Webinar: South Asian Resources at CRL

Cover from "Rehabilitation retrospect" (1957). From CRL collections

Event Logistics

Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Time: 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Central Time
Location: 
CRL Webinar
Contact: 
CRL Events - events@crl.edu
Program: 

In this topical webinar, CRL staff members and guest speakers will discuss:

  • Significant South Asian resources and documentation from CRL collections
  • Scholarly use of primary sources from the South Asian subcontinent
  • Current collection trends and challenges for small and large libraries
  • Electronic resources for South Asia at CRL, member libraries, and other institutions worldwide
  • Prospects for large-scale digitization of international resources available to CRL member institutions

Featured speakers include:

  • Wendy Singer, Roy T. Wortman Distinguished Professor of History, Kenyon College
  • Mary Rader, Global Studies Coordinator / South Asia Librarian, University of Texas Libraries

CRL hosts webinars throughout the year. Participation is open to all librarians, staff, and faculty at CRL member institutions. Most are recorded and available for later access. Additional information on accessing webinars can be found under Membership.

 

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