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Chronopolis Audit Report 2012
- The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) conducted a preservation audit of Chronopolis (chronopolis.sdsc.edu) between November 2010 and December 2011, and on the basis of that audit certifies...
CRL Digital Delivery passes six million pages
5 Aug 2015
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Licensing "Big Data": an eDesiderata Forum
16 Nov 2016 - 12:00pm
Webinar: Mining Big Economic Data II
18 Feb 2015 - 2:00pm
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The Impact of CRL
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Excavating Attitudes on Opium Prohibition from Colonial Records
British Colonial Office records held by CRL reveal the dynamics of a robust opium trade in Southeast Asia in the late 19th and early 20th century.
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