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The largest online catalog in the world, with over 40 million book and journal records. This catalog is an essential resource for literature surveys, and for locating material in other research libraries.
A borrowing service offered by the university libraries of Columbia, Brown, Cornell, Dartmouth, Pennsylvania, Princeton, and Yale. It is designed to allow students, faculty and staff to request (and receive in four days) books directly from each other's collections.
Historical Atlas of South India
A project of the French Institute of Pondicherry and the Tamil University. It aims at presenting cartographically the entire range of the human history of south India from pre-historic times to 1600 CE.
Digital Colonial Documents Project (India)
Makes available rare colonial documents in a searchable database and intends to promote study of seminal documents which were influential in the formation of the notions of nation, state and culture during the colonial period.
Harappa: Glimpses of South Asia before 1947
Essays and pictures describe life and culture in the Indus Valley (India and Pakistan) during ancient times. This site includes photograph collections of many archeologically significant sites.
History of India(Kamat’s Potpourri)
Extensive material on the history, culture, and diversity of India. Includes an album on Mahatma Gandhi, a timeline with links and provides searchable index.
Mohenjo-Daro! (Jonathan Mark Kenoyer)
With introduction, essay, bibliography and images of Mohenjo-Daro.
Portals to the World
Contains selective links (selected by Area Specialists and other Library staff using Library of Congress selection criteria) providing authoritative, in-depth information about the nations and other areas of the world.
SAJA South Asia Self Study Guide
Helping journalists better understand South Asia. Includes chronology of South Asia from Sources of Indian Tradition, I and II, (Columbia, 1995) / Ainslee Embree and Stephen Hay, (eds)
SAVIFA South Asia Virtual Library (University of Heidelberg)
An information gateway for South Asia Studies It offers comprehensive access to professionally selected and annotated internet resources.
South Asia Links (Timothy Lubin, Washington & Lee University)
Links to several sites on history, religion, law, politics and society.
South Asia Country Profiles and Timelines (BBC News)
Provides an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries of South Asia. Some audio video clips from BBC News Archives are also included.
Full-text articles from over 600 scholarly journals, including the American Historical Review. Coverage is from the earliest issues of a journal up to 5 years from current publication.
Periodicals Archive Online
Full-text articles from hundreds of scholarly journals published in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Full-text articles from over 200 scholarly journals.
Diverse full-text content includes an outstanding collection of American newspapers.
Bibliography of British and Irish History
A database containing 350,000 records on British and Irish history, including relations with the empire and Commonwealth during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.
An electronic database containing bibliographic references to South Asia research articles published in journals, collective volumes, conference proceedings, Festschriften, etc.