CLIR Issues Number 116

Number 116 • March/April 2017 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Awards $154,817 for Recordings at Risk Webinar Series Available on Best Practices for Increasing Usability of GLAM Collections Jacqueline Goldsby Appointed CLIR Presidential Fellow Endangered Data Week Highlights Threats to Public Data Benjamin Rearick Receives 2017 Rovelstad Scholarship CLIR Names 2017 Mellon Dissertation...

CLIR Awards $154,817 for Recordings at Risk

Washington, DC, April 28, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that the following seven institutions have been awarded Recordings at Risk grants: Institution: City of Savannah, Georgia, Research Library and Municipal Archives Project: W. W. Law Collection Audio Recordings Preservation Amount: $13,111 Institution: Mississippi State University, Mitchell Memorial Library Special Collections Project: Citizens’ Council Radio...

CLIR Names 2017 Mellon Dissertation Fellows

Washington, DC, April 4, 2017—Seventeen 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 available; gain skill and creativity...