August 4, 2015

Digital Humanities: University of Maryland Awarded $1.25 Million Grant by Mellon Foundation

From the University of Maryland: A $1.25 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will fund research, education and training at the intersections of digital humanities and African American studies at the University of Maryland. The grant will help to prepare a diverse community of scholars and students whose work will both broaden the […]

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 […]

NISO Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Support Standards Development Pre-work with the Internet Archive for E-Book Annotation Sharing"

From a NISO Announcement: The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has been awarded a $48,500 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund two standards incubation workshops, which it will lead with the Internet Archive, on the topic of E-Book Annotation Sharing and Social Reading. These meetings will be held in conjunction with the […]