This class does not include printed books in modern Persian, but material in the other Iranian languages, i.e. Old and Middle Iranian, Old Persian, Avestan, Sogdian, Kurdish, Pashto, and Ossetic.
History and development
(see: 'Arabic, Persian and Turkish printed books')
The collection includes a good number of Pahlavi texts.
General arrangement and access regulations
By language and by subject.
Subjects of the Collection
Regions of Asia
Central Asia and the Caucasus, Near & Middle East and North Africa.
Languages of material
Iranian (Other), Kurdish, Pahlavi, Persian, Old (ca.600-400 B.C.), Pushto.
History, Language, Literature, Religion.
For more recent publications, readers may use the OPAC of Cambridge University Library. For other material, and most books printed before 1979, readers must refer to the guardbook catalogue in the library.
Catalogue transliteration schemes
Library of Congress (LC) or other schemes.