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May 9 2013
CAMP Welcomes African Affiliate Members

Following a recent change in the bylaws of the Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP), two new African Affiliate Members have joined CAMP.

May 9 2013
CIFNAL French Pamphlet Project Receives NEH Funding

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has funded a one-year planning grant to support work by  CIFNAL members and partners to develop standards and workflows for the preliminary data collection and  analysis necessary for the cataloging of French revolutionary pamphlet collections.

May 6 2013
New TCA Electronic Resource Reviews

The April 2013 issue  of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features several new reviews, including African Electronic Journals by SA ePublications, Berg Fashion Library, Eureka.CC, and more.

Apr 29 2013
CRL Events at ALA Annual in Chicago

CRL will host several events in conjunction with ALA’s Annual Conference in Chicago, including a Global Resources Roundtable, a Print Archiving Network Forum, and tours of CRL’s facility in Hyde Park.

Apr 22 2013
CRL Seeks Director for NERL Program

The recent transition of the North East Research Library Consortium (NERL) from Yale University to the Center for Research Libraries creates a career opportunity to contribute to the rapidly expanding field of electronic resource acquisition and licensing as the NERL Program Director at CRL.

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.

Mar 11 2013
CRL Assesses Online Availability of African Newspapers

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.

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