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CRL has reduced access barriers to nearly 10,000 titles previously digitized (in whole or in part) through on-demand and strategic scanning.
CRL has numerous online resources available to researchers and scholars working remotely.
CLIR's Digitizing Hidden Collections award, combined with the patronage of CRL and LLMC institutions, will complete the digitization of a nearly 2,000 microfilm reel set of Records of the States of the United States of America.
CRL's commitment to investment in Open Access digital resources now includes more than 400,000 pages of early African newspapers available worldwide via CRL’s Digital Delivery System.
Notes and Updates from the 2020 Midwinter PAN meeting
TRAIL (the Technical Report Archive & Image Library) welcomes new members Syracuse University and The Ohio State University, which support TRAIL's work in identifying, cataloging, digitizing, and providing unrestricted permanent access to U.S. government agency technical reports.
Thousands of architectural photos of Havana's historic central district are now accessible openly, thanks to funding from LAMP.
SEEMP (Slavic and East European Materials Project) has embarked on a multi-year project to microfilm a collection of newspapers from the immediate post-Soviet period (ca. 1991-1998). 
CRL voting member libraries have approved the acquisition of six collective collections with an estimated list price value of $121,624. Once acquired, the collections will be owned collectively by the CRL community.
The CRL/East View Global Press Archive Charter Alliance will make 500,000 pages of unique and rarely-held titles from the Middle East and North Africa accessible for research opportunities.
How do you use social media to reach faculty and students on campus and beyond? Consider spreading the word about resources available from CRL. Did you know that you can share news on recent acquisitions and digitized material, such as African official gazettes or Latin American newspapers, directly from CRL’s website? Just click on the icon to share via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or email.
The deadline for voting on the FY2020 Purchase Proposal Program has been extended through Monday, December 2.

CRL and Open Access
25 Oct 2019

CRL salutes International Open Access Week by recognizing a history of commitment to making primary sources collections openly accessible.
CRL announces a partnership making collections of historical source materials from the South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) openly available on JSTOR at saoa.crl.edu.
CIFNAL (the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections) and GNARP (German-North American Resources Partnership) announce that travel stipends will be made available for their members to attend the New Shape of Sharing: Networks, Expertise, Information forum to be held in Fiesole, Italy, May 2020.
Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers has been released as the first Open Access collection coming out of the Global Press Archive (GPA) CRL Charter Alliance, a multi-year, flagship collaboration between CRL and East View Information Services. The collection, ultimately comprising 500,000 pages from hundreds of titles published in China between 1912 and 1949, is hosted on East View’s GPA platform.
Infrastructure and interface enhancements to the PAPR registry will enable addition of more serials records from repositories recommended by the community, such as JSTOR, HathiTrust, and Scholar’s Portal.
CRL invites representatives of CRL voting member libraries to nominate and vote for collections through the Purchase Proposal Program. The deadline is September 30, 2019.
Project Ceres—a collaboration between USAIN, AgNIC, and CRL—funds eight digitization projects for 2019-2020.
The PAN Forum on shared print activities met Friday, June 21, 2019, in Washington, DC, followed by a meeting of the Partnership for Shared Book Collections. Presentations updated aproximately 100 attendees about shared print programs.