2018 Council of Voting Members Meeting

Event Logistics

Thursday, May 17, 2018
10:00 a.m.-12:00 noon Central Time
Gleacher Center, 450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago
CRL Events - events@crl.edu

In accordance with its Bylaws, CRL holds an annual business meeting of its Council of Voting Members, "for the transaction of such business as may come before the meeting.” This is the main annual CRL governance event, at which representatives of CRL voting member libraries review new and ongoing CRL initiatives, elect new Board members, and vote on the annual budget for the coming fiscal year.The 2018 Council Meeting will be held in Chicago, on Thursday morning, May 17.

The meeting will be followed by a Global Resources Collections Forum the afternoon of May 17 through Friday, Mat 18, when librarians, specialists, and researchers from CRL libraries will help shape the strategic agenda for collections and programs. The Forum will be an opportunity to review and shape CRL’s plans for applying its successful shared collection development model to cooperative investment in digital resources, with particular focus on news, government, geospatial, and population data.

Registration will open in January, 2018. Look for more program details to be announced.

The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

South Asia Specialist’s Research Enriched by CRL Collections

Wendy Singer, Kenyon College professor, explains how CRL collections supported her original research on South Asian women.

Documenting Ghanaian Social Change through the Music Scene

Alison K. Okuda, New York University postdoctoral teaching fellow and lecturer, attests to the importance of CRL’s African newspaper collection to her dissertation on, “Caribbean and African Exchanges: The Post-Colonial Transformation of Ghanaian Music, Identity, and Social Structure.”