TRAIL Annual Steering Committee Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 to Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Time: 
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Central time
Location: 
Fayetteville, AR
Contact: 
Judy Alspach - jalspach@crl.edu
Program: 

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.

At the meeting, the TRAIL Steering Committee will review its goals for the coming year and determine its strategy to continue digitizing and making publicly available legacy U.S. government technical reports. The meeting is open to all TRAIL members.

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