Area Studies Collections

Turkistan Collection (Turkestanskii Sbornik)

This is the complete digitized copy of Turkestanskii Sbornik (the total number of volumes is 594) which holds various publications about Central Asia investigated by Russian Empire. The number of collection is more than 13,000 including books, journal as well as newspaper articles, statistics, maps and illustrations which provide basic yet important information on Central Asia and Russian imperial interest in the region.

Malay Periodical Collection

The collection is consisted from 10 titles of Malay and Arabic periodicals published during the mid-20th century in Malaysia (53 reels of microfilms). This first-hand historical data is important for knowing Islamization process from the perspective of people who lived under multi-ethnic and religious state.