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...

DLF Funds Project on Business Cases for New Service Development in Research Libraries

in Research Libraries. subject: CLIR/DLF new service development research libraries CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 DLF Funds Project on Business Cases for New Service Development in Research Libraries Washington, DC, May 24, 2011—The Council on Library and Information Resources’ Digital Library Federation has awarded $50,000 to fund research on business cases for...

CLIR Issues Number 81

Number 81 • May/June 2011 2011 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents An Enclosure of Spirits Why is Everyone Talking about Linked Data? Newly Accessible Civil Rights and Voter Education Collections Spur New Connections Kathleen Fear Awarded 2011 Zipf Fellowship CLIR Names 2011 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient CLIR Issues is produced in electronic format only. To...

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 curation within disciplines. The project will be managed by CLIR’s Digital Library Federation (DLF). Most graduate programs in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities are...

2011 Mellon Dissertation Fellows Named

subject: CLIR Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research Mellon Dissertation Fellows Mellon Fellows CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 2011 Mellon Dissertation Fellows Named Washington, DC, Apil 1, 2011-Sixteen graduate students have been selected to receive awards this year under the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, which CLIR administers. The fellowships...

Digital Library Federation Affiliates with CenterNet

subject: DLF CenterNet CLIR data curation cyberinfrastructure CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Digital Library Federation Affiliates with CenterNet Washington, DC, March 15, 2011-The Council on Library and Information Resources’ Digital Library Federation program today announced its formal alliance with centerNet. Established in 2007, centerNet is an international network of digital humanities centers...

CLIR Issues Number 80

Number 80 • March/April 2011 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Symposium Focuses on Deep Collaboration CLIR Holds First of New Participatory Design Workshops DLF Joins National Digital Stewardship Alliance Medical Heritage Library Awarded NEH Digital Humanities Start-up Grant Sloan Foundation Awards CLIR Grant for Research on Building Data Curation Skills CLIR and Stanford Receive...

Digital Library Federation Launches New Web Site

subject: dissertation fellowship Library of Congress Preservation Research and Testing Division of the Preservation Directorate Mellon Fellowship CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Digital Library Federation Launches New Web Site Washington, DC, March 7, 2011-The Digital Library Federation (DLF), a program of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), today launched its...

Frye Institute 2011 Participants Named

subject: Frye Institute participants 2011 CLIR CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Frye Institute 2011 Participants Named Washington, DC, February 15, 2011—The following individuals have been selected for participation in the 2011 Frye Leadership Institute. The Institute, sponsored by CLIR, EDUCAUSE, and Emory University, will be held June 5-10, 2011, at the Emory...

CLIR Offers Dissertation Fellowship in Partnership with the Library of Congress

subject: dissertation fellowship Library of Congress Preservation Research and Testing Division of the Preservation Directorate Mellon Fellowship Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Offers Dissertation Fellowship in Partnership with the Library of Congress Washington, DC, January 25, 2011—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) announces a new fellowship award to support original source dissertation...

CLIR Requests Preproposals for Hidden Collections Grant

subject: hidden collections awards special collections preproposals cataloging hidden collections CLIR Press Releases Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Requests Preproposals for Hidden Collections Grant Washington, DC, January 19, 2011-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today opened the preproposal application period for its Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant program. Information about...