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.
The University of Notre Dame has recently joined five Area Studies Microform Projects as part of an initiative to increase collaboration in its international collections.
Dec 2 2010
CRL JSTOR Print Archive Seeks Donations
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.
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.