wujastyk at GMAIL.COM
Wed Mar 9 14:53:18 UTC 2011
This is grim news. Persée is a magnificent resource, and like Birgit, I've
used it often.
If the forces of darkness prevail, I hope they will at least transfer the
existing digitized materials to a public repository such as the Hathi Trust.
I've signed the petition. Thank you for alerting me, Dominic.
On 9 March 2011 14:42, Birgit Kellner <kellner at asia-europe.uni-heidelberg.de
> On 09.03.2011 12:45, Dominic Goodall wrote:
> > Dear List,
> > Here's some rather depressing information about the site Persée (which I
> use rather frequently for downloading articles of the BEFEO, for instance):
> > http://www.fabula.org/actualites/le-programme-persee-menace_43415.php
> > Dominic Goodall
> > École française d'Extrême-Orient,
> > 19, rue Dumas,
> > Pondicherry 605001
> This is really bad news - Persée is a truly invaluable resource; I've
> downloaded many articles from there (just search for Bareau, Filliozat,
> Lamotte, Levi, and the riches are just pouring in, particularly interesting
> because they also include publications in journals that are harder to find
> in libraries outside of France).
> The link that Dominic sent out also includes a link to an online petition
> to keep Persée alive, which I would encourage everyone to sign.
> Best regards,
> Birgit Kellner
> Prof. Dr. Birgit Kellner
> Chair in Buddhist Studies
> Cluster of Excellence "Asia and Europe in a Global Context - Shifting
> Asymmetries in Cultural Flows"
> University of Heidelberg
> Karl Jaspers Centre
> Vossstraße 2, Building 4400
> D-69115 Heidelberg
> Phone: +49(0)6221 - 54 4301
> Fax: +49(0)6221 - 54 4012
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