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2022 CRL Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 - 9:00am to Friday, April 22, 2022 - 12:00pm

The 2022 CRL Diversity as Knowledge Conference will explore how centering diversity, inclusivity, and equity in research libraries has implications for enriching the sources for knowing, the ways of knowing, and the quality of knowledge production itself.

2021 CRL Annual Council of Voting Members Meeting

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

The 2021 Annual Meeting will be a virtual one-day business meeting. Professor Michael Strevens of NYU will deliver a keynote address on his widely reviewed book, The Knowledge Machine (2020), placing his argument in the context of research libraries and archives. CRL will continue the theme of knowledge creation in our CRL programming, leading up to the 2022 CRL Annual Meeting, "Diversity as Knowledge."

Webinar: Making the Most of CRL Membership

Friday, December 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

This open webinar will outline all of the services and benefits CRL member libraries have, including cooperative collections building programs, discovery and delivery methods, research support, and other ways CRL can support your institution and your local library's efforts.

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PAN ALA Midwinter 2020, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Friday, January 24, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:30am

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 an open venue for this kind of information sharing. All those with an interest in print archiving are welcome. PAN is held twice a year on the Friday morning before the ALA Annual Conference and the Midwinter Meeting.

Strategies for Strengthening Collective Dealings: an eDesiderata Forum

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Focusing on leveraging member engagement within (and among) consortia, CRL's 2019 eDesiderata Forum will explore strategies to achieve greater scale and strength in collective dealings with producers of primary source databases and data sets. 

Webinar: CRL Updates / September

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 2:00pm

CRL quarterly webinars are open to all librarians, staff, and faculty at CRL member institutions. Most are recorded and available for later access.

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Webinar: Making the Most of CRL Collections

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 2:00pm

This CRL quarterly webinar will serve as an excellent staff orientation tool (or a refresher) on how to best utilize CRL collections to enhance your library's services. CRL webinars are open to all librarians, staff, and faculty at CRL member institutions.

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2019 Council of Voting Members Meeting

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:00am

The main CRL governance event for representatives of CRL voting member libraries will be held in downtown Chicago on Thursday, May 23, 2019.

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Credible Sources: Libraries and the Integrity of Knowledge - Global Resources Forum 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 8:30am to Friday, May 24, 2019 - 3:00pm

The 2019 Global Resources Forum will be held in downtown Chicago, following CRL's 2019 Council of Voting Members meeting,

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Webinar: CRL Updates / April

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates in the areas of shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

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Webinar: CRL Updates / February

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates in the areas of shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

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PAN ALA Midwinter 2019, Seattle, WA

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:30am

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 an open venue for this kind of information sharing. All those with an interest in print archiving are welcome. PAN is held twice a year on the Friday morning before the ALA Annual Conference and the Midwinter Meeting. We will meet Friday, January 25 from 9 to 11:30 AM in Skagit 4, located on the lower level of the Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center, 800 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101. Please note this is across the street from the convention center. Map

Webinar: CRL Updates / November

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates in the areas of shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

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Webinar: CRL Updates

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates in the areas of shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

Video available

PAN ALA Annual 2018, New Orleans, LA

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am

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 an open venue for this kind of information-sharing.  All those with an interest in print archiving are welcome.  PAN is held twice a year on the Friday morning before ALA Annual and Midwinter. We will meet Friday, June 22, 2018 in the New Orleans Convention Center, Room 201-202.

The New Global Resources Supply Chain: CRL Collections Forum 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:30pm

The 2018 Global Resources Collection Forum, in Chicago on May 17-18, 2018, will explore how changes in the global information supply chain are affecting scholarly access to news, government information, and economic and geospatial data. and other vital materials for research.

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2018 Council of Voting Members Meeting

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 4:00am to 7:00am

The 2018 Annual Council of Voting Members will be held in Chicago on May 17, 2018, in conjunction with the Global Resources Collections Forum.

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Webinar: CRL Updates

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates on CRL shared print efforts, digitization, and licensing of online resources.

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Webinar: Updates on CRL Initiatives

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

This quarterly CRL webinar will provide updates on current initiatives in three segments: developments in shared print efforts, digitization of Latin American collections, and licensing of online news sources.

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The 2017 eDesiderata Forum will focus on access to news in a changing media and publishing landscape. Presentations will highlight the challenges and explore opportunities for libraries in this arena.