Library of Congress Office, New Delhi, India

The Library of Congress Office, New Delhi, is one of six overseas offices administered by the African/Asian Acquisitions and Overseas Operations Division of the Library. These offices acquire, catalog, preserve, and distribute library and research materials from countries where such materials are essentially unavailable through conventional acquisitions methods.

General Information

Cooperative Acquisitions Programs

Under the South Asia Cooperative Acquisitions Program (SACAP), the New Delhi Office acquires library materials for the Library of Congress and member institutions from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, the Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka, and Tibetan titles published in several Asian countries. The Office also maintains a restricted web site to disseminate bibliographic and other information of interest to libraries participating in the program.

Subject Profiles

The Microfilm Preservation Program

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The South Asian Literary Recordings Project

A digital collection of literary recordings by leading writers from South Asia with photographs and biographic data. An on-going project of the Library of Congress New Delhi office. Visit the project's web site and listen to readings in seventeen languages spoken in the region.

New Delhi Office Lists

Search WebSCIMS, the interactive database of serials acquired for participating libraries.

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Other South Asian Materials Web Sites

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Comments: New Delhi Office (September 17, 2008)