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IPLC Launches the Woman, Life, Freedom Movement of Iran Web Archive

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation is pleased to announce the launch of the Woman, Life, Freedom Movement of Iran web archive, curated by librarians at the IPLC. This web archive preserves material on, about, and from the Woman, Life, Freedom movement of Iran, which emerged in the wake of the 2022 police killing of Mahsa… Read more »

Letter to the Bipartisan Leaders of the U.S. House Appropriations Committee

August 29, 2023 Dear Bipartisan Leaders of the House Appropriations Committee: Representing the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation comprised of 13 academic libraries, we write to express our strong opposition to Section 552 of the House Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill, which would block American taxpayers from immediately accessing the results of the more than… Read more »

IPLC Launches the Historical Representation at American House Museums Web Archive

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation is pleased to announce the launch of the Historical Representation at American House Museums Web Archive, curated by librarians, library workers, and professors at Columbia University and Johns Hopkins University. House museums have been a key component of historic preservation in America since the mid 19th century. Until recently, house… Read more »

IPLC Letter to the Office of Science & Technology Policy

The IPLC Library Directors sent the following letter to the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy on March 1, 2023. On behalf of all 13 Ivy Plus libraries, we write to express our strong support for the updated policy guidance issued by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) that… Read more »

Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation Joins the Library Accessibility Alliance

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation (IPLC) joins the Library Accessibility Alliance (LAA) as a partner to advance accessibility for library electronic resources, with the goal of providing equal access to information for all library users. IPLC is a voluntary union of 13 sovereign academic libraries: Brown University, the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Cornell University,… Read more »

IPLC Launches the LGBTQ+ Communities of the Former Soviet Union & Eastern Europe Web Archive

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation is pleased to announce the launch of the LGBTQ+ Communities of the Former Soviet Union & Eastern Europe Web Archive, curated by librarians at Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Duke, Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, Yale, and the University of Chicago, in partnership (as the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation) with New York University, the… Read more »

IPLC Launches the Design Card Decks for Ideation and Exploration Web Archive

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation is pleased to announce the launch of the Design Card Decks for Ideation and Exploration Web Archive, curated by librarians at the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University. Card decks are used in design fields as a game-based methodology for ideation and stakeholder participatory collaboration. The purposes of decks vary;… Read more »

IPLC launches new resource sharing software

Beginning in the Fall of 2022, the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation (IPLC), a partnership of 13 academic research libraries, will launch ReShare Returnables, a new resource sharing software offering enhanced inter-library open sharing capabilities. ReShare Returnables will support BorrowDirect, the IPLC resource sharing program. BorrowDirect, founded in 1999, enables faculty, students, and researchers at IPLC… Read more »

IPLC Welcomes Three New Staff

The Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation (IPLC), a partnership of 13 academic research libraries, are pleased to announce the appointment of three new staff in FY22 in support of the partnership’s BorrowDirect and Web Collection programs:  James Robinson is the BorrowDirect Program Manager for the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation. James partners with library staff and service… Read more »