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The TRAIL collection now contains more than 61,500 federal technical reports, including over 4.5 million pages of content.
CRL libraries are helping grow and strengthen the print journal holdings maintained under the Global Resources Partnership in Science, Technology and Engineering, to ensure the availability of knowledge resources vital to research and learning.
CRL and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology (LHL) have recently completed the first round of strategic digitization of serials jointly held by the two organizations. 
TRAIL has completed digitization of the Research and Development Progress Reports issued by the Office of Saline Waters between 1955 and 1972. The technical reports issued by the Office of Saline Waters are valuable research resources for the study of topics including thermodynamics and water resource policy.
Now in its fifth year, CRL's Global Resources Partnership in Science, Technology, and Engineering continues to expand benefits to CRL member libraries.
Four institutions recently joined TRAIL (the Technical Report Archive & Image Library).  TRAIL identifies, acquires, catalogs, digitizes and provides unrestricted access to U.S. government agency technical reports.
TRAIL is in the top 25 of HathiTrust content contributors, with more than 39,000 volumes of technical reports originally published by the US Government.
CRL and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology (LHL) recently expanded the terms of the Global Resources Partnership in Science, Technology, and Engineering to encompass strategic digitization of serials jointly held by the two organizations. 
TRAIL has now digitized over 5,000 technical reports produced by the Atomic Energy Commission, many of which were produced by the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington State.
TRAIL (the Technical Report Archive & Image Library) now has over 1 million pages of content in the University of North Texas Digital Library.
TRAIL will now collect U.S. government technical reports from all years, doing away with the 1975 cutoff it had previously used.  Following a recent vote of the membership, the TRAIL Bylaws were amended to allow for personal memberships.
The jointly-developed policies help advise and steer collection development priorities for the Global Resources STE Partnership.
This year’s annual Global Resources Collections Forum, to be webcast in April from the Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, will feature new developments in CRL acquisitions and licensing.
The Technical Report Archive and Image Library (TRAIL) has a new email list. TRAILtalk is intended as an information exchange about all things related to TRAIL and technical reports.  
The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) has made a search widget available.  The search widget can be embedded on LibGuides or other webpages to help library patrons find digitized historic federal technical reports.
TRAIL’s original Chair, Maliaca Oxnam of the University of Arizona, has transitioned into the role of Past Chair. TRAIL’s new Chair, Mel DeSart of the University of Washington, begins his two-year term.
A recent article by TRAIL’s Past Chair Maliaca Oxnam highlights the opportunity researchers have to use data sets found in TRAIL’s 42,000+ US government technical reports.
TRAIL continues to add content to its collection of digitized U.S. government technical reports. 
CRL and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology have entered into a strategic partnership to preserve and develop historical research collections in the fields of science, technology and engineering.