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CRL supports research and teaching through digitization of timely, critical primary resources for scholars at CRL member institutions. 
CRL's premiere collection of executive branch serial documents issued by Brazil’s government is now fully searchable and downloadable.
Since 2010, CRL and LLMC's Global Resources Law Partnership has vastly expanded access to U.S. State and Candian Province legislative resources. 
CRL and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology (LHL) have digitized several historical automotive serials in the second round of cooperative strategic digitization of serials jointly held by the two organizations.
CRL staff members will be available at ALA's 2018 Midwinter Meeting in Denver, CO, for questions on CRL programs.
CRL voting member libraries have approved the acquisition of ten microform, reprint, and CD/DVD collections through the 2018 Purchase Proposal Program. List price value $132,538 (depending on the exchange rate). Once acquired, the collections will be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.  
Member libraries can now download, manage, and update records for CRL's eResources from Worldshare Collection Manager, enabling local discovery and access.
A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference to report on and gather input for CRL programs.
CRL and partners continue their support for preservation and digtiization of historical agricultural publications through Project CERES
CRL libraries are helping grow and strengthen the print journal holdings maintained under the Global Resources Partnership in Science, Technology and Engineering, to ensure the availability of knowledge resources vital to research and learning.
CRL and the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering and Technology (LHL) have recently completed the first round of strategic digitization of serials jointly held by the two organizations. 
The Demand Purchase program is a key service through which CRL acquires materials identified by researchers that may be costly, difficult to obtain, or beyond the scope of local collection policies. Patrons at CRL institutions may request materials from CRL in specific categories--foreign dissertations, newspapers, and archival material--with a maximum expenditure of $2,000 per patron per year.
CRL's new focus on digitization of Latin American materials has begun to expose a wealth of resources for cultural and political studies.
A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s ALA Midwinter Conference in Atlanta, January 20-24, to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs.
CRL voting member libraries have approved CRL acquisition of six valuable microform collections through the 2016 Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $138,643. The collections will be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.
New funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will enable CRL and international partners to expand access to source materials for area and international studies. 
Readex's metadata for digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.
Now in its fifth year, CRL's Global Resources Partnership in Science, Technology, and Engineering continues to expand benefits to CRL member libraries.
At CRL’s 2016 Council of Voting Members meeting the question was posed, “Should more CRL digital resources be Open Access?” Attendees said yes and CRL’s Board of Directors agreed. 
CRL digitization recently reached another milestone: over 25,000 titles digitized from CRL collections are now hosted on CRL's DDS platform, available to researchers at CRL member institutions.