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.
Jan 30 2013
New TCA Electronic Resources Reviews
The January 2013 issue (V14N3) of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features several new reviews, including: Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Oxford Scholarship Online, The Vogue Archive, PrivCo, and more.
Jan 29 2013
CRL Representatives Advise NCCO Board
CRL recently nominated two new representatives of CRL libraries to serve on the Advisory Board for Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
The Slavic and East European Microform Project (SEEMP) has acquired the complete run of the Polish newspaper Ilustrowany Kuryer Codzienny.
LAMP collaborated with several Brazilian institutions to preserve archival material related to the life of Abdias do Nascimento (1914–2011), an important Afro-Brazilian artist, activist, scholar, and politician.
On January 1, 2013, the Center for Research Libraries assumed responsibility for maintenance and further development of the JISC Academic Database Assessment Tool (ADAT), created and previously maintained by JISC Collections.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed a collection of unpublished speeches by Mangosuthu G. Buthelezi, the South African Zulu politician and founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party, from 1972 to 1978.
Jan 7 2013
MEMP Microfilms Iraq Times
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) has microfilmed two years of the newspaper Iraq Times, filling a gap in CRL’s collections, so that CRL now holds Iraq Times from January 1948 to May 1964.
Jan 7 2013
CRL Welcomes Eight New Members
As of January 1, 2013, CRL’s FY 2012-13 membership total has reached a historic high of 270, which includes eight newly enrolled members.
Some key CRL staff members will attend ALA Midwinter in Seattle to report on and gather input for CRL programs.
Dec 4 2012
CAMP Preserves Liberian Newspapers
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has preserved several Liberian newspapers published since 2000. These newspapers represent the viewpoints of various factions during Liberia’s civil war and its aftermath.