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TRAIL (the Technical Report Archive & Image Library) welcomes new members Syracuse University and The Ohio State University, which support TRAIL's work in identifying, cataloging, digitizing, and providing unrestricted permanent access to U.S. government agency technical reports.
Thousands of architectural photos of Havana's historic central district are now accessible openly, thanks to funding from LAMP.
SEEMP (Slavic and East European Materials Project) has embarked on a multi-year project to microfilm a collection of newspapers from the immediate post-Soviet period (ca. 1991-1998). 
CRL voting member libraries have approved the acquisition of six collective collections with an estimated list price value of $121,624. Once acquired, the collections will be owned collectively by the CRL community.
How do you use social media to reach faculty and students on campus and beyond? Consider spreading the word about resources available from CRL. Did you know that you can share news on recent acquisitions and digitized material, such as African official gazettes or Latin American newspapers, directly from CRL’s website? Just click on the icon to share via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or email.
The deadline for voting on the FY2020 Purchase Proposal Program has been extended through Monday, December 2.

CRL and Open Access
25 Oct 2019

CRL salutes International Open Access Week by recognizing a history of commitment to making primary sources collections openly accessible.
CIFNAL (the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections) and GNARP (German-North American Resources Partnership) announce that travel stipends will be made available for their members to attend the New Shape of Sharing: Networks, Expertise, Information forum to be held in Fiesole, Italy, May 2020.
Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers has been released as the first Open Access collection coming out of the Global Press Archive (GPA) CRL Charter Alliance, a multi-year, flagship collaboration between CRL and East View Information Services. The collection, ultimately comprising 500,000 pages from hundreds of titles published in China between 1912 and 1949, is hosted on East View’s GPA platform.
Infrastructure and interface enhancements to the PAPR registry will enable addition of more serials records from repositories recommended by the community, such as JSTOR, HathiTrust, and Scholar’s Portal.