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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.

Aug 24 2005
Informed Librarian Online to Disseminate Focus Articles
Starting in September, links to Focus articles will be included in the monthly Informed Librarian Online newsletter, which delivers professional reading with searchable capacity to subscriber desktops.

Jul 29 2005
FOCUS Summer Newsletter Available
The Summer 2005 Focus newsletter reports on important collections and access developments in an exceptionally productive year at the Center.

May 1 2005
University of Hong Kong Becomes Center's First Global Member
The University of Hong Kong was established in 1912 and its library, with collections that exceed two million volumes plus a rapidly growing corpus of electronic resources, is the oldest academic library in Hong Kong.

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