PAN ALA Annual 2019, Washington, DC

Event Logistics

Friday, June 21, 2019
9-10:30 AM
Grand Ballroom South, Renaissance Hotel 999 Ninth Street NW · Washington, DC
Marie Waltz -

CRL promotes opportunities for libraries and consortia to share information, expertise, and best practices for the cooperative, strategic preservation, and management of print. PAN is a free and open venue for information-sharing about shared print programs. All those with an interest in shared print are welcome to attend and participate. Seating is on a first come first serve basis. Please follow this link to a map of the location.

Please note: the Annual 2019 PAN Forum is an hour shorter than usual to accommodate a separate meeting of the Partnership for Shared Book Collections.

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9:00-9:05 Welcome & Announcements  (Matthew Revitt, Maine Shared Collections/EAST)


9:05-9:20 Updates

  1. WEST Program Assessments Past and Present  (Alison Wohler, WEST Shared Print Program Manager)


9:20-10:30 Expanding the Shared Print Landscape

  1. Looking Beyond Academic Libraries in Shared Print  (Matthew Revitt, Maine Shared Collections Librarian, University of Maine)
  2. Guiding Principles for Considering Participation in Shared Print Programs  (Mary Miller, Director of Collection Management and Preservation, University of Minnesota Libraries)
  3. Visualizing the Shared Print Landscape  (Heather Weltin, HathiTrust Shared Print Program)
  4. Print Retention Statement and Initiatives of the South Asia Cooperative Collection Development Workshops (SACOOP)  (Judy Alspach, Area Studies Program Manager, Center for Research Libraries)

10:30 Adjourn

The Impact of CRL

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

Vietnamese Newspapers Essential for Berkeley Dissertation

UC Berkeley graduate student uses CRL’s extensive collection of South Vietnamese newspapers for his dissertation on the social history of the interregnum period, 1963-1967..

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.