The Center for Research Libraries is the recipient of a major grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to support planning for the next phase of the World Digital Library.
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.
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.
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.
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.