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In 2023, the CRL community has convened to weave together CRL's global collections activities into a holistic program that leverages CRL's unique scale to build community-stewarded global collections in service to CRL members and the research enterprise they support. More information on this initiative and its timeline and deliverables can be found here. 

In 2023, the CRL community is convening, in consultation with the Educopia Institute, to weave CRL's global collections activities together into a holistic strategy that leverages CRL's unique community, scale, and infrastructure to build community-stewarded global collections in service to research, and scholarship. More information on this initiative and its timeline and deliverables can be found here. 

LARRP (Latin Americanist Research Resources Project) supported a collaborative project between the University of New Mexico and the Fideicomiso Archivo Plutarco Elías Calles and Fernando Torreblanca (FAPECFT) in Mexico City to digitize over 300,000 images from FAPECFT.  

The archival collections of nine historic women from Brazil have been made openly accessible by the Fundação Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with financial support from the Center for Research Libraries.

CRL's new focus on digitization of Latin American materials has begun to expose a wealth of resources for cultural and political studies.

New funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable CRL and international partners to expand access to source materials for area and international studies. 

LARRP (Latin Americanist Research Resources Project) has provided funding to the recently launched Digital Archive of Latin American and Caribbean Ephemera, which is hosted at Princeton University.

LARRP (Latin Americanist Research Resources Project) has provided funding to support the digitization of the 1936 issues of the Puerto Rican newspaper El Mundo.

The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents is now available at http://laptoc.library.vanderbilt.edu

The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will hold its annual Members Meeting on Sunday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Philadelphia in association with the SALALM conference.

2009 LARRP Annual Report

December 15, 2009

The 2009 LARRP chair’s report is now available for participants.

LARRP Meeting July 24, 2010

September 4, 2009

LARRP will hold its Annual Members Meeting on July 24, 2010.

The LARRP Annual Report from chair Scott Van Jacob is now available in the LARRP workspace (accessible to LARRP members only; login required).

LARRP Subscription to LAPOP

January 24, 2008

Members of the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) now have the option of subscribing to the Americas Barometer Surveys, produced by the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP). LAPOP has developed a treasure trove of public opinion surveys about political attitudes and behaviors through years of polling in Latin America and the Caribbean. These surveys are of great interest to social scientists, Latin Americanists, government officials, civil society organizations, and interested citizens.