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 1887 total items in SOAS, which make up 1222 different titles. In all, there are 136653 pages in SOAS.

During the current fiscal year (which starts on July 1st), 253 items in 169 titles have been added to SOAS. This has added 40523 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 432 551 46404 28 51 10750
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 256 328 12373 11 15 2177
8 ASC ISLAMIC OKIM OKIM Old Kanembu Islamic Manuscripts 148 178 6129 0 0 0
9 ASC ISLAMIC SWAHILI SWAHILI Swahili Manuscripts Collections 36 51 2351 6 10 129
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 449 834 42529 31 52 6318
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 8 8 807 2 2 427
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 3 7 406 1 3 388
31 DISCIP DGEN   DGEN Gender Studies 1 1 167 1 1 167
32 DISCIP DHIS   DHIS History 7 9 773 1 1 13
33 DISCIP DLAW   DLAW Law 18 49 4220 1 1 332
34 DISCIP DLIN   DLIN Linguistics & Language Studies 35 53 4380 2 3 251
35 DISCIP DLIT   DLIT Literatures 43 65 5103 6 6 1204
37 DISCIP DMIG   DMIG Migration & Diaspora Studies 1 1 123 1 1 123
38 DISCIP DMUS   DMUS Music 32 35 426 0 0 0
39 DISCIP DPOL   DPOL Politics and Government 16 72 3020 5 9 522
40 DISCIP DREL   DREL Religions 259 520 23778 11 25 2827
41 FORMATS     FORMATS Special Formats from SOAS Collections 176 394 8021 27 37 904
42 FORMATS ARTE   ARTE Artefacts from SOAS Collections 32 43 404 19 24 237
43 FORMATS ARTE D_JOSS D_JOSS Joss Money Exemplar Collection 10 10 34 10 10 34
44 FORMATS ARTE DACR DACR Chinese Rubbings 2 3 37 0 1 10
45 FORMATS MAPS   MAPS Maps 19 19 338 4 4 37
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 7 214 7115 4 9 630
48 FORMATS NEWS N_BURMANEWS N_BURMANEWS Burma News 1 196 6249 0 0 0
50 FORMATS NEWS N_GLEANINGS N_GLEANINGS International Gleanings from Japan 2 4 52 1 3 28
51 FORMATS NEWS N_GLEANINGS_SUP N_GLEANINGS_SUP Supplement to the International Gleanings from Japan 1 1 36 1 1 36
52 FORMATS NEWS N_INDIA N_INDIA India 1 2 20 1 2 20
54 FORMATS NEWS N_KOWAR N_KOWAR Kowar i Hataw 2 8 212 0 0 0
58 FORMATS NEWS PEKINGT PEKINGT Translations from the Peking Gazette 1 3 546 1 3 546
63 FORMATS VIDEO   VIDEO Motion Picture Films 11 11 18 0 0 0
67 LANG AMHARIC   AMHARIC Amharic Language Resources 10 12 1001 2 2 258
68 LANG ANDAMANESE   ANDAMANESE Andamanese Language Resources 1 1 53 1 1 53
70 LANG ARABIC   ARABIC Arabic Language Collections at SOAS, University of London 129 207 12554 4 4 933
72 LANG AVESTAN   AVESTAN Avestan Language Resources 2 2 374 2 2 374
75 LANG BANTU   BANTU Bantu Collections 34 42 2362 5 9 116
76 LANG BATAK   BATAK Batak Manuscripts 1 1 2 0 0 0
78 LANG BURMESE   BURMESE Burmese Language Resources 7 11 3286 1 2 772
79 LANG CHINESE   CHINESE Chinese Language 23 24 2241 13 14 1132
80 LANG DANJONGKA   DANJONGKA Danjong-ka Language Resources 1 1 144 1 1 144
81 LANG DZONGKHA   DZONGKHA Dzongkha Language Resources 2 2 150 1 1 58
83 LANG GEEZ   GEEZ Ge'ez Language Resources 1 1 152 1 1 152
84 LANG HAUSA   HAUSA Hausa Language Resources 2 2 16 0 0 0
86 LANG HEBREW   HEBREW Hebrew Language Resources 2 2 401 0 0 0
87 LANG HINDI   HINDI Hindi Language Resources 1 1 400 1 1 400
