CRL has released the findings of its preservation audit, and has certified CLOCKSS as a trustworthy digital repository. The certification applies to the repository’s ability to preserve and manage digital content deposited with CLOCKSS by participating e-journal publishers as of May 2014.
For a second year, the GNARP Scholarship will assist librarians participating in professional exchanges between North America and German-speaking areas in Europe. The amount of the stipend is $1,200.
Jan 9 2012
CRL Adds New Members
The CRL community has reached a historic high of 264 institutions, with the recent addition of three new members.
Dec 14 2011
CRL to Purchase Ten New Collections
The Center for Research Libraries will purchase several new items for this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a total list price value of $339,469.
CRL is now accepting online nominations for the 2012 Primary Source Awards, an annual competition designed to recognize and publicize librarians, teachers, and researchers who use or promote use of primary source materials. The nomination deadline is January 31.
Nov 7 2011
New TCA Electronic Resources Reviews
The October 2011 issue (V13N2) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA) features a comparison review of IBISWorld Global Industry Reports, Euromonitor Market Research Monitor, and Mintel Global Market Navigator, as well as reviews of Classiques Garnier Numérique, Bibliography of Linguistic Literature Database, and more.
Oct 28 2011
Vote in the 2012 Purchase Proposal Program
The deadline for voting in the CRL FY2012 Purchase Proposal program is November 22. Through this program, CRL libraries prioritize microform and reprint collections for CRL to acquire.
CRL has engaged Ann Okerson as Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies, to help ensure persistent and affordable access for CRL libraries to electronic resources in the humanities and social science.
Sep 16 2011
CRL Partners with Borrow Direct
The Center for Research Libraries has forged a close partnership with Borrow Direct, a patron-initiated, rapid book request and delivery system. The partnership will allow researchers at CRL member institutions in Borrow Direct to have direct access to discover and request material from CRL’s extensive collections.
Aug 22 2011
New TCA Electronic Resource Reviews
The July 2011 issue (V13N1) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA) features reviews of several foreign-language databases, an article on the recent CRL-NDIIPP preservation analysis of electronic news, Mapping the Newspaper Industry in Transition, and much more.
Aug 10 2011
CRL Upgrades Collections Facility
CRL is undergoing major upgrades of its collections facility, to enhance the efficiency of the climate-control system and to improve the integrity of the facility’s exterior “envelope” with a more energy-efficient and eco-friendly system.