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Apr 7 2014
CRL Libraries Support Purchase of Four Microform Sets

With the support of 17 member libraries, CRL will acquire four microform sets through its 2014 Shared Purchase Program. The total list cost of these acquisitions, which benefit all CRL members, is $42,200.

Mar 13 2014
North American Working Group To Revise Model License

With support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a vigorous overhaul of the LIBLICENSE model license is in progress under the auspices of the Center for Research Libraries.

Feb 24 2014
eDesiderata Now Customized

CRL’s eDesiderata platform, designed to provide information about and track the status of e-resources under consideration for member licensing, has a new customizing feature: meDesiderata.

Feb 3 2014
CIFNAL Offers Travel Stipends for AIFBD Meeting in France

The Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will offer up to four stipends for staff members at CIFNAL institutions to attend the AIFBD Conference August 23–25 in Limoges, France.

Jan 31 2014
Recent TCA Electronic Resource Reviews

Recent reviews in The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, include Black Freedom I: Federal Government Records, and Black Freedom II: Organizational Records and Personal Papers; Caribbean Search; Statista; Gale’s Artemis: Literary Sources, Early European Books, The First World War; and two collections in ProQuest’s History Vault: Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, and American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate.

Jan 16 2014
Find CRL Staff at 2014 Midwinter

Some key CRL staff members will attend ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia (January 24–28) to report on and gather input for CRL programs.

Jan 16 2014
Mellon Foundation Funds CRL Archive Analysis

The Center for Research Libraries recently received funding to support international analysis and planning for archiving and strategic digitization of print journals and newspapers. CRL will use these funds to expand its collecting and analysis of data on archiving and digitization efforts in the two domains, and promote coordinated, strategic action in these areas by libraries and consortia.

Jan 8 2014
MEMP Expands Mission, Adds New Members

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) recently broadened its mission to incorporate digital preservation and electronic access initiatives in its regular activities. Since July 2013, five institutions have joined MEMP.

Dec 10 2013
MEMP Microfilms Kurdish Newspaper Aso

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed several years of the Kurdish newspaper Aso.

Dec 9 2013
CRL To Purchase Eight New Collections

The Center for Research Libraries will purchase eight valuable microform and reprint collections through this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $125,886. These sets will soon be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.

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