About Amy Chan

Dr Amy Chan is the library representative on the ASAA Council and president of Asia Library Resources of Australia. She is a librarian at the Menzies Library at the Australian National University.

Asian studies

National approach urged to develop Asia-related collection


Asian studies research in Australia is being hampered by loss of library expertise and poor access to resources Asian Studies is a burgeoning topic in Australian librarianship. The Asian collection in Australia is obscure, tucked-away under ‘Arts’, categorised as ‘special ’—and therefore remains unseen. Asian studies is regarded as a field for the ‘specialist’ who […]