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CRL gathers information about and evaluates digital repositories that preserve research materials of interest to the CRL community. CRL reports are independent, critical analyses based upon information obtained from the repositories themselves, from reliable independent sources, and in some instances through formal audits.



Government Information


  • Associated Press (AP)– A global news network that gathers and distributes news reports in text, still and moving image, and audio formats from all parts of the world.
  • LexisNexis - An online database, serving the legal profession and business, government, and academic markets, provides access to full-text and information from more than 31,000 news and government sources
  • NewsBank– An aggregator of contemporary news content, drawing from more than 1,100 U.S. and foreign news sources, including newspapers, magazines, wire services, broadcasts, and news digest services
  • CRL Report: Preserving News in the Digital Environment: Mapping the Newspaper Industry in Transition – This report traces the “lifecycle” of news content and information published in newspapers and online, and provides an overview of news workflow and production systems.


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