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Apply Now for 2020 Leading Change Institute

The application period is now open for the Leading Change Institute (LCI), which will be held May 31–June 5, 2020, in Washington, DC. This will mark the institute’s twentieth year. Cosponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and EDUCAUSE, LCI brings together leaders in the information sector, including deans, librarians, and...

CLIR Awards $405,353 for Recordings at Risk

Washington, DC October 10, 2019– The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that the following 13 institutions have been awarded Recordings at Risk grants: Institution: Tri-Centric Foundation Project: Braxton75 Archival Recordings Project Amount: $28,925 Institution: Brown University in Providence in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Project: Brown University...

CLIR Issues 131

Number 131  September/October 2019 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Three Questions with Don Waters Are We Doing Enough to Manage and Preserve Born-Digital Content? New Releases: Foundations of Discovery; Technologies of Surveillance Group Advocacy Action Plan; #DLFteach Toolkit 1.0 Follow the DLF Forum and Related Events Call for Host Institutions: Postdoctoral Fellowship Program  ...

CLIR Report Examines Impact of Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Program

Arlington, VA, September 11, 2019—A new report from CLIR analyzes the impact of the Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives program. The Foundations of Discovery, by Joy M. Banks, presents the results of a comprehensive analysis of final reports from all 128 projects funded through the program.  Running from 2008–2014, the program granted more...

CLIR Issues 130

Number 130  July/August 2019 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents CLIR and HBCU Library Alliance Form National Partnership CLIR Appoints Postdoctoral Fellowship Advisory Committee Announcing DLF Forum Fellows Welcome New Staff! Forthcoming Publications Blogroll   CLIR Issues is produced in electronic format only. To receive the newsletter, please sign up at https://www.clir.org/pubs/issues/signup. Content is not...

CLIR’s Mission in the Era of Climate Disruption

—Charles Henry Several months ago, I wrote a blog on two areas of emerging interest to CLIR: human rights and climate disruption. This post addresses the reasons for our focusing on climate disruption as a natural extension of CLIR’s decades-long mission to preserve and make accessible our cultural heritage. A Commitment to Preservation When...

CLIR and HBCU Library Alliance Form National Partnership

Collaboration will build awareness of African American contributions to history and culture by improving access to HBCUs’ unparalleled collections Arlington, VA, July 30, 2019—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and the HBCU Library Alliance have entered into a long-term partnership that aims to position historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) as centers...

DLF Review Update

Editor’s note: The following post was contributed by Joanne Kossuth, who is working with CLIR to review and assess the Digital Library Federation as the program approaches its 25th year. The review will conclude in early 2020. Kossuth is the founding director of 1Mountain Road and has served as dean of the CLIR/EDUCAUSE Leading...