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The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed issues from 1979-1990 of the Nigerian newsmagazine Times International.
CRL's ongoing Global Resources Law Partnership preserves, digitizes and provides access to critical primary source government and legal publications.
The Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will offer up to four stipends for staff members at CIFNAL institutions to travel to conferences.
MEMP (Middle East Materials Project) has microfilmed issues of the London daily newspaper al-Quds al-Arabi for May 2010 - December 2013.
Some key CRL staff members will attend ALA Midwinter in Chicago (January 30–February 5) to report on and gather input for CRL programs.
The Center for Research Libraries will purchase six valuable microform and reprint collections through this year’s Purchase Proposal Program, with a list price value of $220,987. These sets will soon be available through interlibrary loan from CRL.
The latest issue (V16N2) of The Charleston Advisor, a publication of peer-reviewed critiques of electronic resources for libraries, includes several reviews and an interview of interest: Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers, “Deciding on Databases: Strategies for Selecting in Latin American and Spanish Language Studies,” and an interview with Bonnie Tijerina, Fellow at the Data and Society Institute.
The newly revised LIBLICENSE Model License Agreement incorporates best practices of the library profession and the best advice of legal and publishing professionals in negotiating licensing agreements.
Since July, CRL has welcomed eight new member organizations.
The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) has microfilmed 13 Liberian newspaper titles from the collection of Michigan State University.
CRL welcomes representatives of member libraries to vote in this year’s CRL Purchase Proposal Program. Voting on CRL acquisition of major microform and reprint collections is open until Friday, November 21.
New members bring diverse backgrounds and deep expertise to primary governance committee on CRL collections.
On September 29, 2014, James Simon was named CRL Vice President of Collections and Services. Simon is now responsible for CRL departments that build and care for CRL collections and that directly serve CRL members and constituencies: Access Services, Stack Management, Facilities, and Technical Services. 
CRL will digitize and expose official gazettes from several countries where the integrity of the public record may be at risk.
The Primary Source Awards recognize librarians, faculty, and researchers for innovative and creative uses of primary source materials. Nominate colleagues (or yourself) for CRL’s annual award program.
The deadline for nominations for collection purchases in the CRL FY15 Purchase Proposal Program has been extended until October 7.
SEEMP (Slavic and East European Materials Project) has acquired microfilm of the Russian satirical journal Krokodil for the years 1923–44.
CRL’s six Area Materials Projects increasingly embrace digitization as a mechanism for preservation and access.
CRL recently upgraded its Digital Delivery Systems (DDS) website. Since its initial release in 2006, new content as well as system features have been added to DDS continuously. The site now hosts 22,000 plus titles, with 5.5 million pages total, digitized from CRL collections to support advanced research and teaching by scholars at CRL member institutions.
The Grange Visitor, the official newspaper of the Michigan State Grange from 1875 to 1896, is online as a Michigan State University Digital Collection with support from Project CERES. With funding from the Center for Research Libraries, twenty-one volumes, 402 issues, and 3,239 pages are now preserved and accessible to researchers.