Committee on the Future of Print

To help shape the Forum conversation, CRL has formed a Committee on the Future of Print. The following individuals are members of the committee: 

  • Gwen Bird, Simon Fraser University
  • Richard Clement, University of New Mexico
  • John Culshaw, University of Iowa
  • Brenda Johnson, University of Chicago
  • Judith Russell, University of Florida
  • Brian Schottlaender, UC San Diego
  • Virginia Steel, UCLA
  • Caitlin Tillman, University of Toronto

This CRL Global Resources Collections Forum is supported in part by a generous grant from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. CRL also acknowledges support of ongoing exploration of issues related to print and digital archiving by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

Unique Arab Diaspora Materials Saved for Future Scholars

In FY 2018 the Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) microfilmed Arab-language publications from several diaspora communities in non-Arab countries, including the UK, Japan, the U.S., and Poland. These resources continue to affirm MEMP’s role as a provider of rare and distinctive documentation for scholars.

Insights on Israel’s Palestinians from a Rare Arab-language Newspaper

CRL's newspaper collection played a critical role in shaping Brothers Apart, a study of Arab Israeli citizens in the 1950s-1960s by University of Arizona professor, Maha Nassar.