Find CRL Staff and Events at 2016 ALA Conference

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

CRL staff members attending this year’s American Library Association Annual Conference in Orlando, June 23–28, will report on and gather input for CRL programs. To schedule a time to meet with one of our team, please e-mail the appropriate contact below:

CRL-related ALA Events

PAN-ALA Annual 2016: The PAN meeting will be held Friday, June 24, 2016, 9:00 am-11:30 am Eastern Time. All those with an interest in print archiving are welcome to attend and participate. The agenda is also available.

TRAIL Information and Update Session: TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold an Information and update session from 1:30 - 2:30 pm Eastern time on Sunday, June 26, in conjunction with the ALA Annual Conference in Orlando. The session will be held in the Lake Sheen Room of the Orlando Hilton Hotel. All new and prospective members of TRAIL are invited to attend and learn more about the project.

The Impact of CRL

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

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.

Unique Arab Diaspora Materials Saved for Future Scholars

In FY 2018 the Middle East Materials Project (MEMP) microfilmed Arab-language publications from several diaspora communities in non-Arab countries, including the UK, Japan, the U.S., and Poland. These resources continue to affirm MEMP’s role as a provider of rare and distinctive documentation for scholars.