Tag Archives: Tibetan

World’s largest collection of Tibetan Buddhist literature now available on the Internet Archive

(4 October 2018) The Buddhist Digital Resource Center (BDRC) and Internet Archive (IA) announced today that they are making a large corpus of Buddhist literature available via the Internet Archive. This collection represents the most complete record of the words of the Buddha available in any language, plus many millions of pages of related commentaries, […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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