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.
The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) has microfilmed issues of Radar Bogor from 1999 to 2011.
Jan 30 2013
New TCA Electronic Resources Reviews
The January 2013 issue (V14N3) of The Charleston Advisor, an online review of electronic resources for libraries, features several new reviews, including: Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO), Oxford Scholarship Online, The Vogue Archive, PrivCo, and more.
Jan 29 2013
CRL Representatives Advise NCCO Board
CRL recently nominated two new representatives of CRL libraries to serve on the Advisory Board for Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
The Slavic and East European Microform Project (SEEMP) has acquired the complete run of the Polish newspaper Ilustrowany Kuryer Codzienny.
LAMP collaborated with several Brazilian institutions to preserve archival material related to the life of Abdias do Nascimento (1914–2011), an important Afro-Brazilian artist, activist, scholar, and politician.
On January 1, 2013, the Center for Research Libraries assumed responsibility for maintenance and further development of the JISC Academic Database Assessment Tool (ADAT), created and previously maintained by JISC Collections.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed a collection of unpublished speeches by Mangosuthu G. Buthelezi, the South African Zulu politician and founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party, from 1972 to 1978.
Jan 7 2013
MEMP Microfilms Iraq Times
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) has microfilmed two years of the newspaper Iraq Times, filling a gap in CRL’s collections, so that CRL now holds Iraq Times from January 1948 to May 1964.
Jan 7 2013
CRL Welcomes Eight New Members
As of January 1, 2013, CRL’s FY 2012-13 membership total has reached a historic high of 270, which includes eight newly enrolled members.
Some key CRL staff members will attend ALA Midwinter in Seattle to report on and gather input for CRL programs.