November launch of ‘South Asia Series’ talks at the British Library

By Farzana Whitfield|November 7, 2016|Art and Archaeology, History, Literature, Music, Media and Film Studies, South Asia|0 comments

Nathaniel Halhed’s ‘A Grammar of the Bengal Language’ (Hoogly, 1778). British Library, T 6863. This November sees an exciting series of talks taking place at the British Library centering around the British Library’s South Asia collections and the Two Centuries of Indian Print digitisation project. The talks will bring cutting research to the forefront including discursive debates with academics, curators and researchers from the UK and beyond. Themes include lithographs, manuscripts

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Twenty libraries in Delhi you’ve never visited

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|April 25, 2014|South Asia|0 comments

A recent post on the South Asia Archive and Library Group (SAALG) blog highlighted an article which will be of interest for anyone planning a research trip to Delhi. Daniel Majchrowicz, a PhD candidate at Harvard University, has reviewed twenty libraries in Delhi and provided information about opening times, location and collections as well as lots of helpful tips and links to websites (where possible). The review is published by

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Round-up of the latest news from ELDIS

By Farzana Whitfield|April 16, 2013|Development Studies|0 comments

Catch up on the latest news from Eldis, the great knowledge platform for Development Studies related research. You can catch up on the Open Knowledge Festival that took place in Helsinki last September, latest reports, reviews and research papers, including guides and research collections. Check out the link below now!

The Tibetan and Himalayan Library

By Farzana Whitfield|July 26, 2012|China and Inner Asia, South Asia|0 comments

I love this website! The Tibetan and Himalayan Library (THL) promotes knowledge, expertise, information resources/services and publishers relating to the Tibetan and Himalayan regions. They also provide knowledge that is created by and for the benefit of local communities. Data used includes: maps, images, audio visual and critical essays. There is also an exciting sister archive called the Bhutan National Digital Library. To explore both further, please see the links below:

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City Business Library

By Victoria Bird|July 25, 2012|Economics, Financial and Management Studies|0 comments

City Business Library (CBL) is a public library- so all resources are free to use. You cannot borrow items, but you can access databases such as Euromonitor, Datamonitor and Global Trade Tracker for free. The library focuses on the provision of timely and relevant information for the businesses in the City of London – and surrounding areas. Students and researchers are very welcome to visit and only have to complete a short form

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