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eLife’s funder-partners to invest in ‘publish, then review’ model for science publishing -

eLife has announced that its four funders, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, the Max Planck Society and Wellcome, are extending their support for the non-profit organisation. The new investment will boost eLife’s efforts to openly review and curate research published as… Read More

Applications for NISO Plus 2022 Scholarships now called for -

NISO Plus, with support from OCLC, is inviting applications for its NISO Plus scholarship program, now in its third year. NISO Plus scholarships are intended for anyone working in the information ecosystem, who feels that their voice and views are currently under-represented, for… Read More

NISO awarded Mellon funding for Controlled Digital Lending project -

The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has received a grant of $125,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the development of a consensus framework for implementing controlled digital lending (CDL) of book content by libraries, which has been approved by NISO members as a new… Read More

OCLC awarded IMLS grant to support libraries responding to the opioid crisis -

OCLC, a non-profit global library organization, has been awarded an IMLS National Leadership Grant to develop a set of free online resources that staff at public libraries can use to determine how their library can address opioid use disorder in their local communities. … Read More

New OA publishing fund to help cut cost of publishing for University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff -

A new fund will help reduce the cost of publishing for University of Arkansas students, faculty and staff. The Open Access Publishing Fund was created by the University Libraries, and seven colleges and campus units contributed. Authors who do not have another source of… Read More

National Science Foundation awards ARL and six universities grant to study discipline-specific models and costs for public access to research data -

The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and six universities involved in the Data Curation Network a $297,019 grant to conduct research, develop models, and collect costing information for public access to research data across five disciplinary… Read More

Ex Libris integrates Esploro and Pivot-RP solutions to deliver extensive research information management capabilities -

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced the integration of the Ex Libris Esploro™ research information management solution and the Ex Libris Pivot-RP research funding solution. The integration enables research offices and faculty leaders to facilitate researchers’ access to global funding opportunities, enrich researcher profiles by capitalizing… Read More

ALA announces $1.25M emergency fund for libraries impacted by COVID-19 -

The American Library Association (ALA) will make $1.25M available in emergency relief grants to libraries that have experienced substantial economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic. The ALA COVID Library Relief Fund invites public, school, academic, and tribal libraries across the United States and US Territories to… Read More

OCLC to convene a diverse group to explore inclusive descriptive practices -

OCLC, a non-profit global library cooperative, has been awarded a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to convene a diverse group of experts, practitioners, and community members to determine ways to improve descriptive practices, tools, infrastructure and workflows in libraries and archives. The… Read More

Ex Libris launches Pivot-RP, providing Institutions with access to comprehensive source of research funding -

Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has announced the launching of Pivot-RP, which brings together the best of the Ex Libris Pivot® and Research Professional® solutions and unifies their funding databases. The unified funding solution helps institutions connect researchers to funding opportunities, offers insights and shortcuts that assist… Read More


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