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CLIR Webinar: Collaboration in the Evolving Academy

The webinar has been archived and is available at http://clir.adobeconnect.com/p66nxry68uj/ What do we need to collaborate successfully on team-based projects? Please join CLIR for a free webinar for all colleagues interested in strategies for working together across institutions and disciplines to achieve shared goals. Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Time: 12:00 noon (EST) Title:...

CLIR Webinar: Collaboration in the Evolving Academy

The webinar has been archived and is available at http://clir.adobeconnect.com/p66nxry68uj/ What do we need to collaborate successfully on team-based projects? Please join CLIR for a free webinar for all colleagues interested in strategies for working together across institutions and disciplines to achieve shared goals. Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Time: 12:00 noon (EST) Title: “Collaboration...

CLIR Receives IMLS Grant to Assess National Digital Stewardship Residency Programs

Contact: Christa Williford cwilliford@clir.org Washington, DC, September 22, 2015-The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $172,996 to assess the impact of five related National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) initiatives. Between 2012 and 2015, the IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program funded a...

CLIR Webinar: Building Communities Around Digital Humanities for Liberal Education

Could not attend the webinar? The recording is available at  http://clir.adobeconnect.com/p4ypk9ybd06/. You may also access the slide deck (PDF) from the webinar here. What do we need to collaborate successfully on digital humanities projects? Please join CLIR for a free webinar for all colleagues interested in strategies for integrating technology with a liberal education....

CLIR Issues Number 107

Number 107 • September/October 2015 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Supporting Digital Scholarship: A Global Perspective Call for Participation: Openlab Unconference and Ignite Talks DLF Forum Update CLIR to Serve as Administrative Host for IIIF Consortium Join us for Webinar Oct. 21: Collaboration in the Evolving Academy CLIR to Assess Impact of NDSR Programs...

Report Reviews First Decade of CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, September 10, 2015-A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) celebrates the first decade of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by bringing together 20 past and present CLIR fellows to share their thoughts on their experiences and, more broadly, the direction of academia. The...

CLIR Receives NEH Grant for Openlab Workshop

Contact: Christa Williford Broad partnership will explore a solutions lab to help galleries, libraries, archives, and museums use technology to achieve greater public impact Washington, DC, July 31, 2015-The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $49,962 in a cooperative agreement to support a two-day workshop...

CLIR Appoints Michael F. Suarez Distinguished Presidential Fellow

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, August 31, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Michael F. Suarez, S.J., CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Suarez is university professor of English and director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, where he leads the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in...

Report Explores Revitalization and Sustainability of Library Publishing

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 31, 2015-A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), The Once and Future Publishing Library, explores the revitalization of library publishing and its possible future, and examines elements that influence the success and sustainability of library publishing initiatives. Authors Ann Okerson, of the Center...

W. Joseph King Appointed Interim Executive Director of NITLE

Washington, DC, July 23, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed W. Joseph King interim executive director of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE). Earlier this month, NITLE migrated its operations to CLIR from Southwestern University. Mr. King is a distinguished fellow at NITLE and a CLIR Board...

CLIR Issues Number 106

Number 106 • July/August 2015 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR Appoints Michael F. Suarez Distinguished Presidential Fellow Workshop to Focus on Planning for Openlab Report Explores Revitalization and Sustainability of Library Publishing Five Questions with Oliver Bendorf DLF Welcomes Museum Members Apply Now to Host Postdoctoral Fellows in Data Curation for the Sciences...

Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR $1.5 Million Operating Grant

Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR $1.5 Million Operating Grant Contact:  Kathlin Smith                202-939-4754 Washington, DC, June 26, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has received a 24-month, $1.5 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support general operations starting July 2015. “We are, as always, very grateful for the Mellon...