Visit CRL During the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago

Event Logistics

Friday, June 23, 2017
2:00-5:00 p.m. Central Time
CRL Events -

Library staff visiting Chicago for the American Library Association Conference in June are invited to tour CRL's facility in Hyde Park, near the University of Chicago. In addition to a rare look at CRL's rich collections, you'll have the opportunity to hear about recent developments in services, including digitization and offers for electronic resources, as well as expanded access to primary source collections.

Transportation will be provided by bus from the McCormick Convention Center to and from CRL. The bus will depart at 2:00 p.m. and return at approximately 5:00 p.m.

Registration for this event is currently at capacity. Thank you for your interest. To sign up for the waiting list, please email CRL Events   Please also contact us if you need to cancel your registration.


The Impact of CRL

Stories illustrating CRL’s impact on research, teaching, collection building and preservation.

Vietnamese Newspapers Essential for Berkeley Dissertation

UC Berkeley graduate student uses CRL’s extensive collection of South Vietnamese newspapers for his dissertation on the social history of the interregnum period, 1963-1967..

Helping Libraries Deal with ‘Big’ Data

At CRL’s 2018 Global Collections Forum, Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Head of Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections at Stanford University Libraries, discussed how satellite imagery and large geospatial datasets are being used as source materials for scholars in a variety of disciplines, and the new types of library support they require.