South Asian Diaspora
- Last Updated Nov 3, 2014
Historical, literary and other interdisciplinary research resources on the worldwide migration of peoples from the countries of South Asia (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka).
South Asian Studies
- Last Updated Dec 3, 2014
This South Asian Studies Research Guide is a library tool to assist scholars and students at NYU in finding useful resources (in print and online) on South Asia.
About Aruna Magier
Aruna Magier is the South Asia Librarian at NYU’s Bobst Library. With a PhD in History from Osmania University (Hyderabad), a Masters in Library Science from Queens College, and Oral History training from Columbia University, she shapes interdisciplinary print and digital research collections and primary sources from and about South Asia and the region's global connections. She’s actively engaged with research on the South Asian diaspora, as well as South Asian food studies, gender studies, literature, anthropology, politics, film and media studies, history, economics, GIS and statistical data. She is a key resource person for South Asian Studies at New York University.
Dr. Magier has been building a useful South Asia library collection of print, electronic and multimedia resources to meet the growing multi-disciplinary needs of our students and faculty, providing individual research paper and term-paper consultations, conducting in-class bibliographic instruction sessions, and supporting the information needs of everyone associated with South Asia Studies at NYU. She is also the curator of NYU's South Asian documentary film collection.