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Jewish Studies collection

Collection Details

Jewish Studies collection held at Oriental Collections Oriental Institute Library [Institution record]

Description of Collection

Content description

The Jewish Studies Collection (8,000 volumes approx. at June 2000) is stronger in the biblical and traditional areas, however there is limited coverage of the modern period, avoiding duplication with the Middle East Library which, in concerning itself with the State of Israel, collects material relating to Zionism but not to the Jews of the diaspora in general.

There are also Minor Collections (3,000 volumes approx.) of books on general Semitics, Syriac, Ethiopic, Armenian and Georgian studies.

History and development

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Strengths

Biblical studies...

General arrangement and access regulations

The reference section on the ground floor of the library is classified by a special scheme.

Subjects of the Collection

Regions of Asia

Near & Middle East and North Africa.

Countries

Israel.

Languages of material

Hebrew.

Subjects

History, Philosophy, Religion.

Collection Material and Size of Collection

Material Types

Books.

Total size of collection

8,000 volumes

Collection Management Information

The collection is being actively developed, and the average intake has .

Content date range

0 to 0 AD

Interlibrary loan procedure

For interlibrary loans please email ill-oil@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Collection Catalogue Information

Catalogue

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