May 24, 2022

Projects from Columbia, Harvard, and U. of Florida Named Recipients of 2015 Center for Research Libraries Primary Source Awards

The latest issue of the CRL’s Focus on Global Resources magazine (Spring 2015; Vol. 34. No. 3) includes links and and background about the just announced 2015 Primary Source Awards recipients.

The begins with an introduction by CRL President Bernard, F. Reilly, Jr.

His comments include:

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 reviewed all submissions and identified the top projects in three areas: teaching, research, and access. The projects recognized this year illustrate a variety of approaches to mining the primary evidence of history.

2015 CRL Primary Source Awards Recipients  (Three Categories)

2015 Award for Teaching

“Guantánamo Public Memory Project”

Liz Ševčenko, Director, Guantánamo Public Memory Project,
Columbia University Institute for the Study of Human Rights and co-Director, Humantities Action Lab, The New School
Nominated by: Holly Ackerman, Librarian for Latin American, Iberian and Latino Studies,
Duke University

Direct to “Guantánamo Public Memory Project”

2015 Award for Research

“The Way to Wealth Editions Project”

Sophus A. Reinert, Assistant Professor of Business Administration,
Harvard Business School
Nominated by: Debra Wallace, Executive Director, Knowledge and Library Services,
Harvard Business School

Direct to “The Way to Wealth Editions Project”

2015 Award for Access

“Pioneer Days in Florida”

James Cusick, Curator, P. K. Yonge Library of Florida History,
University of Florida
Nominated by: John Nemmers, Associate Chair, Special & Area Studies Collections,
University of Florida

Direct to Pioneer Days in Florida 

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See Also: List and Links to Past Recipients of CRL’s Primary Source Awards (2010-2014)
Just like this year, some impressive projects to know about and share with researchers.

See Also: Center for Research Libraries Announces Recipients of 2014 Primary Source Awards (April 22, 2014)

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