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Research Guides

South Asian studies

A guide to South Asian books, articles, newspapers, culture, languages, diaspora, and government resources.

Music

Encyclopedias

Recordings

Databases

Film

Encyclopedias

Key Journals

Recordings

Databases

Visual culture

Encyclopedias

Online Image Libraries

Databases

Literature

Encyclopedias

Literary works

If you know the name of a particular literary work or author, look it up in the library catalogue using the transliteration tables.

If you would like to find literary works, try browsing the following subject headings:

Need literary criticism?  Search a database, or add the subject headings "criticism and interpretation" or "history and criticism" to your catalogue search.

Databases

Dance

Encyclopedias

Recordings

Databases

Links

Drama

Encyclopedias

Plays

Try searching the library catalogue with your topic's language, country, or region as a keyword, and any of the following as a subject:

  • Drama
  • Theater
  • Dramatic production
  • Performance
  • Performing arts

Useful subject headings include

Need criticism?  Search a database, or add the subject headings "criticism and interpretation" or "history and criticism" to your catalogue search.

Databases

Religion

U of T has many useful research guides on religion. Try the Major Religious Traditions guide (includes pages on Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Sikhism, and other faiths from Asia), or see all guides on religion.