The Haiti Legal Patrimony Project
13 Jan 2011
A comprehensive collection of historical legal documents from Haiti is being created by the Law Library Microform Consortium (LLMC) in cooperation with law libraries from several CRL member institutions.
Electronic Resource Offers
12 Jan 2011
In response to strong interest expressed by members, CRL has obtained offers for several electronic resources.
Primary Source Award Deadline Jan. 31
10 Jan 2011
The Primary Source Awards recognize librarians, teachers, and researchers for innovative and creative uses of primary source materials. Nominate colleagues (or yourself) for CRL’s annual award program.
GNARP, along with the Bibliothek & Information International (BII) and the Goethe-Institut New York (GI), announces the availability of a scholarship to fund a Librarian Exchange for an academic librarian from the U.S. or Canada to Germany for one or two weeks. The application deadline is March 15, 2011.
CRL To Purchase Nine Microform Sets
20 Dec 2010
The Center for Research Libraries will purchase several new items for this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a total list price value of $151,200.
TRAIL Search Interface Now Available
10 Dec 2010
The new search interface for the Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) is now available at http://www.technicalreports.org
CRL Meetings at 2011 ALA Midwinter
5 Dec 2010
Find CRL at the American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in San Diego.
The University of Notre Dame has recently joined five Area Studies Microform Projects as part of an initiative to increase collaboration in its international collections.
CRL JSTOR Print Archive Seeks Donations
2 Dec 2010
CRL established a JSTOR archive in 2002 to serve as a print repository to benefit its member libraries. CRL encourages members to help fill some discipline gaps in the archive.
TRAIL project members will hold an informational session at ALA Midwinter on Saturday, January 8, in San Diego.
Dastan-i Amir Hamzah Available from SAMP
1 Dec 2010
The South Asia Microform Project (SAMP) has made available on microfilm and in electronic format a nearly comprehensive set of the Dastan-i Amir Hamzah, published by Newal Kishore Press.
CIFNAL’s Steering Committee will meet on Sunday, January 9, in San Diego.
GNARP will hold several meetings at the ALA Midwinter Conference in San Diego, January 2011.
2011 Purchase Proposal Program
1 Nov 2010
Voting has begun on the CRL FY2011 Purchase Proposal program. Through this program, CRL libraries prioritize microform and reprint collections for CRL to acquire.
The Center for Research Libraries and British Library have digitized 400 UK theses on Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, now available through the British Library’s EThOS (Electronic Theses Online) service.
October TCA Electronic Reviews Released
25 Oct 2010
The October issue of The Charleston Advisor (V12N1) features new reviews of electronic resources for libraries, including Mass Observation Online, EBSCOhost Mobile, the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, and Scribd.
A new online catalog will link users to full-text, digital facsimiles of French pamphlets made accessible by CIFNAL member institutions, international partner collections, and related digital library collections.
The Digital South Asia Library’s presentation of Gramophone Recordings from the Linguistic Survey of India consists of digitized recordings originally collected in South Asia from 1913 to 1929.
The Center for Research Libraries will work with a number of library and publisher partners to coordinate and provide access to metadata on historic newspapers and their digital versions.
The new project will create a sustainable and scalable plan for cooperative management of legacy print materials at the local, regional, state, and national levels.