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November 15, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ NCTE 2018

Visit us at this year’s National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) conference! For more information about the conference, visit the NCTE 2018 website. The post JSTOR @ NCTE 2018 appeared first on About JSTOR.
September 28, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Danielle Cooper at the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color

Danielle Cooper, Deborah Lee (University of Saskatchewan), and Anthony Sanchez (University of Arizona) are facilitating a roundtable discussion on incorporating Indigenous methodologies into library research at the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color...
July 19, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ AP Annual 2018

Visit us at this year’s AP Annual conference! For more information about the conference, visit the AP Annual 2018 website. The post JSTOR @ AP Annual 2018 appeared first on About JSTOR.
July 13, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Auto Draft

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July 12, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Live-stream: “Inside Baseball” with Library of Congress Labs and JSTOR Labs

This July 13 starting at 10:15 AM, Library of Congress Labs will live-stream “Inside Baseball Labs Showcase,” featuring a demonstration of the week’s collaboration with JSTOR Labs. In addition to presentations from JSTOR Labs and the Smithsonian’s...
July 11, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR essentials: everything you need to know in 60 mins

Whether you’re new to JSTOR or just need a refresher, join us for this introductory platform overview for librarians! We’ll cover JSTOR collections, how to use tools such as citations and MyLists, and tips and tricks for searching. Can’t make the live...
July 09, 2018 | JSTOR | News

JSTOR Labs collaborates with Library of Congress Labs on “Inside Baseball”

This July 9-12, Library of Congress Labs is hosting “Inside Baseball,” a collaborative flash build with JSTOR Labs of new digital tools to explore the Library’s baseball-related collections data, building resources, and visualizations. “Inside Baseball...
July 05, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Strengthening Library Education

Last November, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) convened experts to explore how to strengthen the formal education component of the Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant program to best support library and information science...
July 03, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Qingres will preserve Open Access e-journals with Portico

Qingres will preserve their Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that they will be secure and available into the future. Qingres is an international scientific journal publisher and big data operator, focusing on scientific journals publishing,...
July 03, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ SALALM 2018

Frank Smith, Director of Books at JSTOR, will participate in the panel discussion “Collaborative Agreements between Mexico and the U.S.: Open Access and Bilingual Discovery” at the SALALM 2018 conference in Mexico City.  The presentation is part of...
July 03, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: 2,600 additional images from the Williams College Museum of Art

The Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA) has contributed 2,600 additional images of its permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total to more than 2,750.* The selection in Artstor represents the Museum’s holdings across...
July 02, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: 4,300 additional images from the Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

James McNeill Whistler. Nocturne. c. 1878. Wash lithograph on blue tinted chine collé. Image and original data provided by the Davison Art Center,...
June 29, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: 7,600 additional images from the Davis Museum at Wellesley College

James T. Woolley. Footed Bowl. Early 20th century. Sterling silver. Image and data provided by The Davis Museum at Wellesley College.
The Davis...
June 28, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Discover Artstor images in JSTOR

JSTOR users at institutions that also subscribe to Artstor may encounter a colorful surprise: some search results on JSTOR are now displaying image results from the Artstor Digital Library. This feature is in pilot stage. Currently, some 840,000 images...
June 27, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

New Questionnaire for the US Faculty Survey 2018 Now Available

I am thrilled to announce that we have completed our updates for the upcoming Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2018. As in previous cycles, the survey will explore the research and teaching practices, perceptions, and needs of scholars at four-year colleges...
June 27, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

More than 1 million images now publicly available at library.artstor.org!

Good news! Artstor has made more than 1 million image, video, document, and audio files from public institutional collections freely available to everyone—subscribers and non-subscribers alike–at library.artstor.org. These collections are being shared by...
June 27, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Artstor images in JSTOR

JSTOR users at institutions that also subscribe to Artstor may encounter a colorful surprise: some search results on JSTOR are now displaying image results from the Artstor Digital Library. This feature is in pilot stage. Currently, some 840,000 images...
June 27, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

New Research from the American Talent Initiative on Community College Transfer to Top Colleges and Universities

The American Talent Initiative (ATI) just released new research suggesting that, each year, 50,000 high-achieving, low- and moderate-income community college students do not transfer to any four-year institution. Approximately 15,000 of these lower-...
June 26, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: Highlights from the Tufts University Art Gallery

