Dec 10 2014
Recent TCA Electronic Resource Reviews
The latest issue (V16N2) of The Charleston Advisor, a publication of peer-reviewed critiques of electronic resources for libraries, includes several reviews and an interview of interest: Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, “Deciding on Databases: Strategies for Selecting in Latin American and Spanish Language Studies,” and an interview with Bonnie Tijerina, Fellow at the Data and Society Institute.
The newly revised LIBLICENSE Model License Agreement incorporates best practices of the library profession and the best advice of legal and publishing professionals in negotiating licensing agreements.
Dec 1 2014
CRL Welcomes Eight New Members
Since July, CRL has welcomed eight new member organizations.
Nov 17 2014
CAMP Preserves Newspapers from Liberia
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed 13 Liberian newspaper titles from the collection of Michigan State University.
CRL welcomes representatives of member libraries to vote in this year’s CRL Purchase Proposal Program. Voting on CRL acquisition of major microform and reprint collections is open until Friday, November 21.
Oct 21 2014
CSPC Appoints Five New Members
New members bring diverse backgrounds and deep expertise to primary governance committee on CRL collections.
On September 29, 2014, James Simon was named CRL Vice President of Collections and Services. Simon is now responsible for CRL departments that build and care for CRL collections and that directly serve CRL members and constituencies: Access Services, Stack Management, Facilities, and Technical Services.
CRL will digitize and expose official gazettes from several countries where the integrity of the public record may be at risk.
The deadline for nominations for collection purchases in the CRL FY15 Purchase Proposal Program has been extended until October 7.