Iterative ORCID Adoption at the University of Rochester


The University of Rochester in New York became an ORCID member organization in 2017 initially through the NorthEast Research Libraries (NERL) consortium, prior to joining through the ORCID US Community consortium in 2018. This blog post is based on presentations by Lauren Di Monte, Assistant Dean, Digital & Research Strategies at University of Rochester River … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS Announces the 2020 Catalyst Fund Recipients and Their Projects

July 6, 2020By LYRASISCatalyst Fund, Press Release

Atlanta, GA – July 1, 2020 – LYRASIS, a non-profit member organization serving the global landscape of academic and public libraries, scholarly research, archives, museums, and galleries, is pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the LYRASIS Catalyst Fund. The Catalyst Fund is an award program that provides support for new ideas and innovative projects … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS Creates New Research and Innovation Division

June 11, 2020By LYRASISPress Release

Contact: Meg BlumDirector of Marketing & Communications800.999.8558, ext. Atlanta, GA – June 11, 2020 – LYRASIS is pleased to announce the creation of a new Research and Innovation Division. Led by Erin Tripp, the new division focuses on convening leaders, stewarding ideation, accelerating innovation by testing and piloting new programs, and mapping the knowledge community … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – June 2020


The ORCID US Community continues to grow as we are now halfway through our third calendar year, while also facing the ripple effects of the global coronavirus pandemic. This is our fourth newsletter, featuring updates from across the community over the past 6 months. Past newsletters can be found in the ORCID US Community Blog. … Read More

The ArchivesSpace Community: Working to Amplify and Support Antiracism and Inclusion

June 10, 2020By LYRASISArchivesSpace

LYRASIS is the organizational home for five community supported software programs. Recently the ArchivesSpace team sent a message to their community to get a conversation going about meaningful actions ArchivesSpace can undertake to amplify and support efforts around antiracism and inclusion. Christine Di Bella, ArchivesSpace Program Manager, offers some initial thoughts for the broader LYRASIS … Read More

VIVO Conference 2020: Explore the Program

June 9, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace, Events

The VIVO Conference will be held next week,  June 16-18 online. The organizers are pleased to invite you to browse this year’s exciting and comprehensive VIVO conference program. The program includes a Keynote and many speakers, workshops, panels, lightning talks and more–all online, easy for everyone to attend, and free of charge! Register Dr. Mathias … Read More

WEBINAR SERIES: DSpace Repositories During the COVID-19 Pandemic—World Heritage Digital Libraries at University of Coimbra

June 9, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace, Webinar

LYRASIS and the DSpace community are presenting an ongoing series of webinars focused on how DSpace is meeting the emerging needs of institutions around the world as they respond to the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The webinars highlight examples of how DSpace repositories have quickly adapted to provide critical infrastructure required during this crisis: … Read More

Black Lives Matter

June 4, 2020By Robert MillerLYRASIS

We at LYRASIS share the grief, pain and anger over the recent murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Sandra Bland, Philando Castile, Tony McDade, Tamir Rice, Breonna Taylor and all those who have been victims of racist attacks in the United States. This cannot continue, and we condemn these violent actions and racism in all … Read More

Press Release: CollectionSpace 6.0 is Now Available

June 2, 2020By LYRASISCollectionSpace, Press Release, Product Spotlight

Take a closer look at CollectionSpace 6.0–available now! The LYRASIS CollectionSpace team is delighted to announce the release of CollectionSpace 6.0 with exciting new features and improvements. CollectionSpace is a community-supported collections management (CMS) solution for museums and other collecting institutions, providing standards-based collections management workflows, robust tools to store and describe a wide variety … Read More

Getting On With the Business of Literacy in American Samoa

June 1, 2020By LYRASISSimplyE

Photo courtesy of The National Park Service  As cities, states and regions spread out across the United States and its territories plan for a return to economic and civic activity post pandemic, Justin Maga, Territorial Librarian for American Samoa and the Feleti Barstow Public Library, is focused on getting back to what he sees as … Read More

Your Invitation to a Free Online Introduction to Fedora Workshop

May 27, 2020By LYRASISDuraSpace

Your Invitation to a Free Online Introduction to Fedora WorkshopYou are invited to register for a free online Introduction to Fedora workshop to be held on June 23 from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET. Attendance is limited but a version of the workshop will be recorded and made available afterward.  The workshop will provide an overview … Read More