Gillian Evison (Head of Oriental Section)
tel: +44 (0)1865 77033
The Oriental Section is responsible for the following collections within the Bodleian Humanities, Social Sciences and Special Collections Libraries.
- Far-Eastern subjects: comprising China and Inner Asia; Japan and Korea.
- Near and Middle-Eastern subjects: comprising the Ancient Near East; Egyptology; Hebraica, Judaica and Semitics; and the Middle East .
- South and South-East Asian subjects: comprising South Asia and South-East Asia.
Sackler Library (Archaeology, Art History, Egyptology and Ancient Near East Studies)
Pitt Rivers Museum (Anthropology and World Archaeology)
Electronic resources are increasingly important in providing information sources for Oriental Studies although their extent varies considerably by region. Bibliographic databases, full-text resources and electronic journals all feature on SOLO and OxLIP+. For more guidance, please see the individual subject pages listed above.