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.

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.