CLIR Issues Number 95

Number 95 • September/October 2013 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Publishes Born Digital: Guidance for Donors, Dealers, and Archival Repositories Providing for the Future of International and Area Studies Librarianship Livestream the DLF Forum Molly Corbett Broad Appointed to Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education Rita Van Duinen Appointed Curriculum and...

CLIR Appoints Bethany Nowviskie Distinguished Presidential Fellow

Washington, D.C., August 22, 2013-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Bethany Nowviskie as CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Ms. Nowviskie is a major scholar and practitioner of digital humanities. She directs the Scholars’ Lab and department of Digital Research & Scholarship at the University of Virginia Library. She is also the...

Host Institutions Sought: CLIR/DLF Fellowships in Data Curation

Washington, D.C., August 22, 2013-CLIR, in cooperation with its Digital Library Federation (DLF) program, is now seeking academic libraries, data centers, or other research institutions interested in hosting a 2014-2016 CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences. These two-year fellowships will provide recent science and social science Ph.D.s with professional...

CLIR Issues Number 94

Number 94 • July/August 2013 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Bethany Nowviskie Appointed CLIR Presidential Fellow Frye/LCI Alum David Weil Reflects on Career Development Postdoc Seminar: The Benefits of Cross-Disciplinary Learning Host Institutions Sought: CLIR/DLF Fellowships in Data Curation DLF Forum Registration Open Welcome to New CLIR Sponsors and New DLF Members We invite you...

CLIR Announces Report on Open Access to Images of Museum Works

Washington, DC, July 01, 2013-A new report, prepared for The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and published by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), describes the current approaches of 11 art museums to the use of images from their collections, when the underlying works are in the public domain. The report, Images of...

CLIR Issues Number 93

Number 93 • May/June 2013 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Taking our Measure: The Correlation of Metrics and Leadership Report Examines Policies for Open Access to Images of Museum Works Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR $1.55 Million Operating Grant Twenty-One Awarded 2013-2014 CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowships CLIR Seeks Curriculum and Research Strategist Looking for...

2013 Mellon Dissertation Fellows Named

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, April 2, 2013-Seventeen 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 are intended to help graduate students in the humanities and related social science fields pursue research wherever relevant sources are...

CLIR Receives Sloan Foundation Grant for Data Curation Fellows

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, April 1, 2013-The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $1.3 million to expand its efforts to develop leaders in the profession of data curation in higher education, and to develop new models of institutional support for data curation. Funds will help...

CLIR Issues Number 92

Number 92 • March/April 2013 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Wanted: Humanists Beyond Academia Our Relationship with Internet Search Engines Digital Public Library of America Website Launched CLIR Names 2013 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient Check out Job Connect We invite you to check out our blog series, “Re: Thinking.” The weekly blog features perspectives from...

DLF Supports Live Streaming from #ideadrop House, Panel at SXSWi

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 #ideadrop house provides venue for discussions to advance libraries and librarianship Washington, DC, February 27, 2013-CLIR’s Digital Library Federation (DLF) will support live streaming and recording of discussions from the #ideadrop House at South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi), March 8–12, in Austin, Texas. The annual SXSWi has become known for...

CLIR Issues Number 91

Number 91 • January/February 2013 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents National Recording Preservation Plan Provides Blueprint for Saving U.S. Recorded Sound Heritage Positioned for Change: Discussion with Innovative Services Librarian Jennifer Rian Leading Change Institute 2013 Participants Named Canadian Institutions Now Eligible to Partner on Hidden Collections Projects Join the DPLA Content & Scope...