LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative

LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative

June 12, 2015By Jennifer BielewskiLYRASIS, LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative

What do Sandra Bullock and Martha Stewart have in common with LYRASIS? Their yearbook photographs are part of the many collections that are freely accessible online thanks to the LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative. Currently, more than 250 institutions, including many LYRASIS members, participate in the program. The LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative provides cost-effective digitization for materials such … Read More

Digital and Preservation Services Classes from LYRASIS

May 28, 2015By Jennifer BielewskiClass Spotlight, Classes and Events No Comments

This Summer, LYRASIS is offering online classes including “Promotion and Outreach for Preservation,” “Caring for Scrapbooks: Preservation and Digitization Today,” and “Using MODS to Describe Cultural Heritage Resources.” All times displayed are Eastern Standard. To register or to see the full LYRASIS class schedule go to https://www.lyrasis.org/Pages/Events.aspx Promotion and Outreach for Preservation 6/2/2015 4:00PM – … Read More

LYRASIS Supports Photographic and Audio-Visual Preservation

LYRASIS Supports Photographic and Audio-Visual Preservation

May 11, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

In early April, LYRASIS issued grant checks to five Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCU) institutions to support the preservation of photographic and audio-visual materials. The five HBCUs are participants in the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded HBCU Preservation Project. This project is the third in a series that addresses the needs of HBCU collections that … Read More

Don’t Forget to Register for eGathering 2015

Don’t Forget to Register for eGathering 2015

May 6, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

eGathering 2015 – May 20, 2015 at 1 pm ET FREE and online for all LYRASIS members [zilla_button url=”http://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=3452&seid=209″ style=”green” size=”medium” type=”round” target=”_blank”] Register Now [/zilla_button] Featuring a Keynote from Jason Griffey Jason Griffey is a 2009 Library Journal Mover & Shaker and founder/principal consultant at Evenly Distributed as well as designer and director of The … Read More

eGathering Speaker Profile – Brianna Marshall

eGathering Speaker Profile – Brianna Marshall

April 28, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

How did you wind up working in and with libraries? I have a somewhat unromantic tale about my decision to work in libraries! I was a freshman in college, one month in, and I was already alarmed that I didn’t know exactly what career I would pursue. I wanted to get an English degree but … Read More