The Digital South Asia Library
provides digital materials for reference and research on South Asia to scholars,
public officials, business leaders, and other users. This program builds upon a
two-year pilot project funded by the Association of Research Libraries'
Global Resources Program with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Participants in the
Digital South Asia Library include leading U.S. universities, the
Center for Research Libraries, the South Asia Microform Project, the
Committee on South Asian Libraries and Documentation, the Association
for Asian Studies, the Library of Congress, the Asia Society, the
British Library, the University of Oxford, the University of
Cambridge, MOZHI in India, the Sundarayya Vignana Kendram in India,
Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya in Nepal, and other institutions in South
The original Web design for the Digital South Asia Library and
the Digital Dictionaries of South Asia was by Rebecca Moore.
Further details on the program as outlined in the grant proposal are
available in PDF
form or HTML form.
The proposal for the first phase of DSAL is available in HTML
Participants in the South Asia Information Access project for DSAL can find planning documents and reports here:
Cataloging information for adding DSAL resources to local catalogs and opacs can be found here:
Swift Information Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in Navi Mumbai India provides most of DSAL's data entry services..
The URL of this page is: http://dsal.uchicago.edu/about.html