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Title VI South Asia National Resource Centers


South Asian Languages, Literature, and Linguistics


South Asian Art and Architecture

  • Himalayan Art Resources: An online educational resource with over 30,000 images from museums and private collections.

  • The John C. and Susan L. Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Related Art: Contains nearly 300,000 original color slides and black and white and color photographs of art and architecture throughout Asia. Countries covered in the collection include India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar (Burma), China, and Japan. Works range from approximately 2500 B.C.E. to the present, and documentation includes contemporary religious activities in various parts of Asia.

  • Jagdish and Kamla Mittal Museum of Indian Art: Web page for the museum. The collection specializes in traditional arts and crafts of the Indian subcontinent up to 1900 A.D.and consists of around 1580 objects, including severeal select examples of Nepali and Tibetan art.

  • Early Tibetan Mandalas: 14 fine Tibetan paintings of mandalas dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, drawn from the collections of Rossi & Rossi, London.

  • A Virtual Village: Includes images of a variety of temples and other religious sites from a village in Bihar. Two of the temples can be viewed inside in 360 degree panorama.

General

  • American Oriental Society

  • Asiatic Association: Home of the Journal of South Asian Women's Studies and the International Journal of Tantric Studies.

  • Columbia University's South Asia Resource Access on the Internet: Includes South Asia resources organized by country, organization, and topic. Also includes Reference Tools, Bibliographic Resources, E-Journals, E-New, E-Books, E-Images (Online Image Archives) e-Text Collection, International Directory of South Asia Scholars.

  • Digital South Asia Library at the University of Chicago: Numerous resources, including images, maps, and statistics on South Asia.

  • INDOLOGY: Internet Resources for Indological Scholarship.

  • Project South Asia: A digital library of teaching resources for colleges and universities.

  • South Asia Email Listservs: A comprehensive list of electronic forums and mailing lists of relevance to South Asianists.

  • South Asia Resources Database: A single database for South Asian holdings in Australia with a user-friendly flexible search mechanism and a free-text search mechanism with access to complete records. The database contains more than 120,000 records of resources (books, serials, archive collections, etc) about South Asia in Australia. A separate file holds 150,000 records of South Asian materials elsewhere in the world.

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