To the members of the Learned Society and other interested parties. As previously announced, KITLV will entrust its collections and future collections management to Leiden University Library (UBL). The KITLV will continue as a research institute of the KNAW (Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences), remaining on the Leiden campus. Certain aspects of the transition are still being negotiated. Because this process has generated a variety of questions it seems wise to share the following information with you. More ...>>
The KITLV houses a unique collection of Sino-Malay literature, consisting of around 1500 books published from 1880 to the mid-1960s. Most of the collection has been digitized as part of the Metamorfoze Project, which has thus far resulted in a corpus of 4080 high-quality OCR’ed pdfs. This valuable collection of primary sources on late-modern Southeast Asia ce...
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