William Edward Norton. Untitled. 1876. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Tufts University Art Gallery.
The Tufts University Art Gallery...
June 25, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Danielle Cooper Presents on the Indigenous Studies Research Support Services Project

On Monday, June 25, Danielle Cooper will discuss the methodology of the Research Support Services project on Indigenous Studies at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans. Her talk is part of the Library Research Roundtable Chair’s Program, which runs...
June 21, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Limits of Area Studies: Studying Scholars of Asia

From 2015-2017, Ithaka S+R partnered with 29 researchers at 11 academic libraries in the U.S. to study the research activities and support needs of scholars in Asian Studies. Today we are excited to release the project’s capstone report, Supporting the...
June 21, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Leveraging the Asian Studies Project Locally

In the spring of 2017, Lafayette College joined eleven other institutions to participate in Ithaka S+R’s qualitative study of Asian Studies scholars (Ithaka S+R’s capstone report, which includes links to the reports authored by the participating...
June 20, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Text Analyzer wins SSP Previews Session People’s Choice Award

JSTOR received the first-ever People’s Choice Award for Text Analyzer during the SSP Previews Session at the Society for Scholarly Publishing‘s 40th annual meeting held May 30-June 1 in Chicago, IL. In a plenary featuring 13 presentations about the...
June 15, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

A2 Tech Trek 2018

    ITHAKA is one of nearly 100 technology companies particpating in this year's annual A2 Tech Trek sponsored by Ann Arbor SPARK.  The June 15, 2018 event is expected to bring 3,000 tech enthusiasts and job seekers to downtown Ann Arbor.  We'll be...
June 13, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ ATLA 2018

Visit us at the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) annual conference. We’ll be at booth #F16. For more information about the conference, visit the ATLA 2018 website. The post JSTOR @ ATLA 2018 appeared first on About JSTOR.
June 11, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: College Art Museums Collection Launch Part I

Artstor has now released 15,000+ images in the first part of our launch focusing on college art museum collections.* This release encompasses arts, crafts, and cultural objects in many media from around the world that are curated and housed in art...
June 08, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Spelman College Museum and MCA Chicago

In an ongoing effort to document the equity, diversity, and inclusion practices of art museums, Ithaka S+R, in partnership with the Mellon Foundation and the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), has published two new case studies. At Fifty,...
June 07, 2018 | PORTICO | News

OA e-journals from the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine now preserved with Portico

The Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine (JSNM) will preserve their Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that they will be secure and available into the future. Established in 1964, the Japanese Society of Nuclear Medicine has aided in the...
June 07, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Danielle Cooper at UXLIBS IV

In June, Danielle Cooper will speak at the UXLIBS IV Conference in Sheffield, UK, on the Indigenous Studies Research Support Services project. Abstract Thirty-five librarians at 12 academic libraries are currently conducting a collaborative qualitative...
June 06, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Temple University joins Portico

Portico is pleased to announce that Temple University has joined its e-journal and e-book preservation services. Temple joins more than 1,000 libraries around the world that support digital preservation—including more than 80% of Association of Research...
June 05, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR Essentials: Everything You Need to Know in 60 mins

Whether you’re new to JSTOR or just need a refresher, join us for this introductory platform overview for librarians! We’ll cover JSTOR collections, how to use tools such as citations and MyLists, and tips and tricks for searching. Can’t make the live...
June 03, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ ACURIL 2018

Visit us at this year’s Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) conference! Learn more at the ACURIL 2018 website. The post JSTOR @ ACURIL 2018 appeared first on About JSTOR.
June 01, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: 1,800 images from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection

Tsugoharu Foujita. Sleeping Cat. 1929. Etching. Image and original data from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Art Collection and Galleries. ©...
June 01, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Employing Cognitive Interviews for Questionnaire Testing

Ithaka S+R is gearing up to field our seventh national US Faculty Survey on the research and teaching practices, perceptions, and needs of scholars at four-year colleges and universities. The questionnaire for this upcoming cycle has been designed to...
May 31, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: 5,000 images from the Ringling Theatre Collection (University of Florida)

