• (maintained by musicologists Arati Rao, Vidya Jayaraman and N. Ramanathan)
  • Shodhganga (a platform for research students to deposit their Ph.D. theses)

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  1. – Carnatic Music
  2. – Anthropological Survey of India
  5. – International Council for Traditional Music & Yearbook for Traditional Music
  6. – maintained by Arati Rao, Vidya Jayaraman and N. Ramanathan; facebook: for latest news and updates
  7. – Open access for Ph.D. theses from Indian universities (for details, see dropdown list in the search window found there) 
  8. – Monthly devoted to Indian classical music, dance and theatre
  9. – Unesco
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