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University of Nebraska State Museum Biodiversity Heritage Literature Digitization: Field Expedition Notebooks, Taxon Notebooks, and Other Scholarly Parasitology Literature

The two-year project would result in the digitization of specific portions of the biodiversity heritage literature that currently exist in hard copy only in the University of Nebraska State Museum (UNSM), a Smithsonian-affiliated institution. The ...

Unlocking Early African Weather Observations

This 18-month project is an internal collaboration between the NOAA Central Library and the National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Both hold original source material for use by scientists and patrons conducting environmental resear...

Other Voices of the Frontier: A Digital Archive of the Arkansas/Oklahoma River Valley

Our goal is to digitize, index, and make accessible six archival collections from the Arkansas/Oklahoma River Valley that document the voices of the minority groups that have helped shaped this frontier/border region of the United States. These ot...

An Ounce of Prevention: Uncovering Hidden Public Health Pamphlets and Grey Literature through the Medical Heritage Library, 1700-2000

Building on the strong collaborative partnerships and successes of the Medical Heritage Library (MHL), the Center for the History of Medicine (CHM) proposes to digitize 11,540 rare and historically rich pamphlets and print materials held by MHL pa...

College of Physicians of Philadelphia (CoPP); New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM); Regents of the University of Minnesota (UMN); University of California San Francisco (UCSF); Yale University (Yale)

Digitizing the ‘World’s Most Experienced Airline’: Pan American World Airways Resources at the University of Miami, Duke University, and HistoryMiami and Development of an Aviation Portal

The University of Miami, HistoryMiami, and Duke University will collaborate to digitize 88 boxes of archival materials, 66 boxes of magazine advertisements, and 500 artifacts related to Pan American Airlines - producing approximately 180,000 digit...

Duke University; HistoryMiami; Digital Public Library of America

Historic Indigenous Media Collection

Vision Maker Media (VMM), a Native American nonprofit media organization, will work with 10 cultural institution partners to create high-quality digital copies of analog collections of Native American documentary films, television productions, int...

Southern California Indian Center/InterTribal Entertainment; Sequoyah National Research Center; Oglala Lakota College; WyomingPBS; United Tribes Technical College (Year 2); American Indian Association of Illinois (Year 2)

Things I Forgot to Tell You: The Phil Moore Collection, 1918-1987

From January 2018-December 2019, the Indiana University Black Film Center/Archive will digitize the music manuscripts, lyric sheets, project files, unpublished autobiography, recordings, and photographs of composer, Hollywood arranger, and singing...

Astronomer Nancy Houk Astronomical Photographic Plate Collection

Astronomical photographic plates covering the entire night sky were taken by astronomer Nancy Houk over 30 years beginning in 1967. In this pioneering research, she used a prism on the front of the telescope and imaged spectra of stars, rather th...

Digitization of the Rhode Island Historical Society’s Revolutionary War Papers and Artifacts

The Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS) seeks funding to digitize over 6,400 manuscripts and 46 artifacts pertaining to Rhode Island’s participation in the Revolutionary War. Researchers do not have adequate access to the materials because art...

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? Digitizing Carnegie Hall’s Programs, 1953-2017

Carnegie Hall proposes a 24-month project to digitize materials in the Programs Collection dating from 1953 to 2017. The project will digitize the final third of the Programs Collection, concluding a multi-year conservation and digitization initia...

A Seat at the Table: Critical Voices from the Late 20th Century

New York Public Radio will digitize 2,350 hours of conversations with many influential and provocative thinkers, writers, and artists of the late 20th century. Recorded on 1,700 tapes, (1/4” reel, audio cassette and F-1 Beta) they originally aired...

Facilitating Access to CAS/PNNM’s Motion Picture Film Collection for Ecological Research

The Chicago Academy of Sciences / Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum’s (CAS/PNNM) motion picture films document biodiversity from 1925 to 1988, providing a unique mechanism to study ecological change over time. Almost all of the films are original reco...

Early Laws, Reports, Land Records, and Agriculture: Sharing Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory Insights with the World

Over 24 months, the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Library proposes to digitize and make discoverable over 64,000 pages of documents relevant to the history of pre-statehood Oklahoma. These Territorial Laws, Reports, and Proceedings (TLRP), Oklah...

Digitizing Antioch

Digitizing Antioch will complete digitization and begin integration of a rich set of materials collected during important archeological excavations of the city of Antioch carried out by Princeton University and the French Archaeological Service du...

Digitization of the National Civil Rights Museum's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Evidence Collection in Collaboration with Rhodes College

The National Civil Rights Museum (“NCRM”) will partner with Rhodes College to plan and implement the digitization and creation of a digital collections management system of its Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Assassination Evidence Collection (“Eviden...

Rhodes College

The Auditor’s Records of Kentucky: Telling the Commonwealth’s History through Reports Made to the Auditor of Public Accounts

The Kentucky State Archives proposes to digitize records from the Office of the Auditor of Public Accounts, also known as the Auditor’s Office. Over the course of 24 months, we will digitize 63 sets of bound volumes and loose documents, create ap...

