New York University. NYU Receives $1.34 Million Grant from Arcadia to Support Arabic Collections Online, An Open Access, Arabic-Language Digital Library. New York University Libraries—a leader in digital library development—has announced that Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—has made a grant of $1.34 million to support Arabic Collections Online, a major project to create an open access, digital library of public-domain Arabic language content. [Full Announcement].
New York University. NYU Libraries and partners developing next-generation Archives Management System with Grant from Mellon Foundation. New York University has been awarded a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead a partnership in developing the software that integrates Archon and the Archivists' Toolkit (AT) into an open-source, next-generation archives management system. The integrated product—known by the working title ArchivesSpace—will incorporate the best features and functions of Archon and the AT. [Full Announcement].