LARRP Annual Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Sunday, May 21, 2017
Time: 
4:15 - 6:15 pm
Location: 
Ann Arbor, MI
Contact: 
Judy Alspach - jalspach@crl.edu
Program: 

The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will hold its annual meeting for members on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 4:15 - 6:15 pm. in the Hussey Room of the Michigan League on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.

LARRP is a consortium of research libraries that seeks to increase free and open access to information in support of learning and scholarship in Latin American Studies. It mobilizes collaborative activities among individuals and organizations on a global scale but focuses on relationships within the academic library community.

The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

Guantanamo and Caribbean Newspapers Expand Research and Teaching Opportunities

Professor Sharika Crawford was excited to see the collection of several newspapers published at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba preserved by the Latin American Materials Project (LAMP) and available openly through the Digital Library of the Caribbean. These Guantanamo newspapers include Gitmo Review (1963-1964), Daily Gazette (1980-1987) and others, which offer articles on national and foreign news as well as local events and sports.

CRL Resources Integral to Cornell’s Latin American Journals Project

Cornell University utilized CRL resources to support its Latin American Journals project, a digital portal to political, cultural and popular serials from the region.