The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is pleased to announce the results of the 2021 Purchase Proposal Program ballot. This year, CRL members voted to acquire four new collections representing a broad range of research interests across the membership.
The International Collections and Content Group is a standing working group reporting to CSPC that will play a substantive role in shaping, implementing, and maintaining CRL’s approaches to the development and responsible stewardship of international collections.
The standing working group reporting to CSPC will play a substantive role in shaping, implementing, and maintaining CRL’s approaches to international collection management.
This is a friendly reminder that the deadline to submit nominations for the FY21 Purchase Proposal Program is September 30, 2020. This program is one of the ways our research library community collectively builds, stewards, and shares materials to support inspired research and teaching.
CRL negotiates extraordinary access to archival and special collections content from Gale Primary Sources to assist students, faculty, and staff at CRL member institutions working remotely in response to COVID-19. CRL members have unlimited access to a number of archives and customized webinars in Gale Primary Sources from now until June 30, 2020.
CRL has numerous online resources available to researchers and scholars working remotely.
CRL salutes International Open Access Week by recognizing a history of commitment to making primary sources collections openly accessible.
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.