hrangkhol (Hadem) Collection 1 1 32 0 0 0
110 LANG INDONESIAN   INDONESIAN Indonesian Language Collections 2 2 69 1 1 32
111 LANG JAVANESE   JAVANESE Javanese Collections 3 5 261 2 2 61
114 LANG KAZAKH   KAZAKH Kazakh Language Resources 1 1 156 0 0 0
115 LANG KHASI   KHASI Khasi Language Resources 1 1 32 0 0 0
116 LANG KHOWAR   KHOWAR Khowar Language Resources 1 2 202 0 0 0
117 LANG KIRIBATI   KIRIBATI Kiribati / Gilbertese Language Resources 1 1 12 0 0 0
118 LANG KOREAN   KOREAN Korean Language Resources 1 1 130 0 0 0
119 LANG KURDISH   KURDISH Kurdish Language Resources 6 27 555 2 17 79
120 LANG KYRGYZ   KYRGYZ Kyrgyz Language Resources 1 1 156 0 0 0
121 LANG L_SHN   L_SHN Shan Language Collection 7 13 608 0 0 0
123 LANG LINGALA   LINGALA Lingala Language Resources 5 5 605 1 1 47
124 LANG MALAGASY   MALAGASY Malagasy Language 2 2 65 0 0 0
125 LANG MALAY   MALAY Malay Manuscripts 15 17 1545 3 3 916
128 LANG MARU   MARU Maru Language Resources 1 1 68 0 0 0
129 LANG MIAO   MIAO Miao : the Hmongic languages 4 8 1853 0 0 0
130 LANG MONGOLIAN   MONGOLIAN Mongolian Language Resources 1 1 351 1 1 351
131 LANG PALI   PALI Pali Language Resources 3 3 1382 0 0 0
132 LANG PAMPANGA   PAMPANGA Pampanga Language Resources 1 1 92 1 1 92
133 LANG PERSIAN   PERSIAN Persian Language Collections 3 6 748 1 1 50
134 LANG PRAKRIT   PRAKRIT Prakrit Language Resources 3 3 995 0 0 0
137 LANG SANSKRIT   SANSKRIT Sanskrit Language Resources 22 58 8804 2 2 322
140 LANG SHAMBALA   SHAMBALA Shambala language resources 1 1 147 0 0 0
142 LANG SINHALESE   SINHALESE Sinhalese Language Resources 6 11 1737 2 3 613
143 LANG SUNDANESE   SUNDANESE Sundanese Language Resources 1 1 18 1 1 18
144 LANG SYLHETI   SYLHETI Sylheti Language Association Publications 2 2 53 2 2 53
146 LANG TAMIL   TAMIL Tamil Language Resources 2 2 188 1 1 127
147 LANG TELUGU   TELUGU Telugu Language Resources 1 1 84 1 1 84
149 LANG TIBETAN   TIBETAN Tibetan Language Resources 8 10 916 0 0 0
150 LANG TONGAN   TONGAN Tongan Language Resources 1 1 52 1 1 52
151 LANG TURKISH   TURKISH Turkish Language Resources 3 3 718 2 2 321
152 LANG URDU   URDU Urdu Language Collection 9 14 1036 2 2 336
155 LANG ZULU   ZULU Zulu Language Resources 5 5 391 0 0 0
156 PLM     PLM Palm Leaf Manuscripts & Pothi Texts 5 5 302 0 0 0
157 RAWANG     RAWANG Rawang Collection 1 1 133 0 0 0
158 REGIONS     REGIONS Regions : Geographic Collections from SOAS 1625 2712 202897 263 377 27374
159 REGIONS RAFR   RAFR African Collections 350 507 26350 22 71 6436
161 REGIONS RAFR R_BWA R_BWA Botswana Collection 2 2 710 0 0 0
163 REGIONS RAFR R_COD R_COD Congo (Kinshasa) 7 7 780 2 2 109
164 REGIONS RAFR R_COG R_COG Congo (Brazzaville) 5 5 605 1 1 47
165 REGIONS RAFR R_DZA R_DZA Algeria Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 2 1811 1 1 1645
167 REGIONS RAFR R_ETH R_ETH Ethiopia Collections 15 20 2190 2 2 163
169 REGIONS RAFR R_GHA R_GHA Ghana Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 370 0 0 0
171 REGIONS RAFR R_KEN R_KEN Kenya Collection 21 53 2009 1 22 702
173 REGIONS RAFR R_MAR R_MAR Morocco Collection 1 1 1645 1 1 1645
174 REGIONS RAFR R_MDG R_MDG Madagascar Collection 18 44 3538 5 11 288
177 REGIONS RAFR R_MWI R_MWI Malawi Collection 5 5 1173 2 2 827
178 REGIONS RAFR R_NER R_NER Niger Collection 76 82 1200 0 0 0
179 REGIONS RAFR R_NGA R_NGA Nigeria Collection 150 199 6797 0 0 0
180 REGIONS RAFR R_SDN R_SDN Sudan Collection 2 2 24 0 0 0
182 REGIONS RAFR R_SLE R_SLE Sierra Leone Collection 1 1 158 0 0 0
183 REGIONS RAFR R_SOM R_SOM Somalia Collection 1 5 92 0 0 0
