Project Events Archive
Dec 5 2012 - Dec 6 2012
The Global Dimensions of Scholarship and Research Libraries: A Forum on the Future
A two-day invitational conference at Duke University will explore connections between global scholarship and the collective ability of research libraries to support it.
Nov 30 2012
Cooperative Africana Materials Project 2012 Meeting
CAMP (Cooperative Africana Materials Project) will hold its fall business meeting in Philadelphia on November 30, 2012.
Nov 17 2012
SEEMP 2012 Business Meeting
The Slavic and East European Microform Project will hold its annual business meeting in New Orleans on November 17.
Nov 15 2012
MEMP 2012 Business Meeting
The Middle East Microform Project (MEMP) will hold its annual business meeting on Thursday, November 15, at the St. Cajetans Conference Center in Denver.
Nov 13 2012
Webinar: Text Mining Opportunities and Challenges
Text mining helps researchers extract valuable information and data from large bodies of text, but presents formidable technical and intellectual property challenges for libraries. This CRL webinar, featuring presenters from Elsevier and Gale Cengage, explores recent trends in text mining and how academic publishers and libraries are responding.
Nov 7 2012
Charleston Preconference: Emerging Approaches to Archiving Commercial Databases
This CRL-sponsored panel, featuring representatives from repositories, database publishers, and research libraries, will explore what is needed to achieve sustainable archiving of digital materials, and potential near-future innovations.
Oct 24 2012
Webinar: Research Access to Sources on Law and Government
This webinar surveys accessibility of sources in law and government in the light of current research interests. Speakers will assess the coverage of legacy materials in subscription databases; the scope of the GPO's FDsys repository; and prospects for access to documents from international sources.
Oct 10 2012
Webinar: CRL Collections and Services
The Center for Research Libraries will present a 60-minute webinar on its Collections and Services on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time.
Aug 15 2012
Webinar: CRL Purchase and Licensing Programs
In this informative webinar, Member Liaison and Outreach Services Director Mary Wilke and Digital Program Manager Virginia Kerr explain how CRL libraries can participate in collection building through Purchase Proposal, Shared Purchase, and Electronic Licensing programs.
Jul 11 2012
In an era of growing concern about water and food supply, materials related to agriculture have increased in value. This webinar will discuss plans for the systematic archiving of agriculture print materials, as well as resources currently available in this crucial research area.