Tag Archives: Tibetan

A busy year for the Buddhist Digital Resource Center

(9 January 2018) In 2017 The Buddhist Digital Resource Center greatly increased the size of its archive, running two major digitization projects in Asia.  This has been a consistent trend for the past few years. Modern scanning technology makes image capture fast and cheap, meaning BDRC can digitally preserve Buddhist literature with unprecedented efficiency. The […]


Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (India)

A review of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (བོད་ཀྱི་དཔེ་མཛོད་ཁང་།) (Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, India). (19 October 2015) The Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) is in Dharamshala, India. It welcomes scholars, offering its own vegetarian café and rooms for researchers. LTWA was founded in 1970 by the 14th Dalai Lama to preserve various […]


Tibetan in digital communication: corpus linguistics and lexicography

(28 October 2014) Columbia University’s Butler Library is hosting a talk by Dr. Nathan W. Hill, co-investigator on a three-year research project “Tibetan in Digital Communication: Corpus Linguistics” led by Dr. Ulrich Pagel (Dept. of the Study of Religions, SOAS) and funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK). Dr. Hill has taught courses […]