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Apr 10 2009
FY2009 Shared Purchase Pledge Results.
Thank you to all the members who participated! CRL's entire membership benefits from your contributions.

Mar 24 2009
CRL Tours Scheduled During ALA Conference in July.
Librarians and library staff from CRL member institutions are invited to participate in a CRL collections and facility tour during the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago in July.

Feb 26 2009
World Newspaper Archive announces additional Latin American content and member pricing proposal.

Latin American Newspapers, the initial collection in the World Newspaper Archive (WNA) now contains four titles for searching and browsing. In addition to the first-released Mercurio from Chile, we now have available an extensive run of O Estado de Sao Paulo (1876-1914).

Jan 22 2009
CRL and ProQuest to digitize a portion of CRL's historical American journals.
ProQuest will introduce a new collection in the ProQuest American Periodicals Series Online, "American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries", which will contain full text and full-color scans of nearly three million pages of CRL journal content focusing on special interest and general magazines from the 19th through the early 20th century.

Jan 22 2009
Planning for 3 new WNA collections begins.

The World Newspaper Archive advisory committee recommends Africa, South Asia, and Eastern Europe for future conversion.

Dec 22 2008
SAMP acquires Sindhi periodical Maru'i

Sindhi literary monthly, 1967-1983

Dec 22 2008
CAMP acquires Namibian newspaper Allgemeine Zeitung

The Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP) has acquired an extensive run on microfilm of Allgemeine Zeitung (Windhoek, Namibia) from 1949 to 2007. The Allgemeine Zeitung is the oldest newspaper in Namibia, founded in 1915.

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