National Library of Australia
Applications close Saturday 30
Every year, the National Library of Australia offers Asia Study Grants to assist scholars in Australia to undertake short-term intensive research in the Library’s Asian language and Asia-related collections.
Asia Study Grants are open to researchers who are citizens of or resident in Australia as recognised researchers for an established period at an institution.
• Up to four weeks intensive research onsite at the Library
• Economy travel to and from Canberra
• Honorarium of $1000 per week for accommodation and living expenses
• Special access to Asian Collections, office facilitaies and stafvf expertise
We invite applications from PhD, early career or established scholars in any field with a demonstrated need to access the Asian language and related collections.
This program is generously supported by the Harold S Williams Trust and private donors.
Read more and apply
or send your enquiry to
Posted by Manager, Asian Collections, National Library of Austrtralia on Thursday
6 September 2018.
at the ASAA Conference 2016
Tuesday 6 July
11:00– 12:30 | Day 1 – Session
2: Concurrent panels
D1.S2.08 (Panel) – Asian Studies and its research material: A roundtable discussion (Part 1)
Chair: Dr Amy Chan, Australian National University, Australia | Coombs Seminar Room A
• New directions in Asian Studies and the
implications for research method
Professor Robert Cribb, Australian National University, Australia
Library resources support for academics’ research: some thoughts
Dr Vannessa Hearman, University of Sydney, Australia
• Language and
area studies specialists in libraries in a changing resource and budgetary environment
Dr Aline Scott-Maxwell, Monash University, Australia
13:30 – 15:00 | Day 1 –
Session 3: Concurrent panels
D1.S3.08 (Panel) –
Asian Studies and its research material (Part 2) | Coombs Seminar Room A
Chair: Dr Amy Chan, Australian National University, Australia
Discussants: Ms Diane Costello, Council of University
Libraries and Ms Libby Cass, National Library of Australia
• National cooperative collection development/collecting ephemera
Amrita Malhi, University of Adelaide, Australia
• Digitising research resources and the need for a national approach
Dr Amy Chan, Australian
National University, Australia
• Challenging the current web-archiving and issues of national provision of access
ALRA activities at the ASAA Conference 2016, see the
Abstracts (.pdf 192KB).
Asian Studies Association of
Australia (ASAA) Conference 2016, see the
Posted by the president of
the ALRA on Thursday 28 July 2016.
ALRA Annual General Meeting 2016
Wednesday 17 August, 2-3pm
Canberra site - National Library of
Australia: 3rd floor Asian Collections
Melbourne site -
Matheson Library (Monash University
- the two sites will be
connected by Skype
Please contact Di Ouyang at <email@example.com> if you
would like to join the meeting at the Canberra site.
Please contact Jung-Sim Kim
<firstname.lastname@example.org> if you’d like to join the meeting at
the Melbourne site.
(.pdf 492KB) of
arising from the minutes
President and ASAA Council
- Newsletter Editor
- Web Manager
Announcement of appointment of
5. Updates from
libraries: ANU, NLA,
Monash/Univresity of Melbourne
6. Asian Libraris in Melbourne -
update and discussion of
subscription databse resource
7. Any other business
Posted by the Secretary of
the ALRA on Friday 22 July 2016.
(accesible online through
the ANU Open Access Digital
use this identifier to
cite or link to this item:
Posted on Thursday 11
ALRA Committee 2015-2017
Dr. Amy Chan
Newsletter editor: Darrell
Website manager: Jung-Sim Kim
Treasurer: Rebecca Wong
The term of this office is two years from
November 2015 to November 2017.
Wong (Outgoing President):
Thanks to the retiring Committee,
especially Di Pin Ouyang and Ayako
Hatta, for the efforts they made
towards the gradual transition of the
Group in the past two years. Same as
others who will remain in the
Committee for the new term. I believe
their passion and involvement in ALRA
will only grow stronger alongside with
all of us.
Transition from EALRGA to ALRA has been
successfully completed. Thanks to
Jung-Sim, for her effort and
diligence. Also our acknowledgement to
for offering their web-hosting
Our new domain is
If you have bookmarked the EALRGA URL,
please make sure that you update it before
the old URL ealrga.org.au expires April 2016.
Members are welcome to use the ALRA
listserve to post news or conduct exchange
with colleagues. Simply post your message
Posted by the Outgoing President of
the ALRA on Wednesday 11
Call for Norminations
is calling for nominations of the following office bearers in an election via email.
3. Newsletter editor
4. Website manager
The term of office is two years from November 2015 to November 2017. Individuals on the EALRGA mailing list who are cuTrrently or have previously worked or studied in Australian libraries or academic institutions in areas relating to Asian Studies are entitled to be Voting Members and are eligible to be nominated. Nominations must reach via email to the EALRGA mailing list at
5th October 2015 Monday. The proposers will provide the following information:
1. Name of Proposer
2. Position of the office bearer
3. Name of the Nominee
A statement of why the nominee is nominated for the position and an acceptance of nomination by the nominee.
email@example.com) by Monday COB 26 October 2015.
Ballot for election will be sent to Rebecca Wong (
Posted by the
President of the ALRA (formerly EALRGA) on
Thursday 3 September 2015.
EALRGA Annual General Meeting 2015
Invitation to the EALRGA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015
Date: 19 August 2015
Time: 12:00-1:30pm (Canberra/Melbourne time)
- (Canberra site) - Reading Room of Asian Collections, 3rd floor, National Library of Australia.
Please contact Rebecca Wong at
firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to join the meeting at Canberra site.
- (Melbourne site) - [Detailes to be provided].
Please contact Jung-Sim Kim email@example.com if you’d like to join the meeting at Melbourne site.
The two sites will be connected via Skype for a joint meeting.
Posted by the President of
the EALRGA on Tuesday 28 July 2015.
Exhibition at the University of Melbourne
1 September 2014 to 8 March 2015
Noel Shaw Gallery
Michelle Hall and
Opening: Monday 1 September 2014
Floor Talk: Hannah
Noel Shaw Gallery,
Nature of Japan's
Leigh Scott Room,
11.30am, talk from
and the Origin of
Public Lecture: Dr
Leigh Scott Room,
11.30am, talk from
Dear Ella: Japan's
letters in the
Leigh Scott Room,
11.30am, talk from
The Great East
Effects on the
People of Japan
Tuesday 7 October
2014, Leigh Scott
4.30pm, talk from
New e-Resources from
the National Library of
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kan shu ju ku (-1949)
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10 February to 28 March
Monash University Library
Chinese Rare Books from the University of Melbourne Cultural Collections
Asian Studies Research Collection cabinet
Lower Ground Floor
Asian Studies Research Collection
Matheson Library, Clayton Campus
The University of Melbourne Library
Ground Floor:Asian arts
3rd Floor: Asian script
Baillieu Library, Parkville Campus
The University of Melbourne