CRL and the North East Research Libraries Consortium (NERL), a nonprofit program operating under the auspices of Yale University, have come to an agreement to relocate NERL operations to CRL. NERL licenses major online products on behalf of 28 member academic research libraries and approximately 80 affiliates, and will be managed as a cooperative program under the CRL organizational umbrella.
Dec 1 2010
Dastan-i Amir Hamzah Available from SAMP
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.
TRAIL project members will hold an informational session at ALA Midwinter on Saturday, January 8, in San Diego.
GNARP will hold several meetings at the ALA Midwinter Conference in San Diego, January 2011.
CIFNAL’s Steering Committee will meet on Sunday, January 9, in San Diego.
Nov 1 2010
2011 Purchase Proposal Program
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.
Oct 25 2010
October TCA Electronic Reviews Released
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 new project will create a sustainable and scalable plan for cooperative management of legacy print materials at the local, regional, state, and national levels.