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At the April 14 meeting of CRL’s Council of Voting Members, delegates from CRL libraries  elected  new members of the Board of Directors, approved a budget for the coming fiscal year and authorized new digital directions for CRL.  
With the support of twelve member libraries, CRL will acquire four microform sets through its 2016 Shared Purchase Program.
CRL's project to digitize documentation from ten African and Persian Gulf countries where the integrity of the public record is at risk has exceeded targets, and exposes collections never before accessible to North American scholars.
TRAIL is in the top 25 of HathiTrust content contributors, with more than 39,000 volumes of technical reports originally published by the US Government.
The South Asia Materials Project (SAMP) at CRL has recently launched the SAMP Open Archives initiative to create and maintain a collection of open access materials for the study of South Asia. This major collaborative initiative is aimed at addressing the current scarcity of digital resources pertinent to South Asian studies and at making collections more widely accessible both to North American scholars and to researchers elsewhere in the world.
The German-North American Resources Partnership (GNARP) is funding six travel stipends to support member travel to the Bibliothekskongress in Leipzig, Germany in March 2016.
CRL’s Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies, Ann Okerson, has received outstanding recognition for her recent publication, The Once and Future Publishing Library.
Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, recently provided CRL with title and issue records from content in the digital newspaper collections available on the Gale NewsVault platform, for exposure in CRL’s ICON database.
LAMP recently microfilmed the contemporary Mexican newspaper El Diario de Juárez for the years 2008-2010.
CRL digitization recently reached another  milestone: over seven million pages of items digitized from CRL collections are now available to CRL members.