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 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.
Nov 7 2011
New TCA Electronic Resources Reviews
The October 2011 issue (V13N2) of The Charleston Advisor (TCA) features a comparison review of IBISWorld Global Industry Reports, Euromonitor Market Research Monitor, and Mintel Global Market Navigator, as well as reviews of Classiques Garnier Numérique, Bibliography of Linguistic Literature Database, and more.
Oct 28 2011
Vote in the 2012 Purchase Proposal Program
The deadline for voting in the CRL FY2012 Purchase Proposal program is November 22. Through this program, CRL libraries prioritize microform and reprint collections for CRL to acquire.
CRL has engaged Ann Okerson as Senior Advisor on Electronic Strategies, to help ensure persistent and affordable access for CRL libraries to electronic resources in the humanities and social science.
Sep 16 2011
CRL Partners with Borrow Direct
The Center for Research Libraries has forged a close partnership with Borrow Direct, a patron-initiated, rapid book request and delivery system. The partnership will allow researchers at CRL member institutions in Borrow Direct to have direct access to discover and request material from CRL’s extensive collections.