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    South Asia Resources

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    postcolonial & cultural studies: books in the reference collection and

    search Bibliography of Asian Studies for books and articles Stanford only | Academic Search Premier Stanford only for recent articles | Historical AbstractsSearchWorks (books in Stanford libraries) | Google Scholar 

    background: Encyclopedia of India Stanford only | AsiaSource | Library of Congress Country Studies | U.S. State Dept. Background Notes, etc. | C.I.A. World Factbook | Economist: EIU Country Data Stanford only | country profiles via ELDIS | Historical Atlas of South Asia | South Asia Europa | Territories and States of India 2nd ed. 2010 (on order) | Districts of India: gateway

    statistics & GIS: IndiaStat Stanford only (select IP login) | India infrastructure report (annual) | India Development Report (annual) | Statistics Abstract, India | C.I.A. World Factbook | Sources of comparative International Statistics | Statistical Universe Stanford only | World Bank Data & Statistics | IndiaMap | India State Basemap GIS data | South Asia. London: Europa Publications, Annual

    IPUMS (Integrated Public-use Microdata Samples), long known for its archiving of US census microdata, has recently begun a program to do the same for international microdata. unfortunately, India has not yet agreed to participate. However, the Indian Census does sell 2001 microdata samples. Indiastat, World development indicators, SourceOECD, and United Nations common database provide country-level estimates on different statistics. Indiastat Stanford only provides sub-regional estimates. See census products of Maps of India

    explore the literature of human rights, development, and ethnic groups: ProPoor NGOs active in South Asia | CAB Direct Stanford only for rural development, tourism as well agriculture | eldis

    read Times of India online (1836-2001) | Times of India (current 3 months paper edition retained) and India today international in Current Periodicals | Economic and Political Weekly  (Bombay) Stanford only | news coverage and wire services: Lexis/Nexis (Fulltext newspapers, including current NYT, and journals) Stanford only | Access World News: India (The Hindu, Times of India) Stanford only | World News Connection Stanford only, a foreign news service from the US Government | The Hindu | Dawn, the Internet edition (Pakistan) | The Daily Mail (Islamabad) and other news from Pakistan

    UCB Library licenses South Asian Newspapers, 1864-1922

    Indian ejournals and newspapers currrently received by Berkeley's South/Southeast Asia Library. CRL SAMP microfilm collections.

    Fulltext in Lexis/Nexis Stanford only

    • Business Today
    • Hindustan Times
    • India Today
    • Mint
    • The Statesman

    biography World biographical information system Stanford only It's subsection Indian Biographical Archive indexes a number of biographical sources, some of which we own. The database can be searched by occupation.

    bollywood DVDs: search Socrates Combined Search mode for "Everything" Hindi and Green Location "Media-Microtext;" N.B. Search does not work in SearchWorks. About 160 records should be retrieved. Bollywood in Wikipedia;  Film Studies (Quckstart guide); SUL Film & Media Studies; Bioscope: South Asian Screen Studies Stanford
 only; Encyclopaedia of Bollywood (2009)

    Tibetan etexts from Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center

    other internet links:


      About the collection

      The SUL collection, excepting Buddhist Studies, is comprised primarily of English language books supporting study and teaching: SUL Collection Development Policy for South Asia. Send purchase requests to John Rawlings, Green Library,, 3-3101. The UC Berkeley South/Southeast Asia Library houses an important research collection; Adnan Malik ( is the librarian for the UCB South Asia Collection. Faculty and graduate students should register with the Research Library Cooperative Program (RLCP) to borrow Berkeley Library material through the RLCP's document delivery service. Additionally, the University of California / Stanford University Reciprocal Services Program (RSP) provides eligible Stanford users with the same on-site access and borrowing privileges as are accorded their counterparts at each of the U.C. campus general libraries.

      Stanford's Center for South Asia including people & courses


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