Entire Linguistic Survey of India now online

Ayesha Kidwai ayesha.kidwai at GMAIL.COM
Tue Jul 12 09:43:33 UTC 2011

The entire LSI is available as a scanned pdf on an ebooks website called
library.nu. You will need to register (free) at the site to be able to see
it and download the files.


Ayesha Kidwai
Associate Professor
Centre for Linguistics
School Of Language, Literature & Culture Studies
Jawaharlal Nehru University
New Delhi 110067

On 12 July 2011 09:35, Mike Morgan <mwmbombay at gmail.com> wrote:

> ACTUALLY, Carol, I am not sure the ENTIRE LSI is up and runninɡ and fully
> accessible. For 4 or so of the Volumes it is great, you can even download
> individual pages as pdfs... for some of the volumes you get the index okay,
> but when you try to see the pages (or download a pdf), you get nothing.
> NEVERTHELESS -- and hoping eventually the whole thing is accessible -- what
> you CAN now get acces to is GREAT! (and it has been up for some time... at
> least 6 months or more)
> mwm
> IGNOU, new delhi
> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 11:19 AM, Carol Genetti <
> cgenetti at linguistics.ucsb.edu> wrote:
>> HI everyone,
>> I just figured out that the entire Linguistic Survey of India is now
>> available online! The date on the website is 2011/06/17, so I think this
>> might be new. It was a project conducted by the GICAS group at the Institute
>> for the Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa at Tokyo University of
>> Foreign Studies. Apparently, they were able to get access to Grierson's
>> personal copies of the volumes and made beautiful scans of each page. Users
>> can search for language names or other key terms and be returned with a list
>> of pages. Click on the page to see the scan. Beautiful work and a great
>> resource for all of us! Thank you, folks at ILCAA!
>> Here's the URL: <http://www.joao-roiz.jp/LSI/**pdf/<http://www.joao-roiz.jp/LSI/pdf/>
>> >
>> Best,
>> Carol
> --
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