The Center for Research Libraries’ FOCUS on Global Resources newsletter, Spring 2013 issue, is now available online. This issue focuses on the “2013 CRL Primary Source Awards.”
IN THIS ISSUE
Comments from CRL President Bernard Reilly
CRL PRIMARY SOURCE AWARDS FOR 2013
A brief overview of the program.
2013 AWARD FOR ACCESS
Jennifer Wolfe ~ Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Iowa
Nominated by Paul Soderdahl ~ University Librarian for Information Technology, University of Iowa
Project – For development of the University of Iowa’s crowd-sourcing DIY History initiative, which features five collections, beginning with “Civil War Diaries and Letters.”
2013 AWARD FOR RESEARCH
Thea Lindquist ~ History Librarian, University of Colorado at Boulder
Nominated by Jennifer Knievel ~ Director, Arts and Humanities, University Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder
Project – For the WWI Linked Data project, which applies linked data methods to enhance use of the University of Colorado’s digitized World War I Collection of more than 1,200 pamphlets, books, maps, and speeches spanning the years between 1914 and 1920.
2013 AWARD FOR TEACHING
Edward Udovic ~ Vice President of Teaching & Learning and Senior Executive for University Mission, DePaul University
Nominated by Scott Walter ~ University Librarian, DePaul University
Project – For “The Lincoln Park Neighborhood: Then and Now” course, which incorporated the discovery and use of primary source materials held at DePaul University and the Chicago History Museum into a number of course assignments, including critical, reflective learning journals.
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