South Asian Studies programs at Emory, Directory of Resources, Search Engines.
Last Updated: Aug 27, 2013
- Alert services
Guide to obtaining email or rss notices about new books, journal tables of contents, database updates, and more.
Guide to collections of original and reproduced, published and unpublished primary sources.
Guide to finding comprehensive and specialized monographic and serial bibliographies at Emory and on the internet. Try the Emory supported bibliographic software programs Endnote
to gather and store digital materials.
- Biographical Dictionaries (DiscoverE search)
- Conferences and Proceedings
This general guide works for South Asian materials too.
Online indexes of citations or full-text articles
- Directories of Scholars
Directories of academics and non-affiliated scholars in South Asian studies.
- Dissertations and theses
Guide to finding those authored at Emory or at other universities here and abroad.
- Emory Theology Library's Hartford Collection
250,000 volumes supported the Seminary's program of training missionaries for work overseas, including South Asia. Many are not cataloged online; check the card catalog at the Theology Library.
- Grant funding databases
- Human Relations Area Files
online database of ethnographic material and other texts indexed by culture and subject. It is useful to scholars focusing on comparative research, for example, anthropology of religion.
- Image banks
Slide collections and other repositories of still and moving images.
- Indian American associations in Atlanta
- Indian Americans (EUCLID search)
literary works, ethnographies, videos, government docs, histories, bibliographies, sociological studies, psychological studies, and more.
- Journals and Newspapers
Guide to current, lapsed, and ceased journals published in or about South Asia and available at Emory or through our online licenses.
- Languages and literature
Supported languages with links.
Digital and print materials.
Primary sources from colonial India, including publications proscribed by the colonial Government of India. See also the Missions sources on microform
- Missionary Studies
Guide to finding books on the subject as well as videocassettes, dvd's, and vcd's.
Guide to finding books and recordings.
Publishers and distributors of publications from South Asia.
- Reference Works
Good starting point for basic research. Historical, geographical, and cultural dictionaries, encyclop(a)edias, or gazetteers.
- Resource Guides at other universities (Google search)
See also Columbia University's list of major collections
around the world or Google this search phrase: ("south asia" OR "south asian") collection
- Review articles (databases @ Emory)
To find articles that review a book or literature in general on a subject, also try Google or Google Scholar (put the title in quotes and add the word review). Finally, try the comprehensive journal databases via DiscoverE or Databases@Emory.
- Scholarly Discussion Groups
Major listservs for scholars in the field are RISA-L, Indology, and H-Asia. You can also search their archives and they often will respond to requests for help on research topics.
- Tibetan studies
Digital and printed materials in Tibetan religion, history, literature, language, medicine.