Project News Archive
SEEMP (Slavic and East European Materials Project) has acquired microfilm of the Russian satirical journal Krokodil for the years 1923–44.
Sep 22 2014
CRL Supports AMPs’ Digital Turn
CRL’s six Area Materials Projects increasingly embrace digitization as a mechanism for preservation and access.
Aug 19 2014
SEEMP Acquires Russian Newspaper Zapoliar'e
The Slavic and East European Materials Project (SEEMP) has acquired the Russian newspaper Zapoliar'e for the years 1971-1990.
Jun 10 2014
SEAM Preserves Indonesian Newspaper
SEAM (Southeast Asia Materials Project) has microfilmed the years 1992–2005 of the Indonesian newspaper Harian Sore Garuda.
Jun 3 2014
CAMP Preserves Somali Newspapers
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) recently preserved several newspapers from Somalia and Somaliland collected by the Library of Congress Field Office in Nairobi. Issues of the twenty titles span the years 1998 to 2012.
Jun 2 2014
MEMP Digitizes Iraq Newspapers
The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has digitized two newspapers related to Iraq that are now available online through the CRL Catalog.
Jan 8 2014
MEMP Expands Mission, Adds New Members
The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) recently broadened its mission to incorporate digital preservation and electronic access initiatives in its regular activities. Since July 2013, five institutions have joined MEMP.
Dec 10 2013
MEMP Microfilms Kurdish Newspaper Aso
The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed several years of the Kurdish newspaper Aso.
Dec 9 2013
CAMP Preserves Liberian Newspapers
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed issues of seven Liberian newspaper titles from the holdings of Michigan State University.
In recent years, CRL’s Area Studies Microform Projects supported the preservation of more than 300 newspaper titles collected by the Library of Congress overseas offices, ensuring scholarly access to more than 450,000 pages of news from Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia.