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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.

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.

Jun 7 2007
CRL awarded an NEH preservation grant for improving access to ICON’s Latin American newspapers

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.

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