Report Reviews First Decade of CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, September 10, 2015-A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) celebrates the first decade of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by bringing together 20 past and present CLIR fellows to share their thoughts on their experiences and, more broadly, the direction of academia. The...

CLIR Receives NEH Grant for Openlab Workshop

Contact: Christa Williford Broad partnership will explore a solutions lab to help galleries, libraries, archives, and museums use technology to achieve greater public impact Washington, DC, July 31, 2015-The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $49,962 in a cooperative agreement to support a two-day workshop...

CLIR Appoints Michael F. Suarez Distinguished Presidential Fellow

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, August 31, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Michael F. Suarez, S.J., CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Suarez is university professor of English and director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, where he leads the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in...

Report Explores Revitalization and Sustainability of Library Publishing

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 31, 2015-A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), The Once and Future Publishing Library, explores the revitalization of library publishing and its possible future, and examines elements that influence the success and sustainability of library publishing initiatives. Authors Ann Okerson, of the Center...

W. Joseph King Appointed Interim Executive Director of NITLE

Washington, DC, July 23, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed W. Joseph King interim executive director of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE). Earlier this month, NITLE migrated its operations to CLIR from Southwestern University. Mr. King is a distinguished fellow at NITLE and a CLIR Board...

CLIR Issues Number 106

Number 106 • July/August 2015 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Appoints Michael F. Suarez Distinguished Presidential Fellow Workshop to Focus on Planning for Openlab Report Explores Revitalization and Sustainability of Library Publishing Five Questions with Oliver Bendorf DLF Welcomes Museum Members Apply Now to Host Postdoctoral Fellows in Data Curation for the Sciences...

Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR $1.5 Million Operating Grant

Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR $1.5 Million Operating Grant Contact:  Kathlin Smith                202-939-4754 Washington, DC, June 26, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has received a 24-month, $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support general operations starting July 2015. “We are, as always, very grateful for the Mellon...

CLIR Receives Mellon Grant for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for Medieval Studies

For immediate release Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, June 26, 2015-The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $900,000 to support a program of Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for Medieval Studies. The program will fund a cohort of five fellows for two years at five institutions...

New Guide to Audio Preservation Gives Non-Specialists Expert Information

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 ARSC Guide to Audio Preservation offers practical advice to audio collection managers without extensive in-house experience Washington, DC, May 28, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), in partnership with the Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC) and the National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) of the Library of Congress,...

CLIR Issues Number 105

Number 105 • May/June 2015 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Technology and the Weave of Cultural Memory, by Chuck Henry Fourteen Awarded CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowships CLIR Receives Mellon Grants for Operations, Postdoctoral Fellowships for Medieval Studies New Publication Offers Practical Guidance on Audio Preservation Now Available, Getting Found: SEO Cookbook 2015 DLF Forum Keynote...

CLIR Names 2015 Mellon Dissertation Fellows

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, April 2, 2015-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 are intended to help graduate students in the humanities and related social science fields pursue research wherever relevant sources are available;...

Bethany Nowviskie to Lead Digital Library Federation

For immediate release: Contact: Kathlin Smith Washington, DC, March 25, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that Bethany Nowviskie will join its staff April 16 as director of the Digital Library Federation (DLF). Nowviskie is widely known as a pioneer and leading force in digital humanities. She has been director of...