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CLIR Issues Number 49

Number 49 • January/February 2006 Contents A Forum for the Future Student by Amy Harbur DLF Seeks Comments on Metadata Object Description Schema by Katherine Kott Ann Okerson Joins CLIR Charles Henry Joins CLIR Board CLIR Forms Advisory Committee for Scholarly Communication Old Recordings at Risk: What Can Libraries Do? Apply Now for Postdoctoral...

Report Examines Copyright Issues in Digital Preservation of Commercial Sound Recordings

subject: June Besek NRPB LC Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board sound recordings copyright audio preservation fair use CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: January 10, 2006 Contacts: Sheryl Cannady, Library of Congress   202-707-6456 Kathlin Smith, Council on Library and Information Resources   202-939-4754 Sam Brylawski, National Recording Preservation Board   202-250-7146 Report Examines Copyright...

DLF Aquifer Invites Public Review of Metadata Guidelines

subject: DLF digital library federation Aquifer Metadata Object Description Schema MODS CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: December 16, 2005 Contact: Katherine Kott 650-725-1067 David Seaman 202-939-4762 DLF Aquifer Invites Public Review of Metadata Guidelines Washington, D.C.—The Digital Library Federation’s Aquifer Initiative is seeking public comment on a draft set of implementation guidelines for...

CLIR Issues Number 48

Number 48 • November/December 2005 Contents CLIR Launches New Agenda by Nancy Davenport Asking for Access by Kathlin Smith CLIR Welcomes New Staff and Consultant SCI3 Discussions Lively and Wide Ranging by Amy Harbur SAVE THE DATE! April 7, 2006 CLIR Receives Mellon Award CLIR Launches New Agenda by Nancy Davenport   ON THE...

Geneva Henry Named Distinguished Fellow

subject: DLF digital library federation Geneva Henry DLF Services Framework CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: November 30, 2005 Contact: David Seaman dseaman@clir.org 202-939-4762 Geneva Henry Named Distinguished Fellow Washington, D.C.-The Digital Library Federation (DLF) has named Geneva Henry, executive director of Rice University’s Digital Library Initiative, a DLF distinguished fellow. She will work...

Acquiring Copyright Permission to Digitize for Open Access: What Does it Take?

subject: Denise Troll Covey acquiring copyright permission copyright law Carnegie-Mellon University digitize books digital libraries DLF CLIR electronic books For Immediate Release: October 27, 2005 Contact: David Seaman dseaman@clir.org 202-939-4762 Kathlin Smith ksmith@clir.org 202-939-4754 Acquiring Copyright Permission to Digitize for Open Access: What Does it Take? Washington, D.C.—Realizing the dream of creating a rich,...

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR Operating Grant

subject: CLIR Andrew W. Mellon Foundation CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: October 4, 2005 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR Operating Grant Washington, DC—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has received a $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support general operations in 2006....

Report Examines How Digital Technology is Changing Study of American Literature

subject: Martha Brogan Daphnee Rentfrow American literature online resources digital American literature CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: September 26, 2005 Contact: David Seaman dseaman@clir.org 202-939-4762 Kathlin Smith ksmith@clir.org 202-939-4754 Report Examines How Digital Technology is Changing Study of American Literature Washington, D.C.-Digital technologies are transforming how scholars of American literature do their research...

CLIR Issues Number 47

Number 47 • September/October 2005 Contents Print-Repository Effort Under Way at UCLA and Harvard by John Kiplinger, Director of Production, JSTOR The Strains of a Distant Sound by Kathlin Smith Frye Leadership Institute Slated for June CLIR Accepting Applications for Mellon Dissertation Fellowships Register Now for October 28 Forum on Managing Digital Assets Bob...

Bangladeshi Organization Receives Award for Using Traditional Boats and River Networks to Deliver Access to Information Technology

subject: Access to Learning Award Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CLIR Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha CLIR Press Releases          Contacts: Kara Palmer Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (+1) 206.709.3400 Alice Bishop Council on Library and Information Resources (+1) 202.939.4763 8.16.05 Bangladeshi Organization Receives Award for Using Traditional Boats and River Networks to Deliver Access to...

CLIR Issues Number 46

Number 46 • July/August 2005 Contents American Literature E-Scholarship: A Revolution in the Making by Kathlin Smith The Promise and Problems of Digital Scholarship by Amy Harbur In Brief Bibliotheca Alexandrina Joins DLF DLF Incorporates Forthcoming in Print Humanists Receive Library Fellowships Tom Mallon: Coming from the Access Side of the Ampersand by Nancy...

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Joins Digital Library Federation

subject: DLF digital library federation Bibliotheca Alexandrina CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: June 1, 2005 Contact: David Seaman dseaman@clir.org Bibliotheca Alexandrina Joins Digital Library Federation Washington, D.C.- The Board of Trustees of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) today announced that the Bibliotheca Alexandrina has joined the DLF as its first strategic partner from...