Committee on South Asian Libraries and Documentation
Agenda of the Meeting
DRAFT Agenda - CONSALD meeting/AAS
Thursday, March 22, 2001 - 1-5 P.M.
Sheraton Chicago Hotel, Parlour G

    Pre-meeting review of mechanics of the SACAP profiles by Jim Armstrong and Lygia Ballantyne (1-1:30)

    I Introductions, announcements and review of minutes

    II eBooks

    III CONSALD presentations/demonstrations of electronic resources

    • South Asia Conference (Madison)
    • AAS 2002

    IV AAS 2002 panel with use of library collections as theme

    • One suggestion: To examine the role of Asian fiction in US academic programs and the state of collecting in major Asian studies centers and the Library of Congress across the US. Panel members: 5 members representing: South Asia library, Southeast Asia library, East Asia library, and LC Asia and then a literary specialist or someone who uses extensively in teaching and can address the broad range of uses literature has to teaching and understanding Asia.
    • Other suggestions for CONSALD or Asia Library Liaisons (ALL)

    V Digital Reference

    • ALL will be discussing this Saturday; so, we should discuss as a group our interest in putting a link on AAS site and how we would manage questions coming from such a link

    VI Centre for the Study of Culture and Society's Media & Culture Archive

    VII Report on salvage efforts at Library at Sundarayya Vignana Kendram [Jim Nye]

    IX Report from CRL (James Simon) [Agenda] [ Financial Info] [ New Proposals]

    X Report from DSAL (Rebecca Moore)

    XI Report from LoC

    • Delhi Field Office (Lygia Ballantyne)
    • Islamabad Field Office [Jim Armstrong]

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