Visit CRL During the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

Primary tabs

Event Logistics

Date: 
Friday, June 23, 2017
Time: 
2:00-5:00 p.m. Central Time
Location: 
Chicago
Contact: 
CRL Events - events@crl.edu

Library staff visiting Chicago for the American Library Association Conference in June are invited to tour CRL's facility in Hyde Park, near the University of Chicago. In addition to a rare look at CRL's rich collections, you'll have the opportunity to hear about recent developments in services, including digitization and offers for electronic resources, as well as expanded access to primary source collections.

Transportation will be provided by bus from the McCormick Convention Center to and from CRL. The bus will depart at 2:00 p.m. and return at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Spaces are limited; advance registration is required.

The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

South Asia Specialist’s Research Enriched by CRL Collections

Wendy Singer, Kenyon College professor, explains how she has been able to save valuable time on multiple projects utilizing CRL resources.

Documenting Ghanaian Social Change through the Music Scene

Alison K. Okuda, New York University postdoctoral teaching fellow and lecturer, explains how CRL’s African newspaper collection proved to be incredibly useful for her dissertation, “Caribbean and African Exchanges: The Post-Colonial Transformation of Ghanaian Music, Identity, and Social Structure.”