November 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 […]

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 […]