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Library of Congress Asian Collections

Library of Congress Asian Division

Library of Congress Asian Collections

An Illustrated Guide

by Library of Congress Asian Division

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Library of Congress .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asia,
  • Asian Division,
  • Library of Congress,
  • Library of Congress.,
  • Library resources,
  • Washington (D.C.),
  • Business/Economics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11553514M
    ISBN 100844409723
    ISBN 109780844409726

    Timeless treasures and contemporary presentations from the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. As the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, we are t Views: K. The British Library’s collection includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, stamps, music, patents, photographs, newspapers and sound. Many of our digital collections provide material for free online. Please come to our Reading Rooms to access material that isn’t available online.. Read our subject guides to find out more about our core research areas.

    Licensed and recommended free databases, indexing and abstracting services, and full-text reference resources. Search articles, ebooks and other eresources available at the Library of Congress using Primo Central, the Library's web scale discovery service. Echols Collection History In the Southeast Asia Collection was named in honor of John M. Echols, professor of linguistics and literature in the Southeast Asia Program. Professor Echols devoted three decades to the collection's development, working closely with the first curator of the collection, Giok Po Oey.

    In the Young Readers Center, children, teens, and their families are invited to read together and to participate in hands-on activities related to the Library of Congress and its collections. Young Readers Center Teen Board — Our Mission. The East Asian Library and the Gest Collection (pronounced "Guest") in the Princeton University Library is the university's principle collection of materials in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages, as well as works on Chinese, Japanese and Korean linguistics and literatures in Western languages.. The Gest Oriental Library is named in honor of Guion Moore Gest ( .


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Library of Congress Asian Collections by Library of Congress Asian Division Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Beginning of Asian Collections. T he Asian Division's collections are among the most significant outside of Asia and comprise over 3 million books, periodicals, newspapers, manuscripts and microforms in the languages of East, South and Southeast Asia. The first acquisition of and Asian collection in the Library of Congress can be traced back to when.

Vol 2: The Ramayuna of Valmeeki, in the original Sungskrit, Vol. 2, containing part of the second book. by Vālmīki. texts. eye 36 favorite 0 comment 0.

4 v. 29 x 23 cm. Library of Congress - South Asian Collections. Library of Congress - South Asian Collections. Created on. December 16 Andrea Mills Archivist. ADDITIONAL. The Library of Congress > Blogs > International Collections > Tai Manuscripts in the Southeast Asian Rare Book Collection Search All Formats Audio Recordings Books Films, Videos Legislation Manuscripts/Mixed Materials Maps Notated Music Newspapers Periodicals Personal Narratives Photos, Prints, Drawings Software, E-Resources Archived Web Sites.

Library of Congress - South Asian Collections 29 29 The guide Library of Congress Asian Collections book the Indian civil service, containing directions for candidates, standards of qualifications, salaries, and specimens of examination papers.

(The following is post by Jonathan Loar, South Asian Reference Librarian, Asian Division) Inthe Library of Congress received a three-year grant from the Carnegie Corporation to establish a project for the development of Indic studies, which was the Library’s first initiative to collect South Asian materials systematically.

Descriptions of Library of Congress collections can be searched with other Library materials in the LC Catalog. Some older finding aids currently available only as online text documents are linked from Research Center web pages.

Individual research centers may also have older finding aids available only in print. Library of Congress International Collections Yesterday at AM FEATURED VIDEO TUESDAY: From the European Division, a book talk, “Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex and Gender in the 20th Century,” by Georgetown University professor, Charles King/5(12).

THE DC LINE "The year-old gift of more than 3, cherry blossom trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC, finds fresh life in a vibrant new keepsake book from Smithsonian Books, Cherry Blossoms: Sakura Collections From the Library of slim, image-heavy volume explores the art, photography and object holdings of multiple divisions of the Library of 5/5(4).

- Gastronomic and epicurean-themed illustrations from our fabulous rare book collections. Fine dining, high cuisine and the fine art of distillation. Yum. See more ideas about Book collection, Library of congress and Books pins. Library of Congress, the de facto national library of the United States and the largest library in the world.

Its collection was growing at a rate of about two million items per year; it reached more than million items in The Library of Congress serves members, committees, and staff of the U.S.

Congress, other government agencies, libraries throughout. In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage month, the Library of Congress has digitized and made available online 1, Chinese rare books produced before The Chinese Rare Book Digital Collection includes the most valuable titles and editions housed in the Library’s Asian Division, some of which date as far back as the 10th century and are the only.

Inthe University of Kansas received a federal grant to establish an East Asian studies program. From the beginning, the Libraries supported this program through the collection of East Asian materials. Inthe University of Kansas Libraries established the East Asian Library (EAL) to facilitate the acquisition and processing of materials from this region.

The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States. It is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. The library is housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.; it also maintains the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Location: Washington, D.C., U.S.

American Women: Resources from the General Collections The General Collections of the Library of Congress constitute most of the books and bound periodicals published since Part of the American Women series, this research guide highlights primary and secondary sources about American women's history.

The Library's collections are the largest in the world and represent a wide variety of physical formats and languages. Library of Congress staff are able to help you identify and request materials in twenty-one general and specialized reading rooms. The Library of Congress > Chronicling America Search America's historic newspaper pages from or use the U.S.

Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between present. The Rare Book and Special Collections Division traces its beginnings to Thomas Jefferson's wish to create a library for statesmen and for the people of the new nation.

The permanent reading room is modeled after Philadelphia's Independence Hall, and houses the divisional catalogues, reference collection, and reference staff. Cherry Blossoms Sakura Collections from the Library of Congress, Mari Nakahara, Katherine Blood (Smithsonian Books, February ).

Experience the splendor of the annual spring viewing of the nation’s sakura (cherry blossoms) with this stunning keepsake book. The nucleus of the East Asian holdings in the Beinecke Library is the singular gift made by the Yale Association of Japan inwhich contained Japanese, Korean, and Chinese manuscripts.

The Japanese material is the most plentiful, consisting of books ( titles in volumes), scrolls, manuscripts ( in a variety of formats), documents.

Berkeley’s C. Starr East Asian Library contains one of the most comprehensive collections of materials in East Asian languages in the United States. Its combined holdings, totaling over one million volumes in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and other East Asian languages, make it one of the top two such collections in the United States outside.

The Library of Congress also contributes to the National Digital Library more than 40 million bibliographic records, summaries of congressional bills, copyright registrations, bibliographies and research guides, summaries of foreign laws, an index of Southeast Asian POW-MIA documents, selections from the library's unique historical collections.Paper Preserving Works on Paper: Manuscripts, Drawings, Prints, Posters, Maps, Documents Library of Congress Based on LC’s preservation procedures, this leaflet includes best practices on how to protect family collections and flat paper objects in small research libraries from damage.

Most advice is preventive and includes low or no-cost ideas such closing drapes to reduce the .presents a sampling of suggested books that will spark the imagination and transport readers to new and exciting places.

Look for these books in your local library. The books supplement the online resources in the American Memory website. Following each list is a link to the corresponding online resources.

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