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CLIR Issues 124

Number 124  July/August 2018 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents The Black Bibliography Project Email Archiving Comes of Age CLIR Names Curatorial Advisors to Digital Library of the Middle East Learning from Hidden Collections Follow the DLF Forum and Affiliated Events Staff Updates CLIR Issues is produced in electronic format only. To receive the newsletter,...

CLIR Names Curatorial Advisors to Digital Library of the Middle East

View in Arabic Washington, DC, August 21, 2018—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has named five curatorial advisors to the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME): Saif Abdullah Al-Jabri, director, Information Center, Sultan Qaboos University Library, Oman Najwa Adra, anthropologist, Yemeni Intangible Cultural Heritage Mariette Atallah, head of Collection Development Department,...

مجلس موارد المكتبات والمعلومات يُعَيِّن مستشارين تنظيميين لمكتبة الشرق الأوسط الرقمية

واشنطن، الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية، — عَيَّن مجلس موارد المكتبات والمعلومات خمسة مستشارين تنظيميين لمكتبة الشرق الأوسط الرقمية هم: الدكتور سيف عبدالله الجابري، مدير مركز المعلومات، مكتبة جامعة السلطان قابوس، سلطنة عُمان الدكتورة نجوى عدره، باحثة أنثروبولوجية في التراث الثقافي اليمني غير المادي الدكتورة ماريت عطا الله، رئيس قسم تطوير المجموعات بمكتبة...

Email Archives Comes of Age

Christopher Prom and Kate Murray For many of us, email comprises the journal of our personal and professional daily life. We use it to exchange quick notes and detailed information; we make plans for business meetings or casual lunches; we catch up with family, friends, and colleagues; we give opinions, make decisions, and discuss...

New CLIR Report Examines Complexity and Challenges of Preserving Email

Task Force identifies short- and long-term actions for advocacy and technology development   Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754   Washington, DC, August 13, 2018—Email is an increasingly important part of the historical record, yet it is particularly difficult to preserve, putting future access to this vast resource at risk. A new report from the Council on...

CLIR Issues 123

Number 123  May/June 2018 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Names 2018 Postdoctoral Fellows Sustaining Public Media Archives: A Way Forward Register Now for 2018 DLF Forum and Affiliated Events Forthcoming in July: The Future of Email Archives Thank You, Sponsors and Members! Staff Promotions Reminder: Recordings at Risk Application Deadline June 29  ...

International Council on Interdependence for Higher Education: A Modest Proposal

Our academic knowledge environment today is disorganized and exorbitantly expensive, segmented by an array of local, redundant investments. But there now exists an opportunity to construct a new, robust, interoperable environment: never before have so many well-conceived, large-scale digital projects begun to flourish, with each of these projects representing a fundamental element of academic...

International Council on Interdependence for Higher Education: A Modest Proposal

Our academic knowledge environment today is disorganized and exorbitantly expensive, segmented by an array of local, redundant investments. There now exists an opportunity to construct a new, robust, interoperable environment: never before have so many well-conceived, large-scale digital projects begun to flourish, with each of these projects representing a fundamental element of academic knowledge...

“Dirty” Old Books: Building a Library of Stains with Multispectral Imaging

Erin Connelly, Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS), University of Pennsylvania Libraries Alberto Campagnolo, Library of Congress Heather Wacha at the University of Wisconsin-Madison The Library of Stains Project, also known as Labeculae Vivae, Latin for “#stainsalive,” is using multispectral imaging to gather scientific data drawn from stains found on parchment, paper, and bindings...

CLIR Appoints Presidential Fellows Herman Pabbruwe, Elizabeth Waraksa

Washington, DC, May 17, 2018—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the appointment of Herman Pabbruwe and Elizabeth Waraksa as Distinguished Presidential Fellows, effective June 1, 2018. Herman Pabbruwe served for 14 years as CEO of Koninklijke Brill N.V., a global academic publisher headquartered in Leiden, the Netherlands, before stepping down...

CLIR Awards $509,488 for Recordings at Risk

Washington, DC, April 27, 2018—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that the following 16 institutions have been awarded Recordings at Risk grants in the program’s third grant cycle. Institution: African American Museum & Library at Oakland Project: Preserving the Black Panther Party and Social Protest Films from the Henry J....

CLIR Issues 122

  Number 122 • March/April 2018 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Awards $509,488 for Recordings at Risk New Grant Supports Next Phase of Digital Library of the Middle East Announcing DLF Forum and NDSA DigiPres Keynote Speakers Sebastian Galbo Receives 2018 Rovelstad Scholarship Forthcoming: The Future of Email Archives Final Call! Proposals for...