February Lyrasis Instructor Spotlight: Jill Hurst-Wahl

January 31, 2023By LyrasisClasses and Events, Lyrasis

Our February Instructor Spotlights Jill Hurst-Wahl. Jill is teaching Copyright and Fair Use in Academic Libraries on February 7. Jill is a consultant, speaker, writer, and educator, who frequently focuses on copyright law. She has taught copyright law for the American Library Association and the Syracuse University iSchool, where she is now professor emerita. Her … Read More

Lyrasis Webinar Series: FADGI (Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative) Returns!

January 30, 2023By LyrasisClass Spotlight, Classes and Events, Digitization, Lyrasis

The FADGI webinar series returns! Join us for an overview and deep dive of the Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (FADGI) with Don Williams and Jim Studnicki. In this five part series, we’ll begin with Don Williams giving an overview of the FADGI guidelines, their purpose, and his work with the Still Image Working Group, … Read More

Grants Funds Available for Public Libraries

January 23, 2023By LyrasisCatalyst Fund

Lyrasis invites and encourages Lyrasis Public Library members to submit proposals and ideas for the Catalyst Fund. The Catalyst Fund provides financial support for new ideas and innovative projects from the Lyrasis membership. Initiated by the Lyrasis Leaders Circle in 2016, the Fund expands opportunities to share expertise and collaborate on innovations with potential for … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – December 2022

December 12, 2022By LyrasisORCID US

The ORCID US Community is closing out our 5th year and we’re still growing strong, with plenty of exciting updates and important information from across the community below. 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 = 185 … Read More

Columbia University Joins The Palace Project Platform and App

December 9, 2022By LyrasisFeatured, Lyrasis, Press Release, The Palace Project

The nonprofit library-centered platform enables equitable e-content access through public libraries and universities ATLANTA, GA – December 12, 2022 – The Palace Project (“Palace”), the nonprofit library-centered platform and e-reader app for digital content and services, announced today that the Columbia University Library has adopted its platform. The Palace Project is an easy-to-use platform for … Read More

December Instructors Spotlight: Leigh Grinstead and Tanya Diggs

December 7, 2022By LyrasisLyrasis

Our December Instructors Spotlights Leigh Grinstead as the Program Lead for the Catalyst Fund and Tanya Diggs, who is the Lyrasis Grants Administrator. Leigh and Tanya work closely together to manage the Catalyst Fund grant activities. They advise and support members as they develop concepts into polished ideas or proposals and work with recipients to … Read More