Thursday, March 2, 2017

Second Annual Sweat Shirt Week Monday 6th March – Friday 10th March 2017.

Celebrate Spring by wearing your favorite colorful attire to work. Leave the winter doldrums behind. 

Join us. [Do you remember the First T-Shirt Week? ]
Announcing the Second Annual Sweat Shirt Week Monday 6th March – Friday 10th March 2017.
1. Now (March 2nd 2017), get ready for the Second Annual Sweat Shirt Week at the University of Virginia libraries, starting on Monday the 6th of March and running all work week ending Friday the 10th March 2017.
2. Okay – we know it might be warmish weather so this Sweat Shirt Week will include the option of T-shirts and other shirts or attire, plus sweat shirts.

3. Wear your favorite T- or Sweat shirts to work during the week – no, this is not a requirement, it is completely voluntary and in the spirit of fun.  Be creative and join in the spring celebrations.

4. Every day at noon we will gather at the steps of Alderman Library for a photo shoot. Smile! Come on over from any of the libraries – SEL, Music, Fine Arts, Clemons, Special Collections, etc. or from anywhere. Join us. If you can’t make it, have someone take a photo of you in your T- or Sweat Shirt and get it to me. More photos the better.

5. Also completely optional – NOT required, but some suggestions of daily themes

6th March Monday. Green (sweat shirts, T-shirts, plain shirts, sweaters, ribbons, pin, etc).. Yes, St Pat’s is more than a week away, but we’re a little early.
7th March Tuesday Reds Celebrating the colorful Tuesday (or pinks or purples) Sports T or Sweat shirts
8st March Wed. Its Spring Blues (blue sky, blue water, blues, blues) Schools / College T- or Sweat shirts
9rd March Thursday is a Dual day Either A. black, browns, dullness, the earth.  Environment, nature, parks, beaches, places, locations. T- or Sweat shirts. Or B. Yellows, brighten up, sun, sun, sun o or Organizations such as ALA, Semester at Sea, Charlottesville, cities T- or Sweat shirts
10th March Friday Whites! Cleanliness, celebration, pureness. Or your most favorite T- or Sweat shirt, whatever color or theme.

Send us any suggestions or comments, which might improve this event. Looking forward to hearing from you - write us at
Tell others - publicize it among your friends and fellow workers. The more the merrier.

Here’s photos of the First Annual Sweat Shirt Week at the University of Virginia March 17-25 2016

Monday, February 20, 2017

October 2016 Bibliography of South Asian Titles

October 2016 Bibliography of South Asian Titles

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WorldCat listing
Description: 33 South Asia titles or books received from South Asia to add to Alderman Library at the University of Virginia. Mostly English, but also Urdu, Persian, and Hindi language books. On literature, food, history, religion, folk tales, folk medicine, Buddhism, Sufism, cinema, Tagore, Ambedkar, Andhra Communists, Modi, ecology, historical maps, the Ganges river; many on Pakistan.