Anonymous Photographer. Unidentified Performer. 1908. Image and original data provided by the University of Florida Digital Collections.
The...
May 30, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

How DDA works with libraries like yours

There’s good reason why Demand-Driven Acquisition is JSTOR’s most popular ebook model. Not only does it ensure that every title you purchase receives significant use, it’s also flexible enough to meet the needs of different types of libraries. In this...
May 30, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: 5,000 additional images from the Ackland Art Museum (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)

Eugène Delacroix. Cleopatra and the Peasant. 1838. Oil on canvas. Image and data provided by Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at...
May 29, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: 3,600 images from the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Jan Frans van Bloemen. Landscape with Classical Ruins. 1662-1749. Brush and wash over graphite on paper. Image and original data provided by Bowdoin...
May 22, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Universitas Islam Indonesia is now preserving 25+ OA e-journals with Portico

Universitas Islam Indonesia is preserving 25+ Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Since 1948, the Universitas Islam Indonesia has been known for their work in various research...
May 22, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Taking a Closer Look at College and University Endowments: New Report

A new report from Sandy Baum, Cappy Hill, and myself, out today, provides an overview of college and university endowments. We seek to inform the public policy debate by exploring how endowments are structured and used, and discussing the extent to which...
May 18, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: North American Museums Collection Launch Part II

In the second installment of our North American Museums launch, Artstor has released. released 7,800+ new images from five additional leading institutions, bringing the total number of new images to nearly 25,000.* This release encompasses art and craft...
May 18, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR for Librarians & Administrators

Are you an account administrator for JSTOR? Join us for a 30 minute webinar that will cover access methods, usages statistics, and resources for making JSTOR findable and usable for your institution! Can’t make the live event? Register for the webinar...
May 17, 2018 | JSTOR | News

JSTOR Daily: new look, same scholarly rigor

  JSTOR Daily, our scholarship-backed magazine, has a new look. The new site was designed to make it easier for you to explore, discover, and read articles. JSTOR Daily continues to publish articles based on peer-reviewed, fact-based, careful thinking...
May 16 - 18, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA at Agile & Beyond

Join us at Agile & Beyond 2018 to meet staff from our Ann Arbor technology/product center, learn about career opportunities, and talk about our practices.  We're a leading digital platform provider with millions of users across 170 countries. Our...
May 15, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Pathogens and Immunity is now preserved with Portico

The e-journal, Pathogens and Immunity, is now being preserved with Portico, ensuring that their issues and content will be safe and secure into the future. Based out of Case Western University, the Pathogens and Immunity journal publishes original...
May 14, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Teaching about Asian and Pacific Islands Heritage with JSTOR and Artstor

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Join our webinar designed to model research practices for novice researchers while examining the many cultures of Asia and the Pacific Rim. This 45-minute session will demonstrate how to use the content and...
May 14, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: 300 additional images from the Art Institute of Chicago

Georges Seurat. A Sunday on La Grande Jatte. 1884-1886. Oil on canvas. Image and original data provided by The Art Institute of Chicago.
The...
May 10, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: 4,300 additional images from the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Unknown, Chinese, Qing Dynasty, for export. House Boat. 19th century. Ink and color on paper. Image and original data provided by the Philadelphia...
May 09, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: nearly 5,000 additional images from the Seattle Art Museum

Jacob Lawrence. Confrontation at the Bridge. 1976. Screen print. Image and original data provided by Seattle Art Museum. © 2014 The Jacob and...
May 08, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Setting the Table: Responsible Use of Student Data in Higher Education

Martin Kurzweil and Mitchell Stevens published "Setting the Table: Responsible Use of Student Data in Higher Education" in the May/June 2018 issue of EDUCAUSE Review.  As they note, "Rapid movement at the cutting edge of edtech has far outpaced changes...
May 08, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Recognizing and teaching cultural appropriation for Asian-Pacific American Studies

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese. Woman’s Dress (Cheongsam). Early 20th century. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Mrs. Bettison Bayliss, 1962-232-2...
May 08, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: nearly 1,000 images from the Cincinnati Art Museum

The Cincinnati Art Museum has contributed approximately 1,000 images from its inclusive permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library.* The selection in Artstor provides a survey across many curatorial areas with an emphasis on European and...
May 08, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Check out Catharine Bond Hill’s Opinion Piece in Inside Higher Ed

