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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...

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subject: Access to Learning Award international library award Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Access to Learning Award ATLA 2004 ATLA winner Aarhus Public Libraries China Evergreen Rural Library Service Center CLIR Press Release: NEWS RELEASE   Contacts: Roger Nyhus Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (+1) 206.709.3400 Alice Bishop Council on Library and Information Resources...

Nancy Davenport Named President of CLIR

CLIR Press Releases For Immediate Release: June 3, 2004 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Nancy Davenport Named President of CLIR WASHINGTON, D.C.-The Board of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Davenport as its president, effective July 5, 2004. Ms. Davenport has served for twenty-six years...

CLIR Publishes Essays on Leadership

subject: information leaders library leadership Karin Wittenborg Chris Ferguson Michael Keller CLIR NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: January 5, 2004 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 WASHINGTON, D.C.—As digital technology transforms the information landscape, libraries must chart their course in an increasingly fluid, complex environment. How is this environment redefining leadership in the information professions? What...

Are Libraries Being Designed for Learning?

between 1992 and 2001. The results are summarized in this CLIR report published November, 2003. subject: Scott Bennett library design library construction collaborative learning library renovation library planning library space CLIR Press Release: NEWS RELEASE   For Immediate Release: December 8, 2003 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Are Libraries Being Designed for Learning?