ERIC Number: ED425745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Council on Library and Information Resources. Annual Report 1997-1998.
Council on Library and Information Resources, Washington, DC.
This annual report of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) contains a list of funders and sponsors, and includes a message from the president. The major CLIR programs are described: (1) Preservation and Access, including international projects in South Africa, Latin America, Asia, and Europe; (2) Digital Libraries, including organizational support for digital libraries, materials selection, discovery and retrieval, intellectual property, digital archiving, and technical infrastructure; (3) Economics of Information, including investment in information study, and the Small-Grants Program; (4) Leadership, including the Digital Leadership Institute, publication of "The Mirage of Continuity," the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Project; and the A.R. Zipf Fellowship Program; and (5) American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS)/CLIR Task Forces, convened to examine the changes that technology is bringing to research and scholarship related to audio materials, visual materials, area studies, manuscripts, and monographs and journals. CLIR publications and advisory groups are listed, as well as CLIR grant and contract recipients, project titles, grant authorization dates, and grant amounts. Audited CLIR financial statements with accompanying notes and a schedule of functional expenses are provided. (DLS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Library and Information Resources, Washington, DC.