Category Archives: National Leadership Grants

Databib is Tackling Tough Data Sharing Problems

By  Michael Witt Principal Investigator and Editor-in-Chief of Databib A new resource called Databib has been created to help people identify and locate online repositories of research data. With support from IMLS, the Purdue and Penn State University Libraries collaborated to develop … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Theater Archives and the Documentation of a Legacy

By Sara Zettervall, MFA Project Manager, University of Minnesota Libraries What are theaters across the nation doing (or not doing) to create archives of their productions? We asked this question as part of our IMLS National Leadership Planning Grant, “Preserving … Continue reading

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National Leadership Grant Video: Chicago Zoo’s Welfare Track

By Kevin O’Connell, IMLS Writer-Editor In this video interview, Jessica Whitman, Animal Welfare Biologist, and Tom Meehan, Vice President of Veterinary Services, describe the Chicago Zoological Society’s Welfare Track project, an IMLS-funded project that explores new ways of monitoring the … Continue reading

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SafeArchive Promises to Preserve Digital Collections

By Thu-Mai Christian, Graduate Research Assistant H. W. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science Given growing attention to issues in digital preservation, including that from institutions, funding agencies, and other stakeholders, new technologies to help mitigate risks to digital content … Continue reading

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