Lyrasis November Instructor Spotlight: Audrey Barbakoff

October 27, 2022By Jennifer BielewskiClass Spotlight, Classes and Events, Lyrasis

Our October Instructor Spotlights Audrey Barbakoff, founder and CEO of Co/Lab Capacity LLC. Audrey has over a decade of experience as a librarian and manager in public libraries, ranging from a tiny rural library in Connecticut to a 50-branch system in Washington state. Audrey’s innovative library work has been recognized by Library Journal Movers & … Read More

Expression of Support

June 16, 2021By Jennifer BielewskiOpen Access

LYRASIS has signed an Expression of Support for working with small independent publishers as recommended by the recent report, How to enable smaller independent publishers to participate in OA agreements. This report was released on behalf of cOAlition S and the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers by Information Power, a consultancy service specializing … Read More

What’s new for DSpace: 4Science Update

April 24, 2021By Jennifer BielewskiLyrasis

Update provided by Susanna Mornati, 4Science 4Science is an innovative company, working on IT systems that are on the Internet, 4Science carried on tirelessly during the pandemic and we thank the customers who continued to put their trust in us. It is only by providing services to institutions that we can continue to invest resources … Read More

Catalyst Fund Projects Webinar Series

October 8, 2019By Jennifer BielewskiLyrasis No Comments

The 2018 Catalyst Fund recipients are completing their projects. Join us for the Catalyst Fund Webinar Series to hear updates about each project, speak directly with the staff who ran the projects, ask questions and see how to apply their work to your own institution. The webinars are 1 hour in length and are free … Read More

FADGI (Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative): Standards-Compliant Still Image Digitization Webinars

June 11, 2018By Jennifer BielewskiLyrasis No Comments

FADGI (Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative): Standards-Compliant Still Image Digitization Webinars What makes an image a “good” image? How can image quality be measured in a standards-compliant, repeatable fashion?  Digitization consumes resources, and there only may be a single opportunity to convert certain collections; how can we make sure that it is done in accordance … Read More

Preparing for Hurricane Irma; Relief from Harvey

September 6, 2017By Jennifer BielewskiLyrasis

Through our work with the National Endowment for the Humanities, LYRASIS provides a variety of publications and linked resources for institutions to more fully develop an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of disaster planning and response. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and strength of Hurricane Irma, take a look at additional resources that … Read More

Managing Change

August 29, 2016By Jennifer BielewskiClass Spotlight, Classes and Events

This is a special invite to attend our September 9, 2016 2nd Friday Session, Managing Change in Information Organizations from the Inside Out. We received feedback in almost every LYRASIS Leadership Forum that managing change, whether its change in staff, budgets, direction, software, is something that staff struggle with no matter how large the scope … Read More