Jun 24 2013
TRAIL Chair Moves On
TRAIL’s original Chair, Maliaca Oxnam of the University of Arizona, has transitioned into the role of Past Chair. TRAIL’s new Chair, Mel DeSart of the University of Washington, begins his two-year term.
The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents is now available at http://laptoc.library.vanderbilt.edu
LAMP has provided funding for the digitization of the Brazilian newspaper Diario de Pernambuco.
Project Ceres—a collaboration between the United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN), the Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC) and CRL—has announced the funding of small projects that preserve print materials essential to the study of the history and economics of agriculture and make those materials accessible electronically through digitization.
A recent article by TRAIL’s Past Chair Maliaca Oxnam highlights the opportunity researchers have to use data sets found in TRAIL’s 42,000+ US government technical reports.
May 9 2013
CAMP Welcomes African Affiliate Members
Following a recent change in the bylaws of the Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP), two new African Affiliate Members have joined CAMP.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has funded a one-year planning grant to support work by CIFNAL members and partners to develop standards and workflows for the preliminary data collection and analysis necessary for the cataloging of French revolutionary pamphlet collections.
Apr 29 2013
CRL Events at ALA Annual in Chicago
CRL will host several events in conjunction with ALA’s Annual Conference in Chicago, including a Global Resources Roundtable, a Print Archiving Network Forum, and tours of CRL’s facility in Hyde Park.
Apr 22 2013
CRL Seeks Director for NERL Program
The recent transition of the North East Research Library Consortium (NERL) from Yale University to the Center for Research Libraries creates a career opportunity to contribute to the rapidly expanding field of electronic resource acquisition and licensing as the NERL Program Director at CRL.