CRL and the North East Research Libraries Consortium (NERL), a nonprofit program operating under the auspices of Yale University, have come to an agreement to relocate NERL operations to CRL. NERL licenses major online products on behalf of 28 member academic research libraries and approximately 80 affiliates, and will be managed as a cooperative program under the CRL organizational umbrella.
The Middle East in Microform: A Union List of Middle Eastern Microforms in North American Libraries is now available on the University of Washington’s Web site.
Nov 5 2008
MEMP acquires al-Quds al-Arabi
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) has received microfilm reels of al-Quds al-Arabi (London) from the period 1989–93 and 1998–2007.
Nov 5 2008
MEMP acquires the Tangier Gazette
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) has acquired Tangier Gazette (variant titles include Al-Moghreb al-Aksa, Tangier Chronicle, and Morocco Gazette) for the dates 1897–1940, 1949–50.
Oct 1 2008
SAMP acquires Ceylon Times, 1863–1907
Sep 15 2008
LAMP becomes LAMP
The Latin American Microform Project voted to change its name simply to LAMP, in reflection of its evolving use of digital technologies to serve its original purpose.
Jul 9 2008
CRL digital delivery program surpasses one million pages!
In June, 2008, CRL surpassed one million pages already digitized for scholars at member libraries. The milestone figure represents the digital conversion of more than 7,500 items to date, all discoverable through the CRL catalog as well as OCLC’s Worldcat.
CRL and Readex team up for the World Newspaper Archive
May 14 2008
SAMP acquires Rahbar-i Dakan
May 6 2008
CRL and 18 members team up to acquire major microfilm sets through the 2008 Shared Purchase Program.
With the support of 18 member institutions, CRL is acquiring five major microfilm sets through its 2008 Shared Purchase Program. (See below for the names of the 18 members.) The total list cost of these acquisitions, which will benefit all CRL members, is $44,058.