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.