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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.
CRL will host several events in conjunction with ALA’s Annual Conference in Chicago, including a Global Resources Roundtable, a Print Archiving Network Forum, and tours of CRL’s facility in Hyde Park.
At its recent Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors of the Center for Research Libraries welcomed three new members and elected officers for the upcoming year.
The recent transition of the North East Research Library Consortium (NERL) from Yale University to the Center for Research Libraries creates a career opportunity to contribute to the rapidly expanding field of electronic resource acquisition and licensing as the NERL Program Director at CRL.
TRAIL continues to add content to its collection of digitized U.S. government technical reports. 
CRL and the North East Research Libraries Consortium (NERL), a nonprofit program operating under the auspices of Yale University, have come to an agreement to relocate NERL operations to CRL.  NERL licenses major online products on behalf of 28 member academic research libraries and approximately 80 affiliates, and will be managed as a cooperative program under the CRL organizational umbrella.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) conducted an assessment of African newspapers online to determine the extent to which web-based news sources will support African studies and research.
In September 2012, the Government Printing Office engaged CRL to undertake an audit of FDsys, the GPO’s digital repository for U.S. federal government publications. In December, the GPO terminated its contract with CRL for the audit because of the federal budgetary constraints connected with the “fiscal cliff” and subsequent sequestration.
Beginning March 1, LHL will begin digitizing single volumes of their open monograph collection to fulfill requests from scholars at CRL libraries.
The Center for Research Libraries has published the findings of its preservation audit, certifying Scholars Portal as a trustworthy digital repository for e-journal content.
The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) has microfilmed issues of Radar Bogor from 1999 to 2011.
The January 2013 issue (V14N3) of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features several new reviews, including: Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Oxford Scholarship Online, The Vogue Archive, PrivCo, and more.