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CLIR forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning. We foster collaboration by investing in cross-disciplinary intellectual leadership, strategic programs, and professional development opportunities.

2023 CLIR Events
November 12 – 16
St. Louis, Missouri

The DLF Forum, Learn@DLF, and NDSA’s Digital Preservation are multi-day experiences for learning, networking, and skill-building seeking to inspire and connect a community of digital library, museum, archives, and cultural heritage practitioners.

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Four Questions with Chad Williams

Clir News No. 152 April-March 2023 Brandeis professor’s stunning archival discovery unveils 800-page unpublished manuscript by W.E.B. Du Bois Chad L. Williams, a professor of African American and

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Season Three of CLIR’s Material Memory Podcast

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CLIR News 152

CLIR News No. 152 April-March 2023 A Message From the President By Charles Henry The heart of our humanity is storytelling. It is fundamental to

Travel to Nashville, Tennessee, “the cradle of student protest,” to learn about Fisk University’s activist legacy–from the Jubilee Singers in the 1800s to the sit-ins of the 1960s to Black Lives Matter today.

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We believe the future depends on the preservation, organization, and accessibility of knowledge. Through collaboration with cultural institutions across the globe, we foster cross-disciplinary thought leadership, tactical programs, and professional development opportunities.

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