Celebrating 7 years of service, LYRASIS CEO to Transition at End of June 2022

February 22, 2022By LYRASISLYRASIS

February 22, 2022. Following seven years of service, Robert Miller, the Chief Executive Officer of LYRASIS, a leading non-profit member organization serving and supporting libraries, archives, museums, and cultural heritage organizations globally, will be leaving the organization as of June 30, 2022.  Since becoming CEO in 2015, Robert and his team have led LYRASIS through … Read More

DSpace Selected in SCOSS Third Round of Funding

November 10, 2021By LYRASISLYRASIS

LYRASIS and DSpace are excited to announce that the Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services (SCOSS), selected DSpace in their third round of pledging. SCOSS, established in 2017, is a network of influential organizations committed to helping secure Open Access and Open Source infrastructure well into the future by identifying non-commercial services essential to Open Science … Read More

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

LYRASIS Now: CSCI Values and Principles

October 5, 2021By LYRASISLYRASIS

Much like the member libraries we serve, the work of the LYRASIS division currently known as Content and Scholarly Communication Initiatives (CSCI) continues to evolve. Over the past year, during an unprecedented worldwide health crisis that affected all our lives in unimaginable ways, the CSCI team took a moment to pause and codify our values and principles to better … Read More

Challenges and Opportunities in Open Source Software

September 20, 2021By LYRASISFeatured, LYRASIS

We’re excited to announce that our fall Leaders Forum of 2021, themed Challenges and Opportunities in Open Source Software, will take place on Tuesday, October 19 10:30 am – 12:30 pm ET/ 2:30 – 4:30 pm UTC.   This Leaders Forum will be a welcome opportunity to connect with peers this fall. Organized in a brief, two-hour format, we will hear a series of … Read More

Open Research Infrastructure Programs at LYRASIS

August 26, 2021By LYRASISLYRASIS, ORCID US

Academic libraries, and institutional repositories in particular, play a key role in the ongoing quest for ways to gather metrics and connect the dots between researchers and research contributions in order to measure “institutional impact,” while also streamlining workflows to reduce administrative burden. Identifying accurate metrics and measurements for illustrating “impact” is a goal that … Read More