Press Release: LYRASIS Announces the 2021 Catalyst Fund Recipients and Their Projects

Press Release: LYRASIS Announces the 2021 Catalyst Fund Recipients and Their Projects

July 7, 2021By LYRASISFeatured, Press Release

Atlanta, GA – July 7, 2021 –LYRASIS, a non-profit member organization serving the global landscape of academic and public libraries, scholarly research, archives, museums, and galleries, is pleased to announce the 2021 recipients of the LYRASIS Catalyst Fund. The Catalyst Fund is an award program that provides support for new ideas and innovative projects from … Read More

Dan Rather’s What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel Available Free To All Nevada Residents, Sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District & Macmillan

Dan Rather’s What Unites Us: The Graphic Novel Available Free To All Nevada Residents, Sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District & Macmillan

July 6, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

Partnership with Macmillan shares this important work from America’s legendary journalist as an example of a new eBook platform’s potential as a community forum Las Vegas, NV – July 5, 2021 – In an innovative eBook partnership between public libraries and book publishers, Las Vegas Clark-County Library District (LVCCLD) and Macmillan announced the availability, to … Read More

Press Release: New Digital Platform Empowers Public Libraries and Patrons, Boosts Equitable Access to Knowledge

Press Release: New Digital Platform Empowers Public Libraries and Patrons, Boosts Equitable Access to Knowledge

June 28, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

Knight Foundation Investment Ushers in Model for Innovation, Impact, Community Engagement Atlanta, GA, June 28, 2021 – A powerful partnership of industry leaders today announced The Palace Project, a transformational, library-centered platform for digital content and services. The Palace Project, with a $5 million investment by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for LYRASIS, … Read More

Expression of Support

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

Press Release: LYRASIS Announces Acquisition of BiblioLabs; Combination Supports Mission of Library-Driven Content and Expands Community Engagement

Press Release: LYRASIS Announces Acquisition of BiblioLabs; Combination Supports Mission of Library-Driven Content and Expands Community Engagement

June 15, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

June 15, 2021 – Atlanta, GA – LYRASIS, a global non-profit serving libraries, archives, museums and research communities, announces the acquisition of BiblioLabs, LLC., a Charleston, SC-based library technology firm. The acquisition unites two organizations on the leading edge of library software and support services and transitions BiblioLabs from a mission-aligned for-profit firm into the mission-driven non-profit … Read More

LYRASIS Acquires BiblioLabs – FAQ

LYRASIS Acquires BiblioLabs – FAQ

June 15, 2021By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

LYRASIS, a global nonprofit serving libraries, archives, museums and research communities, announces the acquisition of BiblioLabs, LLC., a Charleston, SC-based library technology firm. The acquisition will bring together two organizations on the leading edge of library software and support services. Why LYRASIS and BiblioLabs? The organizations share a mission to empower libraries with modern cultural … Read More

Press Release: The New York Public Library and LYRASIS Announce Next Steps in National E-Book Collaboration

Press Release: The New York Public Library and LYRASIS Announce Next Steps in National E-Book Collaboration

June 11, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

Following a nearly two-year collaboration to empower public libraries to have more control over their e-book delivery platforms, both organizations are expanding their efforts while pursuing the mission on two separate tracks. June 11, 2021 – The New York Public Library (NYPL) and LYRASIS have announced that, following a two-year collaboration to empower public libraries around … Read More