NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 – In the spring of 2008, Columbia University Libraries placed a digital library of 97 issues of the Tibet Mirror (Tib. Yul phyogs so so'i gsar 'gyur me long) online for scholarly research and study. Since then, Columbia University spearheaded an international cooperative project with the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, the Collège de France, and the Musée Guimet to more than double the size of the original collection. View press release.
NEW YORK, February 5, 2010 – Columbia University Libraries has received a one-year grant of $10,000 from The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation in support of processing the Tibet Information Network (TIN) Archive. View press release.
NEW YORK, February 19, 2009 -- On February 6-7, Columbia University’s C. V. Starr East Asian Library hosted a conference entitled “Tibetan Studies and the Social Sciences: Data, Tools, Maps and Archives.” Over 70 scholars, library professionals and students from North America and Europe attended the two-day event. View press release.
NEW YORK, May 7, 2009 -- Columbia University Libraries has placed a new digital library of 97 issues of the Tibet Mirror (Tib. Yul phyogs so so'i gsar 'gyur me long) online for scholars to consult and study. The collection is publicly available at... View press release.
NEW YORK, August 19, 2008 -- On June 16, the C.V. Starr East Asian Library acquired as a generous donation a 501-volume set of the Bön Canon from the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center in New York City. View press release.
NEW YORK, January 3, 2006 - The C. V. Starr East Asian Library at Columbia University has received $250,000 to support a full time professional librarian position in Tibetan Studies. The funds, from the bequest of Dr. Robert Yik-Fong Tam, a Hong Kong banking executive and a 1950 graduate of the Columbia Graduate School of Business, will provide four years of support for a full-time Tibetan Studies Librarian position at the Starr East Asian Library. View press release.