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Webinar: CRL Updates / February 13 Feb 2019 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates in the areas of shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.
CRL promotes opportunities for libraries and consortia to share information, expertise, and best practices for the cooperative, strategic preservation and management of print.  PAN is an open venue for this kind of information-sharing.  All those with an interest in print archiving are welcome.  PAN is held twice a year on the Friday morning before ALA Annual and Midwinter. We will meet Friday, January 25 from 9 to 11:30 AM in Skagit 4, located on the Lower Level of the Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center 800 Pike St,Seattle, WA 98101. Please note this is across the street from the convention center. Map

Webinar: CRL Updates / November 14 Nov 2018 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates in the areas of shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

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The 2018 eDesiderata Forum will explore library options for investing in Open Access primary source collections and data.

Webinar: CRL Updates 25 Jul 2018 - 9:00am

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates in the areas of shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

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The 2018 Annual Council of Voting Members will be held in Chicago on May 17, 2018, in conjunction with the Global Resources Collections Forum.

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Webinar: CRL Updates 18 Apr 2018 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates on CRL shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

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This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates on current initiatives in three segments: developments in shared print efforts, digitization of Latin American collections, and licensing of online news sources.

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The 2017 eDesiderata Forum will focus on access to news in a changing media and publishing landscape. Presentations will highlight the challenges and explore opportunities for libraries in this arena.   
This webcast event will explore terms for purchase and subscription access to key global databases, and also will review the problems and challenges academic libraries face in securing access to those resources for constituents.

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The 2016 eDesiderata Forum examines the challenges libraries face in providing for scholarly access to large databases, datasets and other electronic resources in four broad areas: finance, public opinion, population, and geospatial information. 
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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This webinar provides an overview and updates on recent developments in e-resources licensing and cooperative collection building at CRL.  

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

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A forum on CRL cooperative collecting and licensing activities in three areas: science, technology and engineering; news; and law and government.

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At this CRL governance event, to be webcast this year,  representatives of CRL libraries review initiatives, elect Board members, and vote on the annual budget.

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Ann Okerson, CRL senior advisor on electronic resources strategy and founder of Liblicense, will discuss the recent rewrite of the Liblicense Model License.  The Liblicense model is a rich source of information and guidance for libraries seeking to license digital resources for faculty, students, and researchers.

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Learn about recent developments in e-resources licensing and cooperative collection building in this webinar for CRL members.

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