According to Information Today there have been several announcements about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives recently including those from NISO (National Information Standards Organization), Kanopy,eLife, and Choice.
Library Technology Guides reports that “Sabinet and Coherent Digital signed an agreement to build and distribute electronic library databases focused on Africa. Sabinet is the largest vendor of African content to libraries…”
Media Burn, a Chicago-Based Independent Video Archive, Receives cFrom CLIR to Launch New National Project
According to infoDOCKET “The Media Burn Independent Video Archive recently received a grant of nearly $500,000 from the Council on Library Resources to kickstart a new national initiative.
“It’s a partnership with six different institutions, and together we are going to be digitizing more than 1,000 video tapes,” said executive director Sara Chapman…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Many libraries offer Victor Reader devices for people with vision disorders
- Report and Interview: Library of Congress Seeks Diverse Archivists and Storytellers
- Frontiers releases progress results for 2020, milestone year for the open-access publisher
- Digital Science acquires Ripeta
- Not Real News: An Associated Press Roundup of Untrue Stories Shared Widely on Social Media This Week
- Exact Editions Offers Digital Subscriptions to New Archaeology Magazine