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South Asian Studies: About the Collection

A summary of Yale University Library's South Asia Collection, which includes material from and about Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Himalayan region, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

Where is the South Asia Collection?

The South Asia Collection is spread across the entire Yale University Library system.  Search In ORBIS for material in the following locations:

  • Divinity Library: material about Christianity and missionary activity in South Asia

Strengths of the South Asia Collection

Yale University Library's South Asia Collection is developed and curated to support the research of South Asian Studies Council, visiting faculty/researchers, graduate students, and undergraduate students. The collection, while expansive, is particularly strong in the following subject areas:

Researching a Topic Not Mentioned Above?

If the above mentioned areas don't include your research topics/areas, please let us know! Our South and Southeast Asian Studies Librarian is always happy to revise and expand our collection development foci.