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Jul 24 2013
TRAIL Announces New E-mail List TRAILtalk
The Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) has a new email list. TRAILtalk is intended as an information exchange about all things related to TRAIL and technical reports.
Jul 15 2013
LAMP Acquires Peruvian Weekly Variedades
LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) has acquired microfilm of the years 1908–31 of the popular Peruvian weekly publication Variedades.
The Slavic and East European Microform Project (SEEMP) has preserved issues from 1992 to 2007 of the newspaper Oslobođenje, published in Sarajevo.
Jul 2 2013
Liberal Arts Colleges Join CRL
On July 1, 2013, CRL’s membership total reached 270. This total includes several liberal arts colleges new to the consortium.
Jul 1 2013
TRAIL Unveils Search Widget
The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) has made a search widget available. The search widget can be embedded on LibGuides or other webpages to help library patrons find digitized historic federal technical reports.
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 Collaborative (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.