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Language and literature (Central Asia)

Collection Details

Language and literature (Central Asia) held at University of Glasgow Library [Institution record]

Description of Collection

Content description

In general, basic reference works including dictionaries and grammars, with some literature anthologies/collections.

History and development

Part of a general collection, acquired in support of teaching/research (Divinity/Religious studies) or by donation from late C19 onwards. Central Asian material also acquired in connection with the former Institute of Soviet & East European Studies.

Strengths

Language and literature.

General arrangement and access regulations

Classified, open access arrangement using GUL local classification; the enumeration for languages is based on LC. Older, unclassified material is being/has been transferred to the Historical Collection (remote store). Periodicals are arranged by broad subject classification (e.g. Oriental) and then by title. Some older periodical titles are also being transferred to remote store. Relevant classification: Oriental C, Q-S

Subjects of the Collection

Regions of Asia

Central Asia and the Caucasus.

Languages of material

Armenian, Caucasian (Other), Chuvash, English, Georgian, German, Kazakh, Mongolian, Tatar, Tibetan, Uzbek.

Subjects

Language, Literature.

Collection Material and Size of Collection

Material Types

Books.

Total size of collection

ca. 220 volumes

Collection Management Information

The collection is not being actively developed.

Content date range

0 to 0 AD

Collection Catalogue Information

Catalogue

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