Press Release

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...

Bangladeshi Organization Receives Award for Using Traditional Boats and River Networks to Deliver Access to Information Technology

subject: Access to Learning Award Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CLIR Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha CLIR Press Releases          Contacts: Kara Palmer Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (+1) 206.709.3400 Alice Bishop Council on Library and Information Resources (+1) 202.939.4763 8.16.05 Bangladeshi Organization Receives Award for Using Traditional Boats and River Networks to Deliver Access to...

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Joins Digital Library Federation

subject: DLF digital library federation Bibliotheca Alexandrina CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: June 1, 2005 Contact: David Seaman dseaman@clir.org Bibliotheca Alexandrina Joins Digital Library Federation Washington, D.C.- The Board of Trustees of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) today announced that the Bibliotheca Alexandrina has joined the DLF as its first strategic partner from...

CLIR Board Elects New Members

subject: DLF digital library federation Katherine Kott AquiferCLIR Press ReleasesFor Immediate Release: May 9, 2005 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Board Elects New Members Washington, D.C.-The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) elected six new members at its semiannual meeting April 29: Charles Brown, Director of Libraries, Public Library of...

Library as Place: Rethinking Roles, Rethinking Space

subject: library space library as place role of library Scott Bennett Sam Demas Geoffrey Freeman Bernard Frischer Kathleen Burr Oliver Christina Peterson CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: March 7, 2005 Contact: Kathlin Smith ksmith@clir.org 202-939-4754 Library as Place: Rethinking Roles, Rethinking Space WASHINGTON, D.C.—What is the role of a library when users can...

Katherine Kott Named Aquifer Director

subject: DLF digital library federation Katherine Kott Aquifer CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: February 4, 2005 Contact: David Seaman dseaman@clir.org Katherine Kott Named Aquifer Director Washington, D.C.-Katherine Kott has been named director of the Digital Library Federation’s Aquifer initiative. Her appointment became effective January 1, 2005. Kott comes to the DLF from Stanford...

CLIR Board Elects New Officers

subject: CLIR Board officers NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: November 1, 2004 Contact: Kathlin Smith ksmith@clir.org 202-939-4754 Washington, D.C.—The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) elected three new officers at its semiannual meeting October 29. Charles Phelps, provost at the University of Rochester, was named chair, succeeding Stanley Chodorow, professor...

CLIR Press Releases

subject: DLF digital library federation JISC Joint Information Systems Committee CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: October 19, 2004 Contact: David Seaman dseaman@clir.org JISC Joins the Digital Library Federation The Executive Committee of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) today announced that the United Kingdom’s Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) has joined the DLF as...

Report Examines Barriers to Audio Access

For Immediate Release: September 14, 2004 Contact: Abby Smith 202-939-4758 Report Examines Barriers to Audio Access WASHINGTON, D.C.—From Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Fireside Chats to the stories of the last native Yahi speaker, from whale songs recorded in the North Pacific to Carl Sandburg’s reading of “Fog,” much of the twentieth-century is captured in audio...