Dec 3 2009
University of Pennsylvania joins CIFNAL
The University becomes the group’s 29th institutional member.
Nov 13 2009
Charleston Advisor New Product Reviews
The new issue (V11N2) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA), a print and online review of electronic resources for libraries, has been released.
Nov 11 2009
Vote in Purchase Proposal Program
Voting has begun on the CRL FY2010 Purchase Proposal Ballot. This year CRL will allocate $135,000 to the purchase of collections through this program.
The goal of the initiative is to significantly reduce costs, increase accessibility, and foster long-term preservation of journals, newspapers, and government documents for scholars and researchers in the CRL community.
Oct 19 2009
CRL Announces Enhanced New Web Site
Dramatic new design offers many enhanced features.
In October 2009, CRL surpassed two million pages digitized on request for scholars at member libraries.
Oct 5 2009
World Newspaper Archive Update
LAN approaches 900,000 pages; CRL begins production on African Newspapers.
CRL initiated its new Primary Source Awards program in the fall of 2009. Primary Source Awards will recognize the contributions of research and teaching faculty, librarians and library staff, graduate students, and others within the CRL community for their creative use of primary source materials in three arenas: research, teaching, and access.
Sep 17 2009
Digitizing American Periodicals
In June, 2009, ProQuest launched American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries (APCRL), which ultimately will contain nearly three million pages of CRL journal content with full-color scans and searchable text.