Committee on South Asian Libraries and Documentation
Agenda of the CONSALD Meeting
Association of Asian Studies events and annual meeting
New York Hilton
Thursday, 27 March 2003 - 11 am - 3 pm

    Events, 27-29 March 2003

    THURSDAY, 27 March 2003

  • 11-3 CONSALD meeting at Hilton Mercury Rotunda room. (Proposed agenda below)
  • 4:30-5:30 Digital South Asia Library meeting at NYPL Trustees Room (Room 206)
  • 5:30-7:00 AIIS reception at Hilton Petit Trianon Room
  • 7:00-9:30 Dinner at Utsav Restaurant. See
  • FRIDAY, 28 March 2003

  • 7-9:00 p.m. South Asia Microform Project meeting Hilton Gramercy A. [Agenda]
  • SATURDAY, 29 March 2003

  • 2-5 Reception for CONSALD at NYPL's Asian and Middle Eastern Division Newspaper Reading Room (Room 220)

  • Proposed agenda items
    CONSALD meeting 27 March 2003, Hilton Mercury Rotunda room

    11:00 -12:00 Round-Robin: introductions and updates. Bring your own food and drink.

    * Approval of minutes from Madison 2002 (see Philip's web page at

    * Non-election of two members-at-large of executive committee. (Opportunity for potential candidates to get at-larger one more year.)
    * Confirmation of by-law change to make CRL rep on exec committee official [proposal]
    * Vote to update by-laws to allow one faculty rep instead of three. [proposal]

    * Gene Smith ( Tibetan Resource Center): Tibetan texts in digital format
    * David Nelson and Prof. Brian Spooner: proposal to bring some Pakistani publishers/vendors and librarians to US
    * Aruna Kuruganti (Columbia): South Asian indexing and the Bibliography of Asian Studies
    * Alan Grosenheider: potential impact of Universal Library on South Asian studies
    Have a look at the (Carnagie Mellon University) Universal Library site and the India Universal Digital Library site

    * LC's Reports and presentations

    * Announcements of dinner arrangements (Usha?) and other events of interest.

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