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

Press Release: New Digital Platform Empowers Public Libraries and Patrons, Boosts Equitable Access to Knowledge

June 28, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

Knight Foundation Investment Ushers in Model for Innovation, Impact, Community Engagement Atlanta, GA, June 28, 2021 – A powerful partnership of industry leaders today announced The Palace Project, a transformational, library-centered platform for digital content and services. The Palace Project, with a $5 million investment by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for LYRASIS, … Read More

Expression of Support

June 16, 2021By Jennifer BielewskiOpen Access

LYRASIS has signed an Expression of Support for working with small independent publishers as recommended by the recent report, How to enable smaller independent publishers to participate in OA agreements. This report was released on behalf of cOAlition S and the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers by Information Power, a consultancy service specializing … Read More

Press Release: LYRASIS Announces Acquisition of BiblioLabs; Combination Supports Mission of Library-Driven Content and Expands Community Engagement

June 15, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

June 15, 2021 – Atlanta, GA – LYRASIS, a global non-profit serving libraries, archives, museums and research communities, announces the acquisition of BiblioLabs, LLC., a Charleston, SC-based library technology firm. The acquisition unites two organizations on the leading edge of library software and support services and transitions BiblioLabs from a mission-aligned for-profit firm into the mission-driven non-profit … Read More

LYRASIS Acquires BiblioLabs – FAQ

June 15, 2021By LYRASISProduct Spotlight

LYRASIS, a global nonprofit serving libraries, archives, museums and research communities, announces the acquisition of BiblioLabs, LLC., a Charleston, SC-based library technology firm. The acquisition will bring together two organizations on the leading edge of library software and support services. Why LYRASIS and BiblioLabs? The organizations share a mission to empower libraries with modern cultural … Read More

Press Release: The New York Public Library and LYRASIS Announce Next Steps in National E-Book Collaboration

June 11, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

Following a nearly two-year collaboration to empower public libraries to have more control over their e-book delivery platforms, both organizations are expanding their efforts while pursuing the mission on two separate tracks. June 11, 2021 – The New York Public Library (NYPL) and LYRASIS have announced that, following a two-year collaboration to empower public libraries around … Read More

Press Release: Springer Nature and LYRASIS Announce Open Access Sponsorship Agreement for Books that Support Research and Teaching Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

June 8, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

New sponsoring partnership between LYRASIS and Springer Nature for a suite of open access books on climate change, equity, peace, and justice will advance global collaboration. Atlanta | Heidelberg | London, 08 June 2021 – Springer Nature has signed its first sponsorship agreement for open access books with LYRASIS, a US non-profit membership association of libraries, … Read More

Press Release: DOAB and OAPEN Enter into a New Partnership with LYRASIS to Develop its Services for their U.S. Partners

May 21, 2021By LYRASISPress Release

The Hague – 21 May 2021 – The DOAB Foundation and OAPEN Foundation are pleased to announce a new partnership with LYRASIS. Through this partnership, DOAB, OAPEN and LYRASIS will establish a pathway for U.S. institutions to support the continuing development of open infrastructure services for open access (OA) books.   The Directory of Open Access … Read More

Member Summit Welcome by Pamela Newkirk

April 19, 2021By LYRASISMember Summit

Join this community conversation as we highlight the status of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) efforts in the scientific and cultural heritage space and discuss how we can evolve our practices to be more effective. We are excited to bring Dr. Pamela Newkirk, author of Diversity, Inc.: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business, an … Read More

Current Challenges for Small and Diverse Organizations

March 17, 2021By LYRASISConsulting

LYRASIS Consultants Tom Clareson and Leigh A. Grinstead conducted a needs assessment, for the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) to document needs of small and diverse archival organizations and repositories. The intent of the project was to outline the barriers to their long-term sustainability, growth, and public access. The consultants began planning this project … Read More