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April 11, 2023 - Press Release: Performing Arts Readiness Extension

March 22, 2023 - Press Release: CCAHA and Lyrasis Announce Succession Planning Initiative for Collections Stewardship


October 26, 2022 - Press Release: Lyrasis Announces John Wilken as New Chief Executive Officer

June 1, 2022 - Press Release: LYRASIS and The Palace Project Announce the Addition of OverDrive Titles, Transforming the Landscape of eBook Access for Libraries and Patrons

May 13, 2022 - Press Release: LYRASIS Announces Interim CEO Erin Tripp

February 22, 2022 - Press Release: Celebrating 7 Years of Service, LYRASIS CEO to Transition at End of June 2022


July 7, 2021 - Press Release: LYRASIS Announces the 2021 Catalyst Fund Recipients and Their Projects

June 28, 2021 - Press Release: New Digital Platform Empowers Public Libraries and Patrons, Boosts Equitable Access to Knowledge

June 15, 2021 - Press Release: LYRASIS Announces Acquisition of BiblioLabs; Combination Supports Mission of Library-Driven Content and Expands Community Engagement

June 11, 2021 - Press Release: The New York Public Library and LYRASIS Announce Next Steps in National E-Book Collaboration

June 8, 2021 - Press Release: Springer Nature and LYRASIS Announce Open Access Sponsorship Agreement for Books that Support Research and Teaching Aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals

March 3, 2021 - Press Release: LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries Announce New Partnership to bring eBooks to Academic Library Communities

March 2, 2021 - Press Release: LYRASIS and WALDO Announce Pilot to Offer LYRASIS Learning, Expanding Professional Development Services for WALDO Members


September 15, 2020 - Press Release: Robert Miller, LYRASIS CEO, Named “Top 20 Dynamic CEO of 2020”

September 14, 2020 - Press Release: LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries Announce Virtual Copyright Education Centers Pilot Project

September 1, 2020 - Press Release: Performing Arts Readiness Project Releases Pocket Response Resource

August 28, 2020 - LYRASIS Releases the LYRASIS 2020 DEI Survey Results Report

July 28, 2020 - Press Release: LYRASIS Awarded $492,069 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

July 1, 2020 - Press Release: LYRASIS Announces the 2020 Catalyst Fund Recipients and Their Projects

June 18, 2020 - Press Release: Understanding the Landscape of Open Content Activities in United States Libraries

June 11, 2020 - Press Releae: LYRASIS Creates New Research and Innovation Division

June 2, 2020 - Press Release: CollectionSpace 6.0 is Now Available

May 6, 2020 - Press Release: The American Samoan State Library Chooses SimplyE for its Statewide eBook Program, hosted by LYRASIS

May 5, 2020 - Press Release: Jisc and LYRASIS Help US Universities and Research Organizations Gather New Usage Insights

March 17, 2020 - Press Release: Washington State Library Announces Partnership with LYRASIS to Produce a New e-book Platform for All Citizens in Washington State

March 16, 2020 - Press Release: LYRASIS announces the ICOLC Statement on the Global COVID-19 Pandemic and Its Impact on Library Services and Resources

March 5, 2020 - Press Release: NOW AVAILABLE: DSpace 7.0 Beta 1

January 29, 2020 - LYRASIS Receives Phase 2 Funding from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Continue Performing Arts Readiness Project


November 1, 2019 - LYRASIS and LA Referencia Announce Partnership to Engage and Strengthen Community Supported Programs in Latin America

September 12, 2019 Michigan Publishing and LYRASIS Announce Partnership to Deliver ACLS Humanities E-Book Collection

September 11, 2019 LYRASIS Announces Partnership with Educopia for Next Generation Library Publishing

July 18, 2019 LYRASIS Announces the 2019 Catalyst Fund Recipients and Their Projects

July 17, 2019 LYRASIS Announces the Release of a New Study, Understanding the Landscape of Library Accessibility for Online Materials

July 11, 2019 LYRASIS Announces New Board of Trustees Members

July 9, 2019 LYRASIS and DuraSpace Complete Merger - Members and Community Benefit

June 4, 2019 LYRASIS Announces Candidates for Open Board of Trustees Positions

March 13, 2019 LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Merger

January 24, 2019 LYRASIS and DuraSpace Announce Intent to Merge


November 5, 2018 LYRASIS and University of Michigan Press Announce New University of Press eBook Collection, a Community-Supported Scholarly Research Collection

October 16, 2018 LYRASIS Receives $1,200,000 Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support Further Development of CollectionSpace

August 28, 2018 LYRASIS Announces James English as Product Development Strategist for Library Simplified/SimplyE, Signalling Ongoing Commitment to Support Library Open Source Inititiatives

June 18, 2018 LYRASIS Announces 6 Catalyst Fund Winning Projects for 2018

May 8, 2018 LYRASIS Announces Sheila Rabun as ORCID US Community Specialist


June 6, 2017 LYRASIS Announces 6 Catalyst Fund Winning Projects to Support Innovation in Libraries, Archives and Museums

May 10, 2017 LYRASIS and Michigan Publishing Announce Partnership

May 4, 2017 LYRASIS Receives $100,000 IMLS Grant for Open Source Sustainability Forum

March 15, 2017 "The Show Must Go On" - Performing Arts Emergency Preparedness Initiative Receives Implementation Funding

February 3, 2017 LYRASIS Announces Christine Di Bella as New Program Manager for ArchivesSpace

January 10, 2017 January 10 - LYRASIS Announces $100,000 Catalyst Fund; Seeks Applications

January 5, 2017 LYRASIS Announces Laney McGlohon as New Technical Lead for ArchivesSpace

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