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

Selected presentations from CRL’s recent 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 Liberian newspapers microfilmed by CAMP.

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

CRL’s YouTube Channel features archived presentations, such as a recent series of webinars on text and data mining.

Recently updated topic guides to CRL collections and related resources feature News (above) and Government Information.

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.
  • We connect researchers, libraries, and institutions to vital source materials.

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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