In general, basic reference works including dictionaries and grammars, with some literature anthologies/collections. Little older material except for Sanskrit studies.
History and development
Part of a general collection, acquired in support of teaching/research (Divinity/Religious Studies; comparative linguistics) or by donation from late C19 onwards.
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 J-N, Y