In December 2015, Lobsang Dondrup joined the C.V. Starr East Asian Library as Tibetan bibliographic assistant. A native of Qinghai Province, he brings multiple languages (Tibetan, Chinese, Amdo dialect, and Monguor) to the job. Lobsang is finishing his master’s degree in film at the City College of New York, and previously worked as Photographer and Media Consultant for the Trace Foundation’s Latse Library. In addition, he has co-edited two documentary films, co-founded the Tibetan Folk Video-Audio Studio in Xining, and served as Field Research Assistant for the University of Kansas Monguor Language Study Project, from 2003-2006. Lobsang can be reached via e-mail at or by telephone at (212)854-1509.