The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) will host a launch event on Friday, October 18 at the Annual Conference on South Asia in Madison, WI. The launch event will take place at University Room AB of the Concourse Hotel (second floor) from 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm Central Time. Light snacks will be available.
The South Asia Open Archives are rich and growing historical collections of publications from South Asia, digitized and made openly accessible worldwide on the web. The SAOA launch will feature live demonstrations of the SAOA interface, hosted by JSTOR, and will highlight the collections, with time for questions, one-on-one interactions, and opportunities for hands-on exploration. The event is open to all interested parties, including librarians, faculty, staff, and students.