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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 Ithaka S+R Surveys of Students and Faculty
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
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.
Jun.26.2016 | ITHAKA S+R

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Academic Libraries: An ALA Open Session

Join Ithaka S+R on Sunday, June 26, from 3-4:00 pm, at ALA in Orlando and contribute your ideas to our latest research project. We have recently embarked on a study, funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, to map staff diversity within academic libraries. Building on similar studies we have conducted in American art museums and cultural organizations within New York City, we hope to develop a clear snapshot of staff demographics across all job types within college and university libraries.
Jun.26.2016 | ITHAKA S+R

What Did We Learn From the Latest Round of the US and UK Faculty Surveys?

Join us at ALA in Orlando on Sunday, June 26, from 10-11:00 am to learn about Ithaka S+R's US and UK Faculty Surveys. Ithaka S+R’s Faculty Survey has tracked attitudes and behaviors of faculty members in US higher education institutions in response to technological and environmental change on a triennial basis since 2000. In 2012, we also began surveying academics in the UK.
Jun.18.2016 | ITHAKA S+R

Danielle Cooper at ATLA’s Annual Conference

Danielle Cooper will speak on "Investigating the Needs of Scholars: A Multi-Institutional Collaborative Approach," at the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Annual Conference on June 17, in Long Beach, California.
Jun.17.2016 | ITHAKA
ITHAKA is participating in Ann Arbor’s local A2 Tech Trek 2016.  This event showcases technology organizations in the downtown Ann Arbor area.  Students, professionals, families and job seekers get to “trek” to our office, tour our workspaces and talk with our staff to learn about what we do and how we do it!
Jun.15.2016 | ITHAKA S+R

Ithaka S+R Co-Hosts Asilomar II

Ithaka S+R and Stanford University are co-hosting "Asilomar II: Student Data and Records in the Digital Era." This convening assembles a small group of academic leaders to consider how data describing adult students might be managed in ways that enable the improvement of educational experiences, the progress of science, and the integrity of information describing human beings. This event builds on the 2014 assembly that produced the Asilomar Convention for Learning Research in Higher Education of 2014.
Jun.11.2016 | JSTOR

Taxonomy Café

Jabin White of JSTOR will be speaking at the Taxonomy Cafe this June.