Jun 13 2011
CRL Membership Reaches Historic Level
As of July 1, the CRL community will include 260 institutions, with 14 libraries joining since the beginning of 2011.
CRL’s digital production program has now digitized over three million pages for scholars at CRL libraries, representing the digital conversion of approximately 16,000 items to date.
Jun 11 2011
Find CRL Staff at ALA Annual Conference
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.
Records of Brazil’s Supreme Military Tribunal, protected by LAMP for 25 years, will be digitized in Brazil.
May 16 2011
SAMP Acquires Ceylon Times 1924–30
SAMP has acquired 84 microfilm reels containing issues of Ceylon Times from 1924 to 1930.
May 16 2011
New CRL Board and CSPC Members
CRL announces the election of two new board members and additions to the Collections and Services Policy Committee.
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.
May 13 2011
Valuable Atomic Energy Reports in TRAIL
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.
LAMP has acquired a microfilm collection of approximately 88,000 pages of manuscript songs, legends, nursery rhymes, and traditional stories from rural Argentina.
A 2011 CRL report produced for the Library of Congress gives an overview of news workflow and production systems and insights on the “lifecycle” of news content.