LYRASIS Digital Technology Services Demos at ALA Midwinter

January 14, 2015By LYRASISALA, Islandora Hosting

Please join us at ALA Midwinter in Chicago to learn more about LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Services, LYRASIS CollectionSpace Hosting and LYRASIS Islandora Hosting Services. LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Services Demo Friday, January 30, 2015 2:00 – 3:00 pm CT Room: Hyatt Regency McCormick – Field/CC 20C [zilla_button url=”http://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/EventDetail.aspx?Eid=76B41BBE-0D7B-E411-88A4-002219586F0D” style=”green” size=”medium” type=”round” target=”_blank”] Register Here for Free [/zilla_button] LYRASIS CollectionSpace … Read More

Digital Video Resources from LYRASIS

January 9, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

We know that your users need a wealth of content and that students want that information in quick, high-quality video. Give your users the digital video resources they need, streaming and at their fingertips with these great offers from LYRASIS partners. Alexander Street Press Top-notch academic content, delivered through high-quality streaming video. Collections include a … Read More

Congratulations to Siobhan Reardon, LYRASIS Board of Trustees member and former Board Chair

January 6, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

Siobhan A. Reardon: LJ’s 2015 Librarian of the Year President and Director, Free Library of Philadelphia She engineered the creation of an ambitious, five-year strategic plan, underpinned by a powerful mission to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity through the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP). Siobhan A. Reardon had been in the director’s chair for less … Read More

Visit ALA Exhibits for Free

December 16, 2014By LYRASISALA

LYRASIS invites you to visit the ALA Midwinter Conference Exhibits for FREE! Please stop by the LYRASIS booth #3311 and ask us about LYRASIS Digital and LYRASIS New and Special Offers. [zilla_button url=”LYRASIS invites you to visit the ALA Midwinter Conference Exhibits for FREE! Please stop by the LYRASIS booth #3311 and ask us about LYRASIS Digital and LYRASIS New and Special Offers. Click … Read More

Computers in Libraries 2015 Conference

December 9, 2014By LYRASISClasses and Events

LYRASIS members receive discounts on the Computers in Libraries annual conference – the most comprehensive North American conference and exhibition on all aspects of library and information delivery technology. LYRASIS invites members to attend this year’s Computers in Libraries 2015 Conference in Washington D.C. at a major discount. This year’s conference theme is “SyncUp: Technology & Libraries for … Read More

ALA Midwinter 2015

December 9, 2014By LYRASISClasses and Events

A​LA Midwinter 2015 (1/30-2/3) LYRASIS will be exhibiting at this conference. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago, IL at the LYRASIS booth #3311. Please stop by the LYRASIS booth and ask staff about LYRASIS Digital, New and Special Offers, and more.

Kate Nevins, LYRASIS Executive Director, Announces Her Retirement

December 9, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS No Comments

Join us in congratulating Kate Nevins, LYRASIS Executive Director, on her upcoming retirement after 20 years with the organization. In recent years, Nevins and the LYRASIS Board of Trustees have steered the organization into the digital realm and introduced LYRASIS Digital, an initiative designed to expand digital capacities in member institutions and make content and collections … Read More

Special Offers

December 7, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS

These offers are expiring soon. Request a quote today from membersupport@lyrasis.org. ACLS Humanities eBook Project More than 4,000 books vetted and recommended by the American Council of Learned Societies Save 15% off list on new 5-year subscriptions 2 months free for new 1-year subscriptions Offer expires December 15 Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) Collection … Read More

Upcoming Information Sessions

November 17, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS

Expand your knowledge with these upcoming information sessions from LYRASIS, all are FREE for members. LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative – Newspaper Digitization Information Session (11/20) Introducing FOSS4LIB (12/1) LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Services Demo (12/1) LYRASIS Products and Services Spotlight: Ambrose Streaming Video (12/3 and 12/4)

Leigh Grinstead Elected to AASLH Council

November 11, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS

Leigh Grinstead has been elected by the members of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) as a council member. Effective September 19, 2014, her four-year term responsibilities include setting policy, providing leadership and strategic planning for the Association, and representing AASLH members and the field at large. Leigh has a long history … Read More

LYRASIS and RAILS Partner for Digitization Consulting & Training

November 11, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS No Comments

LYRASIS staff members, Laurie Gemmill Arp and Leigh Grinstead, are working with the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) Consortium to provide its libraries with expert digitization assistance, including collection assessment, grant writing, digitization training, both in-person and online, and other related consulting. Through the various activities (face to face workshops, online classes and collections assessments) with this RAILS initiative, we … Read More