The Primary Source Awards recognize librarians, faculty, and researchers for innovative and creative uses of primary source materials. Nominate colleagues (or yourself) for CRL’s annual award program.
Set 15 2014
Digital Delivery System Upgraded
CRL recently upgraded its Digital Delivery Systems (DDS) website. Since its initial release in 2006, new content as well as system features have been added to DDS continuously. The site now hosts 22,000 plus titles, with 5.5 million pages total, digitized from CRL collections to support advanced research and teaching by scholars at CRL member institutions.
The National Endowment for the Humanities awarded CRL an implementation grant of $159,720 to improve monitoring and control of the temperature and humidity in CRL’s 93,750 square feet of collection storage space. This will be the latest in a series of major improvements made recently by CRL to the environment and security of its unique and valuable collections.
Ago 19 2014
SEEMP Acquires Russian Newspaper Zapoliar'e
The Slavic and East European Materials Project (SEEMP) has acquired the Russian newspaper Zapoliar'e for the years 1971-1990.
CRL has released a short video on its Purchase Proposal Program for CRL librarians interested in cooperative collection building. This “how-to” video outlines the steps for nominations and voting.
Jul 28 2014
Recent TCA Electronic Resource Reviews
New reviews in The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources, include Cold War Intelligence: The Secret War Between the U.S. and the USSR, 1945-1991; J.P. Morgan Research; Thomson Reuters RIA Checkpoint; and Women's Wear Daily Online.
Jul 25 2014
CRL Releases CLOCKSS Audit Report
CRL has released the findings of its preservation audit, and has certified CLOCKSS as a trustworthy digital repository. The certification applies to the repository’s ability to preserve and manage digital content deposited with CLOCKSS by participating e-journal publishers as of May 2014.
Jul 2 2014
CRL Welcomes Seven New Members
Seven libraries became CRL members on July 1, bringing the number of CRL member institutions overall to 204.
Jun 23 2014
Project Ceres Funds Nine New Projects
Project Ceres—a collaboration between USAIN, AgNIC, and CRL—is funding projects that preserve print materials essential to the study of agriculture and make those materials accessible through digitization.
Jun 10 2014
SEAM Preserves Indonesian Newspaper
SEAM (Southeast Asia Materials Project) has microfilmed the years 1992–2005 of the Indonesian newspaper Harian Sore Garuda.
A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas, June 26–July 1, to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs.