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South Asian studies

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

Searching the library catalogue

A bibliography is a list of works written about a specific topic. The University of Toronto has many bibliographies on South Asian studies topics. Try looking in the library catalogue for relevant subject heading terms and adding the word "bibliography." Here are some examples:

Selected online bibliographies

Oxford Bibliographies

  • a database of online bibliographies on a wide range of topics
  • subjects include Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islamic Studies
  • relevant bibliographies may also be listed in other subjects - try using the advanced search to look for your topic

 Dutch Studies on South Asia, Tibet and classical Southeast Asia

  • online bibliography of Dutch scholarly activities in the field of South Asia, Tibet and classical Southeast Asia from the early 17th century up to the present

Zotero Buddhism Studies Bibliography Project

  • a comprehensive, open, online bibliography for the field of Buddhist studies, managed by H-Buddhism, the online network of scholars of Buddhism; owner: Charles Muller

Major indexes