Announcing the ARK Alliance

January 29, 2021By LYRASISLYRASIS

Originally posted at We are thrilled to introduce the ARK Alliance as heir to the successful ARKs-in-the-Open initiative, which began in 2018 with the goal of launching an open, global community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in the scholarly ecosystem. And just this week the 700th ARK-assigning organization … Read More

Computers in Libraries 2021

January 29, 2021By LYRASISEvents

A VIRTUAL EVENT | MARCH 22 – 25, 2021! As a LYRASIS member, you are eligible to attend the all-new virtual Computers in Libraries 2021 at a discounted rate. Use the following discount registration information to purchase the  Virtual Pass, which includes access to all sessions, networking, and the virtual exhibit hall. It also includes access to … Read More

Partnering with Internal Stakeholders to Adopt ORCID

January 4, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

Within the research and scholarly communication landscape, initiatives like ORCID are most beneficial to all parties involved when multiple stakeholders can work together to strategize for adoption and promotion of best practices. For universities participating in the ORCID US Community consortium, libraries have generally taken the lead in ORCID adoption efforts, which makes sense, because … Read More