Subjects of the Collection
Regions of Asia
Central Asia and the Caucasus, East Asia, Near & Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, South East Asia.
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Kuwait, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan.
Languages of material
Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Kannada, Kurdish, Marathi, Panjabi, Persian, Somali, Tamil, Urdu.
Arts, Development, Economics, Education, Geography, History, Human rights, International relations, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Politics and government, Recreation, Religion, Science and technology, Sociology, Travel, Women.
Collection Material and Size
Audio materials (includes cassettes & CDs), Books, Music (only includes printed & manuscript music), Newspapers (includes microfilm editions), Serials, Visual materials (includes photographs, prints, drawings, videos & films).
Total size of collection
Asian Language Material- 11600 Books,1415 Videos/DVDS,70 music cds,74 Spoken Word resources,54 periodical titles
Size of collection - vernacular