The three segments of this quarterly CRL webinar will report on progress in several major initiatives:
2:00-2:30 p.m. CST Shared Print: "Progress on the North American Effort"
This session will provide new details on implementation of the CRL Shared Print Agenda 2017-2026, informed by findings of the critical corpus study and a recent legal assessment of CRL’s digital delivery of serials by copyright expert Peter Jaszi, as well as new funding from the NEH.
2:30-3:00 p.m. CST Digitization: "New Latin American Content"
CRL staff will highlight recently digitized primary source material from Latin America and the Caribbean. Through the Global Collections Initiative, CRL is beginning to work with partners and libraries in North America, Europe, the U.K. and Latin America to identify and digitize collections identified by librarians and researchers as important to area and international studies.
3:00-3:30 p.m. CST Licensing: "Sustaining Access to News"
The conversations at the 2017 eDesiderata Forum on “Investing in the Persistence of News” suggested that the useful life of paper and microform-based preservation of news is at an end. CRL invites member input on new strategies, involving dealings with major online news sources on the model of the New York Times academic site license. as well as investment in innovative library-driven models of news preservation.
Registrants are encouraged to tune in to any or all of these three segments.
CRL hosts quarterly webinars 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.