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Online Burma/Myanmar Library
Classified and annotated links 
to more than 30,000 full text documents on Burma/Myanmar



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Main Library (by subject):  2014 Census; 7-Step Roadmap (Steps leading up to, including and following the 2010 General Elections); Activism and Advocacy (groups from Burma, solidarity groups, campaigns, publications); Administrative areas; Agriculture; Anthropology; Archaeology; Atmosphere (under construction); Aung San Suu Kyi; Chao-Tzang Yawnghwe - various writings, photos etc.; Children; Civil Society; Climate Change (in preparation); Cyclone Nargis, its aftermath and other natural disasters; Decentralisation; Dialogue/reform/transition - from military to civilian rule?; Drugs; Economic development assistance to Burma/Myanmar; Economic oppression, Extortion, Robbery; Economy; Education; Environment (being reorganised and extended); Food Security; Foreign Relations; Forests and forest peoples (being reconstructed); Funding; Geography/Demography; Health; History; Human Rights; Humanitarian Assistance to Burma/Myanmar; Information services in Burma/Myanmar; Internal armed conflict; Internal Displacement/Forced Migration; International Labour Organisation (ILO); Labour issues; Land; Languages of Burma/Myanmar; Law and Constitution; Migration; Military (Tatmadaw), Military Intelligence and police; National League for Democracy (NLD); Non-Burman and non-Buddhist groups; Palaeontology; Politics and Government; Publications, ministries, embassies and other Government-related sites; Refugees; Regional Dynamics; Religious violence and discrimination; Social studies; Society and Culture; Statelessness; Sustainable Development; The UN System and Burma/Myanmar; Tourism; Trafficking; Water, including dams; Wetlands; Women;

Reading Room (by source):  Abstracts, bibliographies, scholarly journals, libraries, institutes, universities, other research tools; Archives; Bibliographies and online documents of individual Burma/Myanmar scholars; Bibliographies of Chinese texts relating to Burma; Blogs; Book Reviews and Announcements; Books on Burma/Myanmar covering several topics, frequently with several contributors; Burma portals; Burma/Myanmar material put online by academic institutions; Burmese (Myanmar) language material; Burmese Community sites; Conferences/seminars etc.; Discussion Groups; E-books and other resources in Burmese; Encyclopedias, dictionaries etc.; Entertainment sites (Burmese language); General information, profiles, statistics etc. on Burma/Myanmar; Mae Sot library catalogue (under construction); Major online locations of books, reports and articles on Burma; Maps and satellite imagery; Multilingual resources; News - Broadcast media (transcripts - archives); News - Burma news archives of inactive sites and news groups; News - Burma news sources (current sites); News - Burma newsletters, periodicals and news archives; News - Burma/Myanmar News Analysis (under construction); News - Burmese-language news sources; News - Electronic Newspapers; News - Media produced by the Government of Burma/Myanmar; News - Private sector publications produced under censorship restrictions; Online collections containing books, records etc. on Burma/Myanmar; Online sale of books, CDs, magazines etc.; Photographs and other images of Burma; Searching and downloading - Burma and beyond - databases, search engines etc.; Videos and films; Wikileaks-Burma/Myanmar;

Alphabetical list of subjects: Complete list of categories and sub-categories.

reg.burma archive (1993-2001): This is the 220MB archive of the IGC online conference which was the main vehicle for online Burma communications for most of the '90s. The archive, which is fully searchable from the reg.burma search, contains all the issues of the BurmaNet News from 1993-2001 and its predecessors, early numbers of "Burma Issues" and about 30,000 pages of other material, including some long documents. This is the conference that was searchable from the "Burmanet Gopher" which disappeared a couple of years ago. Now, thanks to IGC, ibiblio and OBL, it is back for searching (not for posting).

Burma Press Summary: Complete Text Archive (i.e. minus graphics)  of Hugh MacDougall's abstracts of "The Working People's Daily" and "The New Light of Myanmar" April 1987 to December 1996. Many full texts of speeches, laws etc. An important resource for Burma researchers. Warning: some big files.

Notice Board
(especially important or timely documents)

Myanmar: The Politics of Rakhine State (International Crisis Group (Asia Report N°261))
PRO-BUSINESS OR PRO-POOR? - MAKING SENSE OF THE RECENTLY UNVEILED DRAFT NATIONAL LAND USE POLICY (Transnational Institute (TNI))
National Land Use Policy (Draft) (Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar Land Use Allocation and Scrutinizing Committee)
Land Use Allocation and Scrutinizing Committee Consultation Meeting on Draft National Land Use Policy 18th October, 2014 (Land Use Allocation and Scrutinizing Committee)
A political anatomy of land grabs (Myanmar Times)

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