Apply Now for 2020 Leading Change Institute

The application period is now open for the Leading Change Institute (LCI), which will be held May 31–June 5, 2020, in Washington, DC. This will mark the institute’s twentieth year. Cosponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and EDUCAUSE, LCI brings together leaders in the information sector, including deans, librarians, and...

CLIR Awards $405,353 for Recordings at Risk

Washington, DC October 10, 2019– The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that the following 13 institutions have been awarded Recordings at Risk grants: Institution: Tri-Centric Foundation Project: Braxton75 Archival Recordings Project Amount: $28,925 Institution: Brown University in Providence in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Project: Brown University...

Are We Doing Enough to Manage and Preserve Born Digital Content?

The many challenges of managing and preserving digital content are well-known to cultural memory institutions. Institutions have become adept at digitizing and reformatting important content and ensuring its long-term access. At the same time, the nature, scale and policy complexities of content that is born digital are presenting an even more radical shift in...

CLIR Issues 131

Number 131  September/October 2019 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Three Questions with Don Waters Are We Doing Enough to Manage and Preserve Born-Digital Content? New Releases: Foundations of Discovery; Technologies of Surveillance Group Advocacy Action Plan; #DLFteach Toolkit 1.0 Follow the DLF Forum and Related Events Call for Host Institutions: Postdoctoral Fellowship Program  ...