May 16, 2021

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 […]

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] […]