The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is:
- A membership organization of universities, colleges, and independent research libraries
- A rich, diverse collection of approximately five million rarely held books, journals, pamphlets, newspapers, and other primary source materials from all regions of the globe
- An employer that provides equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, handicap, or any other protected class, under the law.
CRL values the diversity of its workforce as a key ingredient for serving its members and their global interests.