ORCID US Community Newsletter – June 2021

ORCID US Community Newsletter – June 2021

June 9, 2021By LYRASISORCID US

The ORCID US Community consortium is still growing strong! This is our sixth newsletter, featuring updates from across the community over the past 6 months. Past newsletters can be found in the ORCID US Community Blog. To contribute to future newsletters, please email orcidus@lyrasis.org. Stay well! Community Snapshot Member institutions = 150 (As of Jun. … Read More

Press Release: Springer Nature and LYRASIS Announce Open Access Sponsorship Agreement for Books that Support Research and Teaching Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Press Release: Springer Nature and LYRASIS Announce Open Access Sponsorship Agreement for Books that Support Research and Teaching Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

June 8, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

New sponsoring partnership between LYRASIS and Springer Nature for a suite of open access books on climate change, equity, peace, and justice will advance global collaboration. Atlanta | Heidelberg | London, 08 June 2021 – Springer Nature has signed its first sponsorship agreement for open access books with LYRASIS, a US non-profit membership association of libraries, … Read More

Press Release: DOAB and OAPEN Enter into a New Partnership with LYRASIS to Develop its Services for their U.S. Partners

Press Release: DOAB and OAPEN Enter into a New Partnership with LYRASIS to Develop its Services for their U.S. Partners

May 21, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

The Hague – 21 May 2021 – The DOAB Foundation and OAPEN Foundation are pleased to announce a new partnership with LYRASIS. Through this partnership, DOAB, OAPEN and LYRASIS will establish a pathway for U.S. institutions to support the continuing development of open infrastructure services for open access (OA) books.   The Directory of Open Access … Read More

ORCID & Repositories

ORCID & Repositories

May 5, 2021By Sheila RabunORCID US

While ORCID iDs and the ORCID API can fit within any aspect of the research and scholarship lifecycle, repositories are an especially relevant area of interest for many organizations in the ORCID US Community. ORCID provides technical infrastructure that can be used in repository systems to improve author identification and streamline workflows related to information … Read More

What’s new for DSpace: 4Science Update

What’s new for DSpace: 4Science Update

April 24, 2021By Jennifer BielewskiLYRASIS

Update provided by Susanna Mornati, 4Science 4Science is an innovative company, working on IT systems that are on the Internet, 4Science carried on tirelessly during the pandemic and we thank the customers who continued to put their trust in us. It is only by providing services to institutions that we can continue to invest resources … Read More

Member Summit Welcome by Pamela Newkirk

Member Summit Welcome by Pamela Newkirk

April 19, 2021By LYRASISMember Summit

Join this community conversation as we highlight the status of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) efforts in the scientific and cultural heritage space and discuss how we can evolve our practices to be more effective. We are excited to bring Dr. Pamela Newkirk, author of Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, an … Read More

DSPACE 7.0 Beta 5 Now Available

DSPACE 7.0 Beta 5 Now Available

April 19, 2021By LYRASISDuraSpace, LYRASIS

Join the DSpace 7.0 Testathon & Try Out Beta 5! From April 19 – May 7, 2021, we are running a Community Testathon of the DSpace 7.0 Beta 5 Release.  As this is the final Beta before the 7.0 release, Testathon is an opportunity for anyone to test the Beta 5 release, and report their … Read More

To Reskill or Recruit?

To Reskill or Recruit?

April 15, 2021By Jennifer BielewskiLYRASIS

How is your library addressing the evergreen questions around skills management, equitable access to professional development, and whether to recruit or reskill? What if a library staffer adds a specific expertise and it remains “hidden” in a department or on a CV – what opportunities might be missed? The pandemic has only added to this … Read More