CLIR Names 2016 Mellon Dissertation Fellows

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754  Washington, DC, April 5, 2016-Sixteen graduate students have been selected to receive awards this year under the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources program, 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 Issues Number 110

Number 110 • March/April 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Turning 60! DLF Announces 2016 Forum Keynote Speaker; Issues Calls for Proposals Help Us Choose Collection Processing Webinar Topics: Survey Closes April 30 Call for Participation: “Day of Data” Sarah Kortemeier Awarded 2016 Rovelstad Scholarship CLIR Names 2016 Mellon Fellows Revitalized...

CLIR Appoints Fenella France Distinguished Presidential Fellow

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, February 23, 2016-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Fenella France CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow. France is chief of the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress (LC), where she explores non-destructive imaging techniques and prevention of environmental degradation to collections. Her current...

Leading Change Institute 2016 Participants Named

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, February 23, 2016-Thirty-nine individuals have been selected for participation in the 2016 Leading Change Institute (LCI). The Institute, sponsored by CLIR and EDUCAUSE, will be held in Washington, DC, June 12–17, 2016. This year, CLIR awarded its first Sponsors Scholarship, which is given to a participant from a CLIR sponsoring organization....

CLIR Invites Applications for 2016 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections Awards

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, January 20, 2016-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for 2016 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards. The national competition, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports digitizing collections of rare and unique content in cultural memory institutions. Grants of between $50,000 and $250,000...

CLIR Issues Number 109

Number 109 • January/February 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Academic Art Museum and Library Summit Spotlights Potential for Collaboration CLIR Appoints Fenella France Distinguished Presidential Fellow Announcing 2016 Leading Change Institute Participants Register Now for 2016 DLF eResearch Network! Join Us for Digitizing Hidden Collections Q&A Webinars Save the Date: 2016 DLF Forum...

CLIR Announces 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Awards

Washington, DC, January 4, 2016-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that the following projects have been selected for 2015 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards: Project:          “All Day Singing”: Preserving and Providing Access to Original Early Twentieth Century Field Recordings in the Frank Clyde Brown Collection Award:            $74,595 Institution:  ...