Press Release: LYRASIS Awarded $492,069 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

July 28, 2020By LyrasisPress Release

Atlanta, GA – July 27, 2020 – LYRASIS was awarded $492,069 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership Grants for Libraries program for two projects titled Open Source Software Sustainability in Practice and Fedora Migration Paths and Tools: A Pilot Project.   The Open Source Software Sustainability in Practice project will create and pilot an adaptable set of tools for practical … Read More

It Takes a Village: Reflections on Fulcrum’s Sustainability Workshop

March 25, 2019By LyrasisLyrasis

Article originally appeared on In late February 2019, the Fulcrum team invited Megan Forbes and Laurie Arp from LYRASIS to facilitate a workshop based on the “It Takes A Village Framework” guidebook. The It Takes a Village project was funded in 2017 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to bring together open source programs serving cultural … Read More

ITAV Exclusive Webinar Series

August 28, 2018By adminLyrasis

It Takes a Village: Open Source Software Sustainability A Deeper Look at the Facets of OSS Sustainability Are you working with, developing or hoping to participate in an open source program? Why do some programs seem more successful than others? Why do some live on grants while some achieve community sustainability? What can we learn … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS Announces Release of New Guidebook for Open Source Sustainability as Part of “It Takes a Village” Project

February 27, 2018By LyrasisPress Release

Atlanta, GA – February 28 – LYRASIS is proud to announce the release of a new Guidebook as the culmination of the “It Takes a Village: Open Source Software Sustainability” project. The Guidebook is designed to serve as a practical reference source to help open source software (OSS) programs serving cultural and scientific heritage organizations plan … Read More