Content Licensing and Scholarly Communication Initiatives: Origins, Current Trends and Strategic Directions

September 14, 2023By LyrasisContent and Scholarly Communications

In May, John Wilkin wrote about the role of Lyrasis in the community, responding to what he called the “radical interdependence” of our cultural heritage institutions and the need for Lyrasis to serve as the “connective tissue” to advance the interests of members of our community. One key way in which Lyrasis does that work … Read More

Lyrasis September Instructor Spotlight: Sandra Adell

September 6, 2023By LyrasisClasses, Lyrasis

Our September Instructor Spotlight is Sandra Adell. Sandra is teaching Inclusivity and the Humanities: Strategies for Teaching and Practice on Wednesday, September 20, from 2 – 3 p.m. EST. Sandra Adell is a literature professor in the Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She has published books and articles on African … Read More

DOAJ and Lyrasis Collaborate to Facilitate Library Support for Open Access

September 6, 2023By LyrasisLyrasis, Open Access, Press Releases

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Lyrasis, two prominent players in the global scholarly communications landscape, are pleased to announce a new partnership that enables libraries to provide crucial financial support to DOAJ. This collaboration underscores the commitment of both organizations to strengthen Open Access and democratize access to scholarly research. DOAJ, a … Read More

Supporting Your Patrons with Community-Focused Solutions

August 28, 2023By LyrasisLyrasis

Public Libraries serve as vital community hubs, bringing people together and creating physical and digital spaces for engagement, learning and the sharing of knowledge. At Lyrasis¹, we support those efforts with innovative technologies such as The Palace Project, BiblioBoard and the Indie Author Project that give librarians tools to help strengthen their library’s role as community … Read More