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CLIR Announces Six New Appointments to Board of Directors

Washington, DC, Nov. 16, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed six new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the board are Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada; Michele Casalini, chief executive officer of Casalini Libri; Christopher Celenza, dean of Georgetown College at Georgetown University; Tess Davis, executive director...

CLIR Receives Sloan Foundation Grants for Software and Data Curation Fellows, Energy Fellows

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, November 13, 2017—The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) two grants totaling $1,446,561 for 12 new postdoctoral fellowships in data curation for the sciences and social sciences. A $521,200 grant from Sloan’s Energy and Environment program—its first to CLIR—will create...

CLIR Awards $504,200 for Recordings at Risk

Contact: Pedro Gonzalez-Fernandez Washington, DC, October 31, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that the following 16 institutions have been awarded Recordings at Risk grants: Institution: Binghamton University Libraries Project: Learning from Legends: Reflections on the 1960s Collection Amount: $16,552.50 Institution: Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University...

Deepening Resolve

CLIR and DLF leadership reaffirm commitment to advance, protect, and uphold the shared values of our information communities Core to our mission, CLIR and the Digital Library Federation stand in resolute support of our dedicated and diverse community of information professionals and organizational sponsors, promoting the fullest and most inclusive vision theymay hold of the publics they serve: individuals...

CLIR Board Member Joey King Appointed President of Lyon College

We are pleased to share the news, announced today, that Lyon College has appointed W. Joseph (Joey) King as its next president, effective July 1, 2017. We congratulate Mr. King and wish him well in this new phase of a career that is distinguished by a long history of contributions to liberal arts education....

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The webinar has been archived and is available at http://clir.adobeconnect.com/p66nxry68uj/ What do we need to collaborate successfully on team-based projects?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 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 and DLF Publish “The Digital Library: A Biography”

subject: DLF digital library federation Daniel Greenstein Suzanne Thorin CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: September 17, 2002 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4758 CLIR and DLF Publish The Digital Library: A Biography Washington, D.C.—Digital libraries, once project based and largely autonomous efforts, are maturing. As individual programs have grown, each has developed its...