Find CRL Staff and Events at 2015 ALA Annual Conference

Thursday, June 4, 2015

A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, June 25–30, to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs. To schedule a time to meet with one of our team, just e-mail the appropriate contact below:


CRL-related ALA Events

Print Archive Network Forum: The PAN meeting will be held Friday, June 26, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pacific. You can find the agenda here

Preserving America's Print Resources II: The PAPR II Summit is an invitational event examining the results to date of collective efforts in shared print and archiving efforts with a goal of formulating a common vision for further development. It will be held Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. 

International and Area Studies Workshop for Librarians: This workshop will take place on Friday, June 26, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m Pacific Time. It is designed to assist librarians newly responsible for collecting in Western European and Latin American humanities and social sciences areas.

Technical Report Archive & Image Library Information and Update Session: TRAIL will hold an Information and Update session from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, June 28. TRAIL identifies, digitizes, archives, and provides access to federal technical reports issued primarily prior to 1976.

The Steering Committee of the German-North American Resources Partnership: GNARP will meet Sunday, June 28, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Pacific. GNARP supports the acquisition, sharing, and use of German-language materials among North American libraries, and fosters collaboration with German research libraries. 

Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections: CIFNAL will meet Saturday, June 27, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. Pacific. CIFNAL promotes and facilitates the cooperative exchange of ideas and resources between Francophone and North American libraries.

The Impact of CRL

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

Unique Arab Diaspora Materials Saved for Future Scholars

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

Brazilian Human Rights Evidence Preserved in the Nunca Mais project

Evidence of atrocities in 1960s-70s Brazil, housed at CRL for 25 years, are now available online.