Project News Archive
Apr 28 2014
CIFNAL Announces Travel Stipend Winners
CIFNAL (Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections) announces that four librarians have been awarded stipends of $1,250 each to attend the 2014 AIFBD Conference August 23–26, 2014, in Limoges, France.
The Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will offer up to four stipends for staff members at CIFNAL institutions to attend the AIFBD Conference August 23–25 in Limoges, France.
Jul 24 2013
TRAIL Announces New E-mail List TRAILtalk
The Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) has a new email list. TRAILtalk is intended as an information exchange about all things related to TRAIL and technical reports.
Jul 1 2013
TRAIL Unveils Search Widget
The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) has made a search widget available. The search widget can be embedded on LibGuides or other webpages to help library patrons find digitized historic federal technical reports.
The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents is now available at http://laptoc.library.vanderbilt.edu
Project Ceres—a collaboration between the United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN), the Agriculture Network Information Collaborative (AgNIC) and CRL—has announced the funding of small projects that preserve print materials essential to the study of the history and economics of agriculture and make those materials accessible electronically through digitization.
A recent article by TRAIL’s Past Chair Maliaca Oxnam highlights the opportunity researchers have to use data sets found in TRAIL’s 42,000+ US government technical reports.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has funded a one-year planning grant to support work by CIFNAL members and partners to develop standards and workflows for the preliminary data collection and analysis necessary for the cataloging of French revolutionary pamphlet collections.
Apr 3 2013
TRAIL Adds New Technical Reports
TRAIL continues to add content to its collection of digitized U.S. government technical reports.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) conducted an assessment of African newspapers online to determine the extent to which web-based news sources will support African studies and research.