The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

Guantanamo and Caribbean Newspapers Expand Research and Teaching Opportunities

Professor Sharika Crawford was excited to see the collection of several newspapers published at Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba preserved by the Latin American Materials Project (LAMP) and available openly through the Digital Library of the Caribbean. These Guantanamo newspapers include Gitmo Review (1963-1964), Daily Gazette (1980-1987) and others, which offer articles on national and foreign news as well as local events and sports.

CRL Resources Integral to Cornell’s Latin American Journals Project

Cornell University utilized CRL resources to support its Latin American Journals project, a digital portal to political, cultural and popular serials from the region. 

LAMP Supports Digitizing of Historic Puerto Rican Court Documents

Nearly 5,000 historical Puerto Rican court documents dating from 1844 to 1900 are now available online.

Brazilian Human Rights Evidence Preserved in the Nunca Mais project

Evidence of atrocities in 1960s-70s Brazil, housed at CRL for 25 years, are now available online.

Helping a Scholar Access Cuban Colonial Documents

How CRL helped a Binghamton University scholar access records of slave resistance and violence in colonial Cuba.