Apr 22 2013
New 2013 CRL Board Members and Officers
At its recent Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors of the Center for Research Libraries welcomed three new members and elected officers for the upcoming year.
Apr 3 2013
TRAIL Adds New Technical Reports
TRAIL continues to add content to its collection of digitized U.S. government technical reports.
Apr 2 2013
NERL to Move to CRL
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.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) conducted an assessment of African newspapers online to determine the extent to which web-based news sources will support African studies and research.
Mar 7 2013
CRL Audit of GPO's FDsys on Hold
In September 2012, the Government Printing Office engaged CRL to undertake an audit of FDsys, the GPO’s digital repository for U.S. federal government publications. In December, the GPO terminated its contract with CRL for the audit because of the federal budgetary constraints connected with the “fiscal cliff” and subsequent sequestration.
Beginning March 1, LHL will begin digitizing single volumes of their open monograph collection to fulfill requests from scholars at CRL libraries.
The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) has microfilmed issues of Radar Bogor from 1999 to 2011.
Jan 30 2013
New TCA Electronic Resources Reviews
The January 2013 issue (V14N3) of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features several new reviews, including: Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Oxford Scholarship Online, The Vogue Archive, PrivCo, and more.
Jan 29 2013
CRL Representatives Advise NCCO Board
CRL recently nominated two new representatives of CRL libraries to serve on the Advisory Board for Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).