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CLIR Issues Number 115

Number 115 • January/February 2017 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Deepening ResolveBuilding Community Around the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Digitizing Hidden Collections: Office Hours for Prospective Applicants E-Research Network: Call for Expressions of Interest Save the Date: 2017 DLF Forum CLIR Issues is produced in electronic format only. To receive the newsletter electronically, please...

CLIR Invites Applications for 2017 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections Awards

Washington, DC, January 19, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications for 2017 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards. The national competition, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, supports digitizing collections of rare and unique content in collecting institutions. Grants of between $50,000 and $250,000 for a single-institution project,...

CLIR Invites Applications for Digitizing At-Risk Audio Materials

Pilot phase of new Recordings at Risk grant program focuses on preservation reformatting of magnetic audio media   Washington, DC, January 4, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) is now accepting applications from collecting institutions for the digital reformatting of magnetic audio materials, as part of the pilot phase of the Recordings...

CLIR Announces 2016 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Awards

Washington, DC, January 4, 2017—The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today announced that the following projects have been selected for 2016 Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards:  Project:          The Albert Johannsen Project: Digitizing the House of Beadle and Adams and Their Nickel and Dime Novels
 Award:            $448,893 Institutions:    Northern Illinois University; Villanova...

CLIR Board Member Joey King Appointed President of Lyon College

We are pleased to share the news, announced today, that Lyon College has appointed W. Joseph (Joey) King as its next president, effective July 1, 2017. We congratulate Mr. King and wish him well in this new phase of a career that is distinguished by a long history of contributions to liberal arts education....

CLIR Issues Number 114

Number 114 • November/December 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Report Examines Early Impacts of the National Digital Stewardship Residency ProgramsCLIR Welcoms New Board Members, Appoints New Officers CLIR and Axiell to Partner on Digital Library of the Middle East 2016 Forum: Reaffirming Core Values Deadlines Approaching: Postdoctoral Fellowships, Leading Change, Rovelstad Scholarship Welcome...

CLIR Issues Number 113

Number 113 • September/October 2016 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents An Evolving Continuity: CLIR at 60 A Memorial Tribute to Warren J. Haas Announcing New Webinar Series: Strategies for Advancing Hidden Collections CLIR Launches Recordings at Risk Grant Program Apply Now for Leading Change Institute Follow the Forum! CLIR Issues is produced in electronic...

White Paper Assesses National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE)

Washington, DC, August 23, 2016—Given constant shifts in technology and the changing landscape of higher education, what are the current needs related to information technology and liberal education? A new CLIR white paper identifies those needs by examining the evolution and accomplishments of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) and consulting...

CLIR Announces 2016 Postdoctoral Fellows

Contact:  Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 29, 2016-CLIR has named its new cohort of 19 postdoctoral fellows for 2016. The cohort includes nine recipients of CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences, including four fellowships focused on software curation; five recipients of CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellowships in Data Curation...

Report Examines Federal Public Access Plans and Their Implications for the Cultural Heritage Community

Washington, DC, July 26, 2016—New U.S. government requirements for exposing and managing federally funded research data add urgency to the call for curating data that can be used, reused, and exploited by future generations, according to a new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). The Open Data Imperative: How the...

CLIR Receives Planning Grant for Digital Library of the Middle East

Contact:  Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, July 19, 2016-The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded CLIR $149,500 to support exploratory research, community building, and technical prototyping for the Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME). Along with the horrific loss of life and human suffering in the region, the cultural heritage of many nations...