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.
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.
May 2 2012
New CRL Board Members and Officers
New members and officers elected to CRL Board of Directors for 2012–13.
CRL and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering, and Technology have entered into a strategic partnership to preserve and develop historical research collections in the fields of science, technology and engineering.
CRL has negotiated with Gale Cengage highly favorable and unprecedented terms for CRL library purchase of the first four collection modules of the NCCO database.
Mar 2 2012
CRL Posts ILL Video Tutorial
CRL recently released a short video on how to borrow from CRL for interlibrary loan librarians. This six-minute tutorial also explores digital collections, terms of access, searching CRL’s online catalog, and member programs such as Demand Purchase.