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Prange Curator and UCLA Librarian Give Presentation at ALA/ACRL Annual Conference

Yukako Tatsumi, the Prange Collection Curator, and Tomoko Bialock, the UCLA Japanese Studies Librarian, gave a presentation at the AAMES (Asian, African, and Middle East Section) forum of the American Library Association(ALA)/Association of College and Research Libraries(ACRL) Annual Conference.  Their presentation was entitled “Gordon W. Prange Collection: Transpacific Resources, Transnational Studies.” It highlighted the potential for Prange materials to advance transnational studies, which was exemplified by two research works using Prange materials.  Their PowerPoint presentation is below.

The UCLA Library is the only owner of a microform set of magazines and newspapers from the Prange Collection on the West Coast.  The Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies provides travel grants for scholars using the Prange microform set housed at the UCLA Library.  The Prange Collection is dedicated to collaboration with the U.S. institutions holding the Prange microform sets, including UCLA, University of Michigan, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, and Yale.

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