Milestones: Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Now Hosting More Than 10 Million Pages of Primary Source Publications, Archives and Other Rare or Unique Materials
CRL now hosts more than ten million pages of primary source publications, archives and other rare or unique materials, digitized from CRL collections and accessible for scholars at member institutions.
The milestone was reached with digitization of the newspaper El Libertador: órgano del Frente Popular Libertador [1944-1945] (CRL member access only).
CRL digitization services provide timely support for research and teaching by making accessible online critical primary resources for scholars at CRL member institutions. Including resources ingested from partner programs (such as LLMC-Digital and Project CERES), CRL currently hosts more than 28,000 titles on its Digital Delivery Service platform. These resources are discoverable through CRL’s online catalog as well as major web discovery systems. Combined with content hosted by partner institutions, CRL now makes available more than 40 million pages to patrons at CRL institutions.
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.