88 LANG HRANGKHOL   HRANGKHOL Hrangkhol (Hadem) Collection 1 1 32 0 0 0
89 LANG JAVANESE   JAVANESE Javanese Manuscripts 1 2 5 1 2 5
92 LANG KHASI   KHASI Khasi Language Resources 1 1 32 0 0 0
93 LANG KHOWAR   KHOWAR Khowar Language Resources 1 2 202 1 2 202
94 LANG KIRIBATI   KIRIBATI Kiribati / Gilbertese Language Resources 1 1 12 0 0 0
95 LANG KURDISH   KURDISH Kurdish Language Resources 3 9 306 0 0 0
96 LANG L_SHN   L_SHN Shan Language Collection 3 5 86 0 2 18
97 LANG LINGALA   LINGALA Lingala Language Resources 4 4 558 4 4 558
98 LANG MALAGASY   MALAGASY Malagasy Language 1 1 25 0 0 0
99 LANG MALAY   MALAY Malay Manuscripts 10 12 555 1 1 2
100 LANG MARU   MARU Maru Language Resources 1 1 68 0 0 0
101 LANG MIAO   MIAO Miao : the Hmongic languages 4 8 1853 4 8 1853
105 LANG SANSKRIT   SANSKRIT Sanskrit Language Resources 16 52 6736 4 4 1395
110 LANG TAMIL   TAMIL Tamil Language Resources 1 1 61 1 1 61
112 LANG TIBETAN   TIBETAN Tibetan Language Resources 8 10 916 3 4 222
114 LANG URDU   URDU Urdu Language Collection 7 12 700 3 6 371
116 PLM     PLM Palm Leaf Manuscripts & Pothi Texts 4 4 278 2 2 127
117 RAWANG     RAWANG Rawang Collection 1 1 133 0 0 0
118 REGIONS     REGIONS Regions : Geographic Collections from SOAS 1156 1806 132996 147 219 39189
119 REGIONS RAFR   RAFR African Collections 296 399 17564 16 20 1390
121 REGIONS RAFR R_BWA R_BWA Botswana Collection 2 2 710 0 0 0
123 REGIONS RAFR R_COD R_COD D.R. Congo 4 4 558 4 4 558
124 REGIONS RAFR R_COG R_COG Congo (Brazzaville) 4 4 558 4 4 558
127 REGIONS RAFR R_ETH R_ETH Ethiopia Collections 12 17 1634 2 2 258
129 REGIONS RAFR R_KEN R_KEN Kenya Collection 18 28 1147 3 4 76
132 REGIONS RAFR R_MDG R_MDG Madagascar Collection 9 29 2933 1 1 2
134 REGIONS RAFR R_MWI R_MWI Malawi Collection 3 3 346 0 0 0
135 REGIONS RAFR R_NER R_NER Niger Collection 76 82 1288 0 0 0
136 REGIONS RAFR R_NGA R_NGA Nigeria Collection 147 192 6415 0 0 0
137 REGIONS RAFR R_SDN R_SDN Sudan Collection 2 2 24 0 0 0
139 REGIONS RAFR R_SOM R_SOM Somalia Collection 1 5 92 0 0 0
142 REGIONS RAFR R_TCD R_TCD Chad Collection 17 28 212 0 0 0
143 REGIONS RAFR R_TZA R_TZA Tanzania Collection 9 14 1124 1 1 110
146 REGIONS RAFR R_ZMB R_ZMB Zambia Collection 2 2 219 0 0 0
148 REGIONS RAFR SKTO SKTO Sokoto Caliphate Collection 63 89 600 0 0 0
149 REGIONS RAMC   RAMC The Americas & the Caribbean 14 15 951 1 1 12
150 REGIONS RAMC DLOC DLOC Caribbean Collections at SOAS, University of London 2 3 493 0 0 0
153 REGIONS RAMC R_CAN R_CAN Canada Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 7 7 0 0 0
154 REGIONS RAMC R_CUB R_CUB Cuba Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 492 0 0 0
156 REGIONS RAMC R_USA R_USA United States of America Collection at SOAS, University of London 5 5 451 1 1 12
158 REGIONS RCAS   RCAS Central Asia 10 13 3807 2 3 2014
159 REGIONS RCAS R_KAZ R_KAZ Kazahkstan Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 158 0 0 0
164 REGIONS REAS   REAS East Asia Collection 489 765 53797 61 106 25640
165 REGIONS REAS MANCHU MANCHU Manchu Collection 4 5 626 1 1 122
166 REGIONS REAS R_CHN R_CHN China Collection 312 370 38187 43 78 24564
167 REGIONS REAS R_HKG R_HKG Hong Kong Collection 7 12 3883 0 0 0
168 REGIONS REAS R_JPN R_JPN Japan Collection 141 180 9724 12 22 6837
