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Licensing "Big Data": an eDesiderata Forum

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 12:00pm

The 2016 eDesiderata Forum examines the challenges libraries face in providing for scholarly access to large databases, datasets and other electronic resources in four broad areas: finance, public opinion, population, and geospatial information. 

MEMP Annual Meeting

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 3:45pm

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) will hold its annual meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

Webinar: CRL Collections and Services

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 2:00pm

This introduction to CRL's collections and services is an excellent orientation for new staff, or a refresher on how CRL can extend the resources of your library.

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TRAIL Information and Update Session

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 1:30pm

TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold an Information and Update session from 1:30 - 2:30 pm Eastern time on Sunday, June 26 in Orlando, in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference. 

PAN ALA Annual 2016, Orlando, FL

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:30am

The Print Archives Network (PAN) forum is always held the Friday morning before ALA Midwinter and Annual conferences. All are welcome to attend and hear about new and best practices from the participating shared print initiatives. 
New tools from Portico enable comparison of library holdings to titles archived in Portico, to determine the completeness of archived content. Speakers from Portico will demonstrate some of these tools.

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Webinar: CRL Collections and Services

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 2:00pm

This introduction to CRL's collections and services is an excellent orientation for new staff, or a refresher on how CRL can extend the resources of your library.

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LARRP Annual Meeting

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 9:00am

The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will hold its annual meeting for members on Wednesday, May 11, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. in Charlottesville, VA.

LAMP Business Meeting

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 4:30pm

LAMP’s annual business meeting will be held Monday, May 9, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Charlottesville, VA.  LAMP member libraries fund projects to acquire and/or preserve rare and at-risk research materials related to the study of Latin America through an annual membership fee. Representatives of member institutions meet annually to discuss current and future projects and set priorities for additional acquisitions.

TRAIL Annual Steering Committee Meeting

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 5:00pm

TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold its annual Steering Committee Meeting April 26-27, 2016 on the campus of the University of Arkansas.

CAMP Spring Meeting

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 9:00am

The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) will hold its Spring Business Meeting on Friday, April 22, in Gainesville, FL.

@Risk: Stewardship, Due Diligence, and the Future of Print, a CRL Collections Forum

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 1:00pm to Friday, April 15, 2016 - 3:30pm

Held in conjunction with CRL's annual Council of Voting Members meeting, the 2016 Collections Forum will consider the meaning of responsible stewardship of collections at a time when digital resources are dominant.

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2016 Council of Voting Members Meeting

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

The 2016 annual CRL Council of Voting Members Meeting will be held in downtown Chicago, at the University of Chicago's Gleacher Center. This is the main CRL governance event, at which representatives of CRL libraries review new and ongoing CRL inititatives and elect new Board members.

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This presentation will focus on optimal strategies for CRL member libraries implementing OCLC Discovery Services locally, including WorldCat and the Knowledge Base.

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SAMP Meeting

Friday, April 1, 2016 - 7:30pm

The South Asia Materials Project (SAMP) will hold its annual business meeting in Seattle on Friday, April 1, in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference.

SEAM Meeting

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 6:30pm

The Southeast Asia Materials Project (SEAM) will hold its annual business meeting in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference in Seattle on March 30.

Webinar: Pursuing the "Long Tail" of Elusive Publishers

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 2:00pm

Much work remains to be done to ensure scholars long-term access to electronic journals. How can the CRL community help Portico identify the journal content that is most important and most at-risk?

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Webinar: Perpetual Access, Myth and Reality

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

At this point in the age of digital technologies, electronic publications can be short-lived or unstable, while our understanding of digital preservation infrastructures is in the earliest stages. Three thought leaders offer their perspectives on how effective publishers' efforts to date are likely to be in meeting the needs of libraries and scholars by ensuring long-term access. 

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GNARP Steering Committee Meeting

Sunday, January 10, 2016 - 8:30am

The Steering Committee of the German-North American Resources Partnership (GNARP) will meet Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Eastern time in Room 152 of the Boston Convention Center.

TRAIL Information and Update Session

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 10:30am

TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold an Information and Update session from 10:30 - 11:30 am Eastern time on Saturday, January 9, in Boston, in conjunction with the ALA Midwinter Meeting.  The session will be held in Room 107C of the Boston Convention Center.