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CRL’s quarterly publication examining the challenges of preservation and access for primary source materials in various fields.
England in Africa, Spring 2007
Providing insights on key source materials in areas of special interest to CRL libraries.
Online forum on European Librarianship "New Shape of Sharing: Networks, Expertise, Information"
18 Dec 2020
CSPC Appoints Ten Leaders to International Collections and Content Group
22 Oct 2020
CRL Digital Resources for Those Working Remotely
16 Mar 2020
CRL Libraries Vote to Purchase Six New Collections
15 Jan 2020
CRL to Purchase Five New Collections
11 Jan 2019
The Global Dimensions of Scholarship and Research Libraries: A Forum on the Future
5 Dec 2012 - 1:00am