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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.

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.

Apr 6 2007
7 Titles Purchased Through Shared Purchase Program
CRL is pleased to announce the results of this year's Shared Purchase Program.

Feb 27 2007
Library System Upgrade
During the next six months, CRL will upgrade its integrated library system (ILS) from a character-based legacy system to Innovative Interfaces’s Millennium. The upgrade will advance CRL’s digital delivery effort and the strategic directions adopted by the Board.

Feb 22 2007
FY07 Shared Purchase Program
The Center for Research Libraries is pleased to announce the FY2007 Shared Purchase Program.

Feb 19 2007
58th Council of Voting Members Annual Meeting
Mark your calendar: CRL's upcoming Annual Council of Voting Members is scheduled for April 19-20th in Chicago.

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