A Letter from John Wilkin

December 1, 2022By adminCEO Letter, Featured, Lyrasis

Dear Colleague, It is with great enthusiasm that I write to all of you, the members, users, partners and the entire Lyrasis community. Some of you may already know me through my decades of work in the library and technology fields, and to some of you I am likely a new face. Regardless, I am … Read More

Public Libraries: Upskilling Your Team Just Easier (and more affordable!)

October 14, 2021By adminLYRASIS Learning

LYRASIS Learning is now available for non-members LYRASIS Learning was created to increase access to online training for all staff at subscribing institutions, including public libraries. Our training catalog is always expanding, with live sessions offered year round, and a Learning Library of over 250 recorded sessions. Browse our entire Learning Library by collection, or … Read More

Ongoing LYRASIS Learning Curriculum Development

May 12, 2020By adminClasses and Events

LYRASIS is always learning more about what is needed and of interest from LYRASIS members: What do staff members need to know? What are the trending topics being discussed across cultural heritage institutions and the digital scholarly ecosystem? To amplify the effectiveness of LYRASIS Learning, we are seeking more feedback from our community on what … Read More

Help Advance Library Publishing Infrastructure with Your Ideas: A Quick Survey

April 14, 2020By adminLyrasis

From CDL/Educopia/Stratos/LYRASIS/COAR/Longleaf: We know these are complicated times, and you are enduring challenges in multiple areas.  Many of us are adjusting to new working environments (and office-mates!), and our tools, workflows, and communication methods are being stretched and tested under new constraints.  The NGLP project has funding from Arcadia to invest in existing, emerging, and new infrastructure … Read More

Current Focus: Library eLending Made Easy

February 19, 2020By adminLyrasis, Product Spotlight

The growing SimplyE community is currently working with State Libraries, Consortia, and individual public libraries to ensure that there is a production-ready baseline of Ebook access to provide a rich eLending experience for large numbers of public library patrons using SimplyE.   The SimplyE patron experience occurs through the user app, available for iPhone and Android. … Read More

Dr. Michael Conlon: Leadership Marked Tenure as VIVO Project Director

January 6, 2020By adminLyrasis

Dr. Michael Conlon, the VIVO Project Director since 2015 who has guided VIVO from a grant-funded project to an open-source, member-supported community, has stepped down from that position on December 20, 2019. As the Emeritus Project Director, Mike will continue to be active in the VIVO Project, leading the Ontology Interest Group and serving as … Read More

LYRASIS Learning: Free Trial for ACA Members

May 1, 2019By adminLYRASIS Learning

LYRASIS is proud to partner with the Academy of Certified Archivists to offer a LYRASIS Learning discount to all ACA members for LYRASIS Learning to access more than 25+ classes that are pre-certified for Archival Recertification Credits (ARCs). These credits are needed to maintain ACA certification. Click to browse LYRASIS classes. Pre-certified classes include: Audiovisual Preservation DAMS … Read More

ORCID at Boston College: Create & Connect with PeopleSoft

December 11, 2018By adminORCID US

Boston College is one of the ORCID US Community member institutions leading the way for ORCID adoption at US research institutions (see current member list). Boston College became an ORCID member so they could take advantage of the name disambiguation, interoperability, and time-saving benefits of ORCID as a single identifier for researchers to use throughout … Read More

ITAV Exclusive Webinar Series

August 28, 2018By adminLyrasis

It Takes a Village: Open Source Software Sustainability A Deeper Look at the Facets of OSS Sustainability Are you working with, developing or hoping to participate in an open source program? Why do some programs seem more successful than others? Why do some live on grants while some achieve community sustainability? What can we learn … Read More

New Classes Added to LYRASIS Learning Based On Your Input

August 21, 2018By adminClasses and Events, Lyrasis, LYRASIS Learning

Great news for LYRASIS Learning subscribers; LYRASIS has added new classes based on your input. If you’re not already a subscriber, click here for more information or contact Annie Peterson. New Live Classes Generation Z: Libraries and Post-Millennial Generation – 8/29 Web Archiving: An Introduction to Basic Concepts and Tools – 8/30 LYRASIS Trending Topics: Hidden in … Read More