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Report Highlights Crisis in Recorded Sound Collections

subject: collections folklore recordings audio video film preservation access rights management CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: May 3, 2001 Contact: Abby Smith 202-939-4758 Report Highlights Crisis in Recorded Sound Collections WASHINGTON D.C.—Large portions of unpublished sound recordings from the twentieth century may be lost to future use if immediate steps are...

CLIR to Develop Web-Based Tutorials on Preservation for Southeast Asia

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: April 18, 2001 Contact: Anne R. Kenney 607-255-6875 CLIR to Develop Web-Based Tutorials on Preservation for Southeast Asia WASHINGTON D.C.—The Henry Luce Foundation has awarded a grant to CLIR to develop Web-based tutorials on preservation and conservation for use in Southeast Asia. The tutorials will enable...

Mellon Foundation Funds New CLIR Dissertation Fellowships

For Immediate Release: April 4, 2001 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 Mellon Foundation Funds New CLIR Dissertation Fellowships WASHINGTON D.C.—In 2002, dissertation fellowships for archival research in the humanities will become available from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) with funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. A grant just awarded by the...

CLIR Publishes Survey of Preservation Science Research

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: December 21, 2000 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 CLIR Publishes Survey of Preservation Science Research WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has published Preservation Science Survey: An Overview of Recent Developments in Research on the Conservation of Selected Analog Library and Archival Materials in...

Denise Troll Named Distinguished Fellowease

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release October 30, 2000 Contact: Dan Greenstein 202-939-4762 Denise Troll Named Distinguished Fellow WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Digital Library Federation (DLF) has named Denise Troll, assistant university librarian for library information technology at Carnegie Mellon University Libraries, a DLF distinguished fellow. She is the third fellow that CLIR and...

CLIR Publishes White Paper on E-Journal Usage Statistics

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release October 24, 2000 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 CLIR Publishes White Paper on E-Journal Usage Statistics WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has published a white paper on electronic journal usage statistics by Judy Luther, president of the consulting firm Informed Strategies. The report...

CLIR and DLF Name Distinguished Fellows

For Immediate Release September 1, 2000 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 CLIR and DLF Name Distinguished Fellows WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and the Digital Library Federation (DLF) have named Angee Baker, vice president of planning and strategic alliances at SOLINET (the Southeastern Library Network), and Max Marmor, head librarian of...

Open Archives Initiative Appoints Steering Committee

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 25, 2000 Contact: Daniel Greenstein (dgreenstein@clir.org) 202-939-4762 or Clifford Lynch (cliff@cni.org) 202-296-5098 Open Archives Initiative Appoints Steering Committee WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Open Archives initiative (OAi) has established a steering committee to guide its development and promote its adoption as an enabling framework for the development of...

CLIR Publishes Guide to Managing Risk of Migrating Digital Information

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release June 20, 2000 Contact: Abby Smith 202-939-4758 WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has published Risk Management of Digital Information: A File Format Investigation. The report is a practical guide to assessing the risks associated with the migration of various formats and to making sound preservation...

Anne R. Kenney to Join CLIR

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 31, 2000 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 Anne R. Kenney to Join CLIR Washington, D.C.—CLIR President Deanna Marcum announced today that Anne Kenney, codirector of the Cornell Institute for Digital Collections and associate director of the Department of Preservation and Conservation at Cornell University Library, will...

Report Examines Authenticity in the Digital Environment

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 25, 2000 Contact: Abby Smith 202-939-4758 Report Examines Authenticity in the Digital Environment Washington, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has published Authenticity in a Digital Environment, in which five experts from different domains of the information resources community address the question: What...