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CRL and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology (LHL) have recently completed the first round of strategic digitization of serials jointly held by the two organizations. 
CRL's new focus on digitization of Latin American materials has begun to expose a wealth of resources for cultural and political studies.
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.
The Southeast Asia Materials Project (SEAM) has digitized two Philippine comic book titles from the mid-20th century, Espesyal Komiks and Pilipino Komiks.
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.
CRL voting member libraries have approved CRL acquisition of six valuable microform collections through the 2016 Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $138,643. The collections will be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.
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. 
TRAIL has completed digitization of the Research and Development Progress Reports issued by the Office of Saline Waters between 1955 and 1972. The technical reports issued by the Office of Saline Waters are valuable research resources for the study of topics including thermodynamics and water resource policy.
Readex's metadata for digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.
LLMC is digitizing Cuban legal materials, increasing access to Cuba's legal patrimony.
Now in its fifth year, CRL's Global Resources Partnership in Science, Technology, and Engineering continues to expand benefits to CRL member libraries.
CRL's e-resource efforts align with its core mission: ensuring the integrity and accessibility of critical evidence for research. 
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. 
CRL digitization recently reached another milestone: over 25,000 titles digitized from CRL collections are now hosted on CRL's DDS platform, available to researchers at CRL member institutions.
The Slavic and East European Materials Project (SEEMP) recently microfilmed twelve newspaper titles from Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, spanning the years 1988-2010.
The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed issues of al-Hadaf from 1979-1989.  This title was published in Arabic in Beirut, Lebanon by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (P.F.L.P.).
The Collections and Services Policy Committee plays a critical role in reviewing and proposing broad directions for CRL collections strategy.
Three libraries became new voting members of CRL on July 1.
ProQuest's metadata digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.