MEMP 2013 Business Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Time: 
4:00–6:00 p.m. Central Time
Location: 
New Orleans, LA
Contact: 
Judy Alspach - jalspach@crl.edu
Program: 

MEMP (Middle East Microform Project) will hold its 2013 business meeting on Tuesday, October 8, in the Monroe Library at Loyola University in New Orleans.  The meeting will take place from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.; all are welcome at this open meeting.

MEMP member libraries fund projects and the acquisition of rare research materials related to the study of the Middle East through an annual membership fee. Representatives of member institutions meet annually to discuss current and future projects and set priorities for additional acquisitions.

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