April 2010 Issue of The Charleston Advisor

Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Contact: 
Mary Wilke - mwilke@crl.edu

The April 2010 issue (V11N4) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA), an online review of electronic resources for libraries, has been released.
 
As a benefit of CRL membership, librarians and specialists at CRL libraries have free access to all TCA online reviews. CRL also invites your input on future databases and electronic resources for review.

The current issue of TCA features analyses of the following databases and electronic resources:

Comparative Reviews

Standard Reviews

The Impact of CRL

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

Helping Libraries Deal with ‘Big’ Data

At CRL’s 2018 Global Collections Forum, Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Head of Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections at Stanford University Libraries, discussed how satellite imagery and large geospatial datasets are being used as source materials for scholars in a variety of disciplines, and the new types of library support they require.

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.