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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.
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.
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.
CRL's commitment to Open Access investment in digitization now includes more than 1.2 million pages of Latin American newspapers available worldwide via CRL’s Digital Delivery System.
The Global Press Archive Charter Alliance will digitize and make available to all CRL member institutions 4.5 million pages of recent international newspaper content, with a significant portion of material to be made available in Open Access.
CRL supports research and teaching through digitization of timely, critical primary resources for scholars at CRL member institutions. 
The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA), administered by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), has recently begun digitizing the Indian Newspaper Reports containing weekly translations and summaries of local Anglo-Indian and vernacular-language newspapers from the late nineteenth through the early twentieth century, from throughout South Asia.
CRL's new focus on digitization of Latin American materials has begun to expose a wealth of resources for cultural and political studies.
Readex's metadata for digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.
ProQuest's metadata digitized newspapers provides valuable data on publication history and product coverage in key databases for academic research.
Gale, a part of Cengage Learning, recently provided CRL with title and issue records from content in the digital newspaper collections available on the Gale NewsVault platform, for exposure in CRL’s ICON database.
LAMP recently microfilmed the contemporary Mexican newspaper El Diario de Juárez for the years 2008-2010.
The Center for Research Libraries will purchase seven valuable microform collections through this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $192,215. These sets will soon be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.
Three major publishers of news databases have begun to provide detailed metadata to the International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON) database.
CRL recently digitized an extensive run of The Daily Drovers Journal, founded in 1873 to report on the Chicago Stockyards. This complements the primary sources preserved through Project Ceres, opening further possibilities for researching the connections between agriculture and economic and political history.
CAMP (Cooperative Africana Materials Project) has microfilmed issues of the Rwandan newspaper Imvaho Nshya from 2001-2013.
With support from seven member libraries, CRL will acquire three newspaper microform sets through its 2015 Shared Purchase Program. The total list cost of these acquisitions, which benefit all CRL members, is $69,446.      
The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) has microfilmed several Iraqi newspapers published in Baghdad after the 2003 invasion.
This year’s annual Global Resources Collections Forum, to be webcast in April from the Linda Hall Library in Kansas City, will feature new developments in CRL acquisitions and licensing.