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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.
Join us on May 25th, 2021 from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Central to explore the shared aims and challenges of research libraries and scholarly publishers and discover how partnerships across professional and disciplinary boundaries are working to find sustainable models to support an open knowledge ecosystem. This webinar will look at two innovative library-publisher collaborations. To learn more about this webinar, and to register, please click on the button below:

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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."
The CDL, CRL, HathiTrust Shared Print Collaboration presents the upcoming release of an openly accessible collection comparison tool. Presenters will demonstrate the collection comparison tool and provide opportunity for discussion.

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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The CDL, CRL, HathiTrust Shared Print Collaboration presents the upcoming release of an openly accessible collection comparison tool. Presenters will provide an overview of digital and print holdings in PAPR and how the collection comparison tool can be employed to pull related holdings.
The CDL, CRL, HathiTrust Shared Print Collaboration presents the upcoming release of an openly accessible collection comparison tool. Presenters will provide an overview of the collection comparison tool currently under development and discuss its application in collection management.

Annual Meeting 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to Friday, April 24, 2020 - 3:00pm

Thank you for attending the 2020 CRL Annual Members Meeting! The meeting was a resounding success, with record-breaking attendance. Recordings of the public talks will be posted online the first week of May, and we look forward to keeping the momentum going in the weeks and months ahead.

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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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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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Investing in Open Primary Sources: an eDesiderata Forum

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The 2018 eDesiderata Forum will explore library options for investing in Open Access primary source collections and data.

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.

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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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