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CLIR Scholarly Engagement Study

Yesterday we had a great visit with CLIR Scholarly Engagement Study Team members Gabrielle Dean and Tim Stinson and CLIR Program Officer Christa Williford. Gabrielle and Tim gave a presentation about the CLIR-funded study aimed at tracking successful aspects of…

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…

Paleography Institute Brown Bag Lunch

Last week, the CLIR project staff met with students visiting the Newberry for  the Mellon Summer Institute in French Paleography.   The French Paleography course, directed this year by Marc Smith (École nationale des chartes, Paris)  is one of several Institutes…

IRLA show and tell

The Independent Research Libraries Association (IRLA) held a meeting for representatives from their member institutions at the Newberry today.  The final portion of their visit included a sort of show and tell with examples of recent acquisitions and projects from…

CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium

Jennifer and I will attend the CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium in Washington, D.C., March 29-30.  The program looks good, promising to provide speakers, and break-out sessions in which we’ll get to hear how others have or will be managing…

Newberry Newsletter

The Newberry Newlsetter (#83, Spring-Summer 2010) has a nice article about the French pamphlet collections and project on page 3.

Crain’s Chicago Business Article

Crain’s Chicago Business published an interview with Paul Saenger, George A. Poole III Curator of Rare Books and Collection Development Librarian, about our French pamphlet collections and the CLIR cataloging grant: Newberry Library to offer new look at French Revolution Posted…

C&RL News Announcement of Grant

The Grants and Acquisitions section of College & Research Libraries News (January 2010, 71:46-47)  had a blurb about our grant and project: The Newberry Library has received a $488,179 three-year grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)…

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