South Asian Newspapers  Connect to South Asian Newspapers
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

When complete, South Asian Newspapers will provide more than 400,000 fully searchable pages of newspapers published in South Asia between 1864 and 1922. The collection features titles published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Languages include English, Bengali, Gujarati, and others. Titles include such key publications as: Amrita Bazar Patrika (Calcutta), Bankura Darpana (Bankura, India), Madras Mail (Madras), Tribune (Lahore, Pakistan) and the Ceylon Observer (Sri Lanka).

Part of the World Newspaper Archive. Further information is available at the Center for Research Libraries site.

Coverage: 19th and early 20th centuries
Personalization: “My Collection”
Notes: The University of Delaware Library is a charter participant in this project.
Help: Click on “Help” in the upper right of the screen. For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Related Resources: Times of India, Resources for Asian Studies, Resources for Newspapers
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Readex, a division of Newsbank, in cooperation with the Center for Research Libraries

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/15/14