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Mellon Foundation Funds Scholarly Communication Institute

join with Dartmouth College Library to develop a Scholarly Communication Institute with a new grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. subject: SCI Scholarly Communication Institute scholarly communication CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: April 11, 2002 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 or Richard Lucier 603-646-2236 Mellon Foundation Funds Scholarly Communication Institute WASHINGTON,...

DLF Endorses Two New Aids For Developing Digital Library Collections

subject: digital library collections DLF libraries Digital Library Federation digital collectionsNEWS RELEASEFor Immediate Release: March 1, 2002 Contact: Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 DLF Endorses Two New Aids For Developing Digital Library Collections WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Digital Library Federation (DLF) has formally endorsed new aids of two kinds to help research libraries achieve quality in digitizing books...

Report Examines Challenges to Assessing Use of Online Collections and Services

subject: assessment library assessment digital library assessment online collections DLF libraries Digital Library Federation CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: January 31, 2002 Contact: Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 Report Examines Challenges to Assessing Use of Online Collections and Services WASHINGTON, D.C.– As the needs and expectations of library users change in the digital...

Council on Library and Information Resources seeks applicants for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s international library award

subject: Access to Learning Award international library award Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Access to Learning Award CLIR Press Release Council on Library and Information Resources NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 22, 2002 CONTACT: Alice Bishop Council on Library and Information Resources 202.939.4763 Julie Moriarty Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 206.709.3230 Council on...

Council on Library and Information Resources selected to administer Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s international library award

subject: Access to Learning Award international library award Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Access to Learning Award CLIR Press Release Council on Library and Information Resources NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 20, 2001 CONTACT: Alice Bishop Council on Library and Information Resources 202.939.4750 Julie Moriarty Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 206.709.3230 Council on...

Report Examines Humanists’ Research Needs in Digital Environment

subject: scholarly work scholarly information humanities scholars humanists Scholarly Work in the Humanities Project CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: December 12, 2001 Contact: Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 Report Examines Humanists’ Research Needs in Digital Environment WASHINGTON, D.C.—Changes in the information environment have led to changes in the needs, expectations, and behaviors of...

DLF Members Renew Support

subject: DLF Digital Library Federation DLF Steering Committee NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: November 30, 2001 Contact: Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 DLF Members Renew Support Washington, D.C.— The Steering Committee of the Digital Library Federation (DLF) voted unanimously to continue supporting the organization for five more years, citing the organization’s “significant positive impact on digital...

Task Force Reports on Saving Historical Evidence

subject: artifact artifact collections original material scholarly research research print collections paper collections audiovisual collections digital collections library collections analog materials surrogates Artifact Task Force Task Force on the Artifact Task Force on the Artifact in Library Collections selection for preservation criteria preservation criteria CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: November 21,...

Report Examines Current Approaches to Selection for Digitization

subject: digital collections digitization library collections library digital collections online collections sustaining collections building collections digital reformatting scholarly research CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: October 1, 2001 Contact: Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 Report Examines Current Approaches  to Selection for Digitization Washington, D.C.— Libraries’ experiments with digital conversion have yielded a wealth of...

Building Digital Assets or Digital Edsels? New Insight for Campus Executives

subject: CLIRinghouse CLIRinghouse Bulletin CLIRinghouse newsletter newsletter campus executives information investment CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 27, 2001 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Building Digital Assets or Digital Edsels? New Insight for Campus Executives WASHINGTON, D.C.—University presidents and chief academic officers, faced with potentially expensive decisions about investing in digital technologies...

Report Examines Business Models for Digital Collections

subject: digital collections library collections museum collections museum digital collections library digital collections online collections sustaining collections CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: August 20, 2001 Contact: Abby Smith 202-939-4758 Report Examines Business Models for  Digital Collections WASHINGTON, D.C.—Many museums and libraries are finding that digital technology offers new ways to fulfill...

Report Examines Strategies for Managing the Costs of Commercial Online Materials

subject: commercial online materials library collections online library materials library resources research libraries CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: August 20, 2001 Contact: Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 Report Examines Strategies for Managing the Costs of Commercial Online Materials WASHINGTON, D.C.—As libraries spend more on commercial online materials, they must find new ways to...