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 TRAIL has digitized over 20,000 U.S. federal technical reports, including documents produced by the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, which was responsible for the peacetime use of atomic science and technology from 1946 until 1974. Much of this information is extremely valuable today in light of the recent nuclear disaster in Japan.
A 2011 CRL report produced for the Library of Congress gives an overview of news workflow and production systems and insights on the new “lifecycle” of news content.  
GNARP’s Librarian Exchanges Working Group has solicited reports from North American librarians who have done library-related travel in German-speaking countries, and librarians from German-speaking countries who have done a library exchange in North America. 
The April 2011 issue of The Charleston Advisor (V12N3) features new reviews of electronic resources for libraries, including reviews of Electronic Enlightenment and the World Health Organization database.
The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will hold its annual Members Meeting on Sunday, May 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Philadelphia in association with the SALALM conference.
The results of the 2011 Primary Source Awards were announced at CRL’s 62nd Annual Council Meeting on Thursday, April 21.
GNARP proudly announces the two librarians who have been awarded the first GNARP Scholarships, which will support travel expenses for professional exchange visits.
CIFNAL proudly announces the two librarians who have been awarded stipends of $1,000 each to attend the 2011 AIFBD Conference August 9–12, 2011 in Martinique.
GNARP (German-North American Resources Partnership) will hold several meetings at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA in June 2011. All are welcome at these meetings.
CIFNAL will hold two meetings at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans on Sunday, June 26.
Members of the Technical Report Archive & Image Library will offer an informal Information Session on June 25 to provide information about the TRAIL project.
CRL has released the findings of its assessment of the HathiTrust digital repository.
The Global Resources Forum, a CRL program to support collection decision-making and strategic action for research libraries,  now has a new section on the CRL website with helpful tools for collection-management decisions, including major database reviews and repository profiles.
Seventeen libraries contributed to this year’s shared purchase of five major microform sets.
Five collections have been announced as possibilities for purchase on this year’s Shared Purchase ballot. The ballot deadline has been extended to April 6.
CRL has completed cataloging of more than 30,000 titles from South and Southeast Asia.
MEMP has microfilmed holdings of the newspaper Agos, which is in Turkish and Armenian.
LAMP will hold its Annual Business Meeting on May 28, 2011, in Philadelphia.
The January issue of The Charleston Advisor (V12N2) features new reviews of electronic resources for libraries, including Mass Observation Online, EBSCOhost Mobile, the Vanderbilt Television News Archive, and Scribd.
CIFNAL is offering two $1,000 stipends to representatives of institutional members of CIFNAL to help support their attendance at the August 2010 meeting of AIFBD in Martinique.