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Voting has begun on the CRL FY2010 Purchase Proposal Ballot. This year CRL will allocate $135,000 to the purchase of collections through this program.
The goal of the initiative is to significantly reduce costs, increase accessibility, and foster long-term preservation of journals, newspapers, and government documents for scholars and researchers in the CRL community.
Dramatic new design offers many enhanced features.
In October 2009, CRL surpassed two million pages digitized on request for scholars at member libraries.
LAN approaches 900,000 pages; CRL begins production on African Newspapers.
Montreal, August 2008
In June, 2009, ProQuest launched American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries (APCRL), which ultimately will contain nearly three million pages of CRL journal content with full-color scans and searchable text.
CRL initiated its new Primary Source Awards program in the fall of 2009. Primary Source Awards will recognize the contributions of research and teaching faculty, librarians and library staff, graduate students, and others within the CRL community for their creative use of primary source materials in three arenas: research, teaching, and access.
The next meeting of the Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) will be held during the MELA Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts on November 19, 2009.
The next meeting of SEEMP will be held Friday, November 13 at 3:00 - 4:45 pm in the Rhode Island Room in the Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. For more information, visit the SEEMP Web page.
CRL announces its Human Rights blog to promote findings of its investigation into the use of technology in human rights practices. The purpose of the blog is to circulate information about human rights documentation, digital technology, archiving strategies and related information. It can be found at http://crlgrn.wordpress.com/.
The next meeting of the Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) will be held during the African Studies Association Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Friday, November 20 2009.
LARRP will hold its Annual Members Meeting on July 24, 2010.
GNARP will hold several meetings at ALA Midwinter in Boston, MA in January 2010:GNARP Steering Committee Meeting, Friday, January 15  at 4-5:30 pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the Constitution Room.GNARP Collection Development Working Group Meeting, Saturday, January 16 at 10:30 am – 12 noon at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the White Hill Room.GNARP Librarian Exchange Working Group Meeting, Saturday, January 16 at 1:30 – 3:30 pm at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the White Hill Room.
CIFNAL will hold a meeting Sunday, January 19, 2010 at 8-10 am at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel in the Hancock Room in association with the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Boston, MA. 
The next meeting of the Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) will be held Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 6:30-8:30 pm in Room 304 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown during the Association for Asian Studies annual conference.For more information, visit SEAM's home page.
The next meeting of the South Asia Microform Project (SAMP) will be held Friday, March 26, 2010 at 7-9 pm in Room 502 of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown during the Association for Asian Studies annual meeting. For more information, please visit SAMP's Web page.
Collaborative preservation project with the National Library of Vietnam
SEEMP is filming Oslobođenje (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina) and seeks issues from 2005.
Digitization surpasses 625,000 pages.