The University of Sheffield (UK) is the newest international member of CAMP (Cooperative Africana Microform Project). CAMP, founded in 1963, is a joint effort by research libraries throughout the world and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) to promote the preservation of publications and archives concerning the nearly fifty nations of Sub-Saharan Africa
Charleston Advisor New Product Reviews
13 Nov 2009
The new issue (V11N2) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA), a print and online review of electronic resources for libraries, has been released.
Vote in Purchase Proposal Program
11 Nov 2009
Voting has begun on the CRL FY2010 Purchase Proposal Ballot. This year CRL will allocate $135,000 to the purchase of collections through this program.
The goal of the initiative is to significantly reduce costs, increase accessibility, and foster long-term preservation of journals, newspapers, and government documents for scholars and researchers in the CRL community.
In October 2009, CRL surpassed two million pages digitized on request for scholars at member libraries.
World Newspaper Archive Update
5 Oct 2009
LAN approaches 900,000 pages; CRL begins production on African Newspapers.
Digitizing American Periodicals
17 Sep 2009
In June, 2009, ProQuest launched American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries (APCRL), which ultimately will contain nearly three million pages of CRL journal content with full-color scans and searchable text.
CRL initiated its new Primary Source Awards program in the fall of 2009. Primary Source Awards will recognize the contributions of research and teaching faculty, librarians and library staff, graduate students, and others within the CRL community for their creative use of primary source materials in three arenas: research, teaching, and access.
Upcoming MEMP Meeting November 19, 2009
12 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) will be held during the MELA Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 19, 2009.
Upcoming SEEMP Meeting November 13, 2009
12 Sep 2009
The next meeting of SEEMP will be held Friday, November 13 at 3:00 - 4:45 pm in the Rhode Island Room in the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. For more information, visit the SEEMP Web page.
CRL Human Rights blog
10 Sep 2009
CRL announces its Human Rights blog to promote findings of its investigation into the use of technology in human rights practices. The purpose of the blog is to circulate information about human rights documentation, digital technology, archiving strategies and related information. It can be found at http://crlgrn.wordpress.com/.
Upcoming CAMP meeting November 20, 2009
10 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) will be held during the African Studies Association Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday, November 20 2009.
GNARP will hold several meetings at ALA Midwinter in Boston, MA in January 2010:GNARP Steering Committee Meeting, Friday, January 15 at 4-5:30 pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the Constitution Room.GNARP Collection Development Working Group Meeting, Saturday, January 16 at 10:30 am – 12 noon at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the White Hill Room.GNARP Librarian Exchange Working Group Meeting, Saturday, January 16 at 1:30 – 3:30 pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the White Hill Room.
Upcoming CIFNAL Meeting January 17, 2010
4 Sep 2009
CIFNAL will hold a meeting Sunday, January 19, 2010 at 8-10 am at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the Hancock Room in association with the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, MA.
Upcoming SEAM meeting March 24, 2010
1 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) will be held Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 304 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown during the Association for Asian Studies annual conference.For more information, visit SEAM's home page.
Upcoming SAMP Meeting March 26, 2010
1 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the South Asia Microform Project (SAMP) will be held Friday, March 26, 2010 at 7-9 pm in Room 502 of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown during the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting. For more information, please visit SAMP's Web page.