ABD, Magazine on Books and Reading

 


ABD, a quarterly magazine carries news on the present state of publishing and book development activities in the Asian and Pacific countries.

Publishing of ABD is being suspended. Renewal is under
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Vol.34 No.2 (134th)
"Endangered Languages: How Can They Be Revitalized?"
Vol.34 No.1 (133rd)
"The World of Asian Comics"
Vol.33 No.4 (132nd)
"Archiving in Modern Libraries"

Vol.33 No.3(131st)
"Printing Today"

Vol.33 No.2 (130th)
"English in Asia"

Vol.33 No.1(129th issue)
"Constructing Peace: NGOs at Work in Book Development"
 
ABD Vol.31 - Vol.32
List of Featured Topics


PDF Files

ABD Vol. 34 No. 2
"Endangered Languages: How Can They Be Revitalized?"

From the Editor-in-Chief
(43KB)
Endangered Languages: The Crumbling of the Ecosystem of Language and Culture
by Miyaoka Osahito
(82KB)
Education for Multilingualism and Multi-literacy in Ethnic Minority Communities
by Susan Malone
(49KB)

To Promote the Kadazandusun Languages of Sabah
by Rita Lasimbang
(95KB)

Asian/Pacific Publishing Scenes
(225KB)
APPREB Network
(77KB)
ACCU News
(50KB)
UNESCO Second Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity
(back cover)
(388KB)

ABD Vol.34 No.1
"The World of Asian Comics"

From the Editor-in-Chief
(24KB)
Japanese Manga: Its Expression and Popularity
by Natsume Fusanosuke
(103KB)
Today's Comic Culture in India
by Manan Kumar
(46KB)

Trends in Korean Comic Publishing
by Jaeok Yoo

Future Possibilities of Comics in Thailand
by Rop Ponchamni
"Doraemon" in Learning Materials
by Shindoh Masaaki
(36KB)
Asian/Pacific Publishing Scenes
(209KB)
Asia Pacific Forum for UNESCO-Future of Our culture and Education
by Sato Kunio
(36KB)
ACCU News
(46KB)
Telephone Use in Asia and the Pacific: The Facts (back cover)
(132KB)


ABD Vol.33 No.4
"Archiving in Modern Libraries"

(707KB)

From the Editor-in-Chief
(24KB)
The National Diet Library in Japan: Unchanging Mission, New Services
by Tsukamoto Takashi
(78KB)
National Library of Singapore and Its Archive Function
by Mohamed Bin Salim
(36KB)

Some Examples of American and European Library Networks
by Matsumoto Shusaku
(35KB)

"What Do Mongolian Children Read?" - A Message from the President of Mongolia
by Natsag Bagabandi
(33KB)
Asian/Pacific Publishing Scenes
(228KB)
APPREB Network
(36KB)
ACCU News
(52KB)
ACCU-LRC Network for the United Nations Literacy Decades (2003-2012) (back cover)
(157KB)


ABD Vol.33 No.3
"Printing Today"

(673KB)

From the Editor-in-Chief
(24KB)
The Future of Books and Printing
by Nakanishi Hidehiko
Challenges of Printing in Mongolia
by Jamba Sunjidmaa

Printing Industry in Iran
by Hamid Reza Shahabadi

Asian/Pacific Publishing Scenes
(189KB)
ACCU News
(112KB)
APPREB Network
(51KB)
Printing Around Us (back cover)
(142KB)


ABD Vol.33 No.2
"English in Asia"

(573KB)

From the Editor-in-Chief
(50KB)
English as an Asian Language
by Tom McArthur
(59KB)
English in Contemporary India
by Peri Bhaskararao
(80KB)

English Education in Present-day China
by Lin Lin
(60KB)

Language in Education and Media-Cases of Three Countries
(63KB)
Asian/Pacific Publishing Scenes
(224KB)
ACCU News
(114KB)
APPREB Network
(51KB)
English in Education in Asia and the Pacific (back cover)
(80KB)


ABD Vol.33 No.1
"Constructing Peace: NGOs at Work in Book Development"

(852KB)

From the Editor-in-Chief
(24KB)
Reading as a Way of Reconciliation-The Case of Crossing Borders
by Sarah Ozacky-Lazar
(73KB)
From Dream To Reality-The Story of Promoting Reading and Publishing for Afghan People
by Shirazuddin Siddiqi
(75KB)

Libraries for Refugee Camps
by Miyake Takafumi
(69KB) (237KB)

Asian/Pacific Publishing Scenes
(206KB)
APPREB Network
(39KB)
ACCU News
(48KB)
ACCU Organization Chart and Programme Activities (back cover)
(306KB)


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