CLIR Issues Number 99

Number 99 • May/June 2014 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents How do We Ensure Digitized Collections Remain Discoverable? Twenty-Six Awarded CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships CLIR Receives Mellon Grant for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for Visual Studies Michael Edson Named CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow Announcing DLF Forum Cross-Pollinator Fellowships for Museum Practitioners Join us for...

CLIR Board Elects New Members

Contact: Kathlin Smith, 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, May 8, 2014-The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) elected the following new members at its spring meeting: Dan Cohen, executive director, Digital Public Library of America Darby English, Starr Director of the Research and Academic Program, Clark Art Institute Emilie Gordenker, director of...

Committee on Coherence at Scale Forms Steering Committee

Washington, DC, May 5, 2014-The Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education established a steering committee at its April meeting. The Steering Committee is charged with promulgating the group’s work, ensuring that the project advances in a strategic and productive way, and helping set meeting agendas. Steering committee members are: Molly Corbett Broad,...

CLIR Appoints John Unsworth Distinguished Presidential Fellow

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, April 9, 2014-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed John Unsworth CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Unsworth is vice provost, university librarian, and chief information officer at Brandeis University. Unsworth’s research interests are in digital humanities, scholarly communication, the history of books and publishing, and twentieth-century...

CLIR Names 2014 Mellon Dissertation Fellows

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, April 9, 2014-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 available;...

CLIR Issues Number 98

Number 98 • March/April 2014 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Interact with our New Map of CLIR’s Reach! CLIR Appoints John Unsworth Distinguished Presidential Fellow CLIR Names 2014 Mellon Dissertation Fellows Mellon Awards Grants to Advance Work of Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education CLIR Names 2014 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient E-Science Institute...

CLIR Publishes Participatory Design in Academic Libraries: New Reports and Findings

Eight academic libraries report on how they improved services by involving users in the redesign of space and technologies Washington, DC, February 26, 2014-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today published Participatory Design in Academic Libraries: New Reports and Findings. The report looks at how staff at eight academic institutions gained new insight...

Call for Proposals: Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Program

Washington, DC, Jan. 13, 2014-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has issued its seventh annual Request for Proposals for the Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Program. Respondents to this request must complete and submit initial proposals for cataloging and processing projects to the program’s online application system by 5:00PM Eastern Time...

CLIR Issues Number 97

Number 97 • January/February 2014 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Publishes Participatory Design in Academic Libraries: New Reports and Findings Leading Change Institute 2014 Participants Named Planning to Submit a Hidden Collections Proposal? Join us for a Webinar CLIR/DLF Announces E-Research Peer Networking and Mentoring Group Staff Updates We invite you to check...