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.
Jan 24 2008
LARRP Subscription to LAPOP
Dec 3 2007
Videos of "Human Rights Archives and Documentation" forum are now available online, and a related article by forum speaker Kate Doyle appears in the December issue of Harper
Videos of conference presentations are available on Columbia University’s web site.
Oct 3 2007
CRL Global Resources Network sponsors "Human Rights Archives and Documentation" conference.
Sponsored by CRL's Global Resources Network, Columbia University’s Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, and the University of Texas Libraries, the conference will focus on "Human Rights Archives and Documentation: Meeting the Needs of Research, Teaching, Advocacy, and Justice" and will be held at Columbia University’s Kellogg Conference Center in New York City.
Sep 27 2007
Historic Polish newspaper digitized and accessible in CRL e-collections.
The Center for Research Libraries has digitized the initial 10 years (1908-17) of Dziennik Zwiazkowy, a Polish-language newspaper published in Chicago, and is making it Internet-accessible to researchers at CRL member institutions and a number of Illinois public libraries as part of CRL’s growing corpus of electronic resources. See Digital Collections.
Jul 19 2007
CRL nominated for UK Preservation Award.
CRL's work with the Digital Curation Center (DCC), nestor, and Digital Preservation Europe has resulted in a joint nomination for an award by the UK's Institute of Conservation for extraordinary work in the field of conservation.
CRL has been awarded a $350,000 National Endowment for the Humanities Preservation and Access grant to support the next phase of the International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON) project.
Apr 17 2007
Global Resources Spring Newsletter Available
This issue highlights recent activities of the Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP). Articles describe the portal that provides access to social science reports from Peru and other countries, and the advantages and examples of the distributed collecting efforts of LARRP.