Webinar: CRL Collections and Services

Event Logistics

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Central Time
CRL Events - events@crl.edu

This webinar provides an introduction to CRL's collections and services. It serves as an excellent orientation for new staff or a refresher on how CRL can extend the resources of your library.

Topics include:

  • An informative overview of CRL collection strengths, and services providing loans and digital access
  • Introduction to CRL's Global Resources programs, communities of interest dedicated to acquiring and preserving resources from various regions
  • Updates on the Global Resources partnerships, which enhance access to content in law and government, science and technology, and agriculture
  • Ideas for optimizing membership, including cooperative collection development and research consultations
  • Information on CRL's eresources licensing program and eDesiderata platform
  • Suggestions for promoting CRL to your constituents

CRL hosts webinars throughout the year. Participation is open to all librarians, staff, and faculty at CRL member institutions. Most are recorded and available for later access. Additional information on accessing webinars can be found under Membership.

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