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Symposium Proceedings Reveal Innovative Approaches to Describing Rare Collections

Volume documents capstone event to CLIR’s  Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Program Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, November 10, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) today published proceedings of the Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Symposium held in March 2015. The volume, titled Innovation, Collaboration, and Models, documents the capstone...

CLIR Appoints NITLE Advisory Council

Contact: Joey King jking@nitle.org Washington, DC, November 3, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed an advisory council to help determine the future of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE). Advisory council members will work with CLIR President Charles Henry and NITLE Interim Executive Director W. Joseph (Joey)...

Digital Library Federation to Host National Digital Stewardship Alliance

Contacts:       Abbey Potter                                                               Oliver Bendorf abpo@loc.gov                                                             obendorf@clir.org Washington, DC, October 19, 2015-The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) today announced that it has selected the Digital Library Federation (DLF), a program of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), to serve as NDSA’s institutional home starting in January 2016. The selection and announcement follows...

Report Takes Global Perspective on Supporting Digital Scholarship

Authors visit top digital scholarship organizations in eight countries to identify workforce-related factors important to the success of digital scholarship Washington, DC, October 15, 2015-What skills, competencies, knowledge, and mindsets should digital scholars possess? How are such attributes cultivated, and how does such expertise vary around the world? These are among the questions addressed...

CLIR Webinar: Collaboration in the Evolving Academy

The webinar has been archived and is available at http://clir.adobeconnect.com/p66nxry68uj/ What do we need to collaborate successfully on team-based projects? Please join CLIR for a free webinar for all colleagues interested in strategies for working together across institutions and disciplines to achieve shared goals. Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Time: 12:00 noon (EST) Title:...

CLIR Webinar: Collaboration in the Evolving Academy

The webinar has been archived and is available at http://clir.adobeconnect.com/p66nxry68uj/ What do we need to collaborate successfully on team-based projects? Please join CLIR for a free webinar for all colleagues interested in strategies for working together across institutions and disciplines to achieve shared goals. Date: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Time: 12:00 noon (EST) Title: “Collaboration...

CLIR Receives IMLS Grant to Assess National Digital Stewardship Residency Programs

Contact: Christa Williford cwilliford@clir.org Washington, DC, September 22, 2015-The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $172,996 to assess the impact of five related National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) initiatives. Between 2012 and 2015, the IMLS Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program funded a...

CLIR Webinar: Building Communities Around Digital Humanities for Liberal Education

Could not attend the webinar? The recording is available at  http://clir.adobeconnect.com/p4ypk9ybd06/. You may also access the slide deck (PDF) from the webinar here. What do we need to collaborate successfully on digital humanities projects? Please join CLIR for a free webinar for all colleagues interested in strategies for integrating technology with a liberal education....

CLIR Issues Number 107

Number 107 • September/October 2015 ISSN 1944-7639 (online version) Contents Supporting Digital Scholarship: A Global Perspective Call for Participation: Openlab Unconference and Ignite Talks DLF Forum Update CLIR to Serve as Administrative Host for IIIF Consortium Join us for Webinar Oct. 21: Collaboration in the Evolving Academy CLIR to Assess Impact of NDSR Programs...

Report Reviews First Decade of CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, September 10, 2015-A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) celebrates the first decade of the CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by bringing together 20 past and present CLIR fellows to share their thoughts on their experiences and, more broadly, the direction of academia. The...

CLIR Receives NEH Grant for Openlab Workshop

Contact: Christa Williford Broad partnership will explore a solutions lab to help galleries, libraries, archives, and museums use technology to achieve greater public impact Washington, DC, July 31, 2015-The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) $49,962 in a cooperative agreement to support a two-day workshop...

CLIR Appoints Michael F. Suarez Distinguished Presidential Fellow

Contact: Kathlin Smith 202-939-4754 Washington, DC, August 31, 2015-The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has appointed Michael F. Suarez, S.J., CLIR Distinguished Presidential Fellow. Suarez is university professor of English and director of the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia, where he leads the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in...