The Primary Source Awards recognize librarians, faculty, and researchers for innovative and creative uses of primary source materials. Nominate colleagues (or yourself) for CRL’s annual award program.
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.
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.