CLIR announces 2016 digitization grant opportunities for hidden special collections and archives.

Council on Library and Informatino Resources - logoThe Council for Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has announced the second year of its competitive grant program for digitizing collections of materials that have a high scholarly research value in libraries and other cultural memory institutions.

Generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the program will consider grants ranging from $50,000 to $250,000 for individual projects and up to $500,000 for collaborative, multi-institution projects. Continue reading

CLIR is funding $4 million in grants to digitize hidden special collections. Webinar on March 4th.

The Council for Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has announced a competitive grant program for digitizing collections of materials that have a high scholarly research value in libraries and other cultural memory institutions.

Generously funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, CLIR plans to award some $4 million in 2015 through its Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives program. Individual projects can qualify for grants ranging from $50,000 to $250,000, and collaborative, multi-institution projects may request up to $500,000. Continue reading