The British Library is currently trialling NK News (North Korea News). From 13th January to 12th February 2014 users onsite in British Library reading rooms will be able to access the site from BL computer terminals. User feedback is welcomed and will be used to determine the business case for taking out a subscription to the site, so get yourselves down there if you are interested! Further information can be found
Image taken from Eldis website: http://www.eldis.org/ Catch up with the latest Development Studies news via Eldis. Find out about development policy, practice and research. Including subjects such as, agriculture and food, conflict and security, HIV and AIDS, climate change and conflict security. Read about the most recent news regarding China, Brazil, India and South Africa as super powers. And how Eldis has joined the Institute of Development Studies and global
Following several high-profile elections in the SOAS regions, the blog Elections in the News contains links to opinion and debate and is curated by an Academic Support Librarian at LSE. Photo from Flickr: “In the news” Some rights reserved by RambergMediaImages.
Faiz-e-Zabaan is a project focusing on Urdu literature and language (inscribed in homage to one of South Asia’s most famous Urdu poets, scholar and left-wing activists- Faiz Ahmad Faiz). The inititiative for using ‘Faiz’ which means grace aims at sharing this grace of language with students and scholars of Urdu. One of the main and ongoing projects is called the “Media Catalogue”. The project looks for Urdu language and literature related news/articles/columns from