CLIR

CLIR Scholarly Engagement Study

Yesterday we had a great visit with CLIR Scholarly Engagement Study Team members Gabrielle Dean and Tim Stinson and CLIR Program Officer Christa Williford. Gabrielle and Tim gave a presentation about the CLIR-funded study aimed at tracking successful aspects of…

Symposium, part II

The CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium was a successful experience — in terms of our presentation of the French pamphlet project, as well as what we were able to learn from the other participants and speakers.  It was gratifying to…

CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium

Jennifer and I will attend the CLIR Hidden Collections Program Symposium in Washington, D.C., March 29-30.  The program looks good, promising to provide speakers, and break-out sessions in which we’ll get to hear how others have or will be managing…

C&RL News Announcement of Grant

The Grants and Acquisitions section of College & Research Libraries News (January 2010, 71:46-47)  had a blurb about our grant and project: The Newberry Library has received a $488,179 three-year grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)…

Now the Hard Work Really Begins

When writing a grant proposal, it seems like nothing could be more complicated, time consuming and difficult. While writing the CLIR proposal, I was gathering and coordinating information and ideas from many people at the Newberry. Curators provided information about…

Newberry Library French Pamphlet Project Funded!

We are very excited to learn that our grant proposal for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives initiative has been funded! Here is our Official Press release: Newberry Library Receives $500,000 Grant…

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