American Library Association Midwinter Meeting

Event Logistics

Date: 
Friday, January 15, 2010 to Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Contact: 
Don Dyer - ddyer@crl.edu
Program: 

CRL reports to the Chief Collection Development Officers (CCDO) meeting, on Saturday, January 16, Intercontinental Hotel, Rose Kennedy Room III, 8:30 a.m.–12:00 noon. 

The report will focus on two CRL activities: 

  • Digital repository assessments:  Portico and the HathiTrust Shared Digital Repository
  • Print archiving:  outline of agenda for CRL support of regional and national-level action

CRL staff members will be in attendance at ALA on a limited basis to report and gather input on CRL programs. To schedule a time to meet with one of our team, e-mail the appropriate contact below:

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