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From the GMR: FUNDING: CLIR program to fund support for Hidden Special Collections and Archives

Council on Library and Information Resources
CLIR E-Bulletin
March 20, 2009

Mellon Grants CLIR $4.3 Million for Year Two of Hidden Collections Program

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded CLIR $4,303,000 to support a second year of its Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives program. The program was created in 2008, with Mellon funding, to identify and catalog special collections and archives of high scholarly value that are difficult or impossible to locate through finding aids. See news release at http://www.clir.org/news/pressrelease/09hiddenpr4.html. More information about the program is available at http://www.clir.org/hiddencollections/index.html.

Council on Library and Information Resources
1752 N Street NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036, USA

Phone: 202.939.4750

Jacqueline Leskovec, MLIS, MA, RN
Outreach and Evaluation Coordinator
National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Greater Midwest Region
1750 W. Polk St. M/C 763
Chicago, IL 60612-4330
312.996-2464 Phone
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