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CRL's Global Resources Law Partnership, now renewed through 2020, will preserve and provide digital access to rich source materials on law, government and civil society. 
CRL welcomes new members and branch campuses added since the July 1 start of the fiscal year. Total membership currently stands at 213 institutions in North America and various other global areas.
The Collections and Services Policy Committee plays a critical role in shaping CRL collection development and services.
The TRAIL collection now contains more than 61,500 federal technical reports, including over 4.5 million pages of content.
At its recent Annual Council Meeting, the Board of Directors of the Center for Research Libraries welcomed two new members and elected officers for the upcoming year.
The Demand Purchase program is a key service through which CRL acquires materials identified by researchers that may be costly, difficult to obtain, or beyond the scope of local collection policies. Patrons at CRL institutions may request materials from CRL in specific categories--foreign dissertations, newspapers, and archival material--with a maximum expenditure of $2,000 per patron per year.
Readex's metadata for digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.
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.
LLMC, through its partnership with CRL, recently completed the digitization of the full set of New York state Senate and Assembly Journals.
CRL recently digitized an extensive run of The Daily Drovers Journal, founded in 1873 to report on the Chicago Stockyards. This complements the primary sources preserved through Project Ceres, opening further possibilities for researching the connections between agriculture and economic and political history.
CRL and LLMC's ongoing work to scan house and senate assembly journals from all 50 states have resulted in a rich trove of resources for historical and legal study.
CRL's ongoing Global Resources Law Partnership preserves, digitizes and provides access to critical primary source government and legal publications.