169 REGIONS REAS R_KOR R_KOR Korea Collection 5 8 246 1 1 118
171 REGIONS REAS R_MCX R_MCX Manchuria Collecton 38 46 9965 6 13 7855
174 REGIONS REAS R_TIB R_TIB Tibet Resources 14 18 1853 5 8 456
175 REGIONS REAS R_TWN R_TWN Taiwan (Republic of China) Collection 2 2 4 1 1 1
176 REGIONS REUR   REUR Europe 224 248 3265 11 14 1051
177 REGIONS REUR R_ALB R_ALB Albania Collection 1 1 1 0 0 0
178 REGIONS REUR R_ARM R_ARM Armenia Collection 1 1 562 1 1 562
179 REGIONS REUR R_AUT R_AUT Austria Collection 2 2 2 0 0 0
189 REGIONS REUR R_GBR R_GBR United Kingdom Collection 19 23 680 10 13 489
190 REGIONS REUR R_GEO R_GEO Georgia Collection 1 1 51 0 0 0
195 REGIONS REUR R_ITA R_ITA Italy Collection 5 16 422 0 0 0
200 REGIONS REUR R_RUS R_RUS Russia Collection 96 96 255 0 0 0
202 REGIONS REUR R_UKR R_UKR Ukraine Collection 1 1 562 1 1 562
203 REGIONS RME   RME Middle East 111 205 13776 14 14 3265
204 REGIONS RME R_EGY R_EGY Egypt Collection at SOAS, Universty of London 4 4 567 2 2 339
205 REGIONS RME R_IRN R_IRN Iran Collection at SOAS, University of London 29 30 3571 9 9 2493
206 REGIONS RME R_IRQ R_IRQ Iraq Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 10 406 0 0 0
207 REGIONS RME R_ISR R_ISR Israel Collection at SOAS, University of London 7 9 1332 1 1 131
211 REGIONS RME R_LBN R_LBN Lebanon Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 11 1192 0 0 0
213 REGIONS RME R_PSE R_PSE Palestine Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 688 0 0 0
215 REGIONS RME R_SAU R_SAU Saudi Arabia Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 1 474 0 0 0
216 REGIONS RME R_SYR R_SYR Syria Collection at SOAS, University of London 3 12 1610 0 0 0
218 REGIONS RME R_TUR R_TUR Ottoman & Turkey Collection at SOAS, University of London 62 66 1346 1 1 289
220 REGIONS RPOA   RPOA Pacific Islands & Australasia 18 34 21198 5 5 291
232 REGIONS RPOA R_VUT R_VUT Vanuatu Collection at SOAS, University of London 4 5 18 1 1 12
233 REGIONS RSA   RSA South Asia 176 298 19863 35 49 6177
234 REGIONS RSA BENGALI BENGALI Bengali Resources 1 2 153 0 0 0
235 REGIONS RSA BRAJ BRAJ From the Land of Braj 77 81 781 12 16 31
236 REGIONS RSA FGB FGB The F.G. Bailey Papers 7 7 229 0 0 0
237 REGIONS RSA R_AFG R_AFG Afghanistan Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 4 1086 0 0 0
245 REGIONS RSA SWAY SWAY After the Earth's Violent Sway 2 2 2 0 0 0
247 REGIONS RSEA   RSEA South East Asia 81 319 20403 19 32 4817
248 REGIONS RSEA R_BRN R_BRN Brunei Collection at SOAS, University of London 1 2 181 0 0 0
249 REGIONS RSEA R_IDN R_IDN Indonesia Collection at SOAS, University of London 6 21 293 1 2 5
251 REGIONS RSEA R_LAO R_LAO Laos Collection at SOAS, University of London 2 4 1524 2 4 1524
252 REGIONS RSEA R_MMR R_MMR Burma/Myanmar Collection at SOAS, University of London 39 250 13910 4 9 1205
253 REGIONS RSEA R_MYS R_MYS Malaysia Collection at SOAS, University of London 16 18 1130 2 2 20
255 REGIONS RSEA R_THA R_THA Thailand Collection as SOAS, University of London 1 1 222 1 1 222
257 REGIONS RSEA R_VNM R_VNM Vietnam Collection at SOAS, University of London 6 9 1756 4 7 1734
259 REGIONS RSEA SHAN SHAN Shan Manuscripts from SOAS Collections 3 5 86 0 2 18
270 TOTAL     ZZZ TOTAL 1222 1887 136653 169 253 40523