Team from University Library Selected to Participate in Software Preservation Project Cohort

A team spearheaded by Tracy Popp, with contributing support from Karl Germeck, Seth Robbins, and Kyle Rimkus has been selected to participate in the Fostering a Community of Practice: Software Preservation in Libraries, Archives, and Museums project. The team will be exploring options for preserving and maintaining access to born-digital musical compositions deposited within the Sousa Archives and Center for American Music.

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Hahn’s Proposal Second-time Winner of EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge Grant

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is providing grants to four academic libraries as part of the EBSCO FOLIO Innovation Challenge. The grant program is awarding up to $100,000 in grants to libraries to develop innovative technology solutions that address the challenges academic libraries face. The second round’s winning proposals came from the University of Alabama, the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, the Johns Hopkins University and Lehigh University.

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Hinchliffe One of Three Recipients of National Forum Grant from IMLS

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Professor/Coordinator for Information Literacy Services and Instruction and affiliate faculty in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in collaboration with Laura Saunders, Associate Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at Simmons College, and Rachel Gans-Boriskin, Lecturer in Communications at Simmons College, has been awarded a National Forum grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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