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Dr Gillian Evison


Gillian Evison read theology at St. John's College, Oxford before moving to Wolfson College to complete the M.Phil in Classical Indian Religion. She worked part time in Wolfson College library, whilst finishing her D.Phil, and developed an interest in its collection of books on Indian religions. She started work at the Indian Institute Library, the Bodleian Library's specialist unit devoted to South Asian materials, in 1990 and was appointed as its Librarian in 1993. Gillian is also She serves on a number of national committees devoted to South Asian librarianship and her special interests include the use of new technologies to open up access to South Asian collections in libraries and museums.