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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...

DLF and RLG Issue Guidelines for Digitizing Visual Resources

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release July 17, 2000 Contact: Daniel Greenstein (dgreenstein@clir.org) 202-939-4762 or Jennifer Hartzell (jlh@notes.rlg.org) 650-691-2207 DLF and RLG Issue Guidelines for Digitizing Visual Resources WASHINGTON, DC, AND MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.—The Digital Library Federation (DLF) and Research Libraries Group (RLG) have issued Guides to Quality in Visual Resource Imaging,...

CLIR Issues Number 16

Number 16 July/August 2000 Contents A New Approach to Finding Research Materials on the Web Library Services for the Future: CLIR Symposium by Deanna B. Marcum Preventive Measures: All the Print That’s Fit to Save by Abby Smith Announcements Anne Kenney to Join CLIR CLIR and DLF Initiate Program for Distinguished Fellows A. R....

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...

CLIR and DLF Initiate Program for Distinguished Fellows

CLIR Press ReleaseNEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 24, 2000 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 or Daniel Greenstein 202-939-4762 CLIR and DLF Initiate Program for Distinguished Fellows Washington, D.C.—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and the Digital Library Federation (DLF) are pleased to announce a new opportunity for librarians, archivists, information technologists, and...

Council on Library and Information Resources Names 2000 A. R. Zipf Fellow

CLIR Press Release NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release May 19, 2000 Contact: Deanna Marcum 202-939-4750 Council on Library and Information Resources Names 2000 A. R. Zipf Fellow Washington, D.C.—Deanna Marcum, president of the Council on Library and Information Resources, announced today that the 2000 A. R. Zipf Fellowship in Information Management has been awarded...

CLIR Issues Number 15

Number 15 May/June 2000 Contents Establishing Minimum Requirements for Archival Repositories by Deanna B. Marcum The Challenge of Preservation in Creating Digital Library Services by Daniel Greenstein Managing our Collections by Managing our Risks by Abby Smith The Organizational Impact of Digital Library Initiatives by Rebecca Graham Rebecca Graham to Oversee Digital Library Program...

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...