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South Asia Bibliographies

Basic Print Reference Sources
for South Asia


Periodical Indexes



Breton, Roland J. L.
Atlas of the languages and ethnic communities of South Asia

Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, c1997.
S/SE Asia PK1541 .A1 1997 REF;

Dutt, Ashok K.
Atlas of South Asia : fully annotated

Boulder : Westview Press,1987.
Info Center DS335 D979;
S/SE Asia G2260 .D8 1987 REF;

Kingsbury, Robert C.
South Asia in maps

Chicago : Denoyer-Geppert,1974
Main Stack G2280 .K5 1974;
S/SE Asia G2280 .K5 1974 REF

A historical atlas of South Asia
New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1992.
S/SE Asia f G2261.S1 H5 1992 REF;
Info Center f G2261.S1 H5 1992 Atlas Case;

Schmidt, Karl J., 1963-
An atlas and survey of South Asian history

Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1995.
Map Room G2261.S1 S3 1995;
S/SE Asia G2261.S1 S3 1995 REF

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Bhatia, Kanta.
Reference sources on South Asia.

Philadelphia, South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania, [1974?]
Main Stack DS335.A12 B5;
S/SE Asia DS335.A12 B5 REF;

Bibliography of Asian Studies.
[Ann Arbor, Mich.]: Association for Asian Studies, 1956-
Ref/Bibliog DS503.1.F3
S/SE Asia DS511.A12.B6

Published annually, the Bibliography of Asian Studies is a comprehensive list of books and articles written in Western languages about South, Southeast, and East Asia. Entries are arranged by subject with an author index. BAS appeared from stdin1956-1968 as the Sept. issue of the Journal of Asian Studies. It continues he Far Eastern Bibliography that was published from 1941 to 1955. The last printed issue of Bibliography of Asian Studies is 1991.  Bibliography of Asian Studies is continued by *Bibliography of Asian Studies Online*(UCB ONLY)

Library of Congress. Library of Congress Office, New Delhi.
Accessions List: South Asia

New Delhi: U.S. Library of Congress Office, 1981-
S/SE Asia Z3185.L52A

The Accessions List: South Asia is the definitive bibliography for titles published in South Asia. It began publication in 1981 and includes monographs and serials published in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Prior to 1981 most of the countries included had separate accessions lists, which are listed briefly below. On Gladis you may see two records for some of these titles because the titles changed slightly, but the call numbers and volume numbering did not change. TheSouth Asia Accessions List ceased publication in 1996 and is continued by South Asia Bibliographer listed below.

Accessions List: India.
S/SE Asia Z3201.U54
published: 1(1962)-19(1980)

Accessions List: Pakistan.
S/SE Asia Z3191.U53
published: 1(1962)-19(1980)

Accessions List: Bangladesh.
S/SE Asia Z3191.U53.B1
published: 1(1972)-9(1980)

Accessions List: Afghanistan.
S/SE Asia PN5449.A3
published: 1(1978)-2 (1979)

Accessions List: Nepal.
S/SE Asia Z3207.N4.U5
published: 1(1966)-15 (1980)

Accessions List: Ceylon.
S/SE Asia Z3211.U5
published: 1(1967)-6 (1972)

Accessions List: Sri Lanka.
S/SE Asia Z3211.U5
published: 8(1974)-14 (1980)

Accessions List: India. Quinquennial Serials Cumulation.
S/SE Asia Z3201.U542
published: 1976-1980

Accessions List: South Asia. Serials Supplement.
S/SE Asia Z3201.U542
published: 1981/83

Accessions List: Pakistan, Cumulative List of Serials.
S/SE Asia Z3191.U531
published: 1985

Nelson, David N., 1951-
Bibliography of South Asia

Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, 1994.
Main Stack DS335.A12 N45 1994;
S/SE Asia DS335.A12 N45 1994 REF;

Picks up recently published titles and current subject. Includes indexes

Patterson, Maureen L. P.
South Asian Civilizations : a Bibliographic Synthesis.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1981.
Ref/Bibliog DS339.A12.P37 DESK
S/SE Asia DS339.A12.P37 REF

South Asian Civilizations is one of the most complete and most useful of the South Asian bibliographies. This "bible" of sources on South Asia covers major Western language publications. The table of contents itself is invaluable as a chronology of South Asian political, cultural, and social history. Entries are arranged by time period and subject with an author/subject index.

Scholberg, Henry.
Bibliography of South Asian bibliographies in the Ames Library of South Asia : with a special section on Southeast Asia

[Minnesota? : s.n.,1970?]
S/SE Asia DS5.A12 S38 1970z REF

The South Asian bibliographer : a list of current publications compiled by
the Library of Congress Office, New Delhi
. New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage
Publications, c1998-
v. ; 24 cm.
Series title: South Asian bibliographer.
Continues: Library of Congress Office, New Delhi. Accessions list,
South Asia.

South Asia Library Group.
South Asian Bibliography: a Handbook and Guide.

Hassocks, Sussex : Harvester Press ; Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1979
Main Stack DS335.A12.S625
S/SE Asia DS335.A12.S625 REF

South Asian Bibliography includes both bibliographies and bibliographical essays on South Asia reference sources.The first section deals with unpublished material such as manuscripts, archives, and unpublished theses. Printed material is treated is the three final sections; one on special formats; one divided by subject category; and one divided by region of treatment or publication.

