Autumn 2002

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Autumn 2002

Message from CRL President Bernard Reilly - Cooperation and Trust

An introductory message to this issue from CRL President Bernard Reilly

CRL International Resources - CAMP/Title VI African Archives Projects, 1993 - Present

In an age of rapidly developing technology and ever more complex digital initiatives, many traditional preservation and access projects go overlooked -- and under-funded. This problem is amplified multifold in regions where conservation awareness and capabilities are stretched to their limits. Several millennia worth of extremely important research material lay crumbling in dusty heaps or moldering in humid conditions in countless neglected or imperiled archives and institutions around the world. In seeking to

CRL International Resources - University of Chicago, Yale, Other CRL Members Awarded Department of Education TICFIA Grants, 2002-2005

Egith members of the CRL were awarded major grants from the Department of Education as part of the new round of funding for the TICFIA Program. And three major projects funded by TICFIA feature cooperative partnerships among the CRL and its members.

CRL Collection resources: Political Communications and Mass Education in China in the Early Years of the People’s Republic

The holdings at the Center for Research Libraries are especially rich in primary documents of political communications. The pamphlets, reports, newspapers, and other kinds of printed materials held by CRL chronicle the activities of political figures, parties and organizations around the globe.

New Materials Received - February 2002 - July 2002

OCLC record numbers are supplied as reference to more complete bibliographic information. The Center’s holding symbol (CRL) may not yet be attached to the record cited.


Doctoral dissertations in all formats received as a result of demand purchase, exchange, and deposit included 3,789 titles from more than 112 institutions and representing over 30 countries.

New Materials Received - FY2002 Purchase Proposals Acquired

(Adam Matthew Publications) (Sections detailed below comprising 107 reels + printed guides) (In processing)

CRL Programs and Services - Aberdeen Woods Conference

Applications are still being accepted for the upcoming second Aberdeen Woods Conference “The New Dynamics and Economics of Cooperative Collection Development,” which will take place on November 8 – 10 outside of Atlanta. The meeting will be keynoted by Dr. Robert Martin, Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and will feature presentations by a distinguished group of librarians who will share their experiences in both print-based and digital cooperative projects. Discussion

CRL Programs and Services - CRL Staff News

The CRL strategic plan for 2002-2006, recently developed and now in place, commits the organization to undertaking new programs and modifying some of its existing ones. To facilitate implementation of this plan, CRL has undertaken a number of staff changes that will permit greater coordination of current activities and increased capabilities for new initiatives.

These changes include:

"The people of the world celebrate the October Revolution." Magazine cover from the Hunter Collection.