Tag Archives: SEALG

SEALG Annual Meeting 2019

(9 Apr 2019)  From SEALG press release: This year’s  annual meeting of SEALG will take place in Leiden on 28-29 June in collaboration with the Asian Library Leiden. As in previous years, we aim to have the presentation of selected papers on library and archive related issues on Friday, followed by the Annual General Meeting (AGM) […]


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NELITI – the bilingual online database of Indonesian research materials

(29 November 2017) NELITI (from the Indonesian word ‘meneliti’, ‘to research’) is a bilingual online database of Indonesian research materials that offers access to 1055 online academic journals and 515 libraries. Most of the journals and institutions are in Indonesia, but the site also includes a small number of international publications and links to institutions […]


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Panel on Southeast Asian Manuscripts Studies, ASEASUK Conference London 2016

(29 February 2016) The next Association for Southeast Asian Studies in the United Kingdom (ASEASUK) Conference, to be held 16-18 September 2016, is being hosted at SOAS, University of London. This conference provides a major venue for the dissemination of research on South East Asia in various disciplines for academics both from the UK and […]


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National Museum of Cambodia catalogue online now

(10 January 2014)  The Southeast Asian Library Group, SEALG, reports that the online catalogue for the The National Museum of Cambodia was anounced 3 January 2014.  The museum, founded in 1920, houses one of the world’s greatest collections of Khmer cultural material including sculpture, ceramics and ethnographic objects from the prehistoric, pre-Angkorian, Angkorian and post-Angkorian […]


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Cham manuscripts online

(2 November 2013)   The Southeast Asia Library Group, SEALG, reports that  The British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme has awarded a grant to the Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, for a pilot project dedicated to the preservation of Cham manuscripts. The Cham are an important ethnic minority in Vietnam. Descendants of the Champa […]


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Rare and special collections in the Asian or Oceanian context

The Southeast Asia Library Group, SEALG, in its blog reminds its members that at the upcoming  IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Singapore there will be a full day session dedicated to Asian collections. Session 95 “Rare and special collections in the Asian or Oceanian context — Rare Books and Manuscrips with Asia and Oceania” […]


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SEALG Annual Meeting at the 7th EUROSEAS Conference, Lisbon, 2-6 July 2013

The Southeast Asia Library Group Annual Meeting 2013 will take place in Lisbon in collaboration with the 7th EUROSEAS Conference at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon, Rua Almerindo Lessa (Ajuda University Campus). The conference will be held from 2 to 6 July 2013. The complete list of the conference panels, […]


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An illuminated Malay Qur’an

(12 March 2013) An exquisite illuminated Qur’an (Or.15227), dating from the 19th century and originating from the East Coast of the Malay peninsula, is the first Qur’an manuscript in the British Library to be digitised in its entirety. The manuscript was displayed in the British Library’s Sacred exhibition in 2007, and also featured in the […]


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Everyday life in Java in the late 18th century: Serat Damar Wulan

(21 March 2013) The Southeast Asia Library Group, SEALG has announced the newly-digitised Serat Damar Wulan (MSS.Jav.89) one of the loveliest Indonesian manuscripts in the British Library, with a treasury of illustrations depicting Javanese society in the late 18th century. Pages from the Serat Damar Wulan were also reproduced in colour in the British Library […]


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