CLIR Board Elects Members Leslie Weir and Herman Pabbruwe

Contact: Kathlin Smith Washington, DC, December 29, 2011-The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has elected new members Leslie Weir, chief librarian at the University of Ottawa, and Herman Pabbruwe, chief executive officer of Brill. Their terms will begin April 2012. Mr. Pabbruwe has a distinguished career in academic publishing....

CLIR Announces 2011 Hidden Collections Awards, 2012 Funding Cycle

Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2011-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the following recipients of the 2011 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards. American Geographical Society Library, University of Milwaukee Providing Access to the Archives of the American Geographical Society $259,900 Amistad Research Center Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The...

CLIR Board Elects New Members, New Officers

Washington, DC, November 26, 2012-The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has elected new members Kurt De Belder, of the University of Leiden; Kathleen Fitzpatrick, of the Modern Language Association; and Michael A. Keller, of Stanford University. Their terms will begin April 2013. Mr. De Belder is university librarian and...

CLIR Issues Number 84

  Number 84 • November/December 2011 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Mapping a New Partnership DPLA Workstreams Underway CLIR Board Welcomes New Members Scholarly Communication Institute Enters New Phase of Work Orphan Works Survey: Deadline December 30 CLIR Announces 2011 Hidden Collections Awards, 2012 Funding Cycle ANNOUNCEMENTS CLIR Issues is produced in electronic format...

DLF/DCC DPLA Beta Sprint Effort to be Presented at DPLA Plenary

  Contact: Kathlin Smith ksmith@clir.org 202-939-4754 Kim Schmidt kimsch@illinois.edu 217-265-6391 NEWS RELEASE DLF/DCC DPLA Beta Sprint Effort to be Presented at DPLA Plenary Washington, DC, and Urbana-Champaign, IL, October 5, 2011-The Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois,...

CLIR Issues Number 83

Number 83 • September/October 2011 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents New Survey and Report on Linked Data Available Supporting Doctoral Student Success in the Humanities DLF/DCC BetaSprint Prototype Presented at DPLA Plenary Moments to Reflect in Milwaukee: CLIR/CIC Future of the Liberal Arts College Library Symposium Frye Leadership Institute Application Period Open CLIR Issues...

Kenyon College Librarian Selected As First Rick Peterson Fellow

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2011 NITLE Contact: Grace Pang 734-330-0467 gpang@nitle.org CLIR Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 ksmith@clir.org Kenyon College Librarian Selected As First Rick Peterson Fellow Success in Collaborative Projects Cited (Washington, D.C.; Georgetown, TX; Lexington, VA) Meghan Frazer, digital resource librarian at Kenyon College, is the recipient of the first Rick...

CLIR/DLF Receives Sloan Foundation Grant for Research on Building Data Curation Skills

subject: CLIR/DLF Sloan Foundation data curation CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR/DLF Receives Sloan Foundation Grant for Research on Building Data Curation Skills Washington, DC, April 11, 2011-The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $117,567 for research on how to build capacity for data...

CLIR Publishes Report on Use of Digital Technologies in Classical Studies

subject: CLIR classical studies digital technologies Alison Babeu CLIR Press Releases For immediate release: August 24, 2011 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Publishes Report on Use of Digital Technologies in Classical Studies Washington, DC—A new publication from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) examines the use of digital technologies in classical studies,...

CLIR Issues Number 82

Number 82 • July/August 2011 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Issues Report on Use of Digital Technologies in Classical Studies Frye 2.0: A First-Person View Hidden Collections Project Discovers Lost Page of Malcolm X Letter Kenyon College Librarian Selected As First Rick Peterson Fellow Ten Awarded 2011-2012 CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowships Announcements CLIR is...

CLIR/DLF Receives Mellon Foundation Funding for Digital Public Library of America Prototype

Digital Public Library of America Prototype. subject: CLIR DLF Mellon Foundation Funding DPLA Digital Public Library of America CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR/DLF Receives Mellon Foundation Funding for Digital Public Library of America Prototype Washington, DC, June 2, 2011—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information...

CLIR Press Releases

subject: CLIR/DLF Zipf Kathleen Fear CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Kathleen Fear Awarded 2011 Zipf Fellowship Washington, DC, May 24, 2011-Kathleen Fear, a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Information at the University of Michigan, has been selected to receive the A. R. Zipf Fellowship in Information Management for 2011. She holds...