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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
CRL To Purchase Eight New Collections

The Center for Research Libraries will purchase eight valuable microform and reprint collections through this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $125,886. These sets will soon be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.

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.

Dec 2 2013
CRL Supports LC Preservation of World News

In recent years, CRL’s Area Studies Microform Projects supported the preservation of more than 300 newspaper titles collected by the Library of Congress overseas offices, ensuring scholarly access to more than 450,000 pages of news from Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia.   

Oct 31 2013
Voting Now Open for CRL Purchase of New Collections

The FY2014 ballot for CRL’s Purchase Proposal Program, an annual cooperative collection development activity, is open until Tuesday, November 26.

Oct 20 2013
CRL Sees Circulation Increase

Loans of primary resources from CRL’s collections to scholars have shown striking recent growth.

Oct 7 2013
PAPR Now Offers Comparison Reports

CRL’s Print Archives Preservation Registry (PAPR), a registry of print archives and shared print programs and a database of titles and holdings preserved by those programs, now provides comparison reports to aid collection development decisions and planning.

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