Monthly Archives: December 2016

TBRC Library & Search-Engine Workshop

 

WORKSHOP ON THE TIBETAN BUDDHIST RESOURCE CENTER (TBRC) LIBRARY & SEARCH ENGINE

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2-3:30pm
KRESS ROOM, C.V. STARR EAST ASIAN LIBRARY (300 KENT HALL)
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
Jeff Wallman from Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center (TBRC) will conduct a 90 minute workshop on the use of the TBRC Library website and search engine.  Jeff will introduce the TBRC Library, including the cataloging and digitization program, foundational concepts and data model of the library and a detailed tour of how to use the search engine. The second part of the workshop (60 min.) will include use cases based on student queries and research ideas.  Please prepare questions in advance, if possible.
 

Jeff is Executive Director of TBRC.  He worked closely with Gene Smith from 2001 until Smith’s passing in 2010. He is the principal architect of the TBRC Library. His background is in Philosophy and Mechanical Engineering. He has been TBRC’s executive director since 2009.

For more information, please contact:  Lauran Hartley, Tibetan Studies Librarian, lh2112@columbia.edu.