Author: Galadriel Chilton

Appointment of Ginny Boyer to the post of Director of Discovery & Resource Sharing Initiatives

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation (IPLC) is pleased to announce that Ginny Boyer will join IPLC on November 2, 2020 as the Director of Discovery & Resource Sharing Initiatives. Ginny currently works as the Managing Director of the Open Library Foundation and the Managing Director for the Open Library Environment (OLE).  In both capacities, Ginny served as… Read more »

IPLC Launches the Indian Citizenship Amendment Act Protest Movements Web Archive

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation is pleased to announce the launch of the Indian Citizenship Amendment Act Protest Movements Web Archive. Over the past two years, the Government of India under its ruling Hindu nationalist party, the Bharatiya Janata Party, has enacted the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), and promoted other regulations, such as the National… Read more »

IPLC Launches Digital Gaming Communities Web Archive

Developed by librarians within the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Digital Gaming Communities Web Archive preserves content generated by, and related to, digital games in order to foster research within the discipline. Themes collected include critical gaming, game ethics, accessibility in gaming and game design, and user reviews and playthroughs, with content created by individuals,… Read more »

IPLC Launches Muftiships Web Archive

Developed by librarians within the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the archive preserves the websites of Muftis (Muslim legal experts) and leading jurists from the Islamic world. Included are websites that cover the responses of judicial authorities to current events in their respective countries and beyond, illustrate the manner in which these authorities engage with the… Read more »

IPLC Launches the U.S. Women’s and Girls’ Magazines Web Archive

Developed by librarians within the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation, the Archive consists of websites of women’s media that previously existed as print magazines and have long documented women’s thoughts, activities, economic power, sexuality, political interests, social, cultural, and domestic life. Curated by Jennifer Weintraub (Harvard University), Lee Sullivan (Harvard University), Sarah Witte (Columbia University), and… Read more »

Crossing the Zone of Ambiguity: The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation’s Dataset Feasibility Study — Processes & Practices for Cross-Institutional Collaboration by Ken Peterson and Galadriel Chilton

At the 15th annual ER&L conference (March 2020), Ken Peterson, Dartmouth’s Associate Librarian for Access & Collection Strategies at Dartmouth College, and Galadriel Chilton, IPLC’s DCI shared how 6 IPLC libraries of diverse sizes completed a project on time and under budget. They described how the team found their way across the zone of ambiguity,… Read more »