Nepal Research Centre (Kathmandu, Nepal)
The NRC houses an academic reference library containing more than 3,500 items relating chiefly to Nepal. The books cover subjects such as literature, grammar, palaeography, history, art and culture. The library includes various Nepalese and Western Indological journals. There is a comprehensive collection of Nepali, Hindi, Newari, Sanskrit, Classical and Modern Tibetan, English and German dictionaries. Catalogues of different collections of Indian, Nepalese and Tibetan manuscripts, block prints and other documents are also available. The library possesses a paper copy of all index cards of the items (more than 180,000) microfilmed by the Nepal-German Manuscript Preservation Project (NGMPP). It also houses the original logbooks of the NGMPP prepared during more than 30 years of microfilming across the width and breadth of Nepal. In addition, microfilm copies of selected Nepalese newspapers, mainly The Rising Nepal, are available.