Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Center for Research Libraries (CRL)
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is a global cooperative collection development program. NCSU Libraries' membership in CRL gives NCSU faculty and students access to a significant research collection that is especially strong in the Humanities, Social Sciences and International Area Studies.
How does it work?
CRL materials are available to NCSU students and faculty via NCSU Libraries' Inter-Library Loan. While subject to recall after two weeks, materials are generally available for longer-term use.
How do I find out what's available?
- search CRL's online catalog
- browse CRL's Topic Guides
- contact your NCSU librarian/subject specialist
- What does it mean when I get the error, "Access Denied: You have exceeded the global download limit"? How do I fix it?
- Where can I find suggested resources for a specific subject area?
- When I use the VPN, why do I have to authenticate to get access to library resources like e-journals and databases?