2015 Council of Voting Members Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time: 
10:00 a.m.--noon Central Time
Location: 
CRL
Contact: 
Bernie Reilly - breilly@crl.edu

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The 2015 annual Council of Voting Members Meeting will be held as a web event. This is the main CRL governance event, at which representatives of CRL libraries review new and ongoing CRL initiatives, elect new Board members, and vote on the annual budget for the coming fiscal year. Documentation and other background information will be provided to all registrants in advance of April 24. In addition, a series of posts appearing on CRL's blog Common Knowledge, will offer interested participants a primer on CRL and its programs.  

  • Chair’s Report

    Richard Fyffe, Rosenthal Librarian of the College, Grinnell College
  • Secretary’s Report

    Janice Welburn, Dean of Libraries, Marquette University
  • President’s Report: "CRL’s Strategic Investment in Digital Global Resources – An Update and Forecast" 

    Bernard Reilly, President, Center for Research Libraries
  • Treasurer’s Report and Proposed Budget for FY2016

    Scott Waugh, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Nomination Report and Election of Board of Directors

    Richard Fyffe, Rosenthal Librarian of the College, Grinnell College
  • Primary Source Awards

          Announcement of recipients

The meeting will be followed in the afternoon by an online Global Resources Collections Forum, where librarians, specialists and researchers from CRL libraries share information and thinking on major collection development and preservation topics and help shape CRL collections and programs.

The Impact of CRL

Researching the Habsburg Empire

CRL digitized nearly 70 reels of pre-World War I German Foreign Ministry documents for a University of Chicago history professor.

Nation of Islam Paper Featured in Documentary Film

CRL's extensive holdings in African-American newspapers proved useful to a documentary film chronicling boxer Muhammad Ali's politicization