Valuing the User Experience: CRRA Annual Meeting, Tuesday June 27, 2017

Regents Hall, Lewis Towers, 111 E. Pearson St., Chicago
On the Loyola University Chicago Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago
8:30 a.m. – Noon, lunch on site or takeaway
All CRRA members, partners, friends, and guests welcome 

To register, visit: Registration Link

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Doors open, welcome, continental breakfast

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Supporting the Changing Research Practices of Religious Studies Scholars

Danielle Cooper, Senior Researcher, Libraries and Scholarly Communication, Ithaka S&R, and the lead researcher on this recent study.

9:45 – 10:30 a.m. From the users

Stories from people using the Portal and News Archive

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Conversations on collaborative initiatives 

  • Collaborative digitization of parish histories (Collections Committee)
  • Reciprocal resource-sharing pilot program (Membership Committee)
  • Harvesting content from OAI-compliant repositories (Digital Access Committee)

11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Conversations on member priorities & projects

12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on-site for those who can stay, takeaway for others

We are pleased to meet at a member institution and thank Marianne Ryan, Dean of Libraries, for the opportunity to meet again at Loyola. By tradition, CRRA meetings are open to members and all who are interested in our mission and activities.

Program planning group:

Kathy Young, chair, Loyola University Chicago
Jennifer Head, Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Pat Lawton, CRRA
Karen Reilly, College of the Holy Cross
Stephanie Shreffler, University of Dayton
Jennifer Younger, CRRA