Laurie Gemmill Arp Appointed to Ohio State Library Board

Laurie Gemmill Arp Appointed to Ohio State Library Board

April 3, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

Atlanta, GA – April 3, 2015 – Laurie Gemmill Arp, LYRASIS Director of Digital and Preservation Services, was appointed by the State Board of Education of Ohio to the Ohio State Library Board. She was sworn in to her new role at the March 19, 2015 meeting of the State Library Board and began her service … Read More

eGathering Speaker Profile – Jason Griffey, Keynote

eGathering Speaker Profile – Jason Griffey, Keynote

April 1, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

In our ongoing eGathering profile series, we go one-on-one with each of our speakers to gain more insights into their professional background, areas of expertise, and presentation topic through short 5 question interviews. Prior to founding his consulting firm, Evenly Distributed, Jason worked as the Head of IT for the University of TN at Chattanooga … Read More

BioOne is Now Optimized for Your Mobile Phone

BioOne is Now Optimized for Your Mobile Phone

March 12, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

originally posted on bioone.org BioOne for mobile means on-the-go access to more than 170 bioscience journals from your iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, or tablet device. The URL for mobile is www.bioone.org —the same as our full site. When a user with a supported device directs their browser to bioone.org they will be automatically directed to the mobile site. All unsupported … Read More

Meet the Candidates for LYRASIS Board of Trustees

Meet the Candidates for LYRASIS Board of Trustees

March 11, 2015By LYRASISClass Spotlight, LYRASIS Board of Trustees

Candidates for Academic and/or Research Library Representative (Elect 2) Ivan Gaetz, Library Director at Colorado College “For the past fifteen years a driving force of my professional life pertains to library collaboration. Leading a team of librarians at Regis University and now at Colorado College, and understanding the challenges of the 21st century library, reveals … Read More

NEH PAG Webinar

NEH PAG Webinar

March 2, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

LYRASIS Preservation and Consulting Services are available to assist institutions who would like to apply for Preservation Assistance Grants. The National Endowment for the Humanities has published the guidelines for the Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions program. The grant application deadline is May 5, 2015. Funded projects would begin January 2016. The National Endowment for … Read More

Class Spotlight

Class Spotlight

March 1, 2015By LYRASISClass Spotlight

Newspaper Collections: How to Manage, Preserve, and Digitize (Multi-Session Event) March 25, 2 pm – 4 pm ET March 26, 2 pm – 4 pm ET This four-hour online class is designed to help institutions identify common preservation issues with newspaper collections and develop strategies for maintaining access to their content. Newspapers have an important role in our lives. They are … Read More

Upcoming Classes

Upcoming Classes

March 1, 2015By LYRASISLYRASIS

Check out these great upcoming classes. Digital & Preservation Classes Streaming Video: What? How? Why? 3/3/2015 Caring for Scrapbooks: Preservation and Digitization Today 3/5/2015 Watch This: Promoting Streaming Video on Campus 3/10/2015 LYRASIS Free Webinar: NEH Preservation Assistance Grants 3/11/2015 and 3/13/2015 LYRASIS Socials (For LYRASIS Members) 3/12/2015 and 1/26/2015 Latest from LYRASIS 3/19/2015 Newspaper Collections: How … Read More

In Focus: The HBCU Library Alliance

In Focus: The HBCU Library Alliance

February 27, 2015By Meg BlumHBCU Library Alliance

Here at LYRASIS Now, we’d like to introduce our In Focus series, where we’ll take a little time to share the interesting projects, associations and collaborations in which our members are engaged. To kick off the series, we’d like to start close to home with the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Library Alliance. It’s … Read More

CLIR Hidden Collections Grants

CLIR Hidden Collections Grants

February 18, 2015By Lindsay CronkLYRASIS

In January 2015, CLIR (the Council of Library and Information Resources) launched Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives: Enabling New Scholarship through Increasing Access to Unique Materials. This national contest funds local digitization projects which contribute to the national good and conversation. It supports the creation of digital representations of unique content of high scholarly … Read More