Resources for Teaching, Research, and Writing
Kathryn White is an editor with long-time experience in Nepal-based academic and development-oriented research and writing. She trained in Nepali language at Cornell in the 1980s and in the 1990s conducted research in Nepal on prostitution, girl trafficking, and AIDS. She has worked as a consultant for CECI (Centre d’étude et de coopération international) and with the Centre for Women and Development based in Kathmandu. Her editing skills were recognized by the Canadian Editors’ Association’s Claudette Upton Award in 2011. If you have a manuscript and are interested in a quote for editorial work, she can be reached by email at [email protected] or phone at 705-651-0211. Kathryn has done editorial work for some of our ANHS members such as Stacy Pigg, Katharine Rankin, Neera Singh, and Mark Liechty who all are happy to provide references.
Research & Teaching Resources
A cultural and physical geography of the Himalayas by Barry Bishop and Shiba Chatterjee
Read more: https://www.britannica.com/place/Himalayas
Digital Himalaya archives research materials and publications from the Himalayan region.
Read more: http://www.digitalhimalaya.com/
The Tibetan and Himalayan Library (THL) is a publisher of websites, information services, and networking facilities relating to the Tibetan plateau and southern Himalayan regions. THL promotes the integration of knowledge and community across the divides of academic disciplines, the historical and the contemporary, the religious and the secular, the global and the local.
Read more: http://www.thlib.org/
Sources for online bilingual dictionaries related to the Himalayas
Digital Dictionaries of South Asia has links to dictionaries such as Nepali, Sanskrit, Assamese, Bengali, and Hindi.
Read more: http://dsal.uchicago.edu/dictionaries/
Institute for South Asia Studies, UC-Berkeley. One of the world’s leading institutes for research and programs on South Asia, the Institute for South Asia Studies (ISAS) at the University of California, Berkeley supports Himalayan Studies across Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan.
E-Pustakalaya is an education-focused digital library containing full-text documents, books, images, videos, audio files, and interactive educational software that can be accessed through an intranet or on the Internet. OLE Nepal started the development of E-Pustakalaya in 2008 with the aim to improve children’s reading skills and develop a reading culture in schools by giving them free and open access to age-appropriate reading materials and to enable students to do research projects and promote habit of independent inquiry.
Read more: http://pustakalaya.org/index.php?lang=en