Bibliography of South Asian Titles 2016 October
Books published in South Asia
Philip McEldowney 2016 October 10
South Asia Library Guide or South Asia Studies websit
Worldcat lists these titles at
Topics (in order) Persian and Urdu, Pakistan cinema, crafts, persons (Tagrore, Ambedkar, Modi, etc.), historical, social, folk, religious, and literature.
Ahadis va aqval 1. Ahadis va aqval dar divan-i hakim Sanayi Ghaznavi. Nazari, Mah, Sanai al-Ghaznavi,Abu al-Majd Majdud ibn Adam. 2015. Persian poetry -- 747-1500 -- History and criticism. Criticism and interpretation.
Jameel Jalibi ya Urdu adab ki tareekh2. Jamil Jalibi ya Urdu adab ki tarikh = Jameel Jalibi ya Urdu adab ki tareekh. Jamil, Khavar, Pasha,Mustafa Kamal. 2015. Study on contribution of Jamil Jalibi, born 1928, Urdu scholar and critic in writing of Urdu literature history. Urdu literature -- History and criticism.
Recipes of Pakistani Shef Zakir3. Shef Zakir signature. Quraishi, Zakir. 2014. Recipes of Pakistani cuisine. Cooking, Pakistani.
Pakistani cinema4. Cinema and society : film and social change in Pakistan. Khan, Ali, Ahmad,Ali Nobil. 2016. Motion pictures -- Pakistan -- History. Social aspects -- Pakistan.
Crafts of Madhya Pradesh5. Chapa : the imprints of crafts : Madhya Pradesh. Seth, Devika, Gaatha Handicrafts (Ahamadabad, India), Madhya Pradesh Hastashilp evam Hathkargha Vikas Nigam Ltd. 2013. On the handicrafts of Madhya Pradesh, India.
Towards Tagore6. Towards Tagore. Dasgupta, Sanjukta, Mukhopadhyaya, Ramakumara, Ganguly, Swati, Visva-Bharati. 2014. Criticism, interpretation
Memoir of a woman communist leader from Andhra Pradesh7. The sharp knife of memory : a memoir. Kotesvaramma, Kondapalli. 2015. Memoir of a woman communist leader from Andhra Pradesh and wife of Kondapalli Sitaramayya, communist leader.
Ambedkar8. Ambedkar : an economist extraordinaire. Jadhav, Narendra. 2015. Political and social views.
Modi's world9. Modi's world : expanding India's sphere of influence. Raja Mohan, C. 2015. Modi, Narendra, -- 1950- -- Political and social views.
British historiography of South Asia 10. British historiography of South Asia : aspects of early Imperial patterns and perceptions. Shafique, Muhammad,National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research (Pakistan), 2016.
Historical geography11. Historical geography of the colonial Punjab : 1849-1947. Tiwana,Darbara Singh. 2015.
picturesque Gangs12. A picturesque tour along the rivers Ganges and Jumna in India : consisting of twenty-four highly finished and coloured views, a map, and vignettes, from original drawings made on the spot ; with illustrations, historical, and descriptive. Forrest, Charles Ramus, National Archives of India. 2015.
Angelic appeals for Jinnah13. Angelic appeals : children's letters of love and inspiration to Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, 1939-1848. Malik,Nadeem Shafiq. 2015. Children -- Charitable contributions -- Pakistan -- Correspondence.
Partitioned histories14. Partitioned histories : the other side of your story. Sachdeva, Arjun, Patel, Sanaya, Hameed, Alizeh, Raja, Noorzadeh,Hidayatullah, Haris. 2016. Bengal (India) -- History -- Partition, 1905 and 1947.
Mughal-Afghan relations15. Mughal-Afghan relations in South Asia : history and developments. Yaqubi, Himayatullah, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research (Pakistan). 2015. Mogul Empire -- Politics and government.
Remotely colonial - Balochistan16. Remotely colonial : history and politics in Balochistan. Swidler, Nina. 2014. Kalat District (Pakistan) -- History. Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 19th century.
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Older and Rural women17. Elderly women in Indian village : tradition and transition. Vandana Kumari. 2015. Older and Rural women -- India -- Satwasa -- Social conditions.
Educational crisis and reform18. Educational crisis and reform : perspectives from South Asia. Rashid, Abbas, Muzaffar, Irfan. South Asian Free Media Association. 2015. Educational change -- South Asia.
19. Traditional and folk herbal medicine : recent researches. V. K. Gupta. New Delhi: Daya Pub. House, 2012.
Folk tales from Odisha20. Folktales of a forgotten folk. Samuel Dani. 2015. Folk tales of Kamar, Indic people, from Odisha, India. Kamar (Indic people) -- India -- Nuapada (District) -- Folklore.
Sufi saints21. Sufi saints and their contribution : (with spl.ref. to North-Western Uttar Pradesh from 13th to 17th century). Tariq Khan. . 2015. Chishtiyah -- India -- Uttar Pradesh -- History.
Kumbha Mela22. Confluence of faith : Kumbh 2013 = Kumbha Mela 2013, Prayaga, Ilahabada. Dubey, D. P., Roy, Arindam, Neelabh, Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd., Uttar Pradesh (India), Information and Public Relations Department. 2013. Hindu pilgrims and pilgrimages -- India -- Allahabad.
Poem on Gautama Buddha23. Jinalankara : Hindi anuvada sahita mula Pali-patha evam vistrta tippani. Buddhadatta, Sakya, Jnanaditya,Buddhadatta., Buddhadatta. 2015. Poem on Gautama Buddha; Pali text with Hindi translation; includes exhaustive introduction.
forgotten form of Shiva24. Bhadreshvara : a forgotten form of Shiva in India and South-East Asia. Sahai, Sachchidanand. 2016.
Bactria Buddhist iconography25. Buddhist iconography of northern Bactria. Abdullaev, K. A., Betts, Alison, Kidd, Fiona, University of Sydney.,Central Asian Programme. 2015. Buddhist art -- Bactria.
The Madhyamika26. The Madhyamika's conception of truth and error with special reference to Acarya Stong Kha Pa. Tsewang, Lobzang, Central Institute of Buddhist Studies (Leh, India). 2010.
ecological awareness in Buddhacarita27. Buddhacarita mem paryavarana cetana. Gautama, Ramaheta. 2016. Study on ecological awareness in Buddhacarita, poem by Asvaghosa, Buddhist poet and philosopher.
Christian missions in Bihar and Jharkhand28. Christian missions in Bihar and Jharkhand till 1947 : a study by P.C. Horo. Horo, P. C., Kalapura, Jose, Gossner Theological College. 2014.
Devotional love in the Braj poetry29. Bhaktikavya ka uttarardha : (atharahavim satabdi ke Brajabhasha kavya mem premabhakti). Avasthi, Devisankara. 2015. Study of the portrayal of devotional love in the Braj poetry; covers the period 18th century.
story of Rama30. Bharatiya bhashaom mem Ramakatha : Bangla bhasha. Simha, Yogendra Pratapa, Misra, Hariscandra,Ayodhya Shodh Sansthan. 2015. Contributed articles on the story of Rama, Hindu deity, in Bengali poetry.
Persian poetry31. Zir-i in nakhl-i buland : justarhayi dar mukhatabshinasi-i Shahnamah. Yahaqqi, Muhammad Jafar. 2015. Persian poetry -- 747-1500 -- History and criticism.
Magical mongoose - Bhutan children's story32. The magical mongoose & the Dzambhala. Gyaltshen, Pema, Bhattarai,Chand Kumar. 2015. Bhutan - Juvenile audience.
Persian wit and humor33. Asan yih vazi. Saki, Riza, Mahdinizhad, Umid,Hamidi, Mina. 2015. Persian wit and humor.
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