In today's Inside Higher Ed, Ithaka S+R's managing director Catharine Bond Hill asks "Can Higher Ed Change America’s Negative View?" In the piece she explores why higher education institutions have lost the public's trust and sketches out how colleges...
May 07, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: more than 1,060 images from the Norton Simon Museum

Larry Bell. Untitled. 1961. Oil on paper, mounted on board. Image and original data provided by the Norton Simon Museum. © 2017 Artists Rights Society...
May 07, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: North American Museums Collection Launch Part I

Artstor has released more than 17,000 new images from leading museums across North America, bringing the total number for these four diverse collections in the Artstor Digital Library to nearly 40,000.* Though anchored in North America, these...
May 02, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Amplifying the Student Voice

[caption id="attachment_307265" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Borough of Manhattan Community College[/caption] I have had the opportunity this spring to speak with students about their educational objectives, their academic and information usage...
April 27, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR for Librarians and Administrators

Are you an account administrator for JSTOR? Join us for a 30 minute webinar that will cover access methods, usages statistics, and resources for making JSTOR findable and usable for your institution! Can’t make the live event? Register for the webinar...
April 27, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: 10,000 additional images from the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) has contributed more than 10,000 additional images of their global permanent collection to the Artstor Digital Library, bringing their total to over 15,500.* The existing selection from Houston in Artstor offers a...
April 25, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA Hosts Orchestructure Event

ITHAKA is pleased to be hosting Orchestructure's latest Meetup: HashiCorp Vault - A Tool for Managing Secrets.   The event will take place on April 25, 2018 from 6-8 PM at ITHAKA, 301 East Liberty Street, Suite 300, Ann Arbor, MI   RSVP here. 
April 25, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico featured in WIRED article that asks “what happens when science just disappears?”

Dr. Kay Dickersin and Ms. Mariyam Thohira of Johns Hopkins University are on a quest–one only possible in the 21st century. Their plan, to recover all papers once published in The Online Journal of Current Clinical Trials (OJCCT), has even garnered the...
April 25, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: 6,900 additional images from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Southern Song dynasty. Four dragons in mists and clouds, detail. mid-13th century. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. All Rights Reserved
The Museum...
April 24, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now Available: additional images from the Art Gallery of Ontario

Lucius Richard O’Brien. Northern Head of Grand Manan. 1879. Image and original data provided by the Art Gallery of Ontario | ago.net
The Art...
April 24, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Now Available: Dataset for Library Survey 2016 at ICPSR

Last year we published findings from the Library Survey 2016. We have been running this survey on a triennial basis since 2010 to examine the attitudes and behaviors of library deans and directors at not-for profit four-year academic institutions across...
April 23, 2018 | PORTICO | News

The American Phytopathological Society is preserving e-journals with Portico

The American Phytopathological Society (APS) is working with Portico to preserve its Phytopathology, Plant Disease, Plant Health Progress, and Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions e-journals content, as well as its new Open Access title, Phytobiomes,...
April 23, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: Highlights from the collection of the Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puerto Rico

John Frederick Peto. Books on a Shelf. c. 1854-1907. Image and original data provided by the Museo de Arte de Ponce. The Luis A. Ferré Foundation, Inc...
April 18, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

Kevin Guthrie to Speak at ASU-GSV Summit 2018

  ITHAKA President, Kevin Guthrie, will join a panel of entrepreneurs and change-makers working inside higher education institutions to talk about how they lead and respond to change and tech-driven disruption.  Moderated by best-selling author and...
April 18, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

American Talent Initiative Reaches 100 Schools Committed to Expanding Opportunity for More High-Achieving, Low-and Moderate-Income Students

We’re happy to share the news that the American Talent Initiative now includes 100 institutions committed to expanding opportunity for more high-achieving, low- and moderate-income students. The full press release about reaching this milestone is below...
April 13, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR Essentials: Become an Expert in 45 Minutes

Whether you’re new to JSTOR, or just need a refresher, please join us for this introductory platform overview for librarians! We’ll cover JSTOR products, how to use tools such as citations and MyLists, and tips and tricks for searching on JSTOR. Can’t...
April 13, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

