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Northwestern University Library Catalog. The catalog identifies books that the library has, as well as journal titles, microfilm, videos, and other catalogued material.
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WorldCat is the OCLC online catalog. It contains over 43 million records describing library holdings worldwide. Use the 'ILL' button to request books that NU library does not have. We'll send you an e-mail when they come in.
UBorrow enables you to search for and request books directly from 15 major research libraries, with combined collections of more than 90 million volumes.
British Library Main Catalogue
Search the British Library's main catalogue of more than 57 million records, many of which are not yet in WorldCat. Note that manuscripts and archival material must be searched in the British Library's specialist catalogues.
South Asia Specific Catalogs
South Asia Union Catalog
The South Asia Union Catalogue is an historical bibliography describing books and periodicals published in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, colonial Burma, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka from 1556 through the present and a union catalogue of holdings.
Online Union Catalogue of books, theses and journals available in major university libraries in India.
Urdu Research Centre Catalog
The Urdu Research Library Consortium has made accessible the private Urdu collection of Mr. Abdus Samad Khan. Mr. Samad Khan's library is widely considered one of the world's finest for early Urdu periodicals and printed books. Holdings are well rounded across all areas of Urdu publishing. Most imprints date from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and are unavailable at any U.S. library. There are over 26,000 monograph titles in the URLC collection.
Official Publications of India
The Library houses one of the world's most extensive collections of government documents related to colonial South Asia and Burma.