MEMP Annual Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time: 
3:45 - 5:30 pm Eastern Time
Location: 
Cambridge, MA
Contact: 
Judy Alspach - jalspach@crl.edu
Program: 

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) will hold its annual meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, November 15, from 3:30 to 5:45 p.m.at the on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

MEMP member libraries fund projects that acquire and preserve rare and at-risk research materials related to Middle East studies. Funding is provided by MEMP member institutions through an annual membership fee. Representatives of member institutions meet annually to discuss current and future projects and to set priorities for additional acquisitions.

The Impact of CRL

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

Afghan Documentation Spans Tumultuous Century

Daily newspapers and cultural journals collected by LC's Field Office in Islamabad have been preserved through the efforts of MEMP and SAMP.  

Preserving News from Conflict Zones

CRL programs aim to preserve "first drafts of history" from zones of conflict throughout the world.