South Asia Collection

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The South Asia collection in Hamilton Library acquires materials published in South Asia through a cooperative acquisition program administered by the Library of Congress and purchases materials published outside of South Asia. In this collection, the South Asia region includes the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

The collection emphasizes the modern period and focuses on a wide variety of contemporary issues to support the research needs of the University's Center for South Asian Studies. All significant English language materials at the federal and state level are acquired. Other languages in which materials are acquired are: Bengali, Hindi, Pali, Prakrit, Sanskrit, Tamil, Tibetan, Urdu and European languages.

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Asia Collection
Hamilton Library
2550 McCarthy Mall
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Telephone Reference
(Asia-related questions only)956-8116
Monday - Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm-5:00pm
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