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Eyre, Jodi Reeves, Ed.; Maclachlan, John C., Ed.; Williford, Christa, Ed. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2017
Six essays, written collaboratively by current and former Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) postdoctoral fellows, explore the contributions that today's academic libraries--as providers of resources, professional support, and space--are making to learning and teaching. Topics include the continuing evolution of the learning…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Role, Librarians, College Faculty
Brodeur, Jason; Daniels, Morgan; Johnson, Annie; Nicholls, Natsuko; Pickle, Sarah; Waraksa, Elizabeth A. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2016
In 2001, the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) was created to "stimulate collaboration between selected liberal arts colleges and to act as a catalyst for the effective integration of emerging and newer digital technologies into teaching, learning, scholarship, and information management." In July 2015, NITLE…
Descriptors: General Education, Liberal Arts, Consortia, Technology Integration
Allard, Suzie; Lee, Christopher; McGovern, Nancy Y.; Bishop, Alice – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2016
Data are a valuable national resource for a variety of stakeholders across all sectors of society. Dramatic advances in information and communication technology have opened up unprecedented opportunities for broad public access, innovative research, and citizen engagement, but this potential can be realized only if data are properly managed and…
Descriptors: Archives, Museums, Libraries, Federal Aid
Council on Library and Information Resources, 2016
"Terra Cognita" surveys the current landscape of archival research and the experiences of emerging scholars seeking to navigate it. Drawing on data from the Council on Library and Information Resources' (CLIR's) Mellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources, the report takes an in-depth look at how the conditions and…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Archives, Mentors, Reflection
Mink, Meridith Beck – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2016
In September 2015, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) a grant to investigate the early impacts of the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) programs, in order to inform subsequent development of similar programs by others with a vested interest in building…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Library Services, Information Management, Library Automation
Okerson, Ann; Holzman, Alex – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015
The report explores the revitalization of library publishing and its possible future, and examines elements that influence the success and sustainability of library publishing initiatives. The authors trace the history of library publishing and factors that have transformed the publishing landscape, and describe several significant library-press…
Descriptors: Publishing Industry, Library Services, Success, Sustainability
Maclachlan, John C., Ed.; Waraksa, Elizabeth A., Ed.; Williford, Christa, Ed. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015
This volume celebrates the first decade of Council on Library and Information Resources' (CLIR) Postdoctoral Fellowship Program by bringing together 20 past and present CLIR postdoctoral fellows to share their thoughts on their experiences, and more broadly, on the direction of academia. Each essay is a look into the working conditions associated…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Fellowships, Library Education, Futures (of Society)
Oestreicher, Cheryl, Ed. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015
The 2015 CLIR Unconference & Symposium was the capstone event to seven years of grant funding through CLIR's Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives program. These proceedings group presentations by theme. Collaborations provides examples of multi-institutional projects, including one international collaboration; Student and Faculty…
Descriptors: Special Libraries, Archives, Cataloging, Student Participation
Kirchner, Joy; Diaz, José; Henry, Geneva; Fliss, Susan; Culshaw, John; Gendron, Heather; Cawthorne, Jon E. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015
In 2013, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a group of seven librarians from the Research Library Leadership Fellows program of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) a planning grant to examine the center of excellence (CoE) model for information services. Used in a variety of industries, CoEs are designed to attract the most talented…
Descriptors: Information Services, Library Services, Models, Research Libraries
Lewis, Vivian; Spiro, Lisa; Wang, Xuemao; Cawthorne, Jon E. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2015
This report sheds light on the expertise required to support a robust and sustainable digital scholarship (DS) program. It focuses first on defining and describing the key domain knowledge, skills, competencies, and mindsets at some of the world's most prominent digital scholarship programs. It then identifies the main strategies used to build…
Descriptors: Expertise, Scholarship, Electronic Publishing, Organizations (Groups)
Holmgren, Richard; Spencer, Gene – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2014
In December 2013, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) sponsored a workshop that explored the ways in which library and information technology services (LITS) organizations and academic institutions will need to evolve in the face of new challenges and opportunities. The workshop discussions, reflected in this paper, offer…
Descriptors: Library Services, Information Services, Information Technology, Academic Libraries
Foster, Nancy Fried, Ed. – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2014
This report is based on a series of presentations at the second CLIR Seminar on "Participatory Design of Academic Libraries," held at the University of Rochester's River Campus June 5-7, 2013. Participatory design is a relatively recent approach to understanding library user behavior. It is based on techniques used in anthropological and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Users (Information), Design, Participation
Kirschenbaum, Matthew G.; Ovenden, Richard; Redwine, Gabriela – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2010
The purpose of this report is twofold: first, to introduce the field of digital forensics to professionals in the cultural heritage sector; and second, to explore some particular points of convergence between the interests of those charged with collecting and maintaining born-digital cultural heritage materials and those charged with collecting…
Descriptors: Evidence, Persuasive Discourse, Information Technology, Cultural Background
Courant, Paul N.; Henry, Charles; Henry, Geneva; Nielsen, Matthew; Schonfeld, Roger C.; Smith, Kathlin; Spiro, Lisa – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2010
This document explores the transition from an analog to a digital environment for knowledge access, preservation, and reconstitution, and the implications of this transition for managing research collections. The volume comprises three reports. The first, "Can a New Research Library be All-Digital?" by Lisa Spiro and Geneva Henry,…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Academic Libraries, Library Materials, Access to Information
Bamberger, Rob; Brylawski, Sam – Council on Library and Information Resources, 2010
This is the first comprehensive, national-level study of the state of sound recording preservation ever conducted in the U.S. The authors have produced a study outlining the web of interlocking issues that now threaten the long-term survival of the sound recording history. This study tells everyone that major areas of America's recorded sound…
Descriptors: Nonprint Media, Preservation, Risk, Access to Information
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