• Journal Article Discusses Value of CIC Affiliation

    Feb 2, 2010, 11:34 AM

    An article in the most recent edition of the academic journal New Directions in Higher Education (Volume 2009 Issue 148, Pages 55 - 63) cites the Committee on Institutional Cooperation and its value to its member institutions, almost all of...

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  • New York Times Mentions CIC in Jan. 30 Article

    Feb 1, 2010, 10:56 AM

    An article in the Jan. 30 edition of the New York Times about the Big Ten Conference studying potential expansion plans included discussion of the role academics play in the Conference - and a mention of the Committee on Institutional...

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  • Be In The Know With CIC TechNews

    Jan 27, 2010, 15:06 PM

    Get the latest news, up-to-date progress reports and new developments on the many collaborative efforts of the CIC Chief Information Officers at the recently launched CIC TechNews. TechNews also will provide information on items of interest to to those who collaborate on technology...

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  • Open Up Your Fall 2010 Course With CIC CourseShare

    Jan 27, 2010, 14:01 PM

    Faculty of specialized, low-enrollment courses are encouraged to consider opening such classes for the 2010-11 academic year to other CIC universities through the CourseShare program. Courses already on the fall docket include Classical Japanese and other less commonly taught languages,...

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  • CIC Featured in ¿Que Pasa, OSU? Magazine

    Jan 20, 2010, 11:10 AM

    An article in the Winter 2010 issue of ¿Que Pasa, OSU? magazine examines CIC programs and efforts that help Latino and other underrepresented minorities overcome barriers to success in higher education groups. The article, "Building a Community
: An Examination of...

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  • CLI eNews Highlights Government Documents Project, eBooks Purchase and More

    Jan 12, 2010, 14:39 PM

    The January 2010 edition of the Center for Library Initiatives eNewsletter is now available online. The CLI's biannual eNewsletter provides news and insight into the collaborative activities of the CIC libraries, from purchasing to mass digitization. This edition includes an...

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  • Doctoral Directory Features Promising Academic Job Candidates

    Jan 12, 2010, 14:29 PM

    The CIC Doctoral Directory now includes information on 239 candidates and degree recipients from CIC universities who are members of groups underrepresented in higher education. Nearly one quarter (23 percent) of the listings represent science and engineering fields, and another 23...

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  • Library Journal reports on Library Directors' Statement On Scientific American

    Jan 7, 2010, 10:29 AM

    The Library Journal reported Jan. 6 on the CIC Library Directors' recent statement regarding Nature Publishing Group’s proposed site-license pricing for the popular title Scientific American. In an article entitled "More Dismay About Scientific American: CIC Libraries Reject New Site...

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  • Library Directors Respond to Pricing Proposal for Scientific American

    Jan 4, 2010, 16:50 PM

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  • CIC 2008-09 Annual Report Released

    Dec 8, 2009, 11:54 AM

    We are pleased to present the 2008-09 CIC Annual Report. We invite you to learn about how the CIC connects people with resources and opportunities, thus enhancing the distinctive strengths, assets and expertise of each member university. CIC Annual Report 2008-09...

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  • Federation of CICme Completed

    Nov 25, 2009, 07:39 AM

    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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  • CIC SROP Application Now Available

    Nov 25, 2009, 07:25 AM

    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, 12:36 PM

    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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  • Article examines CIC, University of Chicago digitization efforts

    Nov 6, 2009, 11:14 AM

    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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  • Deans Develop Plan to Increase Access to Languages

    Nov 5, 2009, 12:02 PM

    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 3, 2009, 14:21 PM

    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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  • Article on mass digitization efforts at Northwestern cites CIC

    Oct 28, 2009, 16:28 PM

    The Daily Northwestern, the campus student newspaper, featured mass digitization efforts at the Northwestern University library in its Oct. 28 issue. The article, "Materials keep going digital at library," highlights the CIC's agreement with Google Book Search to digitize up...

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  • CIC's Darlene Hutchinson profiled in Inside Illinois

    Oct 2, 2009, 13:25 PM

    The CIC's Darlene Hutchinson was profiled in the Oct. 1 edition of Inside Illinois, the employee publication of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Hutchinson, the office manager for the CIC's Center for Library Initiatives, appears in the publication's question-and-answer...

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  • Asian American Studies graduate student conference featured in Indiana Daily Student

    Oct 2, 2009, 13:09 PM

    The Sept. 27 edition of the Indiana Daily Student featured coverage of the inaugural Asian American Studies graduate student conference, held Sept. 25-26 in Bloomington, Ind. The conference brought together more than 40 graduate students and faculty from across the...

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  • CIC Provosts File Letter With Court in Google Settlement

    Sep 4, 2009, 16:16 PM

    The CIC has been a Google digitization partner since 2007. Under the terms of the partnership, Google will digitize up to ten million volumes across the CIC universities. In September 2009, the CIC filed a letter with the federal court of New...

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