WALDO Transition

October 31, 2022By LyrasisLyrasis

In August 2022, it was announced that the WALDO Executive Board voted to discontinue its 501c3 organization as a discrete entity and will gradually conclude WALDO’s operations during fiscal year (FY) 2023, which ends June 30, 2023. WALDO has been in discussion with Lyrasis since early 2020, with the Board investigating its options to make … Read More

Lyrasis Announces John Wilkin as New Chief Executive Officer

October 26, 2022By LyrasisFeatured, Press Release

Atlanta, GA – October 26, 2022. Lyrasis, a mission-driven, community-led nonprofit serving libraries, museums and research communities, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wilkin as the organization’s new CEO. He will begin the role effective December 1, 2022. Wilkin, who is currently Dean of Libraries and University Librarian at the University of Illinois, … Read More

October Instructor Spotlight: Lauren Comito and Christian Zabriskie

October 10, 2022By LyrasisLyrasis

Our October Instructor Spotlights not one but two LYRASIS instructors, Lauren Comito and Christian Zabriskie. They are teaching Trauma in the Workplace on October 12. Lauren is currently a Neighborhood Library Supervisor at Brooklyn Public Library and Executive Director of Urban Librarians Unite, a national 501c3 not for profit focused on providing training, advocacy, and … Read More

Streamlining Research Information Management with ORCID & Pure at RTI International (Research Triangle Institute)

September 22, 2022By LyrasisFeatured, Lyrasis, ORCID US

RTI International (Research Triangle Institute) is a non-profit research institute based in North Carolina that provides research services for government and commercial clients around the globe. RTI became an ORCID member organization in 2017 through LYRASIS, which then became the ORCID US Community consortium in 2018. This blog post is based on a presentation by … Read More

CollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight for Education

September 15, 2022By LyrasisCollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight, Featured, Lyrasis

CollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight: CollectionSpace for Education SAVE THE DATE! September 27th, 1:00-2:30pm Eastern Join us for the CollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight webinar on September 27. CollectionSpace is one of the leading web-based, open source collections management software solutions used by a wide range of institution types and museums. While museums continually seek to make … Read More

WALDO To Cease Operations for Group Licensing

August 25, 2022By LyrasisFeatured, Lyrasis

The WALDO Executive Board has voted to discontinue its 501c3 organization as a discrete entity and will gradually conclude WALDO’s operations during fiscal year (FY) 2023, which ends June 30, 2023.  LYRASIS, a nonprofit membership organization, has been entrusted by the WALDO Board to act as the fiscal and administrative agent for the former WALDO … Read More

University of Michigan Press Hits 2022 Open Access Books Target; Ready to Expand Open Access in 2023

August 23, 2022By LyrasisLyrasis, Open Access 2 Comments

The following article was posted on behalf of University of Michigan Press. The 2023 Michigan Ebook Collection marks the third year of University of Michigan of Press’s renewed commitment to open access through its Fund to Mission program. This OA monograph model has allowed UMP to better align with our mission of sustainably distributing scholarship … Read More

Meet Sam Eddington

August 23, 2022By LyrasisClasses and Events, Lyrasis

Meet Sam Eddington- LYRASIS Learning Program Leader Recently, Sam Eddington joined LYRASIS as the new Program Leader for LYRASIS Learning and Professional Development. Sam is an experienced training professional with a background in developing statewide training initiatives, and has worked in academic, public, and regional libraries. He also served on and chaired many national and state … Read More

MIT’s PhysioNet Platform Uses Trust Markers in ORCID Records to Streamline Data Access Credentials

June 28, 2022By LyrasisORCID US

This blog is re-posted from ORCID’s blog titled “A Use Case for Trust Markers in ORCID Records: Streamlining the Credentialing Process,” published on June 8, 2022.  PhysioNet is an ORCID-enabled repository of medical research data managed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Laboratory for Computational Physiology. MIT became an ORCID member in 2014 and … Read More

LYRASIS DataCite US Community Newsletter – June 2022

June 14, 2022By LyrasisDataCite US Community

Launched in January 2021, the LYRASIS DataCite US Community is growing strong! This is the first official newsletter for the LYRASIS DataCite program. Community Snapshot Participating organizations = 19 DOIs registered to date = 22,447 Participating organizations as of June 1, 2022 include: Brandeis University Brown University CyVerse Dauphin Island Sea Lab – Marine Environmental … Read More

NSPM-33 & ORCID: Information for Research Organizations

June 14, 2022By LyrasisLyrasis, ORCID US

This is a living document that will be updated over time as more details about NSPM-33-related policies become available. Last updated: August 29, 2022. In January 2021, the White House released a National Security Presidential Memorandum (NSPM-33) on United States (US) Government-Supported Research and Development National Security Policy. NSPM-33 directs Federal agencies conducting research and/or … Read More