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SUNCAT - Serials Union CATalogue for the UK research community
The University of Bradford and the Royal Asiatic Society are the latest
Libraries to have been added to SUNCAT. These additions bring the total number
of contributing libraries to 82, plus the CONSER database, the ISSN register and
the Directory of Open Access Journals.
The University of Bradford Library http://www.brad.ac.uk/library/ collection
supports the research and teaching functions of the seven 'academic' schools,
which each cover a broad range of specialisms: Computing, Informatics and Media;
Engineering, Design and Technology; Health Studies; Life Sciences; Lifelong
Education and Development; Management; and Social and International Studies.
Just over 16,500 serial records have been loaded into SUNCAT.
The Royal Asiatic Society was founded in 1823 and received its Royal Charter
from King George IV in 1824 'for the investigation of subjects connected with
and for the encouragement of science, literature and the arts in relation to
Asia'. The Library http://www.royalasiaticsociety.org/site/?q=taxonomy/term/3
contains books and journals on a wide variety of subjects concerning Asia,
including the Middle East and, to a lesser extent, Islamic North Africa. The
Collections include Persian, Arabic, Pali, Sanskrit, Malay and Javanese
manuscripts. Most of the resources are in the area of the humanities. Sciences
and ethnography are covered only peripherally. The Library has provided SUNCAT
with just over 490 serial records.
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