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South Asian Studies: Home

A guide to the South Asian collections at the Bodleian Libraries

Purpose of this guide

This guide is intended for students and researchers studying South Asia at the University of Oxford, although students and researchers from any field may find it useful.

Use this guide to find out about books and online resources for South Asia, including ebooks, ejournals and bibliographic databases.

Finding books for South Asia

Oxford has a wide range of ebooks for South Asia and printed books.  For more detailed info about our book collections visit our books page of this guide.

Key journals

A lot of journals, as well as being available in print, are available online and can be searched via SOLO or eJournals A-Z. Below are a few of the top journals for South Asia below. You can find more information about journals - and BrowZine - on the journals page of this guide.

Key databases

Oxford subscribes to many bibliographic databases. They can be used to locate journal articles, conference proceedings, books, patents, images, data and more. You can find some of the key databases for South Asia below, but take a look at the databases page of this guide for more titles.

Useful online resources

A listing of free online resources encompassing digitized books and manuscripts, statistics, oral history and more.

Modern South Asian Studies Librarian

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Emma Mathieson
Weston Library
Broad Street
(01865) 277206

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