Duke University: $10 Million Grant Brings Lilly Library Transformation Closer – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 10/11/21

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Duke University: $10 Million Grant Brings Lilly Library Transformation Closer

According to infoDOCKET “in support of the proposed renovation and expansion of Lilly Library, Duke has received $10 million, President Vincent E. Price announced Friday [October 1].
The grant from The Duke Endowment, a private foundation based in Charlotte, N.C., will support the first significant renovation of the library since it was built…”


Video and Text Report: Conference Presentation From OCLC Research: “Wikipedia and Libraries”

infoDOCKET also notes that “this session “Wikipedia and Libraries: Partnerships to reach the future” highlights how OCLC has invested in partnerships with Wikimedia projects, and shares success stories from different types of institutions that all share a goal of connecting communities of knowledge.
The accompanying conference paper “Wikimedia and Libraries: From Vision to Practice” makes an argument that libraries and Wikimedia make great partnerships that can collaborate to strengthen shared information access goals.


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES


CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS

ACRL Webcast – Copyright Decision Making, Step-by-Step – October 26, 2021
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