56th Council of Voting Members Annual Meeting

Event Logistics

Thursday, April 14, 2005 to Friday, April 15, 2005
Yvonne Jefferson - jefferso@crl.edu


Thursday, April 14


Friday, April 15


Business Meeting and Continental Breakfast


CRL Forum – Part 1

“E-CRL” – Prospective Scenarios for Digital Conversion of U.S. and International Legacy Materials

Bernard Reilly, President, will outline scenarios and lead discussion on how CRL can build upon the success of its international resources and cooperative purchase programs to preserve and deliver government publications, foreign newspapers and archives, political web sites, and other at-risk research materials.




CRL Forum – Part 2

Rethinking the Fee Structure: Sharing the Cost of Center Collections and Activities

Jennifer Younger, Chair of the Center’s Membership Committee and Strategic Membership Task Force, will explore and lead discussion on how the costs of building and maintaining Center collections and resources might be distributed more equitably.


Luncheon and Interest Group Planning Sessions:

  1. “E-CRL”
  2. Rethinking the Fee Structure

Participate in small-group planning with discussion leaders and Center management staff.

Please RSVP the Center on this and other activities in which you plan to participate.



The Impact of CRL

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

CRL and Linda Hall Library partnership brings history of science to researchers' fingertips

Ben Gibson, Digital Initiatives Manager at the Linda Hall Library, discusses the fruits of the library's digitization projects with CRL.

Vanderbilt University digitizes Afro-Colombian oral histories with LARRP grant

The pilot project digitized tapes of interviews conducted by anthropologist, novelist, folklorist, and physician Manuel Zapata Olivella, often dubbed the “dean of Black Hispanic writers.”