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  • Federation of CICme Completed

    Nov 25, 2009
    Every Committee on Institutional Cooperation member university now has federated access to CICme, the consortium’s online collaboration workspace. With a “flip of a switch” on Nov. 11, the University of Michigan became the final CIC member to become federated. Federated access is significant...
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    • Technology Collaboration
  • CIC SROP Application Now Available

    Nov 25, 2009
    The CIC's Summer Research Opportunities Program application is now open! SROP provides a gateway to graduate education for a broad, diverse cohort of student scholars. The eight-week research internship experience at CIC campuses introduces highly qualified undergraduates to the rewards and rigors of...
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  • CIC's Armstrong Presents at EDUCAUSE 2009

    Nov 13, 2009
    Kimberly Armstrong, assistant director of the CIC’s Center for Library Initiatives, delivered a talk at the 2009 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Denver on Nov. 4. Armstrong’s presentation focused on how collaboration may help solve “the scholarly communication problem." Scholars and...
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    • Library Initiatives
  • Article examines CIC, University of Chicago digitization efforts

    Nov 06, 2009
    The Nov. 6 edition of the Chicago Maroon examines the University of Chicago's participation in the CIC's mass digitization partnership with the Google Book Search Project. "Scanning and digitizing one book costs $60. Scanning and digitizing the University’s 7.7 million printed...
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    • Library Initiatives
  • Deans Develop Plan to Increase Access to Languages

    Nov 05, 2009
    CIC liberal arts and sciences (LAS) deans and international studies deans have collaborated to develop a plan to increase access to less commonly taught languages across the consortium. The strategy builds upon CourseShare, a successful distance learning pilot project that has delivered 54...
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  • NIH awards Michigan grant to study research interventions, CIC SROP

    Nov 03, 2009
    The University of Michigan's National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study research opportunity interventions that promote scientific research careers for underrepresented students, including the CIC's Summer Research Opportunities Program....
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    • Student Opportunities