CLIR Announces 2016 Postdoctoral Fellows

Contact:  Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 29, 2016-CLIR has named its new cohort of 19 postdoctoral fellows for 2016. The cohort includes nine recipients of CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences, including four fellowships focused on software curation; five recipients of CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation...

Report Examines Federal Public Access Plans and Their Implications for the Cultural Heritage Community

Washington, DC, July 26, 2016—New U.S. government requirements for exposing and managing federally funded research data add urgency to the call for curating data that can be used, reused, and exploited by future generations, according to a new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The Open Data Imperative: How the...

CLIR Receives Planning Grant for Digital Library of the Middle East

Contact:  Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 19, 2016-The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded CLIR $149,500 to support exploratory research, community building, and technical prototyping for the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). Along with the horrific loss of life and human suffering in the region, the cultural heritage of many nations...

CLIR Issues Number 112

Number 112 • July/August 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Technology in Liberal Education: Identifying Needs and Opportunities Programs Available for DLF Forum, Liberal Arts Preconference, and DigiPres2016 Report Examines Federal Public Access Plans and Their Implications for the Cultural Heritage Community Meet our Visual Studies Fellows CLIR and DLF Sign Library Digital Privacy...