MEMP Annual Meeting

Event Logistics

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Central Time
New Orleans, LA
Judy Alspach -

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) will hold its annual meeting in Boston, MA, on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.  The meeting will be held in the St. Charles Room of the Danna Student Center (6363 St. Charles Ave.) at Loyola University in New Orleans in conjunction with the Annual Conference of MELA (Middle East Librarians Association).

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.

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