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Council on Library and Information Resources

The Council on Library and Information Resources is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.

CLIR aspires to transform the information landscape to support the advancement of knowledge.

CLIR promotes forward-looking collaborative solutions that transcend disciplinary, institutional, professional, and geographic boundaries in support of the public good.

In pursuing its mission, CLIR is committed to:

Building trust

Retaining independence

Fostering collaboration

Cultivating effective leadership

Capitalizing on strategic opportunities

The organization advances its mission through project initiatives and partnerships, publications, the DLF program, and award and fellowship opportunities.

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Council on Library and Information Resources Projects

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Prototyping a Digital Library of the Middle East

The DLME is an ambitious project to connect the digital repositories of Middle Eastern cultural heritage currently siloed around the globe by creating a central portal empower…

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