Classical, Medieval and Renaissance Discussion Group Agenda - 2013 Annual

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2013 ALA Annual

ACRL WESS Classical Medieval Renaissance (CMR) Discussion Group

Sunday, June 30, 8:30 to 10am
Hyatt Regency Chicago(151 East Wacker Drive), Grand D South


Presentation

Mark Wardecker, Acting Classics Librarian on at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign University Library University of Illinois Classics Library’s Digitization Project. http://illinoisclassics.tumblr.com/


The personal libraries of renowned German philologists, Wilhelm Dittenberger and Johannes Vahlen, purchased by Professor W.A. Oldfather in the early 20th century, are the very core of the University of Illinois' Classics Library's collection. While the bulk of the collection has been cataloged and even microfilmed and digitized, there are still a significant number of unbound dissertations, reprints of articles, and program publications that can only be located with the aid of a small card catalog within the library. Last year, the Classics Library began working with the library's Content Access Management, Digital Content Creation, and Preservation departments to catalog and digitize this collection of Universitätsschriften and other short scholarly works on Latin and Greek literature. will talk about this process and some of the efforts to promote it.


Discussion

Inter-institutional Coordination of Collection Development in Classical Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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