November 24, 2014

New Report and Case Studies from CLIR: “One Culture. Computationally Intensive Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences”

Title One Culture. Computationally Intensive Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences: A Report on the Experiences of First Respondents to the Digging Into Data Challenge Authors Christa Williford and Charles Henry Research Design by Amy Friedlander Source Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Abstract This report culminates two years of work by CLIR […]

CLIR Issues (No. 86) Released by Council on Library and Information Resources Releases

Direct to CLIR Issues (No. 86; March/April 2012) Articles Include: CLIR is Moving! Reframing Leadership CLIR Appoints DLF Advisory Subcommittee CLIR/DLF Accepting Applications for Data Curation Fellowships CLIR Names 2012 Mellon Dissertation Fellows CLIR Names 2012 Rovelstad Scholarship Recipient

Indiana University Selected as Partner in New Data Curation Fellowship Program

From Indiana University News Room: Researchers are currently creating and using scientific data at unprecedented levels, underscoring the need for curators, or caretakers, to ensure that this massive amount of vital information is being maintained for important research today—and tomorrow. To help meet this need, Indiana University (IU), through a joint effort between its Data […]

New Report From CLIR: "Assessment 360: Mapping Undergraduates and the Library at the University of Connecticut"

Title Assessment 360: Mapping Undergraduates and the Library at the University of Connecticut Author Susanna M. Cowan Undergraduate Education Team Leader University of Connecticut Libraries Source CLIR (Council on Library on Information Resources) From the Executive Summary In January 2009, two members of the brand-­‐new Undergraduate Education Team at the University of Connecticut Libraries attended […]

Now Available: CLIR Issues (No. 85; January/February 2012)

New from the Council on Library and Information Resources CLIR Issues (No. 85; January/February 2012) Articles Include: Anvil Academic to Forge New Publishing Platform for Humanities ARL/DLF E-Science Institute: Next Steps by Rachel Frick Frye Institute 2012 Participants Named Library Leaders Announce New Digital Curation Residency Program CLIR Has a New Website Complete Archive of […]

Council of Library Resources and NITLE to Launch A Digital Academic Publishing Program Named Anvil Academic

From  a Joint News Release: The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) announce the formation of Anvil Academic, a digital publisher for the humanities. Anvil will focus on publishing new forms of scholarship that cannot be adequately conveyed in the traditional monograph. “Increasingly, research […]

New from the Council on Library Resources: CLIR Issues (#84)

Direct to Full Text Articles Include: + Mapping a New Partnership An emerging partnership between Stanford University Libraries (SUL) and private map collectors to digitize collectors’ holdings is making unique and interesting maps available for broad viewing online. + DPLA Workstreams Underway CLIR’s DLF Program is coordinating and cochairing the Content & Scope Workstream for […]

New Issue Alert: CLIR Issues #83 (September/October 2011)

Direct to:CLIR Issues (#83, September/October 2011) Direct to Articles: New Survey and Report on Linked Data Available Supporting Doctoral Student Success in the Humanities DLF/DCC BetaSprint Prototype Presented at DPLA Plenary Moments to Reflect in Milwaukee: CLIR/CIC Future of the Liberal Arts College Library Symposium Frye Leadership Institute Application Period Open Source: Council on Library […]

New From CLIR: Linked Data for Libraries, Museums, and Archives: Survey and Workshop Report

New Report: “Linked Data for Libraries, Museums, and Archives: Survey and Workshop Report” Full Text (PDF) Full Text (HTML) Linked Data Survey From the CLIR Web Site: In June 2011, Stanford University hosted a group of librarians and technologists to examine issues and challenges surrounding the use of linked data for library applications. This report […]

University of Utah: "Two National Leadership Grants Awarded to Marriott Library"

From the Deseret News: The J. Willard Marriott Library at The University of Utah Library has been awarded two National Leadership Grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). In the planning grant category, the Marriott Library and project partners Mountain West Digital Library, Northwest Digital Archives and Rocky Mountain Online Archives was […]