Spring 2010 CAMP Meeting
9 Feb 2010
The Spring 2010 CAMP meeting will be held on Saturday, April 17, in conjunction with the Africana Librarians Council meeting in Lawrence, Kansas.
MEMP Acquires al-Nur
5 Feb 2010
The Middle East Microform Project has microfilmed 2001–08 issues of the Syrian newspaper al-Nur. This title from Damascus was provided by Yale University.
LAMP Acquires Latin American Serials
5 Feb 2010
Included in the collection are La Semana from Colombia and Publicaciones del Archivo Histórico de la Provincia de Buenos Aires from Argentina.
Congo Newspapers Microfilmed
5 Feb 2010
The Cooperative Africana Microform Project has completed microfilming a collection of 166 newspapers from Congo. The Library of Congress office in Nairobi issues collected the issues, which include such titles as La Bourse, Mukuba, and Umoja.
CRL Advocates Cooperation on Print Archiving
29 Jan 2010
This proposal outlines a cooperative approach to archiving print journals, newspapers, and government documents in North American collections.
CRL Releases Portico Audit
29 Jan 2010
CRL’s preservation audit marks the first public disclosure of a digital certification review conducted by an independent entity.
The preliminary release for World Newspaper Archive–African Newspapers, which contains 13 titles with approximately 85,000 pages, is now available for preview.
Charleston Advisor January Product Reviews
27 Jan 2010
The current issue (V11N3) features new reviews of electronic resources for libraries.
The collection features such titles as Novo Correio de Modas (1852–54), O Sexo Feminino (1873–89), and A Mai de Familia (Jan 1879–Dec 1888).
Latin American Newspapers reaches 970,000 pages; African Newspapers preliminary release is expected in December.
2009 LARRP Annual Report
15 Dec 2009
The 2009 LARRP chair’s report is now available for participants.
The Africa Studies Center (The Netherlands) becomes the newest international member of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project.
Children accidentally aloft in a balloon—information now available in digitized historic American periodicals from CRL.
University of Pennsylvania joins CIFNAL
3 Dec 2009
The University becomes the group’s 29th institutional member.
The University of Pennsylvania is the latest institution to join the German-North American Resources Partnership.
The University of Sheffield (UK) is the newest international member of CAMP (Cooperative Africana Microform Project). CAMP, founded in 1963, is a joint effort by research libraries throughout the world and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) to promote the preservation of publications and archives concerning the nearly fifty nations of Sub-Saharan Africa
Charleston Advisor New Product Reviews
13 Nov 2009
The new issue (V11N2) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA), a print and online review of electronic resources for libraries, has been released.
Vote in Purchase Proposal Program
11 Nov 2009
Voting has begun on the CRL FY2010 Purchase Proposal Ballot. This year CRL will allocate $135,000 to the purchase of collections through this program.
The goal of the initiative is to significantly reduce costs, increase accessibility, and foster long-term preservation of journals, newspapers, and government documents for scholars and researchers in the CRL community.