ProQuest launches displaced researchers program
ProQuest has launched a program to provide no-cost access to its databases for students and researchers who have been separated from their universities and libraries because of travel bans or other immigration changes. The company has an email hotline where displaced researchers can arrange for access to the materials they need to continue their work.
Sugoi! Start of Leiden Asia Year
The brand new Asian Library includes more than 30 kilometres of rare books, prints, letters, photos and newspapers. It has one of the largest collections on Asia in the western world, and the biggest collection on Indonesia. The new library will be open for use on 30 March and the official opening is on 14 September.
Ambitious library to carry Bangkok's literary ambitions
Inspired by the late King Bhumipol Adulyadej, a grand Bangkok project aims to inspire a new generation of bookworms. Work is being carried out quickly on the Bangkok City Library with the hope that the library can open in March 2017.