Webinar: Making the Most of CRL Collections

Event Logistics

Wednesday, July 24, 2019
2:00-3:30 p.m. Central Time
CRL Events - events@crl.edu

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. Registrants are encouraged to tune in to any or all of these three segments:

2:00-2:30 p.m. CT   CRL Collections Overview
A review of CRL's collection strengths including newspapers, dissertations, and government documents and archives from various world regions in all formats (print, microform, and eResources). Notes on how Global Resources partnerships are enlarging the scope of CRL collections accessible to scholars at member libraries.

2:30-3:00 p.m. CT   Discovering and Accessing CRL Collections
Tips on enabling local discovery of CRL holdings, and best ways to access CRL collections through loans, document delivery, demand digitization, and demand purchase.

3:00-3:30 p.m. CT   Leveraging CRL Services
How to take advantage of cooperative collection development programs, digitization to support classes, and reference consultations. Recommendations for featuring descriptions of CRL resources in local websites, and using other promotional materials offered by CRL.

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

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