184 REGIONS RAFR R_SSD R_SSD South Sudan Collection 1 1 82 0 0 0
186 REGIONS RAFR R_TCD R_TCD Chad Collection 17 28 212 0 0 0
187 REGIONS RAFR R_TZA R_TZA Tanzania Collection 12 18 2071 2 2 827
189 REGIONS RAFR R_ZAF R_ZAF South Africa Collection 5 5 391 0 0 0
190 REGIONS RAFR R_ZMB R_ZMB Zambia Collection 4 25 1955 2 23 1736
192 REGIONS RAFR SKTO SKTO Sokoto Caliphate Collection 63 89 600 0 0 0
193 REGIONS RAMC   RAMC The Americas & the Caribbean 18 19 2152 1 1 15
194 REGIONS RAMC DLOC DLOC Caribbean Collections at SOAS, University of London 3 4 871 0 0 0
197 REGIONS RAMC R_CAN R_CAN Canada Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 7 7 0 0 0
199 REGIONS RAMC R_CUB R_CUB Cuba Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 492 0 0 0
202 REGIONS RAMC R_USA R_USA United States of America Collection at SOAS, University of London 9 9 1652 1 1 15
203 REGIONS RANE   RANE Ancient Near East 5 6 1670 2 3 387
204 REGIONS RCAS   RCAS Central Asia 11 14 4156 1 1 351
205 REGIONS RCAS R_KAZ R_KAZ Kazahkstan Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 156 0 0 0
206 REGIONS RCAS R_KGZ R_KGZ Kyrgyzstan Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 156 0 0 0
207 REGIONS RCAS R_MNG R_MNG Mongolia Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 4 1655 1 1 351
211 REGIONS REAS   REAS East Asia Collection 576 901 69128 39 69 7849
212 REGIONS REAS MANCHU MANCHU Manchu Collection 12 19 1466 8 14 840
213 REGIONS REAS R_CHN R_CHN China Collection 383 486 50801 33 59 5319
214 REGIONS REAS R_HKG R_HKG Hong Kong Collection 8 14 8572 0 0 0
215 REGIONS REAS R_JPN R_JPN Japan Collection 151 195 16878 5 6 1983
216 REGIONS REAS R_KOR R_KOR Korea Collection 8 12 5241 1 1 177
218 REGIONS REAS R_MCX R_MCX Manchuria Collecton 40 49 10209 2 3 244
219 REGIONS REAS R_RUSX R_RUSX Russian Far East Collection at SOAS, University of London 34 34 66 0 0 0
220 REGIONS REAS R_SGP R_SGP Singapore Collection at SOAS, University of London 5 9 1111 1 4 96
221 REGIONS REAS R_TIB R_TIB Tibet Resources 15 19 2357 1 1 504
222 REGIONS REAS R_TWN R_TWN Taiwan (Republic of China) Collection 11 11 27 0 0 0
223 REGIONS REUR   REUR Europe 239 365 6220 10 10 1117
224 REGIONS REUR R_ALB R_ALB Albania Collection 1 1 1 0 0 0
225 REGIONS REUR R_ARM R_ARM Armenia Collection 1 1 562 0 0 0
226 REGIONS REUR R_AUT R_AUT Austria Collection 2 2 2 0 0 0
235 REGIONS REUR R_FRA R_FRA France Collection 6 9 525 1 1 336
236 REGIONS REUR R_GBR R_GBR United Kingdom Collection 29 133 2577 7 7 436
237 REGIONS REUR R_GEO R_GEO Georgia Collection 2 2 261 1 1 210
239 REGIONS REUR R_GRC R_GRC Greece Collection 1 3 125 0 0 0
240 REGIONS REUR R_HUN R_HUN Hungary Collections 1 1 253 0 0 0
242 REGIONS REUR R_ITA R_ITA Italy Collection 5 16 422 0 0 0
247 REGIONS REUR R_ROU R_ROU Romania Collection 2 2 2 0 0 0
248 REGIONS REUR R_RUS R_RUS Russia Collection 97 97 389 1 1 135
250 REGIONS REUR R_UKR R_UKR Ukraine Collection 1 1 562 0 0 0
251 REGIONS RME   RME Middle East 129 250 18821 7 27 2684
252 REGIONS RME R_EGY R_EGY Egypt Collection 4 4 567 0 0 0
253 REGIONS RME R_IRN R_IRN Iran Collection at SOAS, University of London 34 43 5311 2 7 639
254 REGIONS RME R_IRQ R_IRQ Iraq Collection at SOAS, University of London 6 29 609 2 17 79
255 REGIONS RME R_ISR R_ISR Israel Collection at SOAS, University of London 8 10 1562 0 0 0
259 REGIONS RME R_LBN R_LBN Lebanon Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 11 1192 0 0 0
260 REGIONS RME R_OMN R_OMN Oman Collections at SOAS University of London 1 1 13 0 0 0
