Printed books: 325, of which 45 are in Mongolian Periodicals; 3 non-current titles Reference works: 29 titles
History and development
Same as general holdings
The area of greatest strength is Mongolian Language and Literature, where 115 volumes are held. The only other areas with significant holdings are history, with 90 volumes and material on Mongolian Buddhism and Buddhist philosophy, where 45 items are in stock.
General arrangement and access regulations
Durham University Library's Mongolian Studies collections are available on open access in the Main Library, apart from a small amount of material in store. They are held in the Library's Oriental sequences on Level 1 of the building. Within the Mongolia Studies sequence, the collection is classified by subject using the Library of congress classification scheme. There are separate Reference and Periodical sequences, also shelved on Level 1. The collection is not subdivided by language, materials in all languages being shelved together.