NSF awards IU $3.82 million for Open Science Grid Operations Center


The National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Energy have renewed funding for the Open Science Grid project, providing $27 million from 2012 to 2016. Indiana University will receive $3.82 million of the award to continue running OSG’s Operations Center, highlighting IU’s noted expertise in grid computing and ability to deliver a reliable, secure, easy-to-use environment. Read more


SLIS Alumna named Vice President/President-Elect of ASCLA


Sara Laughlin (MLS ’72) will serve as the next vice-president/president-elect of the Association of Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA). The announcement was featured on ASCLA’s blog last month. A division of the American Library Association (ALA), ASCLA’s membership includes librarians who work in state library agencies and consortia, consultants, and those who serve people with disabilities. Read more