G. Sayeed Choudhury Appointed CLIR Senior Presidential Fellow

subject: CLIR G. Sayeed Choudhury CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: December 22, 2008 Contact:– Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 G. Sayeed Choudhury Appointed CLIR Senior Presidential Fellow Washington, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce the appointment of G. Sayeed Choudhury as CLIR Senior Presidential Fellow. Mr. Choudhury is associate...

CLIR Announces Hidden Collections Awards

subject: hidden collections special collections cataloging hidden collections application CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: December 15, 2008 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Announces Hidden Collections Awards Washington, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the following recipients of Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards: Avery Research Center for African...

CLIR Issues Number 66

Number 66 • November/December 2008 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Publishes Survey of Digital Humanities Centers DLF Report Examines Tools for Metadata Remediation ANNOUNCEMENTS CLIR Announces Hidden Collections Awards The MetaArchive Cooperative: A New Collaborative Service Organization Providing a Distributed Digital Preservation Infrastructure CLIR Publishes Survey of Digital Humanities Centers   WITH THE...

CLIR to Receive 2008 Award for Outstanding Support of Archives

subject: CLIR ART award Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: October 20, 2008 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR to Receive 2008 Award for Outstanding Support of Archives Washington, D.C.—CLIR has been selected winner of the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) 2008 Award for...

CLIR Issues Number 65

Number 65 • September/October 2008 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Symposium Examines Research Topics at Nexus of Digital Humanities and Computing Postdoc Program Enters Its Fifth Year: Why Your Institution Should Join CLIR Is Now Accepting Applications for . . . ANNOUNCEMENTS Our Americas Archive Partnership Symposium Examines Research Topics at Nexus of Digital...

Report Examines New Roles for Research Library

subject: CLIR research library no brief candle CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: September 4, 2008 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Report Examines New Roles for Research Library Washington, D.C.—What are the critical functions of the research library in a quickly changing information landscape? In February 2008, CLIR convened 25 leading librarians, publishers, faculty members,...

CLIR Issues Number 64

  Number 64 • July/August 2008 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents A New and Necessary Coalition CLIR’s Leadership Programs: A New Direction NEWS BRIEFS SCI 6 Focuses on Models for Humanities Research Centers ASIS&T Issues Study on Graduate Information Programs and Accreditation Humanists Receive Postdoc Library Fellowships A New and Necessary Coalition   by...

CLIR Requests Proposals for Hidden Collections Grant

subject: hidden collections special collections cataloging hidden collections application CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: June 30, 2008 Contact: Amy Lucko 202-939-4757 CLIR Requests Proposals for Hidden Collections Grant Washington, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has opened the application period for its new grant program, Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives....

CLIR Issues Number 63

Number 63 • May/June 2008 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Rethinking Research Libraries in the 21st Century When the Expert Becomes the Coach, What Happens at the Library? University of Minnesota’s EthicShare Pilots a New Approach to Online Scholarly Research Draft RFP Available for Hidden Collections Grant Program Meredith Weiss Named Zipf Fellow Rethinking...

Mellon Grants CLIR $4.27 Million for Program to Catalog Hidden Collections

subject: hidden collections special collections cataloging hidden collections CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: March 17, 2008 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Mellon Grants CLIR $4.27 Million for Program to Catalog Hidden Collections Washington, D.C.—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $4.27 million to create a national...

CLIR Issues Number 62

Number 62 • March/April 2008 Contents New Grant Program to Fund Cataloging of Hidden Collections Many More than a Million: Building the Digital Environment for the Age of Abundance Faculty Research Behavior Workshops: A Librarian’s Perspective Who Uses Institutional Repositories and Mass-Digitized Collections? CLIR Names 2008 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient 2008–2009 Mellon Dissertation Fellows Named...

Report Examines Issues of Preserving Collections Created by Mass Digitization

subject: CLIR Preserving Collections Mass Digitization Oya Rieger CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: February 15, 2008 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Report Examines Issues of Preserving Collections Created by Mass Digitization Washington, D.C.—The digitization of millions of books under programs such as Google Book Search and Microsoft Live Search Books is greatly expanding our...