Visit CRL During the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

Event Logistics

Friday, June 23, 2017
2:00-5:00 p.m. Central Time
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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.

Registration for this event is currently at capacity. Thank you for your interest. To sign up for the waiting list, please email CRL Events   Please also contact us if you need to cancel your registration.


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 CRL collections supported her original research on South Asian women.

Documenting Ghanaian Social Change through the Music Scene

Alison K. Okuda, New York University postdoctoral teaching fellow and lecturer, attests to the importance of CRL’s African newspaper collection to her dissertation on, “Caribbean and African Exchanges: The Post-Colonial Transformation of Ghanaian Music, Identity, and Social Structure.”