2,000 Virtual Reality panoramas of world architecture

Isidore of Miletus, Anthemios of Tralles. Hagia Sophia, interior: Apse. 532-537, image: July 2013. Photography by Media Center for Art History,...
April 13, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Mellon grant supports digitization and open access of Latin American scholarship

En español More than 600 out-of-print scholarly books published by El Colegio de México will be digitized and made available in open access form by JSTOR, thanks to a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant has been offered as part of the...
April 13, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Una subvención de The Mellon Foundation financia la digitalización y el acceso abierto a publicaciones académicas latinoamericanas

In English JSTOR digitalizará y dará acceso abierto a más de 600 libros académicos publicados por El Colegio de México que están fuera de circulación, gracias a una subvención otorgada por The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. La subvención ha sido otorgada...
April 12, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor User Group Meetings: A Roundup for Librarians

Each year we hold user group meetings at VRA and ARLIS (conferences focusing on art librarianship and the use of visual resources in education, respectively) to give our core community of librarians the latest Artstor news and answer their questions....
April 11, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR collections in WorldShare Collection Manager

Books at JSTOR participants are invited to join Kathy Kie, Senior Training Coordinator at OCLC, for an informative session on managing JSTOR’s free MARC records through WorldShare Collection Manager. Kathy will provide an overview of navigating the...
April 11, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Open Access e-journals from United Scientific Group preserved

United Scientific Group (USG) is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be safe and secure into the future. USG identifies and bridges gaps in knowledge sharing by creating and implementing new scientific and...
April 11, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Now available: JSTOR Security Studies

Our newest Thematic Collection is live: JSTOR Security Studies, featuring academic and policy research on international and national security problems and foreign policy issues. The resource was built in collaboration with academics and librarians in the...
April 10, 2018 | PORTICO | News

UCL Press is now preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico

Established as the UK’s first fully Open Access university press in 2015, UCL Press publishes both traditional peer-reviewed scholarly works and innovative research outputs. Based at one of the world’s leading research universities, the University...
April 09, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Using Open Access ebooks in secondary schools

Help your students broaden their research with Open Access scholarly monographs! More than 2,500 Open Access ebooks are now available on JSTOR at no cost. The ebooks offer in-depth treatment of a subject, including context helpful for beginning...
April 09, 2018 | PORTICO | News

BITECA is now preserving 40+ OA e-journals with Portico

BITECA is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be safe and secure into the future. Created in 2006, BITECA (meaning Bit: Minimum unit of information, and Teca: Place where something is kept, properly ordered...
April 05, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Celebrate National Poetry Month with JSTOR

Since 1996, schools and libraries have been celebrating poetry every April with National Poetry Month. We’ve gathered some resources to help you join the celebration. We created a set of printable flyers that highlight poetry topics in depth. Each flyer...
April 05, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Preliminary Findings from National Advising Study

Can changes to the advising process help less advantaged students persist and graduate? This is the question at the heart of an $8.9 million First in the World validation grant awarded to Georgia State University, on behalf of the University Innovation...
April 04, 2018 | PORTICO | News

PubliQation will preserve e-books with Portico via Books on Demand

PubliQation will preserve e-books with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. PubliQation is the platform for scientists and institutes as well as for publishing companies and all other members of science-...
April 04, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

Agile Transformation Game Meetup

We're hosting an Agile Groupies meetup this week!   The Agile Transformation Game ITHAKA/JSTOR offices 301 E. Liberty Street, Suite 300 April 4, 2018 6-8 PM
April 04, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

A Fresh Look at Teaching with JSTOR

Teaching with JSTOR is now a richer experience with tools that help you and your students discover and organize content quickly and easily. In this 40-minute session, discover the richness of JSTOR as a vehicle for teaching research methods and as a vast...
April 03, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Virtus Interpress to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Virtus Press is preserving Open Access (OA) e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Established in 2003, Virtus Press’s mission is to develop the best practices of corporate governance worldwide...
April 03, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Phcog.net to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Phcog.net is preserving Open Access (OA) e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Founded in 2004, Phcog.net is a private organization dedicated to herbal drug research and communicating those...
April 03, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Japanese Society for Bacteriology to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

The Japanese Society for Bacteriology is preserving Open Access (OA) e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Beginning in 1902, the Japanese Journal of Bacteriology was established to expand the...
April 03, 2018 | JSTOR | News

