Press Release

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...

CLIR Press Release

subject: subject gateways Internet resource guides Web resource guides Web resources collections of Web resources CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 17, 2001 Contact: Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 What Does it take to Build and Sustain Collections of “Free” Web Resources? WASHINGTON, D.C.—There is a growing body of material on the Web...

Report Examines Model for Shared Repository

subject: depository libraries depositories repositories Amherst College Library Depository Five College Library Depository offsite storage CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release: June 14, 2001 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Report Examines Model for Shared Repository WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) looks at the economic and...

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...