From an Introduction by Bernard F. Reilly, Jr.: President, CRL:
This issue of FOCUS on Global Resources highlights the projects selected for recognition in this year’s Center for Research Libraries Primary Source Awards program. CRL created the program in 2009 to promote awareness and use of primary historical evidence in research and teaching. Identifying and recognizing innovative uses of primary sources helps us to better understand the practices and the needs of scholars today.
The projects featured here were selected from a competitive pool nominated by faculty and librarians at CRL institutions. CRL’s Collections and Services Policy Committee, chaired by Dan Hazen of Harvard University, reviewed all submissions and identified the top projects in three areas: access, research, and teaching. The projects recognized this year illustrate a variety of approaches to mining the primary evidence of history.
CRL Primary Source Awards for 2013
Jennifer Wolfe, Digital Scholarship Librarian, University of Iowa
Nominated by: Paul Soderdahl, University Librarian for Information Technology, University of Iowa
See Also: DIY History Web Site
Thea Lindquist, History Librarian, University of Colorado at Boulder (CU)
Nominated by: Jennifer Knievel, Director, Arts and Humanities, University Libraries, University of Colorado at Boulder
See Also: CU Libraries WWI Collection
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