Project News Archive
Jun 8 2009
SEAM acquires Philippine Star, 1986–2007
Apr 24 2009
LAMP acquires rare Paraguayan newspapers
The Latin American Microform Project (LAMP) has completed filming of rare Paraguayan newspapers from the collection of the University of Connecticut. The four titles (La Opinión, La Patria, El Pueblo, and La Unión) were published in Asunción in the 1890s, during the early days of rule by the Partido Colorado (founded in 1887). The papers represent the divergent opinions of the two dominant political parties during the first Colorado Era.
The Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) has acquired an extensive run on microfilm of Allgemeine Zeitung (Windhoek, Namibia) from 1949 to 2007. The Allgemeine Zeitung is the oldest newspaper in Namibia, founded in 1915.
The Middle East in Microform: A Union List of Middle Eastern Microforms in North American Libraries is now available on the University of Washington’s Web site.
Nov 5 2008
MEMP acquires al-Quds al-Arabi
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) has received microfilm reels of al-Quds al-Arabi (London) from the period 1989–93 and 1998–2007.
Nov 5 2008
MEMP acquires the Tangier Gazette
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) has acquired Tangier Gazette (variant titles include Al-Moghreb al-Aksa, Tangier Chronicle, and Morocco Gazette) for the dates 1897–1940, 1949–50.
Oct 1 2008
SAMP acquires Ceylon Times, 1863–1907
Sep 15 2008
LAMP becomes LAMP
The Latin American Microform Project voted to change its name simply to LAMP, in reflection of its evolving use of digital technologies to serve its original purpose.
May 14 2008
SAMP acquires Rahbar-i Dakan