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Beyond the West: An Introduction to Non-Western Resources

The Savy Researcher: Boot Camp for the Humanities Workshop

Beyond the West: An Introduction to Non-Western Resources

An Introduction to Non-Western Resources: This session will introduce researchers to key resources for the study of languages, cultures, and histories of Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America.

 

The workshop will highlight resources/tools available in English, specifically:

  • Bibliographies and Catalogs
  • Streaming film
  • Area studies databases
  • Digital libraries and portals

Question

What do you find challenging about locating and accessing non-western materials for your research? Why?

Center for Research Libraries

FSU Libraries is a member of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), an international consortium of academic and research libraries based in Chicago. The CRL's collections (print/microform) are discoverable and requestable in the FSU Libraries catalog.

CRL has growing digital non-western collections including:

  • African Newspapers
  • Slavery and Manumission Manuscripts of Timbuktu
  • Chinese Pamphlets: Political Communication & Mass Education
  • Digital South Asia Library (DSAL)
  • South Asian Newspapers
  • Brazilian Government Documents
  • Latin American Newspapers
  • Digital Library for International Research (DLIR)
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