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

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

A Letter from John Wilkin

December 1, 2022By adminCEO Letter, Featured, Lyrasis

Dear Colleague, It is with great enthusiasm that I write to all of you, the members, users, partners and the entire Lyrasis community. Some of you may already know me through my decades of work in the library and technology fields, and to some of you I am likely a new face. Regardless, I am … Read More

WALDO Transition

October 31, 2022By LyrasisLyrasis

In August 2022, it was announced that the WALDO Executive Board voted to discontinue its 501c3 organization as a discrete entity and will gradually conclude WALDO’s operations during fiscal year (FY) 2023, which ends June 30, 2023. WALDO has been in discussion with Lyrasis since early 2020, with the Board investigating its options to make … Read More

Lyrasis November Instructor Spotlight: Audrey Barbakoff

October 27, 2022By Jennifer BielewskiClass Spotlight, Classes and Events, Lyrasis

Our October Instructor Spotlights Audrey Barbakoff, founder and CEO of Co/Lab Capacity LLC. Audrey has over a decade of experience as a librarian and manager in public libraries, ranging from a tiny rural library in Connecticut to a 50-branch system in Washington state. Audrey’s innovative library work has been recognized by Library Journal Movers & … Read More

October Instructor Spotlight: Lauren Comito and Christian Zabriskie

October 10, 2022By LyrasisLyrasis

Our October Instructor Spotlights not one but two LYRASIS instructors, Lauren Comito and Christian Zabriskie. They are teaching Trauma in the Workplace on October 12. Lauren is currently a Neighborhood Library Supervisor at Brooklyn Public Library and Executive Director of Urban Librarians Unite, a national 501c3 not for profit focused on providing training, advocacy, and … Read More

Streamlining Research Information Management with ORCID & Pure at RTI International (Research Triangle Institute)

September 22, 2022By LyrasisFeatured, Lyrasis, ORCID US

RTI International (Research Triangle Institute) is a non-profit research institute based in North Carolina that provides research services for government and commercial clients around the globe. RTI became an ORCID member organization in 2017 through LYRASIS, which then became the ORCID US Community consortium in 2018. This blog post is based on a presentation by … Read More

CollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight for Education

September 15, 2022By LyrasisCollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight, Featured, Lyrasis

CollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight: CollectionSpace for Education SAVE THE DATE! September 27th, 1:00-2:30pm Eastern Join us for the CollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight webinar on September 27. CollectionSpace is one of the leading web-based, open source collections management software solutions used by a wide range of institution types and museums. While museums continually seek to make … Read More

WALDO To Cease Operations for Group Licensing

August 25, 2022By LyrasisFeatured, Lyrasis

The WALDO Executive Board has voted to discontinue its 501c3 organization as a discrete entity and will gradually conclude WALDO’s operations during fiscal year (FY) 2023, which ends June 30, 2023.  LYRASIS, a nonprofit membership organization, has been entrusted by the WALDO Board to act as the fiscal and administrative agent for the former WALDO … Read More