Congo Newspapers Microfilmed
5 Feb 2010
The Cooperative Africana Microform Project has completed microfilming a collection of 166 newspapers from Congo. The Library of Congress office in Nairobi issues collected the issues, which include such titles as La Bourse, Mukuba, and Umoja.
The preliminary release for World Newspaper Archive–African Newspapers, which contains 13 titles with approximately 85,000 pages, is now available for preview.
The Africa Studies Center (The Netherlands) becomes the newest international member of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project.
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
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.
The Bodleian Library of Commonwealth & African Studies at Rhodes House is the newest international member of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP). International membership allows institutions abroad to access CAMP’s microfilm collections (provided they support the costs of shipping).
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.