Webinar: CRL Licensing and Acquisitions 2015-16

Event Logistics

Date: 
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time: 
2:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time
Location: 
CRL
Contact: 
CRL Events - events@crl.edu

Hear about recent developments in e-resources licensing and cooperative collection building at CRL. This webinar will:

  • Describe CRL’s current licensing priorities and strategies for supporting access to research collections in electronic formats.
  • Demonstrate how CRL's eDesiderata platform can support informed local investment decisions, and how libraries are sharing expertise and information within the CRL community.
  • Review how CRL’s various cooperative collection programs prioritize valuable collections for cooperative purchase.

CRL hosts webinars throughout the year. Participation is open to all librarians, staff, and faculty at CRL member institutions. Most are recorded and available for later access. Additional information on accessing webinars can be found under Membership.

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