We are pleased to issue the call for proposals for the 7th annual Open Access Symposium at UNT, the premier annual conference regarding Open Access, attracting speakers and attendees from around the world.  The conference will be held on the main campus of the UNT system in Denton, Texas, just north of Dallas.   This year we invite both…

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From the report: It’s rare to see in-depth historical and critical review of important programs within our community, and the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Fellowships have certainly been an extremely important innovation, so I’m delighted to share the announcement of this recent study (reproduced below). The CLIR fellows have been ongoing guests…

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In this presentation from CNI’s spring 2015 meeting, Jon Cawthorne (West Virginia), Vivian Lewis (McMaster) and Lisa Spiro (Rice) present key results from a pilot global benchmarking study on digital scholarship expertise. The project involved visiting leading digital humanities and digital social science organizations in several countries and conducting interviews with research staff, faculty, graduate students, and…

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