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TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) has released its Winter 2022 Newsletter, which covers:

TRAIL Autumn 2021 Newsletter

December 16, 2021

Highlights from TRAIL's activities over the past few months, including an annual meeting follow-up.

TRAIL metrics working group chair and Utah State University government information librarian Jen Kirk was appointed to the 15-member council this fall.

TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) has released its Summer 2021 Newsletter, which covers:

TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) has released its Spring 2021 Newsletter, which covers: Jen Kirk's appointment to the Depository Library Council of the Federal Depository Library Program TRAIL Annual Meeting highlights Processing update Microcard scanning update Tech report highlight An introduction to TRAIL Member and Chair, Lisa Nickum

TRAIL's Winter 2021 Newsletter

February 25, 2021

The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) has released its Winter 2021 Newsletter, containing timely updates about the program.

TRAIL Celebrates 15 Years

February 8, 2021

Fifteen years after the initial pilot, TRAIL consists of over four dozen member institutions whose annual membership fees and volunteered staff time have digitized over 86,000 reports.

The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) has released its Autumn 2020 Newsletter, containing timely updates about the program.

The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) has released its Summer 2020 Newsletter, which provides important program updates.

TRAIL (the Technical Report Archive & Image Library) welcomes new members Syracuse University and The Ohio State University, which support TRAIL's work in identifying, cataloging, digitizing, and providing unrestricted permanent access to U.S. government agency technical reports.

TRAIL member representative Laura Sare of Texas A&M University has been appointed to the Depository Library Council (DLC).

TRAIL Welcomes 50th Member

December 14, 2018

TRAIL (the Technical Report Archive & Image Library) celebrates a major membership milestone by welcoming Virginia Tech as its 50th institutional member.

MARC records for technical reports digitized by TRAIL can now be retrieved from OCLC's WorldShare Metadata Services, Collection Manager.

Alice Trussell, an active member of the TRAIL Steering Committee since its founding, has been awarded the Homer I. Bernhardt Distinguished Service Award for 2018 from the Engineering Libraries Division of the American Society for Engineering Eduction.

TRAIL member representative Robbie Sittel of the University of North Texas (UNT) has been appointed to the Depository Library Council (DLC).

CRL staff members will be available at ALA's 2018 Midwinter Meeting in Denver, CO, for questions on CRL programs.

TRAIL Welcomes New Members

September 14, 2017

TRAIL welcomes new members Johns Hopkins University and the Colorado School of Mines.

The TRAIL collection now contains more than 61,500 federal technical reports, including over 4.5 million pages of content.

TRAIL has completed digitization of the Research and Development Progress Reports issued by the Office of Saline Waters between 1955 and 1972. The technical reports issued by the Office of Saline Waters are valuable research resources for the study of topics including thermodynamics and water resource policy.

New Members Join TRAIL

May 26, 2016

Four institutions recently joined TRAIL (the Technical Report Archive & Image Library).  TRAIL identifies, acquires, catalogs, digitizes and provides unrestricted access to U.S. government agency technical reports.