ACKU collects material related to Afghanistan in all formats, currently more than 150,000 physical items are collected including –books, reports, periodicals, maps, music, prints, photographs, recorded sound, posters, and pamphlets from the Jihad and Taliban era; current Afghanistan government publications; photos, bibliographies; videos, audio cassettes, and DVDs; as well as material from the pre-Jihad era, etc.–and in all subjects. These documents are collected by various means. ACKU staff conducts regular visits to all organizations and collect documents manually. The Library urges you to assist in building a strong collection by donation and recommending books and journals for Library.