The Center for Research Libraries and East View Information Services are pleased to announce Phase 2 of the Global Press Archive CRL Alliance, a successful academic-commercial partnership which makes available a substantial collection of digitized international newspapers.
The new position will leverage Abrams' expertise in digital curation and coalition building to advance CRL's collection programs and major collaborations focused on digital access to international resources for academic research and teaching.
CRL's newly appointed International Collections and Content Group (ICC) calls on the international library programs based at CRL to explore the challenges and opportunities in front of our communities and through that exploration, to consider new ways of working together.
TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) has released its Spring 2021 Newsletter, which covers: Jen Kirk's appointment to the Depository Library Council of the Federal Depository Library Program TRAIL Annual Meeting highlights Processing update Microcard scanning update Tech report highlight An introduction to TRAIL Member and Chair, Lisa Nickum
CRL welcomed 270 attendees to the 2021 Annual Council of Voting Members Meeting. This four-hour meeting focused on governance, followed by a keynote address from Michael Strevens, NYU Philosophy Professor and author of, "The Knowledge Machine: How Irrationality Created Modern Science."
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has aligned with leading organizations committed to realizing an open scholarly information environment by signing OA2020’s Expression of Interest. With this declaration, CRL stands with its member signatories and libraries across the globe to call on all parties involved in scholarly publishing to “collaborate on a swift and efficient transition for the benefit of scholarship and society at large.”
The RDDM Advisory Committee, composed of a broad cross-section of documentation, civil society, and human rights expertise, in addition to representatives of families of the disappeared, will strengthen the ability of the Repository to gather facts and information, which will enable researchers and policy makers to implement solutions to the humanitarian crisis regarding the more than 80,000 officially recognized disappeared persons in Mexico.
Thomas Padilla Named Director of Information Systems and Technology Strategy at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL)March 8, 2021
The NERL Consortium issued a statement, “NERL Demands a Better Deal,” articulating the values NERL will adopt in negotiating agreements with publishers.
The University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium has joined CRL under CRL's new consortia membership model, adding 17 academic and specialized libraries from 15 institutions to the CRL community.