CRL Welcomes Eight New Members

Monday, December 1, 2014
Virginia Kerr -

Since July, CRL has added eight new member organizations. In August, Rollins College and High Point University became voting members. September saw the addition of Amherst College, Hampshire College, University of San Diego, and the National Agricultural Library. In October, College of Wooster joined as a voting member, and Nalanda University joined as a global member in November.

Seven other institutions became CRL members at the end of the last fiscal year: The University of MiamiSouthern Methodist University, Illinois College of OptometryAshland University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, and the Max-Plank-Institut fur Bildungsforschung. CRL’s total membership is now 213.

CRL is the world’s largest and most longstanding cooperative collection development enterprise. Member libraries share resources and expertise, working together to identify, acquire, and preserve critical evidence and documentation for original research and advanced teaching. The recent growth in CRL membership reflects the continuing importance of primary source materials at academic institutions committed to  rigor, scholarly innovation, and a high standard of academic achievement.

For more information, visit Becoming a Member.