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Dec.12.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
The Information Businesses: A Workshop for Library Directors at CNI
The relationship between libraries and content providers is in transition. While the day-to-day negotiations to license digital resources continue, library budgets are tapped out and so is provider revenue growth. Against this backdrop, savvy content providers are striving to reposition themselves in new and adjacent businesses. For academic values to thrive, libraries must engage these emerging information businesses and play an active role in their shaping.
Nov.30.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Ithaka S+R Hosts MLA Symposium
The Modern Language Association (MLA) is running a proseminar on careers for twenty graduate students and recent PhD recipients in the New York City area. Proseminar participants explore the full range of careers open to humanities PhDs, from tenure-track positions to employment in business, government, and nonprofit organizations.
Nov.28.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Martin Kurzweil at Comprehensive Student Records Convening
Martin Kurzweil is participating in a convening on the Comprehensive Student Record in Indianapolis on November 28-29. From the convening website:
Nov.04.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Seeing Students Succeed
Roger Schonfeld and Kate Lawrence, vice president for user research at EBSCO Information Services, are speaking on "Seeing that Students Succeed: rising expectations and the library’s role in teaching and learning," at the Charleston Conference on Thursday, November 3, from 2:30 -3:10 pm. They will be in the Cypress Ballroom North, Courtyard Marriott.
Nov.01.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Collaborative Libraries Assessment Across a Multi-Campus College
At the Library Assessment Conference, Nancy Fried Foster, joined by Montgomery College's Tanner Wray and Cynthia Pfanstiehl, will talk about a multi-year, multi-campus assessment project that Montgomery College undertook with Ithaka S+R. Details: Library Assessment Conference Arlington, Virginia Monday, October 31, 1:30 -3:15 pm
Nov.01.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Ithaka S+R’s Local Surveys and Research Support Services
At the Library Assessment Conference, Christine Wolff and Danielle Cooper will be joined by several library partners to discuss the impact of two Ithaka S+R initiatives: Research Support Services and Local Surveys. These presentations will take place at the “Ithaka” concurrent session from 11 am – 12:30 pm on Monday, October 31. For more information about the conference, please see http://libraryassessment.org/index.shtml. Ithaka S+R Surveys of Students and Faculty
Oct.27.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Understanding Work Practices to Improve Information Services in Health Sciences Libraries
Nancy Fried Foster is delivering a keynote address on "Understanding Work Practices to Improve Information Services in Health Sciences Libraries" at the Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter of the Medical Library Association Annual Meeting in Watkins Glen, New York, on Thursday, October 27. From the conference website:
Aug.10.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Ithaka S+R at the National Diversity in Libraries Conference
As Ithaka S+R continues our research into issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion within cultural organizations, we are excited to attend the National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC). Co-sponsored by the UCLA Library and the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the conference will take place on the UCLA campus on August 10 - 13. More information about the conference is available at http://ndlc.info/
Aug.05.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Danielle Cooper at the Society of American Archivists Meeting
Danielle Cooper will be speaking on a panel about religious collections at the Society of American Archivists meeting in Atlanta on Friday, August 5 at 1 pm. From the conference program: "In 2012, Terry Cook described a paradigm shift in which the archival raison d’être shifts from the preservation of evidence to the definition of community. From this premise, we present a panel that considers the intersections between community archives and religious archives."
Jul.06.2016 | ITHAKA S+R
Christine Wolff at the Jisc and CNI Conference 2016
Jisc and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) are bringing together leading experts from the US, UK, and Europe to explore current issues and innovations in digital scholarship and facilitate a rich international exchange on leading practice and policy at a conference in Oxford, England, on July 6. On the "Equipping the Researcher" panel, Christine Wolff and RLUK's David Prosser will present findings from the Ithaka S+R US and UK Faculty Surveys 2015 and discuss the current state of academic practice in the two countries.