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Bibliography: Humanities

ACSAA bibliography of South Asian art.
[Ann Arbor, Mich., American Committee for South Asian Art]
Main Stack N7300 .A128; Shelved as folio: 1973/74 BOUND 1973/74(1)-1986/88(6)//
Hum/Area N7300 .A128; BOUND 1973/74(1)-1975/76(2)
S/SE Asia N7300 .A128 REF; BOUND 1973/74(1)-1975/76(2), 1977/80(3), 1981/83(4), 1986/88(6)

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Bibliography: Social Sciences

[Bibliography of classified and unclassified United States government documents on South and Southeast Asia in the Defense Technical Information Center's database].
[Ft. Belvoir, Va. : The Center,1997]
S/SE Asia DS335.A12 B53 1997 REF

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An Alternative directory of nongovernmental organizations in South Asia
Syracuse, N.Y. : Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, c1990.
Main Stack AS408 .A48 1990;
S/SE Asia AS408 .A48 1990 REF

Bookdealers in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka &c. : a directory of dealers in secondhand and antiquarian books in the sub-continent of South Western Asia
London : Sheppard Press,1977.
S/SE Asia Z448.4 .B66 REF

Fax directory of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation) : Bangladesh, Maldives, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
New Delhi : Sales Overseas, [1992?]
S/SE Asia HE8360.3 .A53 1992 REF

Sheppard's book dealers in India and the Orient : a directory of dealers in secondhand and antiquarian books, periodicals and prints.
Farnham, Surrey : Richard Joseph, 1993.
Hum/Area Z448.5 .S54 1993 Directories;
S/SE Asia Z448.5 .S54 1993 REF

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Doctoral dissertations on South Asia at the University of Pennsylvania, 1898-1981 University of Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia, PA : South Asia Regional Studies, University of Pennsylvania, c1981.
S/SE Asia DS335 .U53 1981 REF;

Krishan Gopal.
Theses on Indian Sub-continent, 1877-1971 : an annotated bibliography of dissertations in social sciences and humanities accepted with the universities of Australia, Canada, Great Britain and Ireland, and United States of America

Delhi : Hindustan Pub. Corp. (India), c1977
Hum/Area DS335.A12 .K74;
S/SE Asia DS335.A12 .K74 REF

Kozicki, Richard J., 1929-
South and Southeast Asia: doctoral dissertations and masters' theses completed at the University of California at Berkeley 1906-1973

Berkeley, Center for South and Southeast Asia Studies, University of California, 1974.
S/SE Asia DS335.A12 K6 1974 REF; Storage Info: C 2 775 435 Copy 2

Programs and dissertations in southern Asian studies at the University of Chicago.
Chicago : University of Chicago, Committee on Southern Asian Studies,1977.
S/SE Asia DS3.1 .C52 REF

Shulman, Frank Joseph, 1943-
Doctoral dissertations on South Asia, 1966-1970; an annotated bibliography covering North America, Europe, and Australia.
Ann Arbor, Center for South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Michigan,1971.
Main Stack DS335.A12 S5;
Hum/Area DS335.A12 S5;
S/SE Asia DS335.A12 S659 REF

South Asia : a select bibliography of theses and dissertations, University of the Punjab, 1947-1979.
Lahore : Centre for South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab, 1981.
S/SE Asia DS335.A12 U54 REF;

Includes English and Urdu.

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The Cambridge encyclopedia of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press,1989.
Hum/Area DS334.9 .C36 1989 Reference Stack;
S/SE Asia DS334.9 .C36 1989 REF;
Info Center DS334.9 .C36 1989;

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Library Resources


Ames Library of South Asia.
Preliminary catalogue and bibliography of Ames Library of South Asia.

St. Paul : The Library, 1949-1950.
S/SE Asia Z3185 .A5 REF; v.1-2 (1949-1959)

Vol. 2 also contains appendices A, B, and C to the preliminary catalogue; and Bibliography of gazetteers, handbooks, memoirs and manuals in the Ames Library of South Asia.

Ames Library of South Asia.
Catalog of the Ames Library of South Asia, University of Minnesota

Boston : G. K. Hall, 1980
Main Stack f DS335.A12 .A4; v.1-16
Hum/Area f DS335.A12 .A4;

Center for Research Libraries (U.S.)
SAMP Catalog : 1980 Cumulative Edition.

Chicago : The South Asia Microform Project and The Center for Research Libraries,1980.
Main Stack DS335.A12 .C55 1980; Storage Info: C 2 978 138

The South Asian Microform Project (SAMP) exists to make available in microform research materials related to the study of South Asia. This catalog represents all SAMP materials cataloged through early part of 1979. It supersedes all previously issued lists.

Dogra, R. C.
Catalogue of the early printed books on South Asia : from 1586 to 1864, held in the Library of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
New Delhi : Aditya Prakashan, 1988.
SSEA : Z3185 .D641 1988 REF


South Asia Library Group.
Directory of South Asian library resources in the UK and the Republic of Ireland

[London] : South Asia Library Group,1988.
S/SE Asia DS336 .S68 1988 REF;


South Asian library resources in North America : a survey prepared for the Boston Conference, 1974.
Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation, 1975.
Main Stack DS335 .A12S63;
S/SE Asia DS335 .A12S63 REF;

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Periodical Indexes

DEVINSA abstracts
Colombo, Sri Lanka : Committee on Studies for Cooperation in Development in South Asia,
S/SE Asia DS331 .D48 REF;

Abstracts from periodicals on social and economic conditions in South Asia. Coordinated by the Marga Institute in conjunction with Committee on Studies for Cooperation in Development in South Asia and the Development Information Network for South Asia. Continues DEVINSA abstracts annual

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