Press Release: LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries Announce Virtual Copyright Education Centers Pilot Project

September 14, 2020By LYRASISPress Release

Atlanta, GA – September 14, 2020 – LYRASIS, a global non-profit membership organization providing technology and content solutions for libraries, museums, archives, and research communities, and Columbia University Libraries’ Copyright Advisory Services are joining forces to pilot a new Virtual Copyright Education Center. This pilot will introduce a robust progressive curriculum designed to enable cultural heritage professionals … Read More

Revisit the VIVO Conference 2020!

September 9, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace No Comments

The VIVO Conference 2020, which took place past June 16-18, was unique in many ways;  We have had our first online conference, a form of event that is becoming increasingly common and likely to remain for the duration of the COVID 19 pandemic, and it was a big step to make the VIVO community more inclusive. … Read More

Introducing Katy Klettlinger

September 3, 2020By LYRASISClasses and Events

LYRASIS is thrilled to introduce Katy Klettlinger as the newest member of the LYRASIS Consulting team. You may know Katy as one of LYRASIS’ outreach librarians. Since 2016, she has been working directly with member libraries in the Mid-Atlantic & Great Lakes region. Over the last year, Katy expanded the scope of her work, serving as a subject … Read More

Computers in Libraries and Internet Librarian Connect 2020

September 2, 2020By LYRASISEvents

A VIRTUAL EVENT | SEPTEMBER 21-25 LYRASIS invites our members to attend the Computers in Libraries and Internet Librarian Connect 2020 at a substantial discount. This virtual event is taking place September 21 – 25, 2020.  The All Access Virtual Pass includes access to all sessions, networking, and the virtual exhibit hall. It also includes access to archived session … Read More

Press Release: Performing Arts Readiness Project Releases Pocket Response Resource

September 1, 2020By LYRASISPerforming Arts Readiness, Press Release

September 1, 2020, Atlanta, GA – The Performing Arts Readiness project (PAR) has released the Pocket Response Resource (“PRR”). This free document is Phase I of a new, improved online readiness planning tool. As arts and cultural organizations prepare for and undertake safe re-opening steps, the PRR can be a critical element for the safety and security … Read More

LYRASIS Releases the LYRASIS 2020 DEI Survey Results Report

August 28, 2020By LYRASISPress Release

Atlanta, GA – August 28, 2020 – LYRASIS has released a report of the results on the LYRASIS 2020 DEI (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) Survey. Authored by Hannah Rosen, Strategist for Research and Scholarly Communication, and Jill Grogg, Strategist for Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives, the report is based on a survey conducted in May 2020. … Read More

Institutional ORCID Endorsements

August 17, 2020By LYRASISORCID US

Within the last year, academic senate groups at Stanford University and the California State University (CSU) system have formally endorsed ORCID for their respective campuses, helping to draw awareness and prioritize the need for ORCID adoption at these campuses and beyond. The ORCID US Community consortium held a community call on June 16, 2020 to … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS Awarded $492,069 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

July 28, 2020By LYRASISPress Release

Atlanta, GA – July 27, 2020 – LYRASIS was awarded $492,069 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grants for Libraries program for two projects titled Open Source Software Sustainability in Practice and Fedora Migration Paths and Tools: A Pilot Project.   The Open Source Software Sustainability in Practice project will create and pilot an adaptable set of tools for practical … Read More

DuraCloud’s Chronopolis Preservation Storage Price Reduced 40%

July 27, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace

LYRASIS is excited to announce a significant price reduction for storage fees in the DuraCloud Enterprise Chronopolis plan. The annual storage fee is now $300 per TB for up to 19 TB of storage, and $275 per TB for 20 or more TB of storage.  DuraCloud is an open source, hosted digital preservation storage service that has been helping institutions preserve 400+ TB of content in … Read More

Are Your University’s Researchers Discoverable?

July 14, 2020By Julia Trimmer, VIVO Community MemberDuraSpace

As the world awaits more information about COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus, we look to biomedical research to deliver information, treatments, and an eventual vaccine.  Lately, research processes are accelerating, and researchers are collaborating, comparing results, and working together more than ever. To collaborate effectively, researchers need to find each other quickly, but that can … Read More

NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 3

July 10, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace

Dear DSpace Community, The DSpace Leadership Group, the DSpace Committers and LYRASIS are proud to announce that DSpace 7.0 Beta 3 is now available for download and testing.   Beta 3 is the third scheduled Beta release provided for community feedback and to introduce the new features of the 7.0 platform. As a Beta release, we … Read More