South Asia Library Consortia


  • DSAL: Digital South Asia Library
    A collaborative project among research libraries to bring significant new research content to the web through special, grant-funded digitization and access projects. Initiated by University of Chicago and Columbia University; hosted by the Center for Research Libraries, and funded initially through the DSAL Project of the AAU/ARL Global Resources Program, and later through the US Department of Education and other agencies and foundations.
  • CONSALD
    Committee on South Asia Libraries and Documentation (via University of Virginia)
  • CRL: Center for Research Libraries, Chicago
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  • CSAL: The Center for South Asian Libraries
    "An American overseas research center designed to facilitate scholarly research and teaching on South Asia in all academic disciplines through improved preservation of and access to the heritage of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka, as embodied in their intellectual and artistic output in all forms."
  • DELNET
    A library-development and resource-sharing network based in New Delhi
  • INFLIBNET Centre (Information and Library Network Centre)
    "An autonomous Inter-University Centre of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India...at Gujarat University Campus, Ahmedabad...INFLIBNET is involved in modernizing university libraries in India and connecting them as well as information centres in the country through a nation-wide high speed data network...[and] promoting scholarly communication among academicians and researchers in India."
  • LCCAP-South Asia
    Library of Congress Cooperative Acquisitions Program for South Asia (SACAP: South Asian Cooperative Acquisitions Program)
  • rary, Chennai
    Tamil preservation and bibliographic access project headed by University of Chicago in collaboration with CSAL.)
  • Roja Muthiah Research Library (RMRL)
    The RMRL provides research materials and facilities for students of Tamil studies in a variety of fields spanning the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
  • SAALG: South Asia Archives and Library Group (UK)
  • SAMP: South Asia Microfilm Project.
  • URLC: Urdu Research Library Consortium (via University of Chicago)
  • North American Regional Consortia