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Jun 2 2014
MEMP Digitizes Iraq Newspapers

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has digitized two newspapers related to Iraq that are now available online through the CRL Catalog.

Jun 2 2014
Recent TCA Electronic Resource Reviews

New reviews in The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources, include several financial and government information databases: Bloomberg Professional Service; Risk Management Association eStatement Studies; and State Stats, from CQ Press.

May 5 2014
New 2014 CRL Board Members and Officers

At its recent Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors of the Center for Research Libraries welcomed one new board member and re-elected three current board members to second terms.  

Apr 28 2014
CIFNAL Announces Travel Stipend Winners

CIFNAL (Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections) announces that four librarians have been awarded stipends of $1,250 each to attend the 2014 AIFBD Conference August 23–26, 2014, in Limoges, France.

Apr 7 2014
CRL Libraries Support Purchase of Four Microform Sets

With the support of 17 member libraries, CRL will acquire four microform sets through its 2014 Shared Purchase Program. The total list cost of these acquisitions, which benefit all CRL members, is $42,200.

Mar 13 2014
North American Working Group To Revise Model License

With support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a vigorous overhaul of the LIBLICENSE model license is in progress under the auspices of the Center for Research Libraries.

Feb 24 2014
eDesiderata Now Customized

CRL’s eDesiderata platform, designed to provide information about and track the status of e-resources under consideration for member licensing, has a new customizing feature: meDesiderata.

Feb 3 2014
CIFNAL Offers Travel Stipends for AIFBD Meeting in France

The Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will offer up to four stipends for staff members at CIFNAL institutions to attend the AIFBD Conference August 23–25 in Limoges, France.

Jan 31 2014
Recent TCA Electronic Resource Reviews

Recent reviews in The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, include Black Freedom I: Federal Government Records, and Black Freedom II: Organizational Records and Personal Papers; Caribbean Search; Statista; Gale’s Artemis: Literary Sources, Early European Books, The First World War; and two collections in ProQuest’s History Vault: Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, and American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate.

Jan 16 2014
Find CRL Staff at 2014 Midwinter

Some key CRL staff members will attend ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia (January 24–28) to report on and gather input for CRL programs.

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