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Nominations are due by January 31 for the Primary Source Awards, which recognize innovative uses of primary sources in research, access, and teaching.

Selected presentations from CRL’s 2014 Annual Council Meeting and Collections Forum are now posted on CRL’s website and YouTube channel.

eDesiderata, which tracks the status of e-resources under consideration for licensing, has a new customizing feature: meDesiderata.

CRL supports community efforts to preserve key primary sources, such as SEEMP’s recent acquisition of Russian newspaper Zapoliar'e.

The Kartemquin Films documentary The Trials of Muhammad Ali prominently features primary sources found at CRL.

CRL’s YouTube Channel features archived presentations, such as a new tutorial on our Purchase Proposal Program.

The World Newspaper Archive, a partnership of CRL and Readex, has reached a milestone of 2,500,000 scanned pages across four modules.

CRL collections support research in a wide variety of fields. Take a look at some recent publications based on materials from CRL collections.

Supporting advanced research and teaching since 1949

  • We collect unique and little-known humanities, science, and social science documents.
  • We preserve records of the past and the present for researchers of the future.
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Focus on Global Resources

The oceans of information that government agencies produce and collect, along with the fluidity of digital media, require a rethinking of preservation practices. This issue of FOCUS reports on CRL's recent Global Resources Forum Leviathan: Libraries and Government in the Age of Big Data, which explored these new realities.

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