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Abr 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.

Abr 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.

Abr 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.

Abr 3 2013
TRAIL Adds New Technical Reports

TRAIL continues to add content to its collection of digitized U.S. government technical reports. 

Abr 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.

Fev 21 2013
Linda Hall Library Begins Digitizing Monographs

Beginning March 1, LHL will begin digitizing single volumes of their open monograph collection to fulfill requests from scholars at CRL libraries.

Fev 20 2013
CRL Releases Scholars Portal Audit Report

The Center for Research Libraries has published the findings of its preservation audit, certifying Scholars Portal as a trustworthy digital repository for e-journal content.

Fev 15 2013
SEAM Microfilms Indonesian Newspaper Radar Bogor

The Southeast Asia Microform Project (SEAM) has microfilmed issues of Radar Bogor from 1999 to 2011.

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