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This guide contains specialized resources for all SAST majors, including senior essayists. Also helpful for students just starting in the South Asian Studies field.

South Asia

Mahabharata, 1850. Persian MSS +94, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Libary


Research on South Asia

This Guide is intended to give South Asian Studies (SAST) majors, including senior essayists, a starting point for learning about South Asia using Yale University Library resources. Geographically South Asia incorporates: 

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka

You can find information on how to search the library, language resources, data and statistics, web resources, current events from or about South Asia; plus more general help on how to use the library.

Note that in the "Search" box in the title bar of this Guide, you can search within this Guide, all Guides, the Orbis catalog, or do a Web search using Google.

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    Librarian for South Asian Studies

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    Rich Richie
    Sterling Memorial Library, 212

    Southeast Asia Reading Room: Sterling Memorial Library, 214

    Mailing Address:

    P.O. Box 208240

    130 Wall Street

    New Haven, CT 06520