• InCommon Blog Cites CIC Federation Video

    Aug 14, 2009, 13:33 PM

    The InCommon Federation, which provides the trust foundation to enable its members to work together to manage access to protected resources, highlighted the CIC's video that illustrates the significance of federated identity to CIC institutions in a recent blog post....

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  • CIC named one of the "nation's best consortia"

    Aug 7, 2009, 16:05 PM

    An article in the latest issue of Higher Education Consortia magazine singles out the Committee on Institutional Cooperation as one of the nation’s most successful consortia. In his essay, “Leaderful Behavior: How Cost Containment Is Enabled by Collaborative Behavior,” Phillip...

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  • CIC Libraries Developing Research Services to Leverage HathiTrust Content

    Aug 3, 2009, 16:00 PM

    CIC Libraries Developing Research Services to Leverage HathiTrust Content MONK text-analysis tools to be shared in secure online environment CHAMPAIGN, Ill. –The Library Directors of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation are taking the first step toward providing specialized research tools and services...

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  • CIC Featured in Higher Education Consortia Magazine

    May 15, 2009, 16:10 PM

    The Spring 2009 edition of Higher Education Consortia magazine highlights high-impact CIC collaborations in its cover article, "Building Trust and Innovation: Voluntary Collaboration in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation." The article offers insights into how the CIC developed a culture...

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  • Detroit Radio Highlights HathiTrust's Digital Catalog Search Launch

    May 12, 2009, 11:50 AM

    Detroit radio station WWJ Newsradio 950 reported on the HathiTrust's launch of a new catalog search that delivers nearly 3 million full-text records through an Internet browser. HathiTrust, a shared digital repository, was conceived as a collaboration of the Committee...

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  • Student Newspaper Chronicles Digitization of Books at IU

    Apr 25, 2009, 21:04 PM

    In its April 23 edition, the Indiana Daily Student reported on the current and future digitization of Indiana University library volumes by Google. IU's folklore collection, the largest in the world, is the first CIC "collection of distinction" to be...

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  • CIC Study Abroad Program Highlighted in OSU Magazine

    Apr 22, 2009, 17:07 PM

    An article in the Spring 2009 edition of ¿Que Pasa, OSU?, a magazine for the Latino community at Ohio State University, highlights the CIC Latin American Health and Nutrition program in Santiago, Dominican Republic. This program integrates coursework in health and...

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  • Penn State Sends First Book Shipment to Google

    Mar 20, 2009, 14:49 PM

    The Penn State library has sent its first shipment of books to be digitized by Google as part of the CIC's partnership with the Google Book Search Project. Among the volumes are Penn State's distinctive English and American literature collections....

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  • CIC HathiTrust SDR and OCLC join forces

    Feb 9, 2009, 14:33 PM

    The CIC HathiTrust Shared Digital Repository and OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) will partner together "to increase visibility of and access to items" in the HathiTrust SDR, the pair announced in January. According to a news release issued by OCLC, "OCLC and HathiTrust will...

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  • CIC Director's Essay Featured on GlobalHigherEd

    Feb 4, 2009, 16:03 PM

    CIC Director Barbara McFadden Allen outlines the framework for the organization's success in higher education collaborations in a Jan. 31 guest essay for GlobalHigherEd, a web log that tracks the construction of global knowledge and spaces for the "knowledge economy."...

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  • HathiTrust named a top library story of 2008

    Jan 13, 2009, 14:26 PM

    Library Journal Academic Newswire named the launch of the HathiTrust shared digital repository, a project founded by the libraries of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, as No. 4 on its list of the 10 most important academic library stories of...

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  • Study abroad popular at CIC institutions

    Nov 25, 2008, 13:54 PM

    CIC member institutions are among the nation's leaders in sending students to study abroad, according to the Institute of International Education's annual "Open Doors" report on study abroad trends released Nov. 17. Five CIC institutions rank in the report's top...

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  • New York Times examines HathiTrust

    Nov 5, 2008, 14:49 PM

    The New York Times weighs in on the launch of HathiTrust, the shared digital repository that brings together the digitized library collections of CIC members and other partners. The Times article (10/13) focuses on the difference between HathiTrust and the...

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  • CIC kinesiology faculty visit China

    Nov 5, 2008, 13:57 PM

    A delegation of kinesiology professors, including several from CIC members, recently visited China to discuss collaborations on cross-cultural research and other ways to strengthen ties between institutions, reports the Minnesota Daily (10/8)....

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