Tag Archives: Asian studies

The limits of area studies: studying scholars of Asia

(21 June 2018) From 2015-2017, Ithaka S+R partnered with 29 researchers at 11 academic libraries in the U.S. to study the research activities and support needs of scholars in Asian Studies. Today marks the release of the project’s capstone report, Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Asian Studies Scholars, which provides actionable findings for organizations, […]


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De Gruyter signs agreement with University of Hawai‘i Press

Comprehensive collection of Asian and Pacific Studies titles created (30 January 2017) The University of Hawai‘i Press (UHP) and De Gruyter have formed a partnership for the worldwide sales of UHP’s electronic academic publications. This includes a frontlist of titles and a backlist of approximately 800 titles, which is expected to grow. De Gruyter will […]


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Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asia Library Group 2016

(13 April 2016) The SEALG Annual Meeting 2016 will be held in collaboration with the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen from 24 to 25 June 2016. As in the years before, the SEALG Meeting combined with a one-day-conference is an opportunity to meet with colleagues from all over Europe (and possibly beyond). The SEALG […]


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University of Melbourne hiring Senior Librarian Chinese & Asian Studies

(29 October 2015). The Senior Librarian, Chinese and Asian Studies is an employee of the University of Melbourne, but will work across both the Parkville campus of Melbourne University and the Clayton campus of Monash University, usually 3 days and 2 days per week respectively. The Senior Librarian, Chinese and Asian Studies provides expert advice […]


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DPLA a new and major source for Asian studies

(20 April 2013) The Digital Public Library of America is up and running.  It has millions of records, many of them linked to full text and images, including many from and about Asia.  For example, the 2,000 hits for Indonesia include links to botanical catalogues of the nineteenth century, an image of a dagger handle […]


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