Book Traces @ UVA: Digitizing Readers' Marks in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

In our two-year CLIR-funded effort “Book Traces @ UVA: Hidden in Plain Sight,” we successfully identified and catalogued thousands of unique reader interventions in pre-1923 books held in the University of Virginia Library circulating collections....

The Hourglass Cruise Comprehensive Digitization Project; Specimens, Data, Ships Logs, and Memoirs of the 1960's Gulf of Mexico Sampling Program

In the 1960's, marine exploration and cruise sampling lacked systematic repetition for evaluating species life history and ecology. Overfishing in the Gulf of Mexico was showing early signs of future collapse so the Fish and Wildlife Research Inst...

Digitizing Cavagna: Italian Imprints from the Sixteenth through the Nineteenth Centuries

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes to digitize 320,000 pages of rare Italian imprints dating from the 16th through 19th centuries from the historically significant Cavagna Collection. This work builds on the CLIR-funded “Catal...

Biodiversity Heritage Library Field Notes Program: establishing the essential resource for natural history primary material

Recognizing the continued and ongoing need to provide access to field notes and manuscript collections documenting biodiversity, the BHL Field Notes Project (funded by CLIR, 2015) is evolving into the BHL Field Notes Program. This phase (June 2018...

American Museum of Natural History; Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, Library and Archives; Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ernst Mayr Library; Internet Archive; Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library; Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Living Bali: Connecting recorded tradition with modern life

The Living Bali project will digitize and create metadata for 39,000 slides and 4,100 photographs in the Fred Eiseman Collection on Bali from the world renowned Echols Collection on Southeast Asia at Cornell University Library and contextualize th...

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Rescuing Optical Astronomy Data (ROAD): Save the Bits

This project proposes to migrate a valuable collection of optical astronomy data currently stored on obsolete magnetic tapes into a new online repository called Astrolabe, where it will be widely accessible for further research, follow-up to new s...

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Bringing Vaudeville into the Limelight: A Digital Representation of the Vaudeville Era from Institutions Coast to Coast

Over the course of 30 months, this joint initiative between Emerson College, Marshall University, University of Iowa, and University of Washington will digitize and make accessible our institutions unique and complementary vaudeville collections. ...

Emerson College; Marshall University; University of Washington; University of Iowa

The University of Chicago Digital Middle East

The University of Chicago Library proposes a 2-year project to digitize a collection of 1,175 monograph and serial titles from our Microform Projects in Ottoman, Persian, and Arabic. This collection offers a rich resource for scholars in a broad ...

Fly on the Wall: Black Natchez by Ed Pincus and David Neuman, Film Digitization for Access, 1965 and 1967

The Amistad Research Center seeks to digitize the raw outtake film footage for the civil-rights-era documentary film, Black Natchez (1967) and the unfinished sequel film. The film, produced by filmmakers Ed Pincus and David Neuman, charts early at...

Oversized and Underexposed: A Collaboration between La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club and Metropolitan New York Library Council to Digitize and Expand Access to a Hidden Record of New York City’s Off-Off-Broadway Movement

“Oversized and Underexposed” is a collaboration between the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) and the Archives of La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club. It is designed to expand access to La MaMa’s unique collections of oversized posters a...

Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO); La Mama Experimental Theatre Club Archives

Digitizing 150 Years of San Francisco Art Institute Exhibitions History

The San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)’s project will digitize and make widely available online its extensive Exhibitions and Public Programs Archival Collections—which include a vast store of unique primary source materials—and audio and video re...

The WGBH Health Care Digitization Project

The WGBH Health Care Digitization Project (the “Project”) will digitize, preserve and make accessible program materials from The AIDS Quarterly and The Health Quarterly series via WGBH’s American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) and Open Vaul...

A Digital Archive of Massachusetts Women’s Rights Petitions

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study (RIAS) and its Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, along with associated faculty in History, Government, American Studies and African and African-American Studies, and in collaboration...

Revealing Practice: Digitizing Southern Architect and Building News

The University of Texas Libraries (UTL) will digitize 15,890 pages from Southern Architect and Building News (SABN). UTL holds 225 issues published between 1892-1931. The content of SABN consists of essays, articles, editorials, illustrations, adv...

Connoisseurs and Capitalists: The Charles Lang Freer Papers and Histories of Collecting in Gilded Age and the Progressive Era America

Charles L. Freer, founder of the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery of Art, was a shrewd businessman, world traveler, and visionary collector. Freer's correspondence with art collectors and dealers, scholars, artists, and others provides an extraordinary...

The Man Who Loved Government: Digitizing the Papers of Luther Halsey Gulick III, a Pioneer of Public Administration and Scientific Management

The Baruch College Newman Library Archives seeks to spend 24 months digitizing much of the long-overlooked papers of Luther Halsey Gulick III (1892-1993), called the leading reformer of the 20th Century. From the groundbreaking Bureau of Municipal...