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New tools from Portico enable comparison of library holdings to titles archived in Portico, to determine the completeness of archived content. Speakers from Portico will demonstrate some of these tools.

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This introduction to CRL's collections and services is an excellent orientation for new staff, or a refresher on how CRL can extend the resources of your library.

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LARRP Annual Meeting 11 May 2016 - 9:00am

The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will hold its annual meeting for members on Wednesday, May 11, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Charlottesville, VA.

LAMP Business Meeting 9 May 2016 - 4:30pm

LAMP’s annual business meeting will be held Monday, May 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Charlottesville, VA.  LAMP member libraries fund projects to acquire and/or preserve rare and at-risk research materials related to the study of Latin America through an annual membership fee. Representatives of member institutions meet annually to discuss current and future projects and set priorities for additional acquisitions.
TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold its annual Steering Committee Meeting April 26-27, 2016 on the campus of the University of Arkansas.

CAMP Spring Meeting 22 Apr 2016 - 9:00am

The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) will hold its Spring Business Meeting on Friday, April 22, in Gainesville, FL.
Held in conjunction with CRL's annual Council of Voting Members meeting, the 2016 Collections Forum will consider the meaning of responsible stewardship of collections at a time when digital resources are dominant.

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The 2016 annual CRL Council of Voting Members Meeting will be held in downtown Chicago, at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center. This is the main CRL governance event, at which representatives of CRL libraries review new and ongoing CRL inititatives and elect new Board members.

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This presentation will focus on optimal strategies for CRL member libraries implementing OCLC Discovery Services locally, including WorldCat and the Knowledge Base.

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SAMP Meeting 1 Apr 2016 - 7:30pm

The South Asia Materials Project (SAMP) will hold its annual business meeting in Seattle on Friday, April 1, in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference.

SEAM Meeting 30 Mar 2016 - 6:30pm

The Southeast Asia Materials Project (SEAM) will hold its annual business meeting in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference in Seattle on March 30.
Much work remains to be done to ensure scholars long-term access to electronic journals. How can the CRL community help Portico identify the journal content that is most important and most at-risk?

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At this point in the age of digital technologies, electronic publications can be short-lived or unstable, while our understanding of digital preservation infrastructures is in the earliest stages. Three thought leaders offer their perspectives on how effective publishers' efforts to date are likely to be in meeting the needs of libraries and scholars by ensuring long-term access. 

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GNARP Steering Committee Meeting 10 Jan 2016 - 8:30am

The Steering Committee of the German-North American Resources Partnership (GNARP) will meet Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern time in Room 152 of the Boston Convention Center.
TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold an Information and Update session from 10:30 - 11:30 am Eastern time on Saturday, January 9, in Boston, in conjunction with the ALA Midwinter Meeting.  The session will be held in Room 107C of the Boston Convention Center.

CIFNAL Membership Meeting 9 Jan 2016 - 8:30am

The members of the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will meet on Saturday, January 9, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern time in Abigail Adams Boardroom, Salon A of the InterContinental Boston hotel.
The Print Archives Network (PAN) forum is always held the Friday morning before ALA Midwinter and Annual conferences. All are welcome to attend and hear about new and best practices from the participating shared print initiatives.   

SEEMP Annual Meeting 21 Nov 2015 - 3:45pm

SEEMP (Slavic and East European Materials Project) will hold its annual meeting in Philadelphia, PA, on Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 3:45 to 5:30 p.m. in Meeting Room 304 of the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in conjunction with the ASEEES Convention 2015.

MEMP Annual Meeting 19 Nov 2015 - 3:15pm

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) will hold its annual meeting in Denver, Colorado, on Thursday, November 19.

CAMP Fall Meeting 19 Nov 2015 - 3:00pm

The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) will hold its Fall Business Meeting on Thursday, November 19, in San Diego.