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Finding journal articles

Both printed and electronic journals are available via Library Search.|

To find both printed and electronic issues of a particular journal you can search for the title of the journal in Library Search|.  The printed version will have a classmark on the catalogue record so you can locate it in the Library.

Key Journals

Asian affairs|
This journal is published by the Royal Society for Asian Affairs. The Library's holdings of this journal are historical running from 1970 to 1996.

Contemporary South Asia| 
Published by the British Association for South Asian Studies. The Library has electronic access from 1992-2000 with a 6 month gap from December 1996 to June 1997.

Journal of Asian Studies| 
Publication of the Association for Asian Studies in the USA. The Library's holding run from 1956 to the present.

Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland| 
This is the publication of a leading scholarly society the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland. It also has appendices and lists of members, with most years also containing the Proceedings and Annual reports of the Society. The Library has electronic access from 1834 to the present.

South Asia: A Journal of South Asian Studies| 
Publication of the South Asian Studies Asociation The Library's holdings for this journal are historical, running fromy 1971-1996.

South Asia Economic Journal |
This is a joint publication by the Institute of Policy Studies, Sri Lanka and Research & Information System for Non-aligned and Other Developing Countries, India, for the SAARC Research Network. The Library has electronic access from 2003 to the present.

South Asia research| 
This journal is published by SOAS, the School of Oriental and African Studies. The Library has access from 1999 to the present.

Finding Journal Articles

The Library catalogue does not have journal articles on it so you need to use a journal article index to find articles on your topic. Here are a couple of specialist area resources. Remember that the main social sciences indexes cover India. See the full list|.

Key Databases

Bibliography of Asian Studies-South Asia Index |
Provided by the Digital South Asia Library. This resource offers free access to a limited version. Full access is for subscribers only.

A service supported by the Indian Medlars Centre comprises a bibliographic database, IndMED|. (which  indexes over 70 Indian medical journal) and a portal, medIND|, (providing free full text access to 40 Indian medical journals).

National Bibliography of Indian Literature (NBIL) 1901-1953| 
Available free via the Digital South Asia Library described as indexing items "of literary merit, and important and significant books on Philosophy, Religion, History and the other aspects of the Humanities."

South Asia Research Documentation Service 3 (SARDS3)| 
An electronic database containing bibliographic references to South Asia research articles maintained by the Universities of Bonn, Halle, Munich. Covers the period 1797-2000.