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As a research Library, CRL shares its members’ strong interest in access to contemporary news content to support research and teaching without geographic or linguistic limits.

The Slavic and East European Materials Project (SEEMP) has digitized issues of the Ukrainian Catholic newspaper Ameryka, published in Philadelphia.

CRL and East View Information Services have released the Independent and Revolutionary Mexican Newspapers, the third Open Access collection of titles digitized under the Global Press Archive (GPA) CRL Charter Alliance. This collection adds to the growing collection of Open Access material available through East View's Global Press Archive program.

The Latin American Materials Project (LAMP) has digitized two nineteenth century newspapers from Arequipa, Peru.  The newspapers are el Republicano (1825-1855) and la Bolsa (1884-1910).

Twenty-two MARC records are now available for the Late Qing and Republican-era Chinese newspapers, the first Open Access module from the Global Press Archive collection.

The CRL Charter Alliance will deliver a substantial body of digital news content to users worldwide while three in-copyright collections negotiated by East View Information Services will  be made available to all CRL member institutions. 

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 Opens African News Content

February 12, 2020

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.

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.

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.