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Librarian for South Asian Studies

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Sarah Calhoun
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Contact Info:
Sterling Memorial Library, room 210
(look for the bulletin board)
International Collections and Research Support

Mail: PO Box 208240
New Haven, CT 06520-8240

Tel: (203) 432-7795
Favorite Books:
Writing down the bones : freeing the writer within / Natalie Goldberg

Guides

Himalayan Collections at Yale: Thinking like a librarian
by Sarah Calhoun, Peter Leonard - Last Updated Aug 24, 2014
This is a guide for students in Mark Turin's Fall 2013 class, "Himalayan Collections at Yale" (ANTH 317 | HSAR 479 | SAST 363 | EAST 363)
Tags: anthropology, art_history, asia, asian studies, beinecke, chinese studies, digital humanities, divinity, east asia, himalaya, history of art, india, mssa, nepal, primary sources, south_asia, tibet, yale history of art, yale_university_art_gallery
NMML-Yale Library Conference
by Sarah Calhoun, Tara Kennedy, Christine McCarthy - Last Updated Jul 1, 2014
This Guide contains information from the NMML Workshop ‘Best Practices in Library and Archives Management’ in association with Yale University.
Tags: conservation, india, library, preservation, primary sources, south_asia, special collections, special_collections, yale
South Asia Collection
by Sarah Calhoun - Last Updated Sep 16, 2014
A summary of Yale University Library's South Asia Collection, which includes material from and about Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Himalayan region, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Tags: asian studies, commonwealth, himalaya, india, international studies, primary sources, south_asia
South Asia in Manuscripts and Archives
by Sarah Calhoun - Last Updated Aug 25, 2014
This is a brief overview of selected collections in Yale's Manuscripts and Archives (located within Sterling Memorial Library) that have South Asia content.
Tags: asia, asian studies, colonial, empire, himalaya, india, international, international studies, manuscripts_and_archives, mssa, primary sources, south_asia, special_collections, tibet
South Asia: Forestry and Environmental Studies
by Sarah Calhoun - Last Updated Dec 8, 2011
This Guide contains information about the study of Forestry and Environmental Studies as it pertains to the area of South Asia (including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet).
Tags: asian studies, botany, climate_change, environment, environmental studies, fes, forestry, global_change, international studies, maps, plant sciences, science, south_asia, yale, yale_science_libraries
South Asia: Himalayan Studies
by Sarah Calhoun - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
This Guide contains information about Himalayan Studies (including Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, and the Tibetan cultural areas that traverse the borders of all those states), in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Tags: asian studies, beinecke, bhutan, environmental studies, fes, himalaya, india, language, nepal, south_asia, tibet, yale
South Asia: Statistics and Census Data
by Sarah Calhoun, Michelle Hudson - Last Updated Sep 23, 2014
A compilation of various paper and electronic resources with statistics and/or census data from and about South Asia, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Himalayan region, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.
Tags: asian studies, business, climate_change, data, environment, environmental studies, fes, forestry, geodatabases, geographic information systems, gis, himalaya, history, india, international studies, south_asia
What language is it?
by Sarah Calhoun - Last Updated Aug 12, 2014
This is a Guide for YUL staff to help identify scripts and which selector they belong to.

Office Hours

Monday By appointment
Tuesday By appointment
Wednesday By appointment
Thursday By appointment
Friday By appointment
 

About Sarah

Hello! As the Assistant Curator of the South Asia Collection, I am in charge of growing Yale's collection of books, journals, movies, and music from South Asia (including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, the Himalayan region, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka). In addition to a degree in Library Science, I also hold an MA from UW-Madison in Languages and Cultures of Asia. While there, I specialized in Theravada Buddhism in Sri Lanka and Thailand (my BA is also in Religious Studies).

 

I have studied many languages, including: Hindi, Sanskrit, Pali, Sinhala (from Sri Lanka), Thai, French, and Russian. I also have studied linguistics and quite enjoy learning new scripts (for transliteration purposes). So far, I've picked up Tamil and Panjabi.

 

In my spare time I teach ballroom dance, my favorite dances being Rumba, Tango, and West Coast Swing. 

 

Please feel free to call, email, or stop by with a question at any time! I am usually in my office (SML 333) between 8:30 - 5:00 pm, M-F.

 
 
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