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.
New 2017 CRL Board Members and Officers
27 Apr 2017
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.
CIFNAL (the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections) and GNARP (German-North American Resources Partnership) announce that travel stipends will be made available for their members to attend the New Directions for Libraries, Scholars, and Partnerships: an International Symposium to be held in Frankfurt, Germany, on October 13, 2017.
CIFNAL, the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections, announces that travel stipends will be made available for CIFNAL institutional members to attend the AIFBD (l’Association Internationale Francophone des Bibliothécaires et Documentalistes) conference "New Challenges for the Preservation of Documentary Heritage" to be held in Sierre, Switzerland on August 16-17, 2017.
SEAM Digitizes Philippine Comic Books
12 Jan 2017
A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s ALA Midwinter Conference in Atlanta, January 20-24, to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs.
New funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable CRL and international partners to expand access to source materials for area and international studies.
ICON Adds Readex News Metadata
26 Oct 2016
Readex's metadata for digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.
CRL “Pivots” to Open Access
20 Sep 2016
At CRL’s 2016 Council of Voting Members meeting the question was posed, “Should more CRL digital resources be Open Access?” Attendees said yes and CRL’s Board of Directors agreed.