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  1. My thanks to the following colleagues for their contributions:  Peter Colvin, Jotika Khur-Yearn, Fujiko Kobayashi, Nicholas Martland, Peter Salinger, Sue Small, Sarah Spells, Farzana Whitfield, Yoshiko Yasumura.
  2. Scarbrough Report (The Earl Scarbrough), 1947, Report of the Interdepartmental Commission of Enquiry on Oriental, Slavonic, East European and African Studies, London:  Foreign Office
  3. Hayter Report (Sir William Hayter), 1961, Report of the Sub-Committee on Oriental, Slavonic, East European and African Studies, London:  University Grants Committee
  4. Parker Report, (Sir Peter Parker), 1986, Speaking for the future:  a review of the requirements for diplomacy and commerce for Asian and African languages and area studies, London: University Grants Committee
  5. Hodder-Williams Report (Prof. Richard Hodder-Williams), 1993, Area Studies in the United Kingdom:  a report to the Area Studies Monitoring Group, Bristol:  [University of Bristol]
  6. My thanks to Nicholas Martland from whose paper information in this section is drawn: Martland, N., 2008, Asian area studies librarianship in a globalised, inter-connected world: death or transformation? Paper presented at a NACIRA [National Council on Orientalist Resources] Conference, 9 December 2008. pp.3-4
  7. Webster, K. and Seton, R., “The SOAS Library and archives”, pp.129-45 in Arnold D. and Shackle C. (eds.), 2003.  SOAS since the 60s, London:  School of Oriental and African Studies, p.120 and p.134
  8. ibid., pp.135-6
  9. ibid., pp.137
  10. 0) ibid., pp.137
  11. 1) 2016:  a vision and strategy for the centennial London: SOAS [viewed 21 April 2010]
  12. 4) European Association of Sinological Librarians [viewed 21 April 2010]
  13. 5) The Japan Library [viewed 21 April 2010]
  14. 6) South Asia Archive & Library Group [viewed 21 April 2010]
  15. 7) Southeast Asia Library Group [viewed 21 April 2010]
  16. 8) Yale-SOAS Islamic Manuscript Gallery (YS-IMG) Project [viewed 21 April 2010]
  17. 9) MELCom International [viewed 21 April 2010]
  18. 0) Hebraica Libraries Group [viewed 21 April 2010]
  19. 2) ARLIS UK & Ireland [viewed 21 April 2010]
  20. 3) International Association of Law Librarians [viewed 27 April 2010]
  21. 4) British and Irish Association of Law Librarians [viewed 27 April 2010]
  22. 6) Archives

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