CRL Global Resources Collections Forum: "Shared Resources / Common Vision"

Event Logistics

Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015
Time: 
1:00--4:00 p.m. Central Time
Location: 
CRL
Contact: 
James Simon - simon@crl.edu

This  forum, to be webcast following CRL's annual Council Meeting. CRL member library input at the Collections Forum helps shape CRL shared collections and services throughout the year.  The forum is an opportunity for representatives of CRL libraries to discuss and weigh in on CRL cooperative collecting and licensing activities, and help map CRL’s agenda.     

This year’s virtual forum will feature new developments in CRL acquisitions, digitization and licensing.  Attendees will also consider and discuss CRL strategies for expanding member access to news, government and legal information, and archives.  Prior to April 24, CRL will poll registrants on their priorities for licensing and digitization in these areas, and on specific issues for resolution.  

Science, Technology and Engineering: A Report on the CRL-Linda Hall Partnership

1:00-2:00 p.m. Central Time

Video  Slides

News and Newspapers: An Update on Preservation and Access Initiatives

2:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time

Video  Slides Survey Response

Law and Government: A "Leviathan" Update

3:00-4:00 p.m. Central Time

Video  Slides Survey Response

  • The new challenges of e-government preservation, with focus on GPO's FDsys and NARA's Electronic Records Archives, and Library and Archives Canada
  • New digitization of government and other primary legal publications: the Carnegie Project and the Myanmar documents

The Impact of CRL

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

Unique Arab Diaspora Materials Saved for Future Scholars

In FY 2018 the Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) microfilmed two Arab-language publications from  diaspora communities in non-Arab countries, including the UK, Japan, the U.S., and Poland. These periodicals continue to establish MEMP’s role as a provider of rare and distinctive documentation for scholars.

Insights on Israel’s Palestinians from a Rare Arab-language Newspaper

CRL's newspaper collection played a critical role in shaping Brothers Apart, a study of Arab Israeli citizens in the 1950s-1960s by University of Arizona professor, Maha Nassar.