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The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed issues from 2010-2015 of the Syrian publication Ḍifāf.

The International Collections and Content Group is a standing working group reporting to CSPC that will play a substantive role in shaping, implementing, and maintaining CRL’s approaches to the development and responsible stewardship of international collections.

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed issues of the Moroccan Arabic-language newspaper al-Ittiḥād al-Ishtirākī from 1987-1996 and the related French-language newspaper Libération from 1977-1981.

The CRL Charter Alliance will deliver a substantial body of digital news content to users worldwide while three in-copyright collections negotiated by East View Information Services will  be made available to all CRL member institutions. 

CRL has reduced access barriers to nearly 10,000 titles previously digitized (in whole or in part) through on-demand and strategic scanning.

CRL has numerous online resources available to researchers and scholars working remotely.

The CRL/East View Global Press Archive Charter Alliance will make 500,000 pages of unique and rarely-held titles from the Middle East and North Africa accessible for research opportunities.

The Global Press Archive Charter Alliance will digitize and make available to all CRL member institutions 4.5 million pages of recent international newspaper content, with a significant portion of material to be made available in Open Access.

CRL voting member libraries have approved the acquisition of five primary source collections with an estimated list price value of $218,070. Once acquired, the collections will be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.

CRL voting member libraries have approved the acquisition of ten microform, reprint, and CD/DVD collections through the 2018 Purchase Proposal Program. List price value $132,538 (depending on the exchange rate). Once acquired, the collections will be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.  

MEMP Preserves al-Hadaf

August 10, 2016

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed issues of al-Hadaf from 1979-1989.  This title was published in Arabic in Beirut, Lebanon by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (P.F.L.P.).

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has preserved nine Afghan publications, covering a broad range of time periods and subjects.

CRL's project to digitize documentation from ten African and Persian Gulf countries where the integrity of the public record is at risk has exceeded targets, and exposes collections never before accessible to North American scholars.

CRL's digitization of foreign official gazettes will expose imrpotant documentation of non-transparent and "corrupt" governments. 

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) and the South Asia Materials Project (SAMP) contributed funds for the preservation of seventeen newspaper and serial titles published in Afghanistan.

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed several Iraqi newspapers published in Baghdad after the 2003 invasion.

CRL's ongoing Global Resources Law Partnership preserves, digitizes and provides access to critical primary source government and legal publications.

MEMP (Middle East Materials Project) has microfilmed issues of the London daily newspaper al-Quds al-Arabi for May 2010 - December 2013.

CRL will digitize and expose official gazettes from several countries where the integrity of the public record may be at risk.

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has digitized two newspapers related to Iraq that are now available online through the CRL Catalog.