Grants
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded its first round of
Sparks! Ignition Grants, which are designed to help libraries and museums solve
challenging problems. Four ARL libraries are among the grant recipients:
Purdue University and Penn State University
Amount: $24,594
Project: Creating Databib, an annotated online bibliography
of research data repositories
Cornell University
Amount: $25,000
Project: Collaborating with other campus partners to address
high attrition rates among doctoral students in the humanities
New York Public Library
Amount: $25,000
Project: Crowdsourcing the transcription of a digital collection
of historical menus
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JUNE 2011 RESEARCH LIBRARY ISSUES: A QUARTERLY REPORT FROM ARL, CNI, AND SPARC
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