Open Access Initiatives for Scholarly Monographs

Open Access Initiatives for Scholarly Monographs

December 9, 2014By Celeste FeatherLYRASIS No Comments

LYRASIS is actively engaged in the growing movement to support open access for scholarly monographs in the humanities and social sciences. Earlier this year we provided North American administrative support for the Knowledge Unlatched pilot project that gathered 297 libraries across the globe and made 28 scholarly monographs accessible to the world. Other initiatives and … Read More

ALA Midwinter 2015

ALA Midwinter 2015

December 9, 2014By LYRASISClasses and Events

A​LA Midwinter 2015 (1/30-2/3) LYRASIS will be exhibiting at this conference. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago, IL at the LYRASIS booth #3311. Please stop by the LYRASIS booth and ask staff about LYRASIS Digital, New and Special Offers, and more.

Kate Nevins, LYRASIS Executive Director, Announces Her Retirement

Kate Nevins, LYRASIS Executive Director, Announces Her Retirement

December 9, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS No Comments

Join us in congratulating Kate Nevins, LYRASIS Executive Director, on her upcoming retirement after 20 years with the organization. In recent years, Nevins and the LYRASIS Board of Trustees have steered the organization into the digital realm and introduced LYRASIS Digital, an initiative designed to expand digital capacities in member institutions and make content and collections … Read More

Upcoming Partner Event: NFAIS

December 8, 2014By adminClasses and Events

Investing In and Organizing Library Collections In The Networked Environment In this 90-minute webinar, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of: How digital networks are changing the ways libraries conduct discovery, selection, acquisition and management of collections. The ongoing redefinition of the evolving scholarly record in the context of digital networks. How collections will be … Read More

Special Offers

Special Offers

December 7, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS

These offers are expiring soon. Request a quote today from membersupport@lyrasis.org. ACLS Humanities eBook Project More than 4,000 books vetted and recommended by the American Council of Learned Societies Save 15% off list on new 5-year subscriptions 2 months free for new 1-year subscriptions Offer expires December 15 Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) Collection … Read More

Upcoming Information Sessions

Upcoming Information Sessions

November 17, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS

Expand your knowledge with these upcoming information sessions from LYRASIS, all are FREE for members. LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative – Newspaper Digitization Information Session (11/20) Introducing FOSS4LIB (12/1) LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Services Demo (12/1) LYRASIS Products and Services Spotlight: Ambrose Streaming Video (12/3 and 12/4)

Leigh Grinstead Elected to AASLH Council

Leigh Grinstead Elected to AASLH Council

November 11, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS

Leigh Grinstead has been elected by the members of the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) as a council member. Effective September 19, 2014, her four-year term responsibilities include setting policy, providing leadership and strategic planning for the Association, and representing AASLH members and the field at large. Leigh has a long history … Read More

LYRASIS and RAILS Partner for Digitization Consulting & Training

LYRASIS and RAILS Partner for Digitization Consulting & Training

November 11, 2014By LYRASISLYRASIS No Comments

LYRASIS staff members, Laurie Gemmill Arp and Leigh Grinstead, are working with the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) Consortium to provide its libraries with expert digitization assistance, including collection assessment, grant writing, digitization training, both in-person and online, and other related consulting. Through the various activities (face to face workshops, online classes and collections assessments) with this RAILS initiative, we … Read More