CollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight for Education

September 15, 2022By LYRASISCollectionSpace Community Collections Spotlight, 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

MIT’s PhysioNet Platform Uses Trust Markers in ORCID Records to Streamline Data Access Credentials


This blog is re-posted from ORCID’s blog titled “A Use Case for Trust Markers in ORCID Records: Streamlining the Credentialing Process,” published on June 8, 2022.  PhysioNet is an ORCID-enabled repository of medical research data managed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Laboratory for Computational Physiology. MIT became an ORCID member in 2014 and … Read More

LYRASIS DataCite US Community Newsletter – June 2022

June 14, 2022By LYRASISDataCite US Community

Launched in January 2021, the LYRASIS DataCite US Community is growing strong! This is the first official newsletter for the LYRASIS DataCite program. Community Snapshot Participating organizations = 19 DOIs registered to date = 22,447 Participating organizations as of June 1, 2022 include: Brandeis University Brown University CyVerse Dauphin Island Sea Lab – Marine Environmental … Read More

LYRASIS Open Access Community Investment Program Meets Funding Goals

June 13, 2022By LYRASISLYRASIS, Open Access No Comments

LYRASIS is pleased to announce that the supporters of the LYRASIS Open Access Community Investment Program (OACIP) have achieved the 2022 funding goals!  What is OACIP? OACIP [pronounced O-A-C-I-P] is a community-driven framework that enables collective stakeholders to evaluate and fund open access content initiatives in a strategic way. OACIP brings together investment opportunities in … Read More

Writing Data to ORCID Records via Custom ORCID Member API Integration


ORCID US Community member organizations have access to five premium ORCID member application programming interface (API) keys that can be used for reading data from people’s ORCID records and/or writing data to ORCID records, such as employment affiliations, funding received, works produced, and other relevant information.  Overview ORCID US Community member organizations have a few … Read More

Educating Researchers about DOIs

June 7, 2022By LYRASISDataCite US Community

DOIs (Digital Object Identifiers) are essential to ensuring that research and scholarly materials are FAIR: Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable, in line with the FAIR principles. Any organization that is a member of a DOI registration agency such as DataCite or Crossref can assign DOIs to materials that the organization is responsible for, which typically … Read More

ORCID US Community Newsletter – June 2022


The ORCID US Community is still thriving as we move through 2022 in our 5th year of operating at the national level as an ORCID consortium.  Please see below for a roundup of recent updates and important information from across the community. Past newsletters can be found in the ORCID US Community Blog. To contribute … Read More

The Palace Project Launches New Platform and App to Enable Equitable Econtent Access

June 2, 2022By LYRASISThe Palace Project

Supported by the Knight Foundation, the nonprofit library-centered platform provides all-in-one econtent management and lending Atlanta, GA – June 2, 2022. ATLANTA, GA (June 2, 2022) – The Palace Project(“Palace”), the nonprofit library-centered platform and ereader app for digital content and services, announced its official launch today. Informed by librarians and supported by a multi-year, … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS and The Palace Project Announce the Addition of OverDrive Titles, Transforming the Landscape of eBook Access for Libraries and Patrons

June 1, 2022By LYRASISPress Release

  Atlanta, GA – June 1, 2022. LYRASIS, a global nonprofit committed to increasing equitable access to knowledge, and The Palace Project, the nonprofit library-centered platform and ereader app for digital content and services, are pleased to announce that OverDrive content will soon be available in the Palace app. This addition will bring the largest provider … Read More