CLIR Issues Number 54

Number 54 • November/December 2006 Contents Charles J. Henry Named CLIR President Preservation Experts, Leaders Inform CLIR’s Agenda CLIR Board Elects New Chair, Vice Chair Apply Now for Postdoctoral Fellowship in Scholarly Information Resources Discussions Advance Action Agenda for Cyberinfrastructure in the Humanities by Ann Okerson Group Explores Need for Investment in 21st-Century Library...

CLIR Board Elects New Chair, Vice Chair

subject: Paula Kaufman Wendy Lougee CLIR Board CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: November 6, 2006 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Board Elects New Chair, Vice Chair WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) elected Paula Kaufman chair and Wendy Lougee vice chair at its meeting November 3. Ms....

Charles J. Henry Named CLIR President

subject: Charles J. Henry Chuck Henry CLIR President CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: November 3, 2006 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Charles J. Henry Named CLIR President WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the appointment of Charles J. Henry as CLIR’s next president. He will start...

CLIR Issues Number 53

Number 53 • September/October 2006 Contents Disciplines Converge on Need for Cyberinfrastructure by Chuck Henry Postdoctoral Program Bridges Library, Faculty by Daphnée Rentfrow CLIR is Now Accepting Applications for . . . Other News Nepal’s READ Receives Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Access to Learning Award Disciplines Converge on Need for Cyberinfrastructure by Chuck...

Nepal Organization Receives International Award for Development of Rural Community Library System Providing No-Cost Access to Information

Contacts: Allison Davis GMMB (+1) 206.352.8598 Allison.Davis@GMMB.com Jim Hammerel READ (+1) 775.832.5032 Jim@readnepal.org Alice Bishop CLIR (+1) 202.939.4763 Abishop@clir.org 8.21.06 Nepal Organization Receives International Award for Development of Rural Community Library System Providing No-Cost Access to Information Technology 2006 Access to Learning Award recognizes READ Nepal’s use of community development projects to help poor...

CLIR Issues Number 52

Number 52 • July/August 2006 Contents Susan Perry Appointed CLIR Interim President Surveying the E-Journal Archiving Landscape by Kathlin Smith Carole Moore and Karin Wittenborg Named to CLIR Board Oxford University Joins Digital Library Federation DLF and OCLC Launch Registry of Digital Masters Public Interfaceby Barrie Howard Abe Crystal Receives A. R. Zipf Fellowship...

Oxford University Joins the Digital Library Federation

Federation (DLF) today announced that Oxford University has joined DLF as its fortieth member, and its fourth from outside the United States. subject: DLF Oxford University Digital Library Federation CLIR CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: 21 June 2006 Contact: David Seaman 202-939-4754 Oxford University Joins the Digital Library Federation WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of...

Susan Perry Appointed CLIR Interim President

subject: Susan Perry Nancy Davenport CLIR President CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: June 8, 2006 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Susan Perry Appointed CLIR Interim President WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the appointment of Susan Perry as interim president, effective July 1. “We feel very...

CLIR Issues Number 51

Number 51 • May/June 2006 Contents Symposium Kicks Off Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration by Kathlin Smith Libraries: Diffuse and In the Flow by Wendy Pradt Lougee CLIR Appoints Committee to Advise on Place as Library 2006 Mellon Dissertation Fellows Named CLIR Names 2006 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient Symposium Kicks Off Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration by Kathlin Smith...

Report Assesses Standards and Best Practices for Preserving Sound Recordings

subject: NRPB LC Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board sound recordings audio preservation recorded sound analog audio tape analog audio disc digital conversion analog to digital conversion CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: March 22, 2006 Contacts: Sheryl Cannady, Library of Congress   202-707-6456 Kathlin Smith, Council on Library and Information Resources   202-939-4754 Sam...

CLIR Issues Number 50

Number 50 • March/April 2006 Contents For the Record: Recorded-Sound Studies Nearing Completion by Nancy Davenport Got Metadata? by Barrie Howard CLIR Appoints Preservation Advisory Committee Defining Place and a Sense of Community through Collaborationby Scott W. Schwartz, Archivist for Music and Fine Arts Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, UIUC Report Highlights...