CLIR Announces 2012 Hidden Collections Awards

Washington, DC, Dec. 27, 2012-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the following recipients of the 2012 Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards: Alabama Folklife Association Sacred, Secular, and Sewn with Soul: Discovering Alabama’s Folk Culture $165,900 American Museum of Natural History Expeditionary Field Work at the American Museum of...

CLIR Issues Number 90

Number 90 • November/December 2012 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Announces 2012 Hidden Collections Awards Snapshots from the DLF Forum 2012 The Return on Investment Going Meta—Anvil Academic’s Built Upon Series Digital Public Library of America and Europeana Launch Joint Migration Exhibition CLIR Welcomes New Board Members, Appoints New Officers CLIR Welcomes New...

Developing Business Cases for New Services: Report Offers Recommendations for Research Libraries

For immediate release Contact: Kathlin Smith ksmith@clir.org Washington, DC-Oct. 18, 2012-Libraries developing digital scholarship services should adopt structured, disciplined approaches to planning for their success, according to a new report, Fit for Purpose:  Developing Business Cases for New Services in Research Libraries. Sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and the Digital Library...

CLIR and Vanderbilt University Form Committee to Examine National-scale Digital Projects in Higher Education

For immediate release Contacts: Kathlin Smith202-939-4754 Melanie Moran 615-322-NEWS Oct. 11, 2012-Washington, DC and Nashville, Tenn.-The Council on Library and Information Resources and Vanderbilt University have established a committee to examine emerging national-scale digital projects and their potential to help transform higher education in terms of scholarly productivity, teaching, cost-efficiency, and sustainability. The group,...

CLIR Issues Number 89

Number 89 • September/October 2012 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents DPLA: Looking Forward, Interview with Emily Gore Bringing Users into the Picture: Lessons from Projects in Participatory Design in Academic Libraries Fit For Purpose Recommends Methods for Business Planning in Research Libraries CLIR and Vanderbilt Form Committee to Examine National-Scale Digital Projects in Higher...

Digital Scholarship Librarian at Northwestern University Named Rick Peterson Fellow

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2012 NITLE Contact: Grace Pang 734-330-0467 CLIR Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 (Washington, D.C. and Georgetown, TX) Joshua Honn, digital scholarship library fellow at Northwestern University Library’s Center for Scholarly Communication and Digital Curation, has been awarded the 2012-2013 Rick Peterson Fellowship. Cosponsored by the Council on Library and Information...

CLIR/DLF Report Highlights Need for Data Curation Education

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, August 2, 2012-Data curation is a growing challenge for research and scholarship, but few researchers are prepared to deal with the challenge, according to a new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources and the Digital Library Federation. The report, The Problem of Data, examines data...

New Report Examines Core Infrastructure Considerations for Large Digital Libraries

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 26, 2012-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and CLIR’s Digital Library Federation program have released a new report, Core Infrastructure Considerations for Large Digital Libraries. The study examines basic functional aspects of large digital libraries and draws on examples of existing digital libraries to illustrate...

CLIR Names New Postdoctoral Fellows

Cohort Includes CLIR/DLF Data Curation Postdoctoral Fellows Washington, DC, July 16, 2012-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has named four recipients of CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowships in Academic Libraries, and seven recipients of CLIR/DLF Data Curation Postdoctoral Fellowships. The CLIR/DLF Data Curation Fellowships, launched this year with funding from the Alfred P. Sloan...

CLIR Issues Number 88

Number 88 • July/August 2012 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Giving Language to the Data Curation Challenge: Interview with Lynn Yarmey Not Just Another Aggregator: The Challenge Facing the Digital Public Library of America Hidden Collections Registry is Live! Recent Releases from CLIR Notices: Register Now for the DuraSpace/ARL/DLF E-Science Institute AIC Collections Care...