Find CRL Staff at ALA Annual Conference
11 Jun 2011
CRL staff members will attend this year’s ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, June 23–26, on a limited basis to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs. Schedule a time to meet with one of our team, or plan to attend a Global Resources Network meeting.
CRL is working with the California Digital Library to develop a Print Archives Preservation Registry (PAPR). This registry will support research library and consortium efforts to archive and manage critical print serial collections in an informed and cost-effective manner.
SAMP Acquires Ceylon Times 1924–30
16 May 2011
SAMP has acquired 84 microfilm reels containing issues of Ceylon Times from 1924 to 1930.
LAMP has acquired a microfilm collection of approximately 88,000 pages of manuscript songs, legends, nursery rhymes, and traditional stories from rural Argentina.
Valuable Atomic Energy Reports in TRAIL
13 May 2011
TRAIL has digitized over 20,000 U.S. federal technical reports, including documents produced by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, which was responsible for the peacetime use of atomic science and technology from 1946 until 1974. Much of this information is extremely valuable today in light of the recent nuclear disaster in Japan.
A 2011 CRL report produced for the Library of Congress gives an overview of news workflow and production systems and insights on the new “lifecycle” of news content.
GNARP’s Librarian Exchanges Working Group has solicited reports from North American librarians who have done library-related travel in German-speaking countries, and librarians from German-speaking countries who have done a library exchange in North America.
New TCA Electronic Resource Reviews
4 May 2011
The April 2011 issue of The Charleston Advisor (V12N3) features new reviews of electronic resources for libraries, including reviews of Electronic Enlightenment and the World Health Organization database.
LARRP Members Meeting May 29, 2011
3 May 2011
The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will hold its annual Members Meeting on Sunday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Philadelphia in association with the SALALM conference.
GNARP Scholarship Winners Announced
25 Apr 2011
GNARP proudly announces the two librarians who have been awarded the first GNARP Scholarships, which will support travel expenses for professional exchange visits.
CIFNAL Announces Stipend Winners
25 Apr 2011
CIFNAL proudly announces the two librarians who have been awarded stipends of $1,000 each to attend the 2011 AIFBD Conference August 9–12, 2011 in Martinique.
GNARP Meetings at ALA Annual in New Orleans
25 Apr 2011
GNARP (German-North American Resources Partnership) will hold several meetings at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA in June 2011. All are welcome at these meetings.
Members of the Technical Report Archive & Image Library will offer an informal Information Session on June 25 to provide information about the TRAIL project.
CRL Website Features Global Resources Forum
11 Apr 2011
The Global Resources Forum, a CRL program to support collection decision-making and strategic action for research libraries, now has a new section on the CRL website with helpful tools for collection-management decisions, including major database reviews and repository profiles.