Conferences, Seminars & Workshops

Annual Seminars
Other Seminars
Past Seminars/Workshops

Annual Seminars

CERL annually organises a seminar addressing subjects relating to the Consortium’s objectives, preceding the AGM.

2018 Annual Seminar

Date: Wednesday 19 to Friday 21 September 2018
Place: Museo Correr, Venice
Theme: 15cBooktrade Conference

2017 Annual Seminar

Date: 26 October 2017
Place: Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum
Theme: Putting it together - Research Access for Hybrid Collections
The programme is available here.

Previous Seminars

Other Seminars

International Conference at the British Library, London, Tuesday 28 November 2017
A one-day conference on “New Sources for Book History: Combined Methodological Approaches for Manuscripts and Printed Books” (text and images; material evidence; historical bibliographical and documentary sources; sale and auction catalogues; etc.) will be held at the British Library. The programme can be found here.
PLEASE NOTE: the conference is now fully booked.

CERL Seminar at the Beinecke Library, Yale, Friday 21 April 2017
On the occasion of the meeting of CERL Directors in the US a one-day Seminar was held the following day on “Retracing the Steps from the Old to the New World”, where members of the new Group of American Libraries in CERL presented and discussed their European Special Collections holdings, expectations from the new collaboration and common objectives. The PowerPoint presentations will be available here.


Patras, LIBER Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 4 July 2017 (am only)
Managing bequests and digital estates: new challenges for libraries. Programme.

Helsinki, LIBER Annual General Meeting, Wednesday 29 June 2016 (am only)
The Wood for the Trees - a workshop on Discoverability of Digital Collections. Programme.

Past Seminars/Workshops

Most of the Annual Seminars (see Previous CERL Annual Seminars) have been published in the series of CERL Papers.

In addition to conferences and seminars the Consortium offers training workshops, aiming to introduce colleagues to the Consortium’s work, to have practical training sessions, and to invite colleague to indicate their requirements in the context of their institutions.












Previous CERL workshops