Tag Archives: Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center

The Buddhist Digital Resource Center is hiring

(29 September 2017) The Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center now called the Buddhist Digital Resource Center, has an expanded mission to preserve and make accessible texts beyond the Tibetan literary tradition. To fulfill this expanded mission, BDRC is recruiting an Archive Engineer and a Full Stack Developer. These technologists will improve the library’s digital infrastructure and […]


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The digital woodblock – Reprinting the Ragya Kanjur from TBRC scans

(18 November 2015) Using scans from the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center archive, a new project in Chengdu, China, the Ragya Grant Kanjur Republication Initiative (RGKRI), is printing 1,000 copies of the Ragya Kanjur and distributing them to monasteries across Tibetan cultural areas of China. In collaboration with monks from Ragya Monastery in eastern Tibet, TBRC digitized […]


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TBRC brings Tibetan manuscripts onto the Google Culture Institute

(1 July 2015) The Tibetan Buddhism Resource Center has announced its exhibition space on the Google Cultural Institute platform, online and via mobile device. The TBRC partnership with GCI will allow people worldwide to intimately explore and interact with high-resolution images from select manuscripts in our digital archive. The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions […]


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Searchable Tibetan texts now a reality

(26 September 2014) The Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center has announced the release of its Tibetan eText Repository on tbrc.org. The eText repository is a collaborative effort between TBRC and many publishers, authors and institutions to archive and make available a large corpus of searchable Tibetan texts. Since it’s inception, TBRC has endeavored to make Tibetan literature of […]


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Harvard offers open access to Tibetan literature

(20 August 2013)    Peter Suber, director of the Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP) and recently appointed director of the Harvard Library’s Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC), in conjunction with the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) – headquartered in Harvard Square has been working  to provide global access to more than 17,000 volumes of Tibetan literature. […]


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