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September 29, 2022

Center for Research Libraries Johns Hopkins joins Center for Research Libraries. The Center for Research Libraries and Johns Hopkins Libraries are pleased to announce that Johns Hopkins University recently became a full-voting member of the Center for Research Libraries, a partnership of more than 200 university, college, and independent research libraries. [Full Announcement].

June 21, 2022

Center for Research Libraries CRL Implements New Library Service Platform and Catalog. CRL is pleased to announce that it is implementing FOLIO as its new library services platform. FOLIO is a community driven, open-source platform that supports traditional library operations and positions us for greater community collaboration around knowledge management. CRL chose FOLIO because it is tightly aligned with CRL's core values of open infrastructure and responsible operations. Joining the FOLIO community creates opportunities for CRL to better serve its members and partners through active engagement in future library initiatives that build a better knowledge infrastructure. [Full Announcement].

March 8, 2021

Center for Research Libraries Thomas Padilla Named Director of Information Systems and Technology Strategy at the Center for Research Libraries. The Center for Research Libraries announced that Thomas Padilla, currently Interim Head of Knowledge Production at the University of Nevada Las Vega has been named the new Director of Information Systems and Technology Strategy at the Center for Research Libraries. At CRL, Padilla will lead CRL's overall technology strategy and guide the work of CRL's Metadata and Discovery Enhancement and Information Systems departments. He will work with the CRL community to build, steward, and disseminate research collections in line with CRL's organizational values of diversity, inclusivity, and equity. [Full Announcement].