CRL and the North East Research Libraries Consortium (NERL), a nonprofit program operating under the auspices of Yale University, have come to an agreement to relocate NERL operations to CRL. NERL licenses major online products on behalf of 28 member academic research libraries and approximately 80 affiliates, and will be managed as a cooperative program under the CRL organizational umbrella.
CRL invites nominations for cooperative purchases in the FY2013 Purchase Proposal Program until September 30.
Jul 9 2012
American Periodicals Collection Complete
Scholars of American history and culture now have an important new online resource available: American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries, a digital collection of 375 popular and trade journals from CRL collections.
Jun 25 2012
CRL Welcomes Four New Members
On July 1, 2012, CRL will begin fiscal year 2012-13 with a historic high membership of 267 institutions, including four new members.
Beginning July 1, 2012, researchers at CRL libraries will have access to the combined CRL and Linda Hall science, technology, and engineering (STE) print serials.
May 30 2012
CRL Acquires Central American Archives
The first portion of CRL’s purchase of the complete set of the Archivo General de Centroamérica (Central American Archives, or CAA) has been received and processed. The set is being acquired in three parts through CRL’s Purchase Proposal Program.
May 18 2012
Helping Scholars Discover CRL Holdings
Why do researchers at some libraries discover and use more CRL collections than others? CRL institutions can raise scholars’ awareness of these valuable resources in a number of ways.
May 3 2012
News Database Survey Results
At its recent Annual Meeting, CRL presented the results of a survey of commercially produced news databases purchased or licensed by CRL libraries.
May 3 2012
GNARP Scholarship 2012 Winners Announced
The German North-American Resources Partnership (GNARP), along with its partners BII and the Goethe-Institut New York, announce the two recipients of the GNARP Scholarship 2012, which will promote professional exchanges between librarians from Germany and North America.
May 2 2012
New TCA Electronic Resources Reviews
The April 2012 issue (V13N4) of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, includes a special section devoted to Islam and Middle Eastern e-Resources, as well as a comparative review of five scholarly Open Access publishers, and more.