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SALALM LVI
Saturday May 28, 2011 2:00-3:00pm

The subcommittee convened at 2:00 on Saturday May 28,2011  in the Cherry Room. The majority of the meeting’s time was devoted to product demonstrations.

Phil S. MacLeod (Emory) did a brief presentation about the Spanish language/Latin American content of the Google News Archive and showed a Lib Guide he put together at Emory with links to all the titles available (http://guides.main.library.emory.edu/content.php?pid=20775&sid=1657140).

David Block (U Texas) did a brief presentation about the Archivo Historico del Arzobispado de Mexico a scanned collection of documents of colonial church records.  Books from Mexico is the authorized dealer.

David Block recently attended the REDALYC meeting in Mexico and did a brief demonstration of the REDALYC portal (http://redalyc.uaemex.mx/) and discussed its content.

Ray Abruzzi (Gale Cengage) did a presentation on Gales’s World Scholar Latin American Portal describing the primary and secondary source content.

Paula Covington (Vanderbilt) gave a brief update on LAPOP.

There was also discussion of what would happen with the content of Paper of Record now that Google has discontinued the project.

 

Philip S. MacLeod, Chair
Emory University