October 2021 Leaders Forum Summary

October 2021 Leaders Forum Summary

October 20, 2021By Erin TrippLYRASIS, LYRASIS Leaders Forum

Hello Leaders,   Thanks to everyone who joined the Leaders Forum yesterday. For those who missed it, here is a summary.  Our keynote speaker, Dr. Marcus Collins, offered a unique view on the challenges and opportunities in open source software in large part because he’s not from the world of cultural and scientific heritage. He’s a … Read More

Public Libraries: Upskilling Your Team Just Easier (and more affordable!)

Public Libraries: Upskilling Your Team Just Easier (and more affordable!)

October 14, 2021By adminLYRASIS Learning

LYRASIS Learning is now available for non-members LYRASIS Learning was created to increase access to online training for all staff at subscribing institutions, including public libraries. Our training catalog is always expanding, with live sessions offered year round, and a Learning Library of over 250 recorded sessions. Browse our entire Learning Library by collection, or … Read More

ORCID@Rutgers: An Ongoing Collaboration Across Campus

ORCID@Rutgers: An Ongoing Collaboration Across Campus

October 11, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

Rutgers University, the state university of New Jersey, is a large institution that enrolls over 71,000 students and employs thousands of faculty and staff including international scholars from over 80 countries. Like many other institutions, Rutgers University has experienced concerns with name ambiguity of their faculty/researchers from others across the globe. With that in mind, … Read More

Transferring Works Citations from Google Scholar to ORCID

Transferring Works Citations from Google Scholar to ORCID

October 9, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

Google Scholar can be a helpful tool for finding publications on the web, and Google Scholar Profiles are used by academics and researchers who have published academic content online. Although Google Scholar uses algorithms to search and find authors’ work across the web, unfortunately Google Scholar has not yet integrated with the ORCID API (application … Read More

LYRASIS Now: CSCI Values and Principles

LYRASIS Now: CSCI Values and Principles

October 5, 2021By LYRASISLYRASIS

Much like the member libraries we serve, the work of the LYRASIS division currently known as Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives (CSCI) continues to evolve. Over the past year, during an unprecedented worldwide health crisis that affected all our lives in unimaginable ways, the CSCI team took a moment to pause and codify our values and principles to better … Read More

Challenges and Opportunities in Open Source Software

Challenges and Opportunities in Open Source Software

September 20, 2021By LYRASISFeatured, LYRASIS

We’re excited to announce that our fall Leaders Forum of 2021, themed Challenges and Opportunities in Open Source Software, will take place on Tuesday, October 19 10:30 am – 12:30 pm ET/ 2:30 – 4:30 pm UTC.   This Leaders Forum will be a welcome opportunity to connect with peers this fall. Organized in a brief, two-hour format, we will hear a series of … Read More

Save the Date for our Fall LYRASIS Leaders Forum – Online!

Save the Date for our Fall LYRASIS Leaders Forum – Online!

August 27, 2021By LYRASISEvents

Date & Time: October 19, 2021. 10:30 am – 12:30 pm ET/ 2:30 – 4:30 pm UTC Theme: Challenges and Opportunities in Community-Supported Open-Source Software (OSS)   Keynote Speaker: Marcus Collins, PhD, Award-Winning advertising expert on culture, consumption, and communities and a Lecturer of Marketing at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan.   Keynote Session Description: How can we establish new rituals to underscore the value of investing in and adopting open source software? Marcus Collins, an award-winning advertising expert on culture, … Read More

Open Research Infrastructure Programs at LYRASIS

Open Research Infrastructure Programs at LYRASIS

August 26, 2021By LYRASISLYRASIS, ORCID US

Academic libraries, and institutional repositories in particular, play a key role in the ongoing quest for ways to gather metrics and connect the dots between researchers and research contributions in order to measure “institutional impact,” while also streamlining workflows to reduce administrative burden. Identifying accurate metrics and measurements for illustrating “impact” is a goal that … Read More

Stanford University Faculty Senate Endorses ORCID Adoption

Stanford University Faculty Senate Endorses ORCID Adoption

August 25, 2021By LYRASISLYRASIS, ORCID US

Stanford University became an ORCID member in 2016 through the NorthEast Research Libraries consortium (NERL), subsequently joining with the ORCID US Community in 2018.  With enthusiastic support from the libraries and research office, the use of ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier) by Stanford researchers has been promoted for several years as a best … Read More