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CLIR Issues Number 113

Number 113 • September/October 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents An Evolving Continuity: CLIR at 60 A Memorial Tribute to Warren J. Haas Announcing New Webinar Series: Strategies for Advancing Hidden Collections CLIR Launches Recordings at Risk Grant Program Apply Now for Leading Change Institute Follow the Forum! CLIR Issues is produced in electronic...

White Paper Assesses National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE)

Washington, DC, August 23, 2016—Given constant shifts in technology and the changing landscape of higher education, what are the current needs related to information technology and liberal education? A new CLIR white paper identifies those needs by examining the evolution and accomplishments of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) and consulting...

CLIR Announces 2016 Postdoctoral Fellows

Contact:  Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 29, 2016-CLIR has named its new cohort of 19 postdoctoral fellows for 2016. The cohort includes nine recipients of CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences, including four fellowships focused on software curation; five recipients of CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation...

Report Examines Federal Public Access Plans and Their Implications for the Cultural Heritage Community

Washington, DC, July 26, 2016—New U.S. government requirements for exposing and managing federally funded research data add urgency to the call for curating data that can be used, reused, and exploited by future generations, according to a new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The Open Data Imperative: How the...

CLIR Receives Planning Grant for Digital Library of the Middle East

Contact:  Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 19, 2016-The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded CLIR $149,500 to support exploratory research, community building, and technical prototyping for the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). Along with the horrific loss of life and human suffering in the region, the cultural heritage of many nations...

CLIR Issues Number 112

Number 112 • July/August 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Technology in Liberal Education: Identifying Needs and Opportunities Programs Available for DLF Forum, Liberal Arts Preconference, and DigiPres2016 Report Examines Federal Public Access Plans and Their Implications for the Cultural Heritage Community Meet our Visual Studies Fellows CLIR and DLF Sign Library Digital Privacy...

Report Surveys Changing Landscape of Archival Research and Graduate Student Research Experiences

Contact:          Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, May 24, 2016-A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) surveys the current landscape of archival research and the experiences of emerging scholars seeking to navigate it. Terra Cognita: Graduate Students in the Archives, draws upon data from CLIR’s Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation...

CLIR Issues Number 111

Number 111 • May/June 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Receives Grant for Data Curation Fellowships in Latin American and Caribbean Studies Announcing Postdoctoral Fellows 2016! Report Surveys Changing Landscape of Archival Research & Graduate Student Research Experiences Openlab Workshop Videos and Report Now Available Register Now for 2016 DLF Forum and Affiliated...

CLIR Names 2016 Mellon Dissertation Fellows

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754  Washington, DC, April 5, 2016-Sixteen graduate students have been selected to receive awards this year under the Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources program, which CLIR administers. The fellowships are intended to help graduate students in the humanities and related social science fields pursue research wherever relevant sources are...

CLIR Issues Number 110

Number 110 • March/April 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Turning 60! DLF Announces 2016 Forum Keynote Speaker; Issues Calls for Proposals Help Us Choose Collection Processing Webinar Topics: Survey Closes April 30 Call for Participation: “Day of Data” Sarah Kortemeier Awarded 2016 Rovelstad Scholarship CLIR Names 2016 Mellon Fellows Revitalized...