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South Asian studies

Welcome - آداب - नमस्ते - خوش آمدید ! This guide focuses on sources for the study of South Asian Islam with a focus on Pakistan and India. It is tailored to the courses offered by the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies.

Primary Sources

Digital South Asia Library (DSAL) provides free access to digital materials for reference and research on South Asia.

India, Raj & Empire draws upon the wonderfully rich and diverse manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland this resource will be of great value to all those teaching or researching into the History of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947.

Perso-Indica is an snalytical Survey on Persian Works on Indian learned Traditions.

South Asian Newspapers is a digital collection made available to the McGill Library by the Center for Research Libraries. It includes thousands of issues from titles published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka from 1864-1922.


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