[INDOLOGY] Searching archive.org: Canada/Sanskrit

Jonathan Silk kauzeya at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 05:12:33 EDT 2020


Sorry, but now that I've looked through much more of the collection, I take
back what I said about the metadata... much of it is extremely bad, alas.

On Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 10:56 AM Jonathan Silk <kauzeya at gmail.com> wrote:

> PS: let us not forget that the metadata the Canadian scanners provide is
> also useful and correct, quite unlike the norm on Archive.org ...
>
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 10:25 PM Dominik Wujastyk via INDOLOGY <
> indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
>
>> Just filling an idle moment.
>>
>> Canadian libraries have scanned over 600,000 books into Archive.org.
>> Canadian scanning is usually of exceptionally high quality.  Searching
>> those for "Sanskrit" produces 563 hits.  Sorted by publication date, we get
>> this:
>>
>>    -
>>    https://archive.org/details/toronto?and%5B%5D=sanskrit&sin=&sort=date
>>    --
>>
>>
>>
>> Professor Dominik Wujastyk
>> <https://www.ualberta.ca/arts/about/people-collection/dominik-wujastyk>
>> ,
>>
>> Singhmar Chair in Classical Indian Society and Polity
>> ,
>>
>> Department of History and Classics
>> <http://historyandclassics.ualberta.ca/>
>> ,
>> University of Alberta, Canada
>> .
>>
>>
>> South Asia at the U of A:
>>
>> sas.ualberta.ca
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J. Silk
Leiden University
Leiden University Institute for Area Studies, LIAS
Matthias de Vrieshof 3, Room 0.05b
2311 BZ Leiden
The Netherlands

copies of my publications may be found at
https://leidenuniv.academia.edu/JASilk
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