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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...

CLIR Press Release:

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...