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Jan 2 2013
Find CRL Staff at the 2013 ALA Midwinter Meeting

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.

Dec 3 2012
CRL to Purchase 12 New Collections

The Center for Research Libraries will purchase twelve valuable microform and reprint collections through this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $181,848. These sets will soon be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.

Nov 19 2012
MEMP Preserves Arab Spring Newspaper al-Tahrir

The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) recently microfilmed the July–December 2011 issues of the Egyptian newspaper al-Tahrir, named after the recent uprising in Tahrir Square. MEMP recently approved funding for the microfilming of all 2012 issues as well.

Nov 14 2012
New TCA Electronic Resources Reviews

The October 2012 issue (V14N2) of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features several new reviews, including: Cambridge Histories Online; Index Islamicus; Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice; World Geography and Culture Online; a “CRL Reports” article by CRL President Bernie Reilly on text-mining, and more.

Nov 5 2012
Vote by Nov. 27 for CRL Purchase of New Collections

Voting has been extended until Tuesday, November 27, for the CRL FY2013 Purchase Proposal Program. Through this program, representatives from CRL libraries nominate and prioritize microform and reprint collections for CRL to acquire. The collections are then added to CRL holdings and are available for interlibrary loan to all CRL libraries.

Nov 5 2012
CRL to Audit U.S. Federal Government Documents Repository

The U.S. Government Printing Office has engaged the Center for Research Libraries to undertake an in-depth audit of FDsys, the GPO’s federal digital repository. The audit will begin in January 2013 and be concluded by September.

Nov 5 2012
Primary Source Award Nominations Due Jan. 31

Do you know a colleague, faculty member, or graduate student deserving special recognition for his or her work with primary source materials? Consider nominating them for a Primary Source Award!

Oct 31 2012
World Newspaper Archive Reaches 2.5 Million Pages

New content added to Latin American, South Asian modules.

Oct 25 2012
LAMP Funds Digitization of Puerto Rican Civil Court Cases

LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) funded the digitization of a collection of Puerto Rican Civil Court Cases held by the University of Connecticut.

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