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Some services are suspended and email enquiries only are currently being responded to. See frequently asked questions about the Library for more information.

To contact us please select from the following options:

Library area Contact details
Opening hours, Library catalogue or general enquiries

Email: libenquiry@soas.ac.uk

See Key dates and opening times 

Suggestions and recommendations

Online form for book/e-resource recommendation

Email: libenquiry@soas.ac.uk

Book renewals, membership, interlibrary loans

Renew online

Library membership email: readerservices@soas.ac.uk or call +44 (0)20 7898 4163

Assistance for Library users with disabilities

Email: library.access@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7898 4163

Electronic resources - e-journals, e-books, databases etc Email: electronic@soas.ac.uk
Special Collections Email: special.collections@soas.ac.uk
SOAS Research Online Email: outputs@soas.ac.uk

Subject and regional librarians

If you have a query relating to our collections you can contact the appropriate subject/regional librarian for assistance.

Section

Name

Contact details

Africa Dawn Wright

Email: dw3@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4158

Ancient Near East Carlos Leo Roca

Email: cr44@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4167

Anthropology and Sociology David Pearson

Email: dp10@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4177

Archives and Manuscripts Joanne Ichimura

Email: special.collections@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4180

Art and Archaeology Burzine K Waghmar

Email: bw3@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4144

Central Asia Carlos Leo Roca

Email: cr44@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4167

China and Inner Asia Ludi Price

Email: lp27@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4156

English Studies, Cultural, Literary and Post-Colonial Studies (CCLPS) Farzana Qureshi

Email: fq@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7898 4153

Development Studies Farzana Qureshi

Email: fq@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4153

Diaspora David Pearson

Email: dp10@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4177

Diplomacy Hassan Fiaz

Email: hf2@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4187

Economics Hassan Fiaz

Email: hf2@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4187

Electronic Resources Elie Vicente Tsarouhis

Email: et3@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4141

Finance Hassan Fiaz

Email: hf2@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4187

Gender Studies Ian Moore

Email: im31@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4155

Global Media and Communications Ian Moore

Email: im31@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7898 4155

History Jotika Khur-Yearn

Email: jk53@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4173

Indo-Iranian Languages Burzine K Waghmar

Email: bw3@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7898 4144

Islam Carlos Leo Roca

Email: cr44@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4167

International Relations (CISD) Hassan Fiaz

Email: hf2@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4147

International Relations (Politics) David Pearson

Email: dp10@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4177

Japan & Korea Jiyeon Wood

Email: jw50@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4175

Judaica & Hebraica Carlos Leo Roca

Email: cr44@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4167

Law Ian Moore

Email: im31@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4155

Linguistics Jotika Khur-Yearn

Email: jk53@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4173

Literature (comparative) Jotika Khur-Yearn

Email: jk53@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4173

Management Hassan Fiaz

Email: hf2@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4187

Middle East Carlos Leo Roca

Email: cr44@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4167

Migration David Pearson

Email: dp10@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4177

Music Farzana Qureshi

Email: fq@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4153

Politics David Pearson

Email: dp10@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4177

Religions and Philosophy Jotika Khur-Yearn

Email: jk53@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4173

South Asia Burzine K Waghmar

Email: bw3@soas.ac.uk

+Phone: 44(0)20 7898 4144

Southeast Asia Jotika Khur-Yearn

Email: jk53@soas.ac.uk

Phone: +44(0)20 7898 4173