July 24, 2014

Mellon Foundation Awards $1.25 Million Grant to U. of Michigan Library, Money Will Be Used to Create Conservation Librarian Position

From the University of Michigan Record: The U-M Library has received a $1.25 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to create an endowed conservation librarian position. The new position will enable the library to expand its well-established conservation program, which plays a vital role in ensuring that the library’s vast print collection is […]

IMLS Announces Recipients of Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grants (2011)

From an IMLS Announcement: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) announced today 24 awards totaling $11,227,761 matched with 25,398,758 of non-federal funds for Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program Grants. IMLS received 119 applications requesting $55,826,525 in funds. “We know that the most valuable asset of any library is its staff, and we […]

A New Issue of Collaborative Librarianship (3.1) is Now Available

The table of contents is below. Back issues, author guidelines, a list of  advisory board members, etc. are available here. Collaborative Librarianship can also be found on Twitter (Collaborative Librarianship News) and Facebook. Editorials Editorial Introduction: Telling Stories PDF Ivan Gaetz 1 Scholarly Articles Building a Participatory Culture: Collaborating with Student Organizations for 21st Century […]