Asian Studies at the International and Area Studies Library

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New Books (Past 30 days)

Asian Studies on Campus



South Asian Serials

The university library subscribes to several serials and newspapers on South Asia studies in vernacular and European languages. Most of the European languages titles are available in Main library as well as in departmental libraries.

Beside a number of Online Serials , some select titles are displayed in the Asian Library Reading Room (Room 323). They include:

Cover image unavailable Asian News Digest: Weekly record on governance, economy, development, human rights, and environment.

Femina cover Femina: Monthly.

Frontline cover Frontline: Bi-weekly.

Hinduism Today cover Hinduism Today: Monthly.

Cover image unavailable Indian Book Chronicle: Monthly.

India Perspectives cover India Perspectives: Monthly.

Cover image unavailable India Review: Monthly.

India Today cover India Today: Weekly.

Cover image unavailable Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies: Quarterly.

Journal of South Asian Literature coverJournal of South Asian Literature: Semi-annual.

Kalaimakal cover Kalaimakaḷ (Tamil): Monthly.

Cover image unavailable Mother India: Monthly review of culture: Monthly.

Outlook cover Outlook: Weekly

Seminar cover Seminar: Monthly.  

Online Serials

Ananda Vikatan(Tamil)

Annual of Urdu Studies

Asian Arts

Bharat Rakshak Monitor


Economic and Political Weekly

Electronic Journal of Vedic Studies



Himal South Asian

India Today  

India World

Indian Economic Journal

Indian Economic and Social History Review

International Journal of Hindu Studies

Intersections: Gender, History and Culture in the Asian Context

Journal of Arts and Ideas

Journal of Indian Philosophy

Journal of South Asian Literature

Journal of South Asia Women Studies

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society

Khushbu (Urdu)  

Kumudam (Tamil)

Language in India

Little India

News India-Time

Outlook India

Pakistan Weekly

Princely States of Idndia

Punjab Heritage  


Revolutionary Democracy

Sahitya Amrit

Seminar (India)  

Sikh Bulletin

Sikh Review  

Social Scientist

The South Asian

SAMAR MAGAZINE: South Asian Magazine for Action and Reflection

South Asian Outlook

Tibetan Review

Understanding Sikhism- The Research Journal

Library patrons at the University of Illinois can also access ABI/Inform, Academic Search Elite, EBSCO, ERIC, JSTOR, Lexis-Nexis, Social Sciences Abstracts and other sources to find online information on South Asian topics in full-text through the library catalogue.