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.
LAMP is funding the digitization of Puerto Rican court documents at the University of Connecticut.
CRL invites nominations for cooperative purchases in the FY 2012 Purchase Proposal Program until September 30.
Thirty-two Bibliothèque Bleue texts from the University of California at Berkeley’s Bancroft Library were recently added to CIFNAL’s Bibliothèque Bleue project, hosted by ARTFL.
Jun 13 2011
CRL Membership Reaches Historic Level
As of July 1, the CRL community will include 260 institutions, with 14 libraries joining since the beginning of 2011.
CRL’s digital production program has now digitized over three million pages for scholars at CRL libraries, representing the digital conversion of approximately 16,000 items to date.
Jun 11 2011
Find CRL Staff at ALA Annual Conference
CRL staff members will attend this year’s ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans, June 23–26, on a limited basis to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs. Schedule a time to meet with one of our team, or plan to attend a Global Resources Network meeting.