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.
2011 Primary Source Awardees Announced
27 Apr 2011
The results of the 2011 Primary Source Awards were announced at CRL’s 62nd Annual Council Meeting on Thursday, April 21.
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.
CIFNAL Meetings at ALA Annual on June 26
25 Apr 2011
CIFNAL will hold two meetings at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans on Sunday, June 26.
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 Releases HathiTrust Audit Report
15 Apr 2011
CRL has released the findings of its assessment of the HathiTrust digital repository.
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.
Seventeen libraries contributed to this year’s shared purchase of five major microform sets.
Vote for Purchase of Collections
21 Mar 2011
Five collections have been announced as possibilities for purchase on this year’s Shared Purchase ballot. The ballot deadline has been extended to April 6.
CRL has completed cataloging of more than 30,000 titles from South and Southeast Asia.
Istanbul Newspaper Agos Available
22 Feb 2011
MEMP has microfilmed holdings of the newspaper Agos, which is in Turkish and Armenian.
LAMP will hold its Annual Business Meeting on May 28, 2011, in Philadelphia.
New Electronic Resource Reviews
11 Feb 2011
The January issue of The Charleston Advisor (V12N2) features new reviews of electronic resources for libraries, including Mass Observation Online, EBSCOhost Mobile, the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, and Scribd.
CIFNAL is offering two $1,000 stipends to representatives of institutional members of CIFNAL to help support their attendance at the August 2010 meeting of AIFBD in Martinique.