SEAM Meeting March 30, 2011

Friday, January 28, 2011
Judy Alspach -

The annual business meeting of the Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) will take place in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference in Honolulu. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2011, from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. in Room 301 of the Hamilton Library of the University of Hawaii at Manoa. 

The Southeast Asia Microform Project provides subscribing institutions with better coverage of research materials related to the study of Southeast Asia. SEAM will film or acquire films of such research materials and make them readily available to subscribers to the project. SEAM’s collections include historic newspaper sets and manuscript collections filmed in Southeast Asia.

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