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The EAST Executive Committee and Project Team are pleased to announce that registration is open for the 2019 EAST Member Meeting. The meeting will take place in Boston, on Monday, October 28th at the Metro...
The EAST Executive Committee and Project Team are pleased to share the news that the Project Team has received ALCTS' 2019 Cunha-Swartzburg Preservation Award. The award, established in 2007, "acknowledges and supports cooperative preservation projects...
Every January and June, shared print programs participate in the Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum sponsored and hosted by the Center for Research Libraries. In anticipation of the forum, programs provide brief updates on their...
Sara Amato and Susan Stearns' article, Documenting the Stewardship of Libraries: The Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust Validation Sample Studies , has been published in the Collaborative Librarianship Journal. The article provides an overview of the...
The Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) submitted the final report on its activities to the Mellon Foundation. The report outlines the last three years of work by staff at EAST member libraries, the Executive and...
The 2018 EAST Member Meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 19th at the Metro Meeting Centers in Downtown Boston. Librarians at EAST member institutions are welcome to submit short presentation proposals to Susan Stearns (sstearns@blc.org),...
Photo of old books taken from the BookTraces.org site.
The Book Traces project originated at the University of Virginia (UVA) in 2014 with a focus on identifying library books, primarily 19th century imprints, that contain interventions such as marginalia that have scholarly value, and...
The EAST Executive Committee and Project Team have drafted a scenario document to share the direction of the Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust following member feedback at the October 2017 Member Meeting. Member libraries and their...
On April 5th and 6th, representatives from many of the North American shared print programs, funders, and organization directors met to discuss the landscape of the shared print monograph field, as well as to generate...
Boston, MA -- March 12, 2018 -- The Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust (EAST), which includes 60 academic and research institutions with a mission to secure and provide access to the scholarly record, has joined the...

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