Archives and Museum Services
LILRC provides a number of archival related services for members. Our Digitization and Archives Coordinator will provide site visits to advise and consult with institutions on increasing access to materials. As an extension of these services, we provide access to a project archivist with the Accessing Archives Program. We also provide support for digitization through our Regional Scan Center and Digitization services. There are also currently three traveling exhibits that can be borrowed by members.
LILRC provides a number of different types of education programming including 6 conference events, ongoing workshops and video recordings of presentations. In addition to the Annual Conference on Libraries and the Future and the Annual Archives Conference, and Annual Membership Meeting, all linked below, there is the Herbert Biblo Academic Libraries Conference, the Hospital Library Services Program Annual Conference, and the Technical Services Open Forum.
LILRC provides a number of grant opportunities to member institutions. Please note the application deadlines for each grant.
offers the opportunity to get free legal through the Ask the Lawyer program. We also have a new program
to support an intern from an under represented population to learn more
about the library profession. Additionally, there are a variety of
google groups individuals can subscribe to and various member discounts.
These repository services allow you to add different kinds of digital assets to a database. Empire ADC is a discovery tool and repository for EAD encoded finding aids. ESIE is a repository of 360 degree images. New York Heritage Digital Collections is a repository of curated images from around the state. New York State Historic Newspapers is a repository of digitized newspapers.
For information on these services contact Tim Spindler (firstname.lastname@example.org).
has a variety of resource sharing services. The CCDA program provides
grant funds to academic institutions to coordinate collection
development. ELD is a statewide delivery service. We also provide
support and will fill document delivery requests on medical research.
The research loan program supports access to academic libraries by
researchers who are not part of individual academic institutions.