Find CRL Staff and Events at 2017 ALA Annual Conference

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference in Chicago, June 22-27, 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 23, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Pacific. You can find the agenda here

Expanding the Shared Collections Network, A CRL Forum at ALA: This forum will be an opportunity for representatives of CRL libraries to contemplate CRL’s print and digital agenda and to weigh in on the appropriate scope and benefits of CRL’s work in several important collection areas. 

CIFNAL Membership Meeting: The members of the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will meet on Saturday, June 24, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Central time in Salon 03 of the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago.

TRAIL Information and Update Session: TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold an Information and Update session from 1:00 - 2:30 pm Central time on Saturday, June 24 in Chicago, in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference.  The session will be held in the W195 of McCormick Place.

GNARP Membership Meeting: The German-North American Resources Partnership (GNARP) will meet Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Central time in Salon 03 of the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago. 

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.