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.
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