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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.   
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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In cooperation with the IFLA News Media Section, the Center for Research Libraries will convene representatives of national and academic libraries, commercial producers and aggregators of news content, and cultural and funding organizations to assess the state of international newspaper digitization and preservation, and to better align future library and commercial efforts, investment and funding in these areas. 
This members-only webinar will describe CRL’s progress on strategies to address major preservation and access challenges in the news arena.

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Held in conjunction with the ALA Annual Meeting in Chicago, CRL’s Global Resources Roundtable explored current publishing practices and new scholarly uses of news content, and cooperative library strategies to support those uses.
James Simon, Director of the CRL Global Resources Network, hosts this online event that surveys CRL news collections, major news databases, and the challenges of preserving online news.

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