261 REGIONS RME R_PSE R_PSE Palestine Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 3 918 0 0 0
263 REGIONS RME R_SAU R_SAU Saudi Arabia Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 2 508 0 0 0
264 REGIONS RME R_SYR R_SYR Syria Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 12 1610 0 0 0
266 REGIONS RME R_TUR R_TUR Ottoman & Turkey Collection at SOAS, University of London 67 74 2359 2 2 321
268 REGIONS RPOA   RPOA Pacific Islands & Australasia 33 49 21878 9 9 334
269 REGIONS RPOA R_AUS R_AUS Australia Collection 4 4 20133 1 1 12
270 REGIONS RPOA R_COK R_COK Cook Islands Collection 1 1 18 1 1 18
271 REGIONS RPOA R_FJI R_FJI Fiji Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 16 170 0 0 0
273 REGIONS RPOA R_KIR R_KIR Kiribati Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 12 0 0 0
274 REGIONS RPOA R_NFK R_NFK Norfolk Island Collection, SOAS, University of London 1 1 46 1 1 46
275 REGIONS RPOA R_NZL R_NZL New Zealand Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 13 154 0 0 0
276 REGIONS RPOA R_PNG R_PNG Papua New Guinea Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 7 258 4 4 68
277 REGIONS RPOA R_PYF R_PYF French Polynesia Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 5 181 0 0 0
278 REGIONS RPOA R_SLB R_SLB Solomon Islands Collection at SOAS, University of London 5 5 212 1 1 138
280 REGIONS RPOA R_VUT R_VUT Vanuatu Collection at SOAS, University of London 9 10 460 1 1 138
282 REGIONS RSA   RSA South Asia 380 790 46920 128 143 5471
283 REGIONS RSA BENGALI BENGALI Bengali Resources 28 33 5765 2 2 278
284 REGIONS RSA BRAJ BRAJ From the Land of Braj 79 83 781 2 2 0
285 REGIONS RSA FGB FGB The F.G. Bailey Papers 7 7 229 0 0 0
286 REGIONS RSA R_AFG R_AFG Afghanistan Collection at SOAS, University of London 4 6 1274 1 1 44
287 REGIONS RSA R_BGD R_BGD Bangladesh Collection 7 12 1902 2 2 196
288 REGIONS RSA R_BTN R_BTN Bhutan collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 92 0 0 0
289 REGIONS RSA R_IND R_IND India Country Collection 200 456 30016 20 28 2487
290 REGIONS RSA R_LKA R_LKA Sri Lanka collection at SOAS, University of London 3 8 923 1 2 499
292 REGIONS RSA R_NPL R_NPL Nepal Collections at SOAS University of London 109 111 2707 103 104 1521
293 REGIONS RSA R_PAK R_PAK Pakistan Collection at SOAS, University of London 15 69 3662 2 2 198
294 REGIONS RSA SWAY SWAY After the Earth's Violent Sway 107 107 1360 104 104 1357
295 REGIONS RSA YOGA YOGA Yoga Image Collection 2 2 149 1 1 84
296 REGIONS RSEA   RSEA South East Asia 172 437 38290 55 62 5123
297 REGIONS RSEA R_BRN R_BRN Brunei Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 181 0 0 0
298 REGIONS RSEA R_IDN R_IDN Indonesia Collection at SOAS, University of London 16 36 1901 5 5 123
300 REGIONS RSEA R_LAO R_LAO Laos Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 5 1545 1 1 21
301 REGIONS RSEA R_MMR R_MMR Burma/Myanmar Collection at SOAS, University of London 60 280 17570 8 10 843
302 REGIONS RSEA R_MYS R_MYS Malaysia Collection at SOAS, University of London 38 40 2052 20 20 848
303 REGIONS RSEA R_PHL R_PHL Digital Filipiniana 40 55 9742 15 17 3084
304 REGIONS RSEA R_THA R_THA Thailand Collection as SOAS, University of London 19 19 276 18 18 54
306 REGIONS RSEA R_VNM R_VNM Vietnam Collection at SOAS, University of London 12 15 1888 4 4 70
308 REGIONS RSEA SHAN SHAN Shan Manuscripts from SOAS Collections 3 5 86 0 0 0
315 SOAS SCI   SCI SOAS China Institute resources 6 6 12 0 0 0
321 TOTAL     ZZZ TOTAL 1787 2969 221627 313 457 30818