​The following is a list of Catalyst Fund award recipients, the amount awarded and the project name. Five Project proposals (to be implemented by the applying institution) and one Idea (to be implemented outside the applying institution) were funded.


columbiauniversity.jpgColumbia University – “Feasibility Study for a Copyright Education Center” – $30,000

Presentation – Copyright Education for Libraries, Archives & Museums by Rina Elster Pantalony

PDF: Feasibility Study for a Copyright Education Center

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iupui.jpgIndiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) – “Advancing 3D Digitization and Metadata Conventions” – $29,500

Presentation – Advancing 3D Digitization and Metadata Conventions for Libraries, Museums, and Archives by Jenny Johnson

White Paper: Advancing 3D Digitization

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johnsoncsmith.jpgJohnson C. Smith University – “A Digital Map of the Historic West End” – $25,000

Presentation – A Digital Map of the Historic West End by Brandon Lunsford

White Paper: A Digital Map of the Historic West End

See the West End Site

universityofnebraskaomaha.jpgUniversity of Nebraska, Omaha – “Mobile Digitization for Rural Community Archives” – $5,550



unccharlotte.jpgUniversity of North Carolina, Charlotte – “Leverage IoT Devices to Aid in Discovery and Use of Collections” – approximately $18,000 earmarked for testing through LYRASIS

Presentation – Library & Internet of Things by Bob Price

washburnuniversity.jpgWashburn University – “From Information Literate to Information Fluent: Information Literacy for Middle and High School Students” – $26,548

Presentation – From Information Literate to Information Fluent by Dr. Alan Bearman