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Myanmar's First Digital Library for Higher Education

Categories: East Asia, Myanmar (Burma), Education, Technology

Myanmar's Ministry of Education [1] and the Open Society Foundation have teamed up to establish the country's first digital library [2]. Oleksandr Shtokvych, Senior Manager at the Open Society Foundations’ Higher Education Support Programme, explained the importance of the project:

It will also mean including their students and scholars (of the University of Yangon and the University of Mandalay) as active participants in the production of new knowledge and critical thinking, and bringing the unique and rich legacy and current developments in Myanmar into the limelight of international scholarship.