CLIR Invites Applications for 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections Awards

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, January 21, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards. The national competition supports digitizing collections of rare and unique content in cultural memory institutions. Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the program succeeds...

CLIR Issues Number 103

Number 103 • January/February 2015 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents From Postdoctoral Fellow to Library Director: Interview with Marta Brunner The User’s Perspective: What Information Professionals Can Learn from AHA Centers of Excellence, or Networks of Expertise? Registration for 2015 E-Research Network Opens; 2014 Cohort Reflects DLF Creates Digitizing Special Formats Wiki Leading Change...

Application Deadline Extended: Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences

There is still time to apply for 2015-2016 CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation in the Sciences and Social Sciences! These fellowships offer recent Ph.D. graduates from any social science or science discipline the chance to develop research tools, resources, and services, with an explicit focus on research data curation, while exploring new career...

2015 Funded Projects

The following eighteen projects were selected from among one hundred sixty-seven proposals submitted in 2015. This is the first group of projects supported by the Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards program. Like its predecessor program, Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives (2008-2014), Digitizing Hidden Collections funds projects in which locally executed protocols...