PAN ALA Midwinter 2020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Event Logistics

Friday, January 24, 2020
9 AM- 11:30 AM
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 103-A
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.

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9:05-10:05 Updates

1. Working Cooperatively for Future Shared Print

2. Partnership for Shared Book Collections (Susan Stearns, Executive Director, Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust)

3. Rosemont Shared Print Alliance (Alison Wohlers, Manager Shared Print Programs for UC Libraries and the Western Regional Storage Trust)

4. OCLC & CRL Mellon Project (Matt Barnes, Director, OCLC Sustainable Collection Services & Amy Wood, Head of Technical Services, Center for Research Libraries)


10:05-11:00 Managing Shared Storage Facilities

5. Building a New Offsite Storage Facility (Corrie Hutchinson, Head of Acquisitions, University of Missouri)

6. ReCap's Energy Consumption Project (Ian Bogus, Executive Director, ReCap)

7. Internet Archive Digital Delivery (Chris Freeland, Director of Open Libraries Internet Archive)


11:00- 11:30 Short Subjects

8. ReShare (Jill Morris, Executive Director, PALCI)

9. EAST's Pilot Project with GoldRush (Susan Stearns, Executive Director, Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust)

10. Big Ten Shared Collections (Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, Membership and Research, Chief Strategist, OCLC)

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.