2013 Annual Council of Voting Members Meeting and Collections Forum

CRL Annual Report FY12

Event Logistics

Date: 
Friday, April 19, 2013
Time: 
10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Location: 
CRL
Contact: 
Bernie Reilly - breilly@crl.edu

Join CRL for the 2013 Annual Council Meeting, which will be held on the web. The meeting consists of two parts:

Business Meeting for Voting Member Representatives

10:00 a.m.12:00 noon Central Time

The main annual CRL governance event, at which designated representatives of CRL libraries review new and ongoing CRL initiatives, elect new Board members, and vote on the annual budget for the coming fiscal year:

  • Chair’s Report

    Sarah Michalak, Associate Provost for Libraries and University Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Secretary’s Report

    Leslie Weir, University Librarian, University of Ottawa
  • President’s Report

    Bernard Reilly, President, Center for Research Libraries
    Video Slides
  • Treasurer’s Report and Proposed Budget for FY2014

    Deborah Carver, Dean of Libraries, University of Oregon
  • Nomination Report and Election of Board of Directors

    Sarah Michalak, Associate Provost for Libraries and University Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Primary Source Awards

    Dan Hazen, Associate Librarian in the College Library for Collection Development, Harvard University

Business meeting documents:

Collections Forum on Science, Technology, and Engineering

1:00–4:00 p.m. Central Time

The Collections Forum will focus on CRL’s Global Resources Partnership in Science, Technology and Engineering with the Linda Hall Library. The rich historical collections of Linda Hall are now available to researchers through CRL libraries. The session will highlight strengths of the Linda Hall collections, survey the uses of historical STE materials in new research, and examine how Linda Hall and CRL are working together to preserve and further develop print research collections in the fields of science, technology, and engineering.

  • 1:00–1:40 p.m.  The Linda Hall Library Collections: an Overview

    Lisa Browar, President, Linda Hall Library
    Video  Slides
  • 1:40–2:20 p.m.  Recent Trends in Research in the Field of the History of Science

    Stephen P. Weldon, Assistant Professor of the History of Science,  University of Oklahoma, and editor of the Isis Current Bibliography of the History of Science  
    Video  Slides

Recent developments in the methods and the content of research in the history of science, based on data from the Isis Bibliography, and notable differences in digitally based research and hard copy based research.

  • 2:20–3:00 p.m.  Access to Historical STE Materials in the U.S. and Canada: Trends in Collecting, Archiving, and Digitization

    Stephen Bosch, Global Resources Senior Collection Advisor on Science, Technology, and Engineering
    Video  Slides
  • 3:00–4:00 p.m.  Strategic Priorities for the Global Resources STE Partnership

    Stephen Bosch, Global Resources Senior Collection Advisor on Science, Technology, and Engineering
    Video  Slides

Related Documentation:

 

View the presentations from CRL’s March 2013 webinar on the Linda Hall partnership.

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.