Keys to Unlocking Digital Buddhist Collections: Access, Interconnectedness, Interoperability

Justin D. Shanks Around the world, libraries and archives are spaces for the collection and preservation of as well as access to important cultural heritage materials. It is this final point—access—that has long captured my attention as a library-based science and technology studies (STS) practitioner scholar. Finding methods and mediums to make collections and...

A Message to Our Community About COVID-19

Dear Colleagues, We hope this message finds you, your family, and your friends safe and well. As the COVID-19 pandemic poses unprecedented personal and institutional challenges, we want you to know that CLIR is committed to our ongoing work in support of libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning. As a distributed staff...

Share Your COVID-19 Story With CLIR

COVID (Re)Collections is a new series from CLIR exploring responses to the COVID-19 pandemic by the library, cultural heritage, and information community. You can access these stories here.  We are interested in the challenges COVID-19 has posed to you and/or your workplace, and how you are responding to them. How has the situation affected...

Call for Proposals: DLF Forum 2020 and Affiliated Events

Calls for Proposals are now open for the 2020 DLF Forum, Learn@DLF, NDSA’s Digital Preservation 2020, and CLIR’s Digitizing Hidden Collections Symposium. Events will take place from November 8–12 in Baltimore, Maryland. For all events, we welcome submissions from members and nonmembers alike. Students, practitioners, and others from any related field are invited to...