Digitizing American Periodicals
17 Sep 2009
In June, 2009, ProQuest launched American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries (APCRL), which ultimately will contain nearly three million pages of CRL journal content with full-color scans and searchable text.
CRL initiated its new Primary Source Awards program in the fall of 2009. Primary Source Awards will recognize the contributions of research and teaching faculty, librarians and library staff, graduate students, and others within the CRL community for their creative use of primary source materials in three arenas: research, teaching, and access.
Upcoming MEMP Meeting November 19, 2009
12 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) will be held during the MELA Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 19, 2009.
Upcoming SEEMP Meeting November 13, 2009
12 Sep 2009
The next meeting of SEEMP will be held Friday, November 13 at 3:00 - 4:45 pm in the Rhode Island Room in the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. For more information, visit the SEEMP Web page.
CRL Human Rights blog
10 Sep 2009
CRL announces its Human Rights blog to promote findings of its investigation into the use of technology in human rights practices. The purpose of the blog is to circulate information about human rights documentation, digital technology, archiving strategies and related information. It can be found at http://crlgrn.wordpress.com/.
Upcoming CAMP meeting November 20, 2009
10 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) will be held during the African Studies Association Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday, November 20 2009.
GNARP will hold several meetings at ALA Midwinter in Boston, MA in January 2010:GNARP Steering Committee Meeting, Friday, January 15 at 4-5:30 pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the Constitution Room.GNARP Collection Development Working Group Meeting, Saturday, January 16 at 10:30 am – 12 noon at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the White Hill Room.GNARP Librarian Exchange Working Group Meeting, Saturday, January 16 at 1:30 – 3:30 pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the White Hill Room.
Upcoming CIFNAL Meeting January 17, 2010
4 Sep 2009
CIFNAL will hold a meeting Sunday, January 19, 2010 at 8-10 am at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the Hancock Room in association with the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, MA.
Upcoming SEAM meeting March 24, 2010
1 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) will be held Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 304 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown during the Association for Asian Studies annual conference.For more information, visit SEAM's home page.
Upcoming SAMP Meeting March 26, 2010
1 Sep 2009
The next meeting of the South Asia Microform Project (SAMP) will be held Friday, March 26, 2010 at 7-9 pm in Room 502 of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown during the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting. For more information, please visit SAMP's Web page.
SEAM/Luce Vietnam project complete
28 Aug 2009
Collaborative preservation project with the National Library of Vietnam
SEEMP seeks collection of Oslobođenje
6 Aug 2009
SEEMP is filming Oslobođenje (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina) and seeks issues from 2005.
Digitization surpasses 625,000 pages.
Access is now available to the pre-launch edition of American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries. ProQuest has arranged for a special product preview for CRL members.
SEAM acquires Philippine Star, 1986–2007
8 Jun 2009
The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) announces the availability of a complete run of the Philippine Star for the period July 28, 1986–Dec 31, 2007. This national daily was founded in 1986 in the wake of the EDSA revolution, and is now one of the highest circulating titles in the Philippines.For more details, see the CRL catalog record for this title.
WNA Latin American Newspapers update
13 May 2009
Latin American Newspapers approaches 50% completion; member access fees begin July 1, 2009.
GNARP Librarian Exchange Survey Results
13 May 2009
The Librarian Exchange Working Group (LEWG) of the German-North American Resources Partnership (GNARP) has surveyed GNARP's members to make available a list of North American research institutions that are willing to host library interns from German-speaking countries. Results of the survey of of internship opportunities are available online here.
In accordance with a recently signed memorandum of understanding between CIFNAL and the Digital Library of the Caribbean (http://www.dloc.com), the goal of this project is to work together to improve and increase electronic access to francophone documents. These may represent collections located in the French Caribbean or collections located outside of the French Caribbean with a focus on this region.
LAMP acquires rare Paraguayan newspapers
24 Apr 2009
The Latin American Microform Project (LAMP) has completed filming of rare Paraguayan newspapers from the collection of the University of Connecticut. The four titles (La Opinión, La Patria, El Pueblo, and La Unión) were published in Asunción in the 1890s, during the early days of rule by the Partido Colorado (founded in 1887). The papers represent the divergent opinions of the two dominant political parties during the first Colorado Era.