SAOA Celebrates 2020 Open Access Week

South Asia Open Archives (SAOA)

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Neel Agrawal -
South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) celebrates 2020 Open Access Weekfrom October 19-25, 2020. SAOA (available at is an open access collection of materials for the historical study of South Asia, hosted on JSTOR's open access platform.
SAOA continues to diversify and strengthen its curated collections. SAOA’s open access collections have increased to approximately 23,000 items and nearly 700,000 pages, spanning over 20 languages across the region. Recently published titles include:
SAOA use is strong and continues to grow worldwide. In July-September 2020, there were over 25,000 item uses from around the world, bringing the total to approximately 100,000 item uses since the SAOA launch one year ago (October 2019). Institutions are encouraged to join SAOA by visiting the How to Become a Member of SAOA page. Please follow SAOA’s new Facebook and Instagram accounts for updates.

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