Webinar: Portico Comparison Tools for Collection Management

Event Logistics

Date: 
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Time: 
2:00-3:00 p.m. Central Time
Location: 
CRL
Contact: 
CRL Events - events@crl.edu

For libraries facing the task of planning for the future of their print holdings—especially serials holdings—Portico offers several tools to support due diligence. The new tools enable comparison of library holdings to titles archived in Portico, to determine with confidence and precision the completeness of archived content.

Amy Kirchhoff from Portico will briefly demonstrate some of these tools, explain how they work, and enlist webinar participants' thoughts on how to improve and add value to these tools. For reference in relation to the presentation, a list of these tools is attached, as well as an extensive Portico Dashboard Guide.

This is the second in a series of four CRL webinars examining the benefits, capabilities and possibilities of the Portico digital preservation service. The first webinar, “Pursuing the ‘Long Tail’ of Elusive Publishers,” discussed Portico priorities and targets for growth, and explored how to better align those priorities with CRL member library priorities. 

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 CRL webinars can be found under Membership.

The Impact of CRL

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

Helping Libraries Deal with ‘Big’ Data

At CRL’s 2018 Global Collections Forum, Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Head of Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections at Stanford University Libraries, discussed how satellite imagery and large geospatial datasets are being used as source materials for scholars in a variety of disciplines, and the new types of library support they require.

Unique Arab Diaspora Materials Saved for Future Scholars

In FY 2018 the Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) microfilmed Arab-language publications from several diaspora communities in non-Arab countries, including the UK, Japan, the U.S., and Poland. These resources continue to affirm MEMP’s role as a provider of rare and distinctive documentation for scholars.