News and Announcements

Putting women’s rights on (the) line

When a French revolutionary pamphlet crops up in the news, we take notice. Just days ago, the British Library announced that it is partnering with Google to digitize 250,000 eighteenth- and nineteenth-century books.  Among the few titles they singled out…

New Project Cataloging Assistant hired

We’re pleased to announce that Jennifer Dunlap has joined our project staff as a full-time Project Cataloging Assistant.  We closed the part-time position without filling it, and plan to post another full-time position at the end of August.

Newberry Minute

Chicago Museum Agora, A Blog to share Chicago museum news and information has noticed our Newberry Minute — we’re always glad when people are interested in our work!

Autumn brings staff changes

While I have been a part of the project team since the project began early this year, today I step into my new role as Cataloging Project Librarian for the French pamphlet cataloging project as Eric moves into his new…

Transitioning out of the project

As I prepare to begin an exciting new (for me) position as Acquisitions Manager, I’m surveying the landscape of the French pamphlet project, what we’ve learned, what we’ve accomplished…  I’m pleased with the progress we’ve made in the 9 months…

FRC Records Loaded!

I am pleased to announce that the CLIR project staff loaded the first 322 French Revolution Collection (FRC) records into the Newberry’s online catalog this week. During the past few months, we have  been busy training, making cataloging decisions, cataloging,…

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