LYRASIS is Looking for a Marketing Content Manager

February 9, 2015By LyrasisLyrasis

The LYRASIS Marketing and Content Manager is responsible for the management of social properties-including but not limited to, sites such as FACEBOOK, TWITTER, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and LinkedIn. This involves responding to comments, questions and concerns as well as proactively engaging and establishing relationships with community members. Additionally, the Marketing and Content Manager will be … Read More

eGathering 2015

February 8, 2015By LyrasisLyrasis

Wednesday, May 20, 1 PM ET FREE and Online for Members An Unprecedented Time A Lively Conversation The LYRASIS eGathering Keynote speaker is Jason Griffey, an LJ 2009 Mover & Shaker and founder/principal consultant at Evenly Distributed as well as designer and director of The LibraryBox Project, an open source portable digital file distribution system. He is … Read More

LYRASIS Announces Candidates for Open Board of Trustee Positions

January 27, 2015By LyrasisLyrasis

Atlanta, GA – January 23, 2015 – The LYRASIS Board of Trustees Nominating Committee is pleased to announce the slate of candidates for open positions on the LYRASIS Board. Elected candidates will serve three-year terms, beginning July 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2018. The election will be held in April and is open to all designated … Read More

LYRASIS is Searching for a New Executive Director

January 23, 2015By LyrasisLyrasis

Are you a visionary, an early adopter, a natural collaborator and a leader? Do you have a mind for business with the long-term view and integrity to steer an organization through a transitional environment and into the future? Are you ready to act as a motivator and thought leader for a community of forward-thinking, innovative … Read More

Recommended Podcast

January 15, 2015By Lindsay CronkLyrasis

Relax, LYRASIS Members, I am not going to be the thousandth of your acquaintances to suggest you listen to Serial. Instead, I’m going to hop on another bandwagon and say that you should give a listen to Amanda L. Goodman and Michael Schofield’s exemplary LibUX. Yes, librarians, it’s a podcast about user experience and web … Read More

Digital Video Resources from LYRASIS

January 9, 2015By LyrasisLyrasis

We know that your users need a wealth of content and that students want that information in quick, high-quality video. Give your users the digital video resources they need, streaming and at their fingertips with these great offers from LYRASIS partners. Alexander Street Press Top-notch academic content, delivered through high-quality streaming video. Collections include a … Read More

Congratulations to Siobhan Reardon, LYRASIS Board of Trustees member and former Board Chair

January 6, 2015By LyrasisLyrasis

Siobhan A. Reardon: LJ’s 2015 Librarian of the Year President and Director, Free Library of Philadelphia She engineered the creation of an ambitious, five-year strategic plan, underpinned by a powerful mission to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity through the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP). Siobhan A. Reardon had been in the director’s chair for less … Read More

Open Access Initiatives for Scholarly Monographs

December 9, 2014By Celeste FeatherLyrasis No Comments

LYRASIS is actively engaged in the growing movement to support open access for scholarly monographs in the humanities and social sciences. Earlier this year we provided North American administrative support for the Knowledge Unlatched pilot project that gathered 297 libraries across the globe and made 28 scholarly monographs accessible to the world. Other initiatives and … Read More

Kate Nevins, LYRASIS Executive Director, Announces Her Retirement

December 9, 2014By LyrasisLyrasis No Comments

Join us in congratulating Kate Nevins, LYRASIS Executive Director, on her upcoming retirement after 20 years with the organization. In recent years, Nevins and the LYRASIS Board of Trustees have steered the organization into the digital realm and introduced LYRASIS Digital, an initiative designed to expand digital capacities in member institutions and make content and collections … Read More

Special Offers

December 7, 2014By LyrasisLyrasis

These offers are expiring soon. Request a quote today from membersupport@lyrasis.org. ACLS Humanities eBook Project More than 4,000 books vetted and recommended by the American Council of Learned Societies Save 15% off list on new 5-year subscriptions 2 months free for new 1-year subscriptions Offer expires December 15 Gale’s Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) Collection … Read More

Upcoming Information Sessions

November 17, 2014By LyrasisLyrasis

Expand your knowledge with these upcoming information sessions from LYRASIS, all are FREE for members. LYRASIS Digitization Collaborative – Newspaper Digitization Information Session (11/20) Introducing FOSS4LIB (12/1) LYRASIS ArchivesSpace Hosting Services Demo (12/1) LYRASIS Products and Services Spotlight: Ambrose Streaming Video (12/3 and 12/4)