Find CRL Staff and Events at 2018 ALA Annual Midwinter Meeting

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Program: 

A number of CRL staff members will attend this year’s American Library Association Annual Midwinter Meeting in Denver, CO, February 9-13, to report on and gather input for CRL programs. Christine Stamison, Director of NERL; Marie Waltz, Special Projects Manager; and Kevin Wilks, Head of Access Services may be reached by email if you’d like to schedule a time to meet.

CRL-related ALA Events

Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum: The PAN meeting will be held Friday, February 9, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Mountain Time. Location: Hyatt, Capitol Ballroom 1 (Adjacent to the Colorado Convention Center), 650 15th Street, Denver, Colorado.

TRAIL Information and Update Session: TRAIL (Technical Report Archive & Image Library) will hold an Information and Update session on Saturday, February 10, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time in conjunction with the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The session will be held in the Tower Court A room of the Sheraton Denver Hotel.

Frankfurt Symposium Debrief Session for CIFNAL and GNARP: Members of the German-North American Resources Partnership (GNARP) and the Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) will meet on Sunday, February 11, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Mountain Time in the Tower Court A room of the Sheraton Denver hotel.

Electronic Resources Management Interest Group (LITA ALCTS): Vendor Relationships: Build, Negotiate, Transform NERL Director Christine Stamison is one of the featured speakers for this panel discussion being held on Sunday, February 11, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Mountain Time in the Colorado Convention Center, room 303.

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.