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The South/Southeast Asia Library (SSEAL) is the reference center for South and Southeast Asia social sciences and humanities on the UC Berkeley campus.

Reference assistance is available on-site, and by appointment.

Materials housed in SSEAL are Library Use Only, they do not circulate. 

The SSEA Library includes an extensive reference collection of bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, atlases, directories, statistical annuals, core works, and current high-use periodicals.

  • South Asia resources include materials from:
    • Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
  • Southeast Asia resources include materials from:
    • Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar/Burma, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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