Press Release

CLIR Board Elects New Chair, Vice Chair

subject: Paula Kaufman Wendy Lougee CLIR Board CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: November 6, 2006 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Board Elects New Chair, Vice Chair WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) elected Paula Kaufman chair and Wendy Lougee vice chair at its meeting November 3. Ms....

Charles J. Henry Named CLIR President

subject: Charles J. Henry Chuck Henry CLIR President CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: November 3, 2006 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Charles J. Henry Named CLIR President WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the appointment of Charles J. Henry as CLIR’s next president. He will start...

Nepal Organization Receives International Award for Development of Rural Community Library System Providing No-Cost Access to Information

Contacts: Allison Davis GMMB (+1) 206.352.8598 Allison.Davis@GMMB.com Jim Hammerel READ (+1) 775.832.5032 Jim@readnepal.org Alice Bishop CLIR (+1) 202.939.4763 Abishop@clir.org 8.21.06 Nepal Organization Receives International Award for Development of Rural Community Library System Providing No-Cost Access to Information Technology 2006 Access to Learning Award recognizes READ Nepal’s use of community development projects to help poor...

Oxford University Joins the Digital Library Federation

Federation (DLF) today announced that Oxford University has joined DLF as its fortieth member, and its fourth from outside the United States. subject: DLF Oxford University Digital Library Federation CLIR CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: 21 June 2006 Contact: David Seaman 202-939-4754 Oxford University Joins the Digital Library Federation WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of...

Susan Perry Appointed CLIR Interim President

subject: Susan Perry Nancy Davenport CLIR President CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: June 8, 2006 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Susan Perry Appointed CLIR Interim President WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced the appointment of Susan Perry as interim president, effective July 1. “We feel very...

Report Assesses Standards and Best Practices for Preserving Sound Recordings

subject: NRPB LC Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Board sound recordings audio preservation recorded sound analog audio tape analog audio disc digital conversion analog to digital conversion CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: March 22, 2006 Contacts: Sheryl Cannady, Library of Congress   202-707-6456 Kathlin Smith, Council on Library and Information Resources   202-939-4754 Sam...

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...

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...