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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 Imperial Russian Newspapers collection, part of the CRL/East View Global Press Archive Charter Alliance, extends open access worldwide to critical sources for the study of the Russian Empire from the eighteenth through early twentieth centuries.

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.

The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is delighted to announce that Thomas Padilla, currently Interim Head of Knowledge Production at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) has been named the new Director of Information Systems and Technology Strategy at CRL

The NERL Consortium issued a statement, “NERL Demands a Better Deal,” articulating the values NERL will adopt in negotiating agreements with publishers.

TRAIL's Winter 2021 Newsletter

February 25, 2021

The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) has released its Winter 2021 Newsletter, containing timely updates about the program.

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.