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CIFNAL Membership Meeting 27 Jun 2015 - 8:30am

The members of the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will meet Saturday, June 27, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. in San Francisco, CA.
The workshop is designed to help librarians who are newly responsible for Western European and Latin American humanities and social sciences collecting. Experienced librarians will share information about publishing trends and offering library services in these areas.
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. 
The PAPR II Summit is an invitational gathering intended to formulate a common vision for the further development and growth of shared research library collections, and to determine priorities for CRL support of same, in order to prevent the loss of critical print journals and government publications.  

LARRP Annual Meeting 14 Jun 2015 - 9:00am

The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will hold its annual meeting for members on Sunday, June 14, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Princeton University.

LAMP Business Meeting 13 Jun 2015 - 4:00pm

LAMP’s annual business meeting will be held Saturday, June 13, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Princeton University.  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.
This  introduction to CRL's collections and services serves as an excellent orientation for new staff or a refresher on how CRL can extend the resources of your library.

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CAMP Spring Meeting 25 Apr 2015 - 9:00am

The Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP) will hold its Spring Business Meeting on Saturday, April 25, in Urbana, IL.
A forum on CRL cooperative collecting and licensing activities in three areas: science, technology and engineering; news; and law and government.

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At this CRL governance event, to be webcast this year,  representatives of CRL libraries review initiatives, elect Board members, and vote on the annual budget.

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In cooperation with the IFLA News Media Section, the Center for Research Libraries will convene representatives of national and academic libraries, commercial producers and aggregators of news content, and cultural and funding organizations to assess the state of international newspaper digitization and preservation, and to better align future library and commercial efforts, investment and funding in these areas. 

SAMP Meeting 27 Mar 2015 - 7:30pm

The South Asia Materials Project (SAMP) will hold its annual business meeting on Friday, March 27, in Chicago in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference.

SEAM Meeting 25 Mar 2015 - 6:30pm

The Southeast Asia Materials Project (SEAM) will hold its annual business meeting in conjunction with the Association for Asian Studies Conference in Chicago on March 25.
Ann Okerson, CRL senior advisor on electronic resources strategy and founder of Liblicense, will discuss the recent rewrite of the Liblicense Model License.  The Liblicense model is a rich source of information and guidance for libraries seeking to license digital resources for faculty, students, and researchers.

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Previous CRL webinars on text and data mining indicated high interest among librarians in how researchers use big data and large bodies of text. This CRL webinar will delve into the challenges and practices of mining major sources of information on history, politics, trade, and development for research.

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TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold an Information and Update session on Sunday, February 1, in Chicago.
Librarians and library staff visiting Chicago for the ALA Midwinter are invited to participate in a CRL collections and facility tour.
Join the Print Archives Network (PAN) for its semi-annual forum at Midwinter in Chicago on Friday, January 30, at McCormick Place, Room W187a, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

SEEMP Annual Meeting 22 Nov 2014 - 10:00am

SEEMP (Slavic and East European Materials Project) will hold its annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas, on Saturday, November 22.

MEMP Annual Meeting 20 Nov 2014 - 4:00pm

The Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) will hold its annual business meeting on Thursday, November 20, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at George Washington University in Washington, DC.