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Following are useful links to other websites:

www.academia.edu: a social networking website for academics. The platform can be used to share papers, monitor their impact, and follow the research in a particular field.

shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in: a digital repository of theses and dissertations submitted to Indian universities. It is maintained by INFLIBNET Centre which is an autonomous Inter-University Centre of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India.

www.archive.org - is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites and more.

www.guruguha.org - this site contains  texts and translations, essays, articles, databases and indices relating and pertaining to South Indian Classical Music (Karnataka music) in general and the compositions and background of the musical traditions of the Dikshitar family in particular

http://www.tamildigitallibrary.in - an archive of books, journals and palmleaf manuscripts in Tamiz relating to Tamiz Literature, Arts and Culture, hosted by Tamil Virtual Academy. Some books in English related to the subject are also in this site.

https://ndl.iitkgp.ac.in - National Digital Library of India (NDL India) is pilot project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility.

www.bl.uk - the website of the British Library - the national library of the United Kingdom which gives access to the world’s most comprehensive research collection.

https://www.proquest.com - a curated archive of billions of vetted, indexed documents that aid research and learning

https://www.jstor.org - provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books and primary sources in 75 disciplines

https://www.carnaticstudent.org - a website developed by Amsterdam-based Ludwig Pesch, contains useful posts and links related to South Indian Music

http://www.swathithirunal.in - a website set up by the Department of Culture, Govt. of Kerala, India on the life and works of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal

http://www.sarasvatibhavan.org/index.html - the website of Sarasvati Bhavan, Music Consultants, a private research institute founded in 1991 by Dr. Emmie te Nijenhuis to promote the study of the traditional music of India in The Netherlands by musicological research, audio-visual lecture demonstrations and the publication of musicological works and music books with cd-s.

https://www.itcsra.org - The website of ITC-Sangeet Research Academy (ITC-SRA), an institution created in 1977 as an independent Public Charitable Trust to epitomise the best of Hindustani Classical Music.

https://www.rasikas.org/forums/ - a forum for discussions on South Indian Music

https://www.saptak.org/saptakDesk/saptakArchives - The website of Saptak Archives, the digital repository of Indian Music recorded in different media - spools, cassettes, 78 and LP records

http://idp.bl.uk - The International Dunhuang Project site: IDP is a ground-breaking international collaboration to make information and images of all manuscripts, paintings, textiles and artefacts from Dunhuang and archaeological sites of the Eastern Silk Road freely available on the Internet and to encourage their use through educational and research programmes

http://dspace.rri.res.in/handle/2289/1473 - This webpage hosted by the Raman Research Institute (RRI) contains research writings of Prof. C.V. Raman related to musical instruments

http://www.iksv.ac.in/manuscripts-rare-books  - this link gives information about Manuscripts and Rare Books in Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya

http://ncaa.gov.in/repository/   - an audio-visual cultural archive set up by the IGNCA which has a total of 20083 records preserved

http://ignca.gov.in/divisionss/kalanidhi/cultural-archive/ - the Kala Nidhi Cultural Archives of the IGNCA focuses on the collection, classification and cataloguing of personal collections of scholars/artists who have devoted a lifetime in collecting materials pertaining to their respective areas/fields of interest.

http://ignca.gov.in/online-digital-resources/manuscripts/ - Catalogue of Manuscripts available at the IGNCA sourced from various manuscript libraries from different parts of India

https://sangeetnatak.gov.in/sna/publications.php - this page gives details of publications of the Sangeet Natak Akademi

https://www.dur.ac.uk/music/research/projects/northindianmusic/ - Durham University is home to a lively community of professional and postgraduate researchers who work on topics in Indian music

ebooks.tirumala.org. - a site maintained by TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams) has several
books of interest to musicians, music lovers and researchers which are freely downloadable:
These books are in the languages Telugu, Banjara, English, Sanskrit, Tamil, Kannada and Hindi.