South Asia Studies Libraries


United Kingdom
  • British Library
    http://www.bl.uk/
    [For information about the Oriental and India Collection, when you reach the main page, click on Collections, and then click on Oriental & India.]
  • Oxford Indian Institute Library
    http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/boris/guides/ind/ind01.html
    [A department of the Bodleian Library and a major collection at Oxford University, England.]
United States
  • UC Berkeley Library Web: South Asia Resources
    http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/SSEAL/SouthAsia/wsaresou.html
    [Online information about the South Asia collections at the University of California at Berkeley, USA. Includes links to academic research centers and to a South Asian Diaspora page.]
  • University of Chicago: LibInfo Subject Guide to Sources: South Asia
    http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/LibInfo/SourcesBySubject/SouthAsia/
    [Links to resources include: Roja Muthiah Research Library, Urdu Research Library Consortium, South Asia Reference Tools Program, An electronic Tamil dictionary, Microfilming of Indian Publication Project.]
  • University of Michigan: Graduate Library South Asia Division
    http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Area.Programs/South.Asia/salinks.html
    [Annotated links topically organized: General Sources and Bibliographies, Country Specific Resources (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka), Religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Sikhism), News Sources (India, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, General News Sources), Language and Literature, Non-Asian Government Sources.]
  • University of Pennsylvania Schoenberg Center for Electronic Text and Image: South Asia Studies
    http://www.library.upenn.edu/etext/sasia/
    [A guide to Sanskrit and Persian manuscripts, to photographic images from the American Institute of Indian Studies archive, and to other South Asian materials.]
The World Wide Web Virtual Library
  • Asian Studies Virtual Library
    http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-AsianStudies.html
    [The very useful main page for the Asian Studies section of The World-Wide Web Virtual Library. Established and maintained at The Australian National University by Dr. T. Matthew Ciolek.]
  • South Asia Virtual Library
    http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/indiv/area/sarai/
    [An excellent guide to South Asia online resources, maintained by David Magier at Columbia University in New York City, USA.]
  • Pakistan Virtual Library
    http://www.vl-site.org/pakistan/index.html/
    [Maintained by Gene R. Thursby.]
  • Kashmir Virtual Library
    http://www.vl-site.org/kashmir/index.html
    [Resources concerning this disputed region are edited by Gene R. Thursby.]
  • Bangladesh Virtual Library
    http://asnic.utexas.edu/asnic/countries/bangla/
    [Maintained by Dr Kamal Adhikary at the University of Texas at Austin, USA.]
  • Nepal Virtual Library
    http://www.catmando.com/wwwvlnp.htm
    [Maintained by Mahendra B. Shrestha.]
  • Sri Lanka Virtual Library
    http://members.tripod.com/~hettiarachchi/s12.html
    [Maintained by Rohan Hettiarachchi (Hettiarachchi@amc.uva.nl).]
  • Tibet Virtual Library
    http://www.ciolek.com/WWWVL-TibetanStudies.html
    [Maintained by Dr. T. Matthew Ciolek in Australia.]

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