The Council for Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has announced the third 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 →
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a May 2017 deadline for its Common Heritage program, which offers grants to preserve and understand our American cultural heritage through events to digitize local historical materials while also providing public programming to interpret community experiences, histories, and identities. Continue reading →
That question was the email signature of one of my colleagues a few years ago in our microfilm camera studio. She and all of my technicians take great pride in preserving our intellectual heritage and in knowing that the film they are creating will last for centuries. Continue reading →