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Webinar: Access to News in a Digital Age

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Presenters will discuss evolving models of access to electronic news resources and scholars' changing research practices. CRL will update members on its strategy for ensuring access to current and historical news.

The Global Dimensions of Scholarship and Research Libraries: A Forum on the Future

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 1:00am to Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 3:00am

A two-day invitational conference at Duke University will explore connections between global scholarship and the collective ability of research libraries to support it.

Webinar: Text Mining Opportunities and Challenges

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Text mining helps researchers extract valuable information and data from large bodies of text, but presents formidable technical and intellectual property challenges for libraries. This CRL webinar, featuring presenters from Elsevier and Gale Cengage, explores recent trends in text mining and how academic publishers and libraries are responding.
This CRL-sponsored panel, featuring representatives from repositories, database publishers, and research libraries, will explore what is needed to achieve sustainable archiving of digital materials, and potential near-future innovations.

Webinar: Research Access to Sources on Law and Government

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This webinar surveys accessibility of sources in law and government in the light of current research interests. Speakers will assess the coverage of legacy materials in subscription databases; the scope of the GPO's FDsys repository; and prospects for access to documents from international sources.

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Webinar: CRL Collections and Services

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

The Center for Research Libraries will present a 60-minute webinar on its Collections and Services on Wednesday, October 10, 2012, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time.

Webinar: CRL Purchase and Licensing Programs

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 2:00am to 3:00am

In this informative webinar, Member Liaison and Outreach Services Director Mary Wilke and Digital Program Manager Virginia Kerr explain how CRL libraries can participate in collection building through Purchase Proposal, Shared Purchase, and Electronic Licensing programs.

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Webinar: Agriculture

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

In an era of growing concern about water and food supply, materials related to agriculture have increased in value. This webinar will discuss plans for the systematic archiving of agriculture print materials, as well as resources currently available in this crucial research area.

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LARRP Annual Meeting

Sunday, June 17, 2012 - 8:30am to 10:00am

The Latin Americanist Research Resources Project (LARRP) will meet Sunday, June 17, from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. as part of the SALALM Conference in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Webinar: CRL Collections and Services

Wednesday, June 6, 2012 - 2:00am to 3:00am

The Center for Research Libraries will present a 60-minute webinar on its Collections and Services on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Central Time.

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2012 Annual Members Council Meeting and Collections Forum

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 10:00am to Friday, April 20, 2012 - 4:00pm

This year, CRL’s annual council meeting will be an in-person event held in Chicago, over two days in April. Save the dates to participate in the principal annual CRL governance event. The council meeting is intended for CRL library directors, associate university librarians, and collection development officers.

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Webinar: Interlibrary Loan at CRL

Wednesday, March 14, 2012 - 2:00am to 3:00am

This webinar on Wednesday, March 14, will help CRL member libraries and faculty make the most of their unlimited access to CRL resources through interlibrary loan.

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Webinar: Print Archives and Preservation Registry

Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 2:00am to 3:00am

Lizanne Payne discusses and demonstrates a prototype of CRL’s Print Archives and Preservation Registry (PAPR) system, which will provide information about print archiving programs and collection analysis tools.

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CRL Meetings at 2012 ALA Midwinter

Friday, January 20, 2012 - 12:00am to Tuesday, January 24, 2012 - 12:00am

Find CRL at the 2012 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Dallas.

Webinar: Human Rights Documentation

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 2:00am to 3:00am

This event will present the findings of CRL’s study of how electronic evidence and documentation of human rights violations are collected and maintained.

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At this CRL-sponsored preconference, leading collection development and licensing specialists will discuss ways of measuring the worth of major databases and what kinds of information and tools are available to support library decision-making.

Webinar: CRL Collections and Services

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This general CRL webinar is ideal for new library staff or for anyone who wants a quick refresher on access to CRL collections.

Webinar: Print and Digital Archiving

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This webinar for librarians and researchers at CRL institutions offers updates on various print and digital archiving initiatives.

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Webinar: Middle East and Islamic Resources

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

In this topical webinar, staff members and guest speakers will address the growing interest at CRL member institutions in the field of Middle Eastern Studies as well as contemporary Islamic studies.

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Webinar: Introduction to CRL

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

This introductory CRL webinar on Wednesday, August 10, will help member libraries and faculty make the most of their unlimited access to CRL resources.

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