Subjects and Material
Central Asia and the Caucasus, East Asia, Near & Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, South East Asia.
Afghanistan, Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, China, Cyprus, Djibouti, East Timor, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Macao, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, North Korea, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Somalia, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, The Philippines, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Yemen.
Languages of material
Amharic, Arabic, Aramaic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Burmese, Chinese, English, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Modern (1453-), Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Kara-Kalpak, Kazakh, Kirghiz, Korean, Malay, Mongolian, Pali, Persian, Russian, Sanskrit, Tajik, Telugu, Thai, Tibetan, Turkish, Turkish, Ottoman (1500-1928), Turkmen, Uighur, Urdu, Uzbek.
Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts, Communication and media, Development, Economics, Education, Environmental sciences, Geography, History, Human rights, Industries, International relations, Language, Law, Literature, Medicine, Music, Philosophy, Politics and government, Recreation, Religion, Science and technology, Sociology, Travel, Women.
Archival materials (includes non-published & mixed material), Audio materials (includes cassettes & CDs), Books, Manuscripts, Maps (includes all types of cartographic material), Newspapers (includes microfilm editions), Official publications, Public records, Serials, Theses, Visual materials (includes photographs, prints, drawings, videos & films).