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Feb 1 2006
Winter 2005-06 Issue of FOCUS Available
The Winter 2005-06 issue of the Focus newsletter highlights Center efforts to promote robust auditing and certification practices in the evaluation of digital archives and repositories.

Jan 30 2006
Global Resources Winter Newsletter Available
This issue focuses on recent activities and projects of the German-North American Resources Partnership (GNARP) of the Global Resources Network.

Jan 26 2006
Loading CRL Records Into Member Library OPACs
CRL has received inquiries from a number of libraries about making its records available for loading into member OPACs. We have put together a FAQ based on those inquiries. For more information, please contact Amy Wood, Director of Technical Services.

Jan 15 2006
57th Annual Meeting of the Council of Voting Members
CRL’s Annual Meeting, April 27-28th in Chicago, featured forums on expanding the scope and diversity of the Global Resources Network and integrating digital technology into CRL operations and services.

Jan 1 2006
Center Welcomes New Voting Member
Please join the Center’s board and staff in welcoming the University of Pennsylvania as a new Voting member, effective January 1, 2006. Founded by Benjamin Franklin, “Penn” is an Ivy League school located in Philadelphia.

Dec 22 2005
FY2006 Purchase Proposal Ballot Complete
If you have questions about the Purchase Proposal Program, please contact Mary Wilke.

Sep 26 2005
Catalog Surpasses One Million Records
The Center is pleased to announce that its catalog records have surpassed the one million mark. Since 2002, the cataloging department has added approximately 500,000 records to OCLC and the Center’s catalog, about 125,000 each year.

Sep 26 2005
Center Unveils New Online Catalog
The Center for Research Libraries has unveiled a new online catalog, allowing researchers additional functionality in searching and displaying the more than one million records in the catalog. The added functionality includes two new search types: a dedicated newspaper search and a combined author and title search.

Sep 1 2005
Center Welcomes Two New Voting Members
Please join the Center’s board and staff in welcoming Temple University and the University of Manitoba as new Voting members, effective September 1, 2005. Temple University is located in Philadelphia and the University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

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