Find CRL Staff and Events at 2017 ALA Midwinter Conference

Friday, January 6, 2017

A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s American Library Association Midwinter Conference in Atlanta, January 20-24, to report on, and gather input for, CRL programs. Please contact one of us if you would like to arrange a time to meet.

Some specific meetings and panels that one or several of the above staff members will be attending are: CIFNAL Membership MeetingGNARP Membership MeetingTRAIL Information and Update Session and the PAN Forum.

 

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.