South Asian Open Archive (SAOA)

SAOA logoThe New Brunswick Libraries have partnered with South Asian Studies Program (SASP) in the School of Arts and Sciences, New Brunswick to acquire a membership for the South Asian Open Archive (SAOA) database.

SAOA is a part of the South Asian Materials Project of the Center for Research Libraries and uses the versatile search interface of JSTOR. The collections in this open archive are curated and include a variety of materials including books, census data, journals, magazines, newspapers, and documents in the areas of literature, women & gender, social structure, and economic and social history. Over 26 languages are represented in these collections including South Asian languages such as Assamese, Awadhi, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Braj, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Latin, Malayalam, Marathi, Marwari, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Sinhala; Sinhalese, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu. Documents in English and other languages such as German, Italian, French, Japanese, Persian and Arabic are also available. This database is now also accessible via the libraries’ list of Indexes and Databases.

The partnership was made possible through SASP’s Chakra Fund and New Brunswick Libraries Collections. Please contact for more information.

Triveni Kuchi