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Aug 20 2012
SEAM Preserves Malaysian Islamic Political Newspaper

The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) recently completed the microfilming of several years of the Malaysian newspaper Harakah.

Aug 3 2012
Print Archives Preservation Registry Now Online

The Print Archives Preservation Registry (PAPR) is now available online at

Jul 23 2012
Submit Nominations for 2013 Purchase Proposal Program

CRL invites nominations for cooperative purchases in the FY2013 Purchase Proposal Program until September 30.

Jul 9 2012
American Periodicals Collection Complete

Scholars of American history and culture now have an important new online resource available: American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries, a digital collection of 375 popular and trade journals from CRL collections.

Jun 25 2012
CRL Welcomes Four New Members

On July 1, 2012, CRL will begin fiscal year 2012-13 with a historic high membership of 267 institutions, including four new members.

Jun 18 2012
Find CRL Staff at 2012 ALA Annual Conference

A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, June 21–26, to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs.

May 30 2012
Accessing Linda Hall Library Materials through CRL

Since July 1, 2012, researchers at CRL libraries  have had access to the combined CRL and Linda Hall science, technology, and engineering (STE) print serials.

May 30 2012
CRL Acquires Central American Archives

The first portion of CRL’s purchase of the complete set of the Archivo General de Centroamérica (Central American Archives, or CAA) has been received and processed. The set is being acquired in three parts through CRL’s Purchase Proposal Program.

May 18 2012
Helping Scholars Discover CRL Holdings

Why do researchers at some libraries discover and use more CRL collections than others? CRL institutions can raise scholars’ awareness of these valuable resources in a number of ways.

May 3 2012
News Database Survey Results

At its recent Annual Meeting, CRL presented the results of a survey of commercially produced news databases purchased or licensed by CRL libraries.

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