CRL Timeline 2010-2011
October 13, 2010: Access and Collections Webinar. This 60-minute webinar introduces librarians, library staff, and faculty to CRL resources, programs and services.
October 14: Global Resources Breakfast Briefing is a report to ARL library directors on CRL partnerships; expansion of digital access to international news, legal, and governmental information; assessments of digital repositories; and support for print archiving in North America.
October 21-22, 2010:
Global Resources Forum
-- Global Water 2010 and Beyond, sponsored by CRL and the Greater Western Library Alliance, is a forum for librarians, scholars, and archivists on data and documentation relating to water, the environment and public policy, in Denver, CO. Attendees must register in advance of the forum.
Radically Different Future of Collection Development is a pre-conference held in conjunction with the Charleston Conference. Co-sponsored by CRL and the University of Utah, the event explores the future of collection development in a radically disrupted information environment. Attendance is free for representatives of CRL libraries.
January 31, 2011: Primary Source Awards Program deadline for nominations for annual CRL awards recognizing research and teaching faculty, librarians and library staff, graduate students, and others within the CRL community for the creative use of primary source materials in research, teaching, and access.
January 19, 2011: Webinar on Water Resources provides information and discussion on data and documentation on water, the environment and public policy, based on presentations at the October 21-22 Global Water forum.
February 19, 2011: Webinar Update on Print and Digital Archiving in North America
March 9, 2011: Webinar on CRL Resources for Medieval Studies introduces librarians, library staff, and faculty to CRL collections and digital resources for humanities research on medieval Europe.
April 22, 2011: Annual Meeting of the CRL Council of Voting Members will once again be a Web event. It will include the regular CRL business meeting followed by a forum on CRL digitization, archiving and collection-building services. Details will be available in December.
May 11, 2011: Access and Collections Webinar. This 60-minute webinar introduces library staff and faculty to the broad scope of CRL resources, programs and services.
July 13, 2011: Webinar on News Preservation and Access surveys CRL news collections, major news databases, and the challenges of preserving online news.
August 10, 2011: Webinar on CRL Resources for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies surveys CRL collections and digital resources for study of the language, culture and history of the Middle East and the Islamic world.