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LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) has microfilmed seven Bolivian newspapers from the late 19th century.
CRL now has a new platform for tracking the status of e-resources under consideration for member licensing. eDesiderata offers a place for sharing information and opinions about e-resources, including content, quality, and terms of purchase or subscription.
Four new members have joined CRL since the start of the new fiscal year on July 1, bringing the number of member institutions overall to an all-time high of 275.
CRL invites nominations for collection purchases in the FY2014 Purchase Proposal Program until September 30.
Partnership will encompass up to 7 million pages of international news content from British Library collections for the World Newspaper Archive.
The Digital Distributed Community Archive (the CLOCKSS Archive) has engaged the Center for Research Libraries to undertake an in-depth audit of the CLOCKSS preservation archive.
CRL announces the appointment of Christine Stamison as the new director of NERL. Stamison will be responsible for meeting the ambitious goals and objectives of the NERL Program at the Center for Research Libraries.
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.  
LAMP (formerly the Latin American Microform Project) has acquired microfilm of the years 1908–31 of the popular Peruvian weekly publication Variedades.
The Slavic and East European Microform Project (SEEMP) has preserved issues from 1992 to 2007 of the newspaper Oslobođenje, published in Sarajevo.
On July 1, 2013, CRL’s membership total reached 270. This total includes several liberal arts colleges new to the consortium.
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.
The Latin American Periodicals Tables of Contents is now available at http://laptoc.library.vanderbilt.edu
LAMP has provided funding for the digitization of the Brazilian newspaper Diario de Pernambuco.
Project Ceres—a collaboration between the United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN), the Agriculture Network Information Collaborative (AgNIC) and CRL—has announced the funding of small projects that preserve print materials essential to the study of the history and economics of agriculture and make those materials accessible electronically through digitization.
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.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has funded a one-year planning grant to support work by  CIFNAL members and partners to develop standards and workflows for the preliminary data collection and  analysis necessary for the cataloging of French revolutionary pamphlet collections.
Following a recent change in the bylaws of the Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP), two new African Affiliate Members have joined CAMP.
The April 2013 issue  of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features several new reviews, including African Electronic Journals by SA ePublications, Berg Fashion Library, Eureka.CC, and more.