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  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Cooperative Cataloging Partnership receives ALCTS Collaboration Award

    Feb 27, 2018
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has selected the Big Ten Academic Alliance Cooperative Cataloging Partnership (BTAA CCP) as the recipient of the ALCTS Outstanding Collaboration Citation for 2018.
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  • Strength in Numbers: Building a Consortial Cooperative Cataloging Partnership

    Oct 23, 2017
    Librarians across the Big Ten Academic Alliance are collaborating to provide greater access to cross-institutional collections through a strategic effort to supplement cataloging capacity.
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  • Mark Sandler wins 2017 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

    Feb 02, 2017
    Mark Sandler, former Big Ten Academic Alliance Director of Library Initiatives, has been awarded the 2017 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award.
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  • CIC's Rebecca Crist on Collaborative Stewardship of Shared Collections

    May 04, 2016
    A new monograph explores how libraries and the organizations that provide services to them are devoting more attention to system-wide organization of collections—whether the "system" is a consortium, a region or a country.
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  • Robert Van Rennes Named New Assistant Director of CIC's Center for Library Initiatives

    Apr 20, 2016
    The CIC is delighted to announce that Robert Van Rennes has been appointed as Assistant Director, Center for Library Initiatives at the CIC, effective July 1, 2016.
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  • The Power of the Collective: CIC Annual Report Now Available

    Mar 10, 2016
    The newly released CIC Annual Report details the collective power and progress of this enterprise, highlighting the Health Equities initiative between the state Departments of Health and the member schools; faculty collaborations in theater, music education, and business; and data on the economic impact of the scientific workforce and funded research being done across the campuses.
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  • CIC Leadership Opportunity: Director – Center for Library Initiatives

    Sep 01, 2015
    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) seeks a senior leader with energy, drive, tact, and tenacity to serve as Director of the Center for Library Initiatives (CLI).
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  • CIC CLI Director Mark Sandler to Retire

    Jun 12, 2015
    Mark Sandler, Director of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives, has announce his retirement effective February 29, 2016. Now entering his tenth year of service to the CIC and its 15 member universities, Dr. Sandler also served for 20 years on the staff of the University of Michigan Library.
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  • Center for Library Initiative’s Shared Print Repository Holds Three Miles of Journals (So You Don’t Have To)

    Aug 13, 2014
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  • University of Maryland Embraces Opportunities Offered by CIC Membership

    Apr 10, 2014
    University of Maryland has maximized its first year in the CIC.
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  • The CIC Welcomes Monsters University to Membership

    Apr 01, 2014
    Monsters University has become a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, effective April 1, 2014. Founded in 1313, MU is a private, pan-educational university with over 12,000 undergraduates, located two hours from downtown Monstropolis.
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  • "Together We Work. Together It Works." CIC Annual Report 2012-2013 Now Available Online

    Feb 10, 2014
    CIC's latest Annual Report explores the impact of our joint efforts across the breadth of member universities and higher education.
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  • Center for Library Initiatives eNewsletter now available

    Jul 15, 2013
    The CLI July 2013 eNews includes Mark Sandler's musings, an update on the Shared Print Repository, background on the HathiTrust amicus filing, and scenes from the 2013 CLI Conference and ALA Member Reception.
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  • CIC eNewsletter Now Available

    Jul 01, 2013
    The July 2013 of the CIC eNews is now online.
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  • University of Maryland and Rutgers University Officially Become Members of the CIC

    Jul 01, 2013
    The University of Maryland and Rutgers University have become members of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, effective July 1, 2013.
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  • CIC in the News: The NJ Star-Ledger on the Advantages of Membership

    May 08, 2013
    As outlined in a recent Star-Ledger article, Rutgers University students, faculty, and staff are poised to maximize their place as one of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's newest members.
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  • The Benefits of Membership: The Washington Post Focuses on University of Maryland's Entrance into the CIC

    May 07, 2013
    As outlined in The Washington Post, University of Maryland students, faculty, and staff are poised to reap the benefits of joining the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.
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  • Research Matters: UMD Talk Show Focuses on the CIC

    Apr 25, 2013
    CIC Executive Director, Barbara McFadden Allen, joined UMD's Senior Vice President and Provost, Mary Ann Rankin, along with UMD Dean of Libraries, Patricia Steele, to talk about the many opportunities for collaboration between UMD and the member universities of the CIC.
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  • Out-of-Copyright but No Longer Out-of-SIght

    Mar 28, 2013
    OSU Libraries have begun sending their collection's out-of-print books to the Google Books Library Project for scanning.
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  • Collaboration Works: CIC Annual Report 2011-12 now available

    Mar 12, 2013
    CIC's latest Annual Report explores the impact of our joint efforts across the breadth of member universities and higher education.
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