Collecting on Asia started in earnest from 1987 onwards. From 2011 onwards the South East Asia Region desk was created. The Desk collects materials from Burma, China, Indonesia/Dutch East Indies, Malaysia, Philippines, and Thailand.
- News and updates from the South East Asia Desk webpages.
- Links to Collection guides and brief descriptions of collections.
- Collection of internet links on Asia.
- Middle East & Central Asia Desk (Iran, Caucasus and Central Asia)
- South Asa Desk (India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal)
- Arab Middle East (Egypt, Sudan, Iraq, Palestine, Lebanon)
- South-South Exchange Programme for Research on the History of Development (Sephis)
- Chinese posters website