5 for 5: Conversations on Five Years of Digitizing Hidden Collections takes place November 13, 2020.

2020 marks the fifth year of CLIR’s Digitizing Hidden Collections program, and we want to celebrate! With 84 projects completed or in progress, we’re excited to bring together people who know and want to learn more about these collections for a day of conversations.

5 themes for 5 years

Highlighting Funded Projects

Partnerships & Collaborations

Grant Writing & Project Design

Collections in Crisis

Facilitating Access



On Friday, November 13th, join us online for a day of curated programming. This event will follow the virtual DLF Forum on November 9th and 10th and Digital Preservation on November 12th. Events will be free and open to all.  




Community note-taking is encouraged for all sessions! Contribute or follow along.

OSF Slide Repository


View the full schedule for the DLF Forum and Affiliated Events.

Get updates about 5 for 5 and the 2022 Symposium by signing up for the CLIR grants mailing list and following us on Twitter at @clirhc. If you have any questions contact hiddencollections [at] clir.org.