The University of Connecticut Libraries recently became full member of the Center or Research Libraries, a non-profit organization with over 200 university, college and research libraries parnter members. The Center acquires and preserves traditiona and digiatal resoruces for research and teaching and makes them available to member institutions via interlibrary loan and electronic delivery. The Center for Research libraries maintains more than four million publications, archives, and collections and over one million digital resources for its member libraries. Center materials are obtained for extended loan periods at no cost to users affiliated with the member libraries.

The Center’s resources include:

  • 6,500 international newspapers, many dating bact to the 1700s–the largest collection of circulation newspapers in North America
  • 4,500 U.S. newspapers, many dating back tothe colonial era, incldihg 2,000 ethnic titles
  • Foreign journals that are rearely hedl in U.S. Libraries
  • More than 800,000 foreign dissertations
  • Area Studies–major microform and paper collections from Africa, Latin America, Middle East, Europe, Asia, Southeast Asia, and more
  • To access the Center’s catalog go to:
    Reqeust materials from the Center through UConn’s interlibrary Loan Department:

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