Project News Archive
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.
SEEMP has preserved the 1971–88 issues of the Zagreb edition of Borba.
Sep 16 2013
CAMP Microfilms Newspapers from Senegal
CAMP has preserved two newspapers from Senegal, Le Populaire and Info 7.
LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) has microfilmed seven Bolivian newspapers from the late 19th century.
Jul 15 2013
LAMP Acquires Peruvian Weekly Variedades
LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) has acquired microfilm of the years 1908–31 of the popular Peruvian weekly publication Variedades.
The Slavic and East European Microform Project (SEEMP) has preserved issues from 1992 to 2007 of the newspaper Oslobođenje, published in Sarajevo.
LAMP has provided funding for the digitization of the Brazilian newspaper Diario de Pernambuco.