The International Coalition of Library Consortia: origins, contributions and path forward

October 6, 2015By Celeste FeatherLyrasis

Article was originally posted at UKSG Insights. Abstract The International Coalition of Library Consortia (ICOLC) has its origins in informal discussion and meetings held 2 decades ago. The organization has been a steady presence in the library world as the need and demand for collaboration increased due to changes in educational funding and technology. Early … Read More

Open Access Initiatives for Scholarly Monographs

December 9, 2014By Celeste FeatherLyrasis No Comments

LYRASIS is actively engaged in the growing movement to support open access for scholarly monographs in the humanities and social sciences. Earlier this year we provided North American administrative support for the Knowledge Unlatched pilot project that gathered 297 libraries across the globe and made 28 scholarly monographs accessible to the world. Other initiatives and … Read More