Monthly Archives: April 2021

News to pass along from Cape Town

After the horrible tragedy of the Cape Town fire that has affected Jagger Library at the University of Cape Town, there comes this note of good news that the 60,000-page Bleek and Lloyd collection of San materials has been saved. Our thoughts are with the librarians of UCT and researchers who have depended on their extensive special collections over the years.

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“Issues in Cataloguing using Ethiopic Script”

I had the opportunity to present last month alongside Gabe Adugna of Boston University, Tesfaye Wolde-Medhin of the University of Illinois, and Pietro Liuzzo of Universit├Ąt Hamburg on some of the key issues that arise in cataloging Ethiopic script. Our presentations may be found here.

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