October 2021 Leaders Forum Summary

October 20, 2021By Erin TrippLyrasis, LYRASIS Leaders Forum

Hello Leaders,   Thanks to everyone who joined the Leaders Forum on October 19. For those who missed it, here is a summary.  Our keynote speaker, Dr. Marcus Collins, offered a unique view on the challenges and opportunities in open source software in large part because he’s not from the world of cultural and scientific heritage. … Read More

Scholarly Communications in a Crisis: A Panel Discussion

May 20, 2020By LyrasisLeaders Circle, LYRASIS Leaders Forum

Join us for the third of our virtual Leaders Circle series, Scholarly Communications in a Crisis: A Panel Discussion on June 11, noon ET Scholarly communications in academia has tendrils that reach far beyond institutional walls. With impact in so many places (publishing, research, institutional public relations, human resources, corporate R&D, and librarianship) it serves us … Read More

Forums 2020

December 11, 2019By LyrasisLYRASIS Leaders Forum

In an abundance of caution, we are postponing all Forums. We will reschedule these at a later date. Now that LYRASIS and DuraSpace has merged, we are focusing in on what matters most—our members and the issues and topics that are facing our cultural heritage communities today specifically this year on two topics: scholarly communication/publishing … Read More

2019 Leaders Forums: Local to Global

February 7, 2019By LyrasisLeaders Circle, LYRASIS Leaders Forum

We are thrilled to announce our 2019 Leader Forum locations, dates and registration links! Our theme for this year is Local to Global. We’ll discuss initiatives on a local scale and how some local ideas can grow to have global impact. Topics will include Scholarly Communications, open educational resources, solution-oriented collaborations within the community, organizational … Read More

2018 Leaders Forums: Experiments In Innovation

February 27, 2018By LyrasisLeaders Circle, LYRASIS Leaders Forum No Comments

We are thrilled to announce our 2018 Leader Forum locations, dates and registration links! Our theme for this year is Experiments in Innovation. We’ll discuss, test and try successes and nonfindings (research fails) in innovation through real-world case studies and projects presented by experts in the field. Experiments in Innovation grew from our Member Summit in … Read More

Bringing History to Life

June 20, 2016By Erica WallerLyrasis, LYRASIS Leaders Forum

While attending the LYRASIS Leadership Forum in Tampa, FL, I had the amazing privilege to meet Renelda Sells, the Chief Librarian at the Manager of Technology & Collections. During the forum, Sells spoke passionately about a project she was working ; an interactive oral display which captures the African-American history of the Tampa community, located at … Read More

LYRASIS Leaders Forums

March 2, 2016By LyrasisLyrasis, LYRASIS Leaders Forum

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded LYRASIS a grant to support a series of at least 12 “Leaders Forums” to expand our new CEO’s engagement with members and gain deeper insight into their issues and interests. These forums will take across the United States between now-June 2016. Here you can find notes, images and who … Read More