Over 500 Collections Now Available via the Endangered Language Archive (ELAR) – plus more ATG News & Announcements for February 25, 2021

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Over 500 Collections Now Available via the Endangered Language Archive (ELAR) – plus more ATG News & Announcements for February 25, 2021

Endangered Language Archive (ELAR) Launches New Archiving Platform, Over 500 Collections Now Available

According to infoDOCKET “The Endangered Language Archive (ELAR) is excited to announce the launch of its new archiving platform powered by Preservica on February 21st 2021, International Mother Language Day – celebrating humanity’s cultural and linguistic diversity. ELAR holds audiovisual collections of endangered languages recorded with and by communities all over the world, preserving their knowledge and languages, making them available for future generations…”


A New Online Tool From Fight For the Future Looks at “Inequities in the Digital Publishing Revolution”

in addition, infoDOCKET reports that “Fight for the Future has built a new tool to highlight the inequities in the digital publishing revolution. Public libraries, public schools, independent booksellers, as well as disabled, rural, and low income readers are being cut out of the US’s digital future…”


CCC’s RightsLink for Scientific Communications Simplifies OA Agreement

Information Today reports that “RightsLink for Scientific Communications from Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) “is now being used to simplify the management of Open Access (OA) agreements between publishers and more than 800 institutions and funders in 40+ countries…”


FOLIO welcomes new members and introduces a new governance model as the project expands

Library Technology Guides reports that “The FOLIO project, which has created an open source library services platform, is expanding to add new member organizations and is introducing a new governance model. The changes are designed to open the project to a wider variety of member libraries and organizations with a new structure for both involvement and leadership…”

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