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During this time of uncertainty and rapidly shifting information, ILL librarians at member institutions should check individual libraries’ websites for up to date information. The EAST Project Team acknowledges the limitations facing staff at our...
Boston, MA--February 24, 2020: The Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) is pleased to announce that twelve libraries within the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium are joining the EAST shared print...
EAST is pleased to announce that six of the Florida State University System libraries, plus their shared repository collection, are joining the EAST shared print program. The libraries will join Florida State University, which has...
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 from 9:00am-4:15pm at...
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...

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