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2013-07-31 23:26:00

A $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be used to strengthen the Bucknell University Digital Scholarship Initiative. Lewisburg, PA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Bucknell University has been awarded a $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the University’s Digital Scholarship Initiative. The grant will help support faculty development, course development and summer research in the humanities and social sciences. It will also allow Bucknell to share its...

2011-06-10 00:00:31

The ARTstor Collections Now Searchable via EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ for Mutual Customers Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 The ARTstor Digital Library will be searchable via EBSCO Discovery Serviceâ“ž¢ (EDS) from EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) allowing mutual customers to use EDS to explore even more of a library's collection. The agreement between ARTstor and EBSCO increases the value to ARTstor subscribers using EDS since end users...

2010-11-04 17:14:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions, a business unit of ProQuest LLC, announced today a pilot project that will allow students and researchers at institutions subscribing to the Summon(TM) web-scale discovery service to automatically find their library's Summon(TM) service search box when they use JSTOR. In addition to the content available on JSTOR, users will be able to easily continue to search the breadth of their particular library's collection for additional...

2009-06-08 14:45:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ARTstor and the Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (CPPC) have announced a collaboration through which the CPPC will share hundreds of images of colonial, modern, and contemporary Latin American art through the ARTstor Digital Library (www.artstor.org). The partnership will broaden educational and scholarly access to these important works, which include examples by such major artists as Helio Oiticica, Tomas Maldonado, Lygia Pape, and Joaquin Torres-Garcia....

2008-10-08 15:00:31

PROVIDENCE -- Brown University has received $3 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to be used to increase the number of graduate students in the humanities over the next several years. A university news release said the grant will set up an endowment for Andrew W. Mellon Graduate Fellows in the Humanities. The fellowship will support up to 14 more students over the next five years, providing stipend and research costs during years one, two, four and five of their studies. The...

2008-07-30 09:01:09

By The Herald-Sun, Durham, N.C. Jul. 30--CHAPEL HILL -- The Ackland Art Museum has received $1.25 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to deepen and expand the museum's role in the education of university students. The museum will use the funds to engage UNC scholars and students in research, publication, interpretation and creation of exhibitions from the Ackland collection; give students opportunities to learn about the substance and methodology of museum work; and introduce...