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Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR Grant To Examine Scholarly Utility of Large-Scale Digitization Projects

subject: Mellon Foundation CLIR operating grant CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: July 10, 2007 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR Grant To Examine Scholarly Utility of Large-Scale Digitization Projects Washington, D.C.—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) a grant to assess the utility...

Charles J. Henry Receives Fulbright Senior Specialist Award for China

subject: Charles Henry Chuck Henry China Fulbright Senior Specialist award CLIR CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: May 1, 2007 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Charles J. Henry Receives Fulbright Senior Specialist Award for China WASHINGTON, D.C.—Charles Henry, president of the Council on Library and Information Resources, has received a Fulbright Senior Specialist award to...

Amy Friedlander Named CLIR Director of Programs

subject: Amy Friedlander CLIR CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: April 9, 2007 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Amy Friedlander Named CLIR Director of Programs WASHINGTON, D.C.— Amy Friedlander has been appointed director of programs of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). She will start April 30. Ms. Friedlander is senior program manager...

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR Operating Grant

subject: Mellon Foundation CLIR operating grant CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: March 19, 2007 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards CLIR Operating Grant Washington, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has received a three-year, $2.19 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support general operations. The...

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...