CRL JSTOR Print Archive Seeks Donations
2 Dec 2010
CRL established a JSTOR archive in 2002 to serve as a print repository to benefit its member libraries. CRL encourages members to help fill some discipline gaps in the archive.
TRAIL project members will hold an informational session at ALA Midwinter on Saturday, January 8, in San Diego.
Dastan-i Amir Hamzah Available from SAMP
1 Dec 2010
The South Asia Microform Project (SAMP) has made available on microfilm and in electronic format a nearly comprehensive set of the Dastan-i Amir Hamzah, published by Newal Kishore Press.
CIFNAL’s Steering Committee will meet on Sunday, January 9, in San Diego.
GNARP will hold several meetings at the ALA Midwinter Conference in San Diego, January 2011.
2011 Purchase Proposal Program
1 Nov 2010
Voting has begun on the CRL FY2011 Purchase Proposal program. Through this program, CRL libraries prioritize microform and reprint collections for CRL to acquire.
The Center for Research Libraries and British Library have digitized 400 UK theses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, now available through the British Library’s EThOS (Electronic Theses Online) service.
October TCA Electronic Reviews Released
25 Oct 2010
The October issue of The Charleston Advisor (V12N1) features new reviews of electronic resources for libraries, including Mass Observation Online, EBSCOhost Mobile, the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, and Scribd.
A new online catalog will link users to full-text, digital facsimiles of French pamphlets made accessible by CIFNAL member institutions, international partner collections, and related digital library collections.
The Digital South Asia Library’s presentation of Gramophone Recordings from the Linguistic Survey of India consists of digitized recordings originally collected in South Asia from 1913 to 1929.
The Center for Research Libraries will work with a number of library and publisher partners to coordinate and provide access to metadata on historic newspapers and their digital versions.
The new project will create a sustainable and scalable plan for cooperative management of legacy print materials at the local, regional, state, and national levels.
GNARP Meeting Schedule for ALA Midwinter
13 Oct 2010
GNARP's Steering Committee and Working Groups will meet during the ALA 2011 Midwinter Conference in San Diego.
The CIFNAL Steering Committee will meet Sunday, January 9, 2011, from 8 to 10 a.m. in San Diego.
SEEMP Meeting on November 19, 2010
10 Oct 2010
The Slavic and East European Microform Project will hold its Annual Business Meeting on Friday, November 19, 2010, in Los Angeles.
CAMP Meeting on November 19, 2010
10 Oct 2010
The Cooperative Africana Microform Project will meet on November 19, 2010, in San Francisco.
MEMP Meeting on November 16, 2010
10 Oct 2010
The Middle East Microform Project will hold its annual business meeting on Tuesday, November 16, 2010, in San Diego, CA.
MEMP Welcomes International Members
8 Oct 2010
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) invites institutions outside of North America to participate in its collaborative preservation and access program.
CIFNAL has four new members: the University of Maryland, University of Notre Dame, University of Ottawa, and Princeton University.