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 Welcome to CERL, the Consortium of European Research Libraries. The Consortium'​s purpose is to share resources and expertise between research libraries with a view to improving access to, as well as exploitation and preservation of, the European printed heritage. Welcome to CERL, the Consortium of European Research Libraries. The Consortium'​s purpose is to share resources and expertise between research libraries with a view to improving access to, as well as exploitation and preservation of, the European printed heritage.
  
-The Consortium was formed in 1992 on the initiative of research libraries in many European countries and legally came into being in June 1994. CERL's primary objective is to record all books printed in Europe during ​the hand-press periodc.1450–c.1830,​ in a machine-readable catalogue, called the [[:​resources:​hpb:​main|Heritage of the Printed Book Database]] or HPB (originally called the Hand Press Book Database). Two other significant initiatives are the development of the [[:​resources:​cerl_thesaurus:​main]] and the [[:​resources:​cerl_portal|CERL Portal.]]+The Consortium was formed in 1992 on the initiative of research libraries in many European countries and legally came into being in June 1994. CERL seeks to share resources and expertise between research libraries with a view to improving access to, as well as exploitation and preservation of the European ​printed ​heritage ​in the hand-press period ​(up to c. 1850). 
  
 The diagram below shows all CERL activities and services, and their users. The diagram below shows all CERL activities and services, and their users.
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