The University Library has excellent printed and electronic resources that support teaching and research in South Asian Studies, which includes countries such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the Maldives, and Bhutan.
Reference service and orientation is provided at the International and Area Studies Library, where patrons can find assistance using the collections and services from language specialists.
The South Asian library collection has grown steadily with gifts from the government of India and indivdiuals, and substantial library acquistions. Cooperative and exchange agreements exist with the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), Digital South Asia Library (DSAL), and South Asia Microfilm Project (SAMP) .
Reference works and a selection of current serials in English and South Asian languages are housed in the International and Area Studies Library located on the third floor of the Main Library. All other materials can be found in the Main Stacks and in various departmental libraries.
Suggestionsfor new books, serials, films, and all other information resources are welcome and may be forwarded to: Mara L. Thacker, the South Asian Studies Librarian, at email@example.com
Taj Mahal: By Yann; edited by King of Hearts (Edited version of File:Taj Mahal, Agra, India.jpg)
Henna: By Marian [ CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
Varanasi Sun Greet: By Jorge Royan (Own work) [ CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons