- Col. Colin McKenzi - Later 18th century, for the first time he studied Kannada inscriptions.
- The study of Kannada inscriptions then continued by the following scholars
Later Indian scholars started the study of Kannada inscriptions They contributed from finding to analyzing (including deciphering, publishing) inscriptions.
- Following institutions contributed for the study of Kannada inscriptions
- University of Mysore
- Archaeological Survey of India (South Indian Inscriptions)
- Karnataka University and Kannada Research Institute (6 volumes of Karnataka Inscriptions)
- Kannada University (9 volumes of North Karnataka and Andhra pradesh inscriptions)
- Tumkur University,Tumakuru ( volumes of the Inscriptions of cattle Raiders )
- "Sources of Karnataka History - Vol I" by S. Srikanta Sastri
- "Samshodhana Lekhanagalu" by S. Srikanta Sastri
- Early Indian epigraphy
- Extinct Kannada literature
- Shasana Samshodhane, Samshodhaneya siri, Turugol Sankathana, Kannada Shasana Shilpa,Penbuyyal, Krishnadevarayana Shasana samputa, Proudadevarayana Shasanagalu Volumes By Dr.D.V.Paramashivamurthy
- Inscription Stones of Bangalore - a civic activism project to raise awareness and protect ancient inscription stones (shila shaasanas) found in the Bengaluru region.
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