Press Release

Report Explores Use of Knowledge Organization Systems in Digital Libraries

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 18, 2000 Contact: Dan Greenstein 202-939-4762 Report Explores Use of Knowledge Organization Systems in Digital Libraries WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new report from the Digital Library Federation (DLF) examines the use of knowledge organization systems—schemes for organizing information and facilitating knowledge management—in a digital environment. Systems of...

Report Describes Risk-Assessment Model for Managing Cultural Assets

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 7, 2000 Contact: Abby Smith 202-939-4758 Report Describes Risk-Assessment Model for Managing Cultural Assets WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), in cooperation with the Library of Congress (LC), has published Managing Cultural Assets from a Business Perspective, by Laura Price, of KPMG...

Report Brings Archival Perspective to Problems in Managing Digital Information

For Immediate Release February 17, 2000 Contact: Abby Smith 202-939-4758 WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has published Enduring Paradigm, New Opportunities: The Value of the Archival Perspective in the Digital Environment, by Anne J. Gilliland-Swetland, assistant professor in UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. The report examines how...

Mellon Awards Funds to CLIR

For Immediate Release January 3, 2000 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded two grants to the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The first, for $2.6 million, will support CLIR’s general program work over the next three years. The second, also a three-year grant, for $250,000, will...

CLIR Publishes Building Preservation Knowledge in Brazil

CLIR Publishes Building Preservation Knowledge in Brazil NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 29, 1999 Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has published Building Preservation and Knowledge in Brazil, by Ingrid Beck, director of preservation at the National Archives of Brazil. The report describes a highly successful...