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 announces the release of World Newspaper Archive–Latin American Newspapers, Series 2. This new module will provide more than 1.2 million fully searchable pages of newspapers published in Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Feb 9 2012
MEMP Preserves Turkish Newspapers
MEMP recently completed a long-standing project to microfilm CRL’s holdings of several Turkish newspapers from the 1940s and ’50s.
Feb 8 2012
TRAIL Welcomes Five New Members
Five new institutions have joined the Technical Report Archive & Image Library project since November 2011.
Jan 25 2012
CRL Now Hosts LIBLICENSE Site
After 15 years at Yale University, the LIBLICENSE project (including the liblicense-l discussion group and the website) has moved to the Center for Research Libraries, which now hosts and supports the site.
CRL recently completed cataloging its extensive Foreign Official Gazette collection, holdings of which date from 1665 and represent 161 countries.
Jan 23 2012
CRL Working with CRKN, JISC
CRL, CRKN, and JISC Collections will combine expertise and resources to improve access to primary source databases.
For a second year, the GNARP Scholarship will assist librarians participating in professional exchanges between North America and German-speaking areas in Europe. The amount of the stipend is $1,200.
Jan 9 2012
CRL Adds New Members
The CRL community has reached a historic high of 264 institutions, with the recent addition of three new members.
Dec 14 2011
CRL to Purchase Ten New Collections
The Center for Research Libraries will purchase several new items for this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a total list price value of $339,469.
CRL is now accepting online nominations for the 2012 Primary Source Awards, an annual competition designed to recognize and publicize librarians, teachers, and researchers who use or promote use of primary source materials. The nomination deadline is January 31.