February 24, 2021

New Report from CLIR: "'Rome Wasn't Digitized in a Day'": Building a Cyberinfrastructure for Digital Classicists"

From the Abstract (via CLIR Web Site): The author provides a summative and recent overview of the use of digital technologies in classical studies, focusing on classical Greece, Rome, and the ancient Middle and Near East, and generally on the period up to about 600 AD. The report explores what projects exist and how they […]

The Digital Public Library of America, Linked Data, and More Discussed in Latest CLIR Issues

CLIR Resources Council on Library and Information Resources, No. 81 (May/June 2011) It includes the following articles: “An Enclosure of Spirits” From a Summary: “What form should a Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) take? What will be its audience, uses, and capabilities? CLIR President Chuck Henry warns that defining hard and fast categories of […]

CLIR/DLF Receives Mellon Foundation Funding for Digital Public Library of America Prototype

From a CLIR/DLF Announcement: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded CLIR/DLF [ Council on Library and Information Resources/Digital Library Federation] a $46,000 planning grant to develop a prototype for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). The prototype will be submitted to the DPLA “beta sprint,” which seeks “ideas, models, prototypes, technical tools, [or] […]

CLIR Issues (March/April 2011) Posted Online

Direct to CLIR Issues (March/April 2011) Articles Include: Symposium Focuses on Deep Collaboration CLIR Holds First of New Participatory Design Workshops DLF Joins National Digital Stewardship Alliance Medical Heritage Library Awarded NEH Digital Humanities Start-up Grant Sloan Foundation Awards CLIR Grant for Research on Building Data Curation Skills CLIR and Stanford Receive Mellon Grants for […]