GRN International Collections Development Workshop

Event Logistics

Monday, February 27, 2006 to Tuesday, February 28, 2006
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Library of Congress, Washington, DC
James Simon -

Conference Outcomes

Developing Collections for International Studies: Report and Outcomes


The Center for Research Libraries convened the various Chairs of the Area Studies and Global Resources projects based at the Center to meet with division directors and senior Area Studies acquisition specialists at the Library of Congress on February 27-28, 2006.

The Workshop focused attention on the current and evolving models for acquiring, preserving and disseminating source materials from emerging regions of the world. Presentations featured a variety of perspectives and innovative approaches undertaken by the Library of Congress, CRL and its sponsored projects, and a number of affiliated or external efforts.

The intent of the Workshop was to identify a set of recommendations for improvements and enhancements to the international resources programs of CRL and its partners, and for linkages between and among those programs.

The Center for Research Libraries gratefully acknowledges support and funding received from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Library of Congress.