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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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Discovering CRL Resources 11 Nov 2015 - 2:00pm

How to facilitate better discovery of CRL resources, to promote student and faculty success and make the most of your library's CRL investment.

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This webinar considers trends and challenges in collecting South Asian resources and resources available from CRL collections, in the context of current research interests.

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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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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 presentation on TDM strategies and practices in the humanities and social sciences is the fifth in a series of CRL webinars exploring the topic of computer-assisted analysis of electronic texts.  

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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. 
The PAPR II Summit is an invitational gathering intended to formulate a common vision for the further development and growth of shared research library collections, and to determine priorities for CRL support of same, in order to prevent the loss of critical print journals and government publications.  
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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The Center for Research Libraries will present a 60-minute webinar on its Collections and Services on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time. Participation in this event is open to all librarians, library staff, and faculty at CRL libraries.

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

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The Center for Research Libraries will present a 60-minute webinar on its Collections and Services on Wednesday, June 11, 2014, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time. Participation in this event is open to all librarians, library staff, and faculty at CRL libraries.
Print serials from the Linda Hall Library of Science, Engineering & Technology are now available electronically to CRL libraries through on-demand digitization and traditional document delivery via the RapidILL service. This special webinar for CRL members offers more information about this partnership and the vast shared collection among CRL and Linda Hall.

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Continuing CRL's webinar series on text and data mining, this session will explore the complex needs and interests of scholars engaged in TDM, and how librarians can help meet those needs.

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The Print Archive Network (PAN) Meeting at ALA is a semi-annual forum for discussion of Print Archiving activities across the United States and Canada. 
In the age of e-publishing and open data, government information and records are being exposed in intriguing new ways. This CRL Charleston preconference will bring together aggregators and re-publishers of government information, and collection development and government information specialists to speculate on where these trends are leading.
The open online distribution of government information is changing the ways researchers access documents and publications produced by agencies worldwide. This Global Resources Forum webinar will explore how libraries can continue to ensure sustained access to this information for researchers, and what role CRL can play in supporting those efforts.

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