2020 Annual Report

December 9, 2020By LYRASISLYRASIS

We are pleased to announce our FY 2020 annual report. This was a year filled with challenges for all of us, and we are proud of what we as a community have accomplished together. LYRASIS remains committed to helping our members and more navigate our new environment and continue innovating for the benefit of all. … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – December 2020

December 3, 2020By Sheila RabunORCID US

As we wrap up the 2020 calendar year, we are looking into how the ORCID US Community has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic this year, and reflecting on the progress we’ve made since the ORCID US Community consortium was launched three years ago in 2018. This is our fifth newsletter, featuring updates from … Read More

Introducing VIVO

December 2, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace

By Julia Trimmer and Bruce Herbert Since making headlines in 2009 with the award of a $12.2 million NIH grant, the VIVO Project has grown into a platform with multiple applications and scores of community-developed tools. VIVO is a community-supported software program that’s now part of the DuraSpace Community Supported Programs Division, so it might … Read More

EXPIRING SOON: Fall Featured Offers

November 17, 2020By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

The following fall featured offers are expiring soon:  Creekside Digital 2020 Fall Special Offer    Creekside Digital is pleased to offer LYRASIS members an additional 5% on all newspaper scans, both in print and microfilm/fiche form Projects must be quoted and confirmed as proceeding by November 30th, 2020 Please contact your member outreach representative to take advantage … Read More

LYRASIS @ CNI: The Future of Professional Development

November 10, 2020By LYRASISEvents, LYRASIS

CNI begins today! Don’t miss this session from LYRASIS’s Erin Tripp and Skilltype’s Tony Zanders: “Modernizing Scholarly Professional Development with A11Y and AI”. November 19 at 2:00 PM ET With traditional professional development upended by the pandemic, information professionals and their teams seek new ways to analyze, develop, and share their expertise. Since 2018, Skilltype – … Read More

ORCID & ProposalCentral: Benefits for Funders

October 28, 2020By LYRASISORCID US

There are several ways that ORCID can be leveraged by funding organizations using Altum’s ProposalCentral platform for grant application and reporting workflows. The following information is also available in our recent webinar recording: Put ORCID to work for you in ProposalCentral: Outputs, Impact, and Keeping Track of Grantee Careers! What is already possible in ProposalCentral? … Read More

Copyright Advisory Board Members

October 27, 2020By LYRASISLYRASIS

LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries are pleased to announce the members of the Advisory Board for the newly formed Virtual Copyright Education Center. As previously announced, LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries are joining forces to pilot the new program which will introduce a robust progressive curriculum designed to enable cultural heritage professionals to move beyond … Read More

Pandemic Resources

October 22, 2020By LYRASISConsulting

Need new resources or expertise for the post-COIVD environment? LYRASIS is pivoting our consulting practices to serve you now Look, we all know we are living in unprecedented, challenging times. This email isn’t about that. This is about the very real, very new ways that our members are conducting their work and how we are … Read More

Announcing Our Leaders Forum Keynote Speaker: Hassan Hassan – Lowering Barriers to Innovation: Getting from Idea to Pilot

October 1, 2020By LYRASISEvents

The theme of our fall event on October 28, 2020 is Innovating Through a Downturn. Organized in two sessions to accommodate our members in different time zones, we will have sessions on challenging assumptions, low barrier and inclusive methods for validating new ideas, and a series of lightning talks.  This event will also tee up a vote for our Leaders … Read More

Intro to Skilltype

September 17, 2020By Tony Zanders, Founder & CEO, SkilltypeLYRASIS, Product Spotlight

Skilltype was created for the library and information science community to analyze, grow, and share expertise. Last week, we announced our partnership with LYRASIS to help distribute, develop, and support Skilltype moving forward. As a new company and software platform, we get questions every day about both our product and business. In this guest post, … Read More