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South Asian Studies: Home

Interdisciplinary collection of print and non-print sources about South Asian Countries - India,Pakistan,Sri Lanka, Nepal, and Bengla Desh.

About this Guide

Please note that this guide deals only with collections in South Asian Studies.  For subject help within South Asian Studies, please see the relevant subject librarian for your area of inquiry.

Help Using Library Sources & Services

Askus  for any help in selecting and locating library sources & services

Or contact one of the following subject specialist librarians in area studies for research assistance:

African Diaspora, Anthropology, Sociology:
Bonnie Ryan

Geography & Maps:
John Olson

History, Philosophy and Religion:
Lydia Wasylenko

International Relations:
Michael Pasqualoni

Patrick Williams

As South Asian Studies program is multidisciplinary, feel free to contact a subject specialist librarian relevant to the subject area of your research topic.


Syracuse University Libraries provides access to a rich collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, yearbooks, handbooks, census reports, gazetteers, maps, journals, magazines, newspapers, films and other resources in print and electronic formats.  These are available in English and many local languages related to all the South Asian countries.  Many of these sources are acquired from the native countries and are found by searching the libraries catalog and databases.

South Asian Studies Collections

Syracuse University Libraries collections on South Asia support and enhance the University's South Asian Studies Program and related areas at the South Asia Center, part of S.U.'s Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.