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.
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has completed a preservation audit of Canadiana.org, and on the basis of that audit certified Canadiana as a trustworthy digital repository.
Five libraries become CRL members on July 1, bringing the number of CRL member institutions overall to 215.
A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s ALA Annual Conference in San Francisco, June 25-30, to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs.