This is a set of (draft) prescriptive instructions describing how to make MARC and EAD metadata available in the “Catholic Portal“.
Just less than 1,100 records from the Philadelphia Archdiocesan Historical Research Center (PAHRC) have been added to the “Portal” — http://bit.ly/uG92RG
CRRA UPDATE January 2012
Happy New Year! We wish you a most blessed, peaceful, healthy, and prosperous 2012. This month’s update includes:
- Reflections on The Duquesne Symposium
Over seventy scholars, librarians, archivists, graduate students, library staff and university leaders came together to learn about trends in American Catholic research and to network with colleagues on how archives, libraries and member organizations support scholars in Catholic Studies …
- Lives of Women Saints at Georgetown, by John Buchtel
The collection consists of over 1,000 volumes printed in vernacular languages (primarily Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, and French) between 1521 and the mid-20th century. The collection preserves a fascinating window into women’s spirituality in each of the eras it cover …
- Results from the CRRA Five year Strategic Planning Survey
The CRRA Five Year Strategic Planning Task Force distributed a Survey on Strategic Directions for CRRA
- Many Rare Catholic Materials Yet to be Digitized
A recent survey of Catholic college and university libraries indicates that many rare and unique Catholic scholarly materials are held by the institutions, and a small percentage (30%) of the surveyed institutions has digitized their rare Catholic resources.
- CLIR Accepting Proposals for Hidden Collections Grants
The CLIR Hidden Grants are for describing collections of currently “hidden” collections. In 2009, three CRRA members authored a successful collaborative grant. CRRA encourages and will provide assistance to members seeking grants, individually or collaboratively …
- Call for Papers & Posters by Jan. 31: Conference on Information & Religion, Kent State
- CRRA Meetings 2012-2014, please save the dates