Project Ceres—a collaboration between USAIN, AgNIC, and CRL—is funding projects that preserve print materials essential to the study of agriculture and make those materials accessible through digitization.
With support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a vigorous overhaul of the LIBLICENSE model license is in progress under the auspices of the Center for Research Libraries.
Feb 24 2014
eDesiderata Now Customized
CRL’s eDesiderata platform, designed to provide information about and track the status of e-resources under consideration for member licensing, has a new customizing feature: meDesiderata.
The Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will offer up to four stipends for staff members at CIFNAL institutions to attend the AIFBD Conference August 23–25 in Limoges, France.
Jan 31 2014
Recent TCA Electronic Resource Reviews
Recent reviews in The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, include Black Freedom I: Federal Government Records, and Black Freedom II: Organizational Records and Personal Papers; Caribbean Search; Statista; Gale’s Artemis: Literary Sources, Early European Books, The First World War; and two collections in ProQuest’s History Vault: Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, and American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate.
Jan 16 2014
Find CRL Staff at 2014 Midwinter
Some key CRL staff members will attend ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia (January 24–28) to report on and gather input for CRL programs.
Jan 16 2014
Mellon Foundation Funds CRL Archive Analysis
The Center for Research Libraries recently received funding to support international analysis and planning for archiving and strategic digitization of print journals and newspapers. CRL will use these funds to expand its collecting and analysis of data on archiving and digitization efforts in the two domains, and promote coordinated, strategic action in these areas by libraries and consortia.
Jan 8 2014
MEMP Expands Mission, Adds New Members
The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) recently broadened its mission to incorporate digital preservation and electronic access initiatives in its regular activities. Since July 2013, five institutions have joined MEMP.
Dec 10 2013
MEMP Microfilms Kurdish Newspaper Aso
The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed several years of the Kurdish newspaper Aso.
Dec 9 2013
CAMP Preserves Liberian Newspapers
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed issues of seven Liberian newspaper titles from the holdings of Michigan State University.