New: Add notes and descriptions to your lists on My JSTOR

You can now do more with your lists on My JSTOR. In addition to saving your research and building outlines, students can now add notes to their citations and instructors can include comments or instructions when sharing a reading list with their class....
April 03, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: more than 7,000 new images in modern and contemporary art

    Artstor has released more than 7,000 new images* from leading modern and contemporary collections from across the U.S., bringing the total number for these six diverse collections already in the Artstor Digital Library to nearly 17,000. Mattress...
April 03, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Joining Together to Support Undergraduate Instruction

For over five years Ithaka S+R has successfully developed large-scale research projects through our Research Support Services program to study the research support needs of scholars in disciplines including history, art history, chemistry, religious...
April 02, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Oya Y. Rieger to Join Ithaka S+R

I am thrilled to announce that digital preservation expert and scholarly communications leader Oya Y. Rieger will be joining Ithaka S+R as a Senior Advisor on our Libraries & Scholarly Communication team on July 1.   Oya has worked at Cornell...
March 30, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Discovery Medicine to preserve e-journals with Portico

Discovery Medicine will preserve e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Discovery Medicine is an evidence-based, peer-reviewed, open-access, and scholarly biomedical journal indexed in MEDLINE/...
March 30, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Lectito to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Lectito is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Based out of Amsterdam and founded in 2015, Lectito has created and maintained scholarly journals including the European...
March 29, 2018 | JSTOR | News

JSTOR’s free read-only access gets simpler

JSTOR has made its free read-only access more flexible. Now, anyone with a MyJSTOR account can read up to six journal articles online every 30 days. Designed primarily for people who are not affiliated with an institution, JSTOR’s read-only service...
March 29, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico announces the trigger of the Online Journal of Current Clinical Trials, one of the first scientific e-journals

Portico was recently alerted to a groundbreaking journal that was no longer available to the academic community. The Online Journal of Current Clinical Trials (OJCCT) launched in 1992 as part of a collaboration between OCLC and the American Association...
March 27, 2018 | PORTICO | News

ScienceMatters AG to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

ScienceMatters AG is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Launched in 1997, ScienceMatters AG is an online publication service focusing on single, validated observations...
March 27, 2018 | JSTOR | News

EDUCAUSE on JSTOR Labs and Columbia Libraries’ TopicGraph

This week, EDUCAUSE Review explores the collaboration between JSTOR Labs and Columbia Libraries on the Reimagining the Monograph project, which resulted in the speedy creation of the TopicGraph prototype tool. EDUCAUSE liked what it saw, writing that...
March 27, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ VRA 2018

Visit us at this year’s Visual Resources Association (VRA) conference! The post JSTOR @ VRA 2018 appeared first on About JSTOR.
March 26, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Association CMB to preserve e-journals with Portico

Association CMB is preserving e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Dedicated to designing articles, reviews, and other forms of communication, the Association CMB has created a comprehensive...
March 21, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Exeley Inc. to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Exeley Inc. is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Exeley Inc. is a New York-based company that focuses on offering innovative publishing services to academic...
March 21, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Changing the way we talk about metadata

You’ve probably heard that metadata is “data about data.” But that definition grates on Jabin White, ITHAKA’s vice president of content management. While correct, he says that explanation often calls for another. White instead compares metadata to “an...
March 20, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor at the 2018 VRA Conference

William Holbrook Beard. The Bear Dance. c. 1870. Image and original data courtesy New York Historical Society Museum & Library.
  Artstor...
March 16, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Using the new Artstor full screen viewer in the classroom

I recently found myself exploring the amazing world of netsuke using Artstor’s new comparison mode to perform that timeless task: double-slide projection. Boy, has it...
March 16, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Services Portfolio of an Academic Library: A Framework

Academic libraries have been rethinking their strategic directions and services portfolios. I have argued recently that academic libraries face certain essential transformations, as they move beyond print general collections towards a variety of other...
March 14, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Open Science Publishers to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Open Science is preserving Open Access (OA) e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. An OA publishing company, Open Science Publishers publishes the Journal of Applied Biology & Biotechnology...
March 14, 2018 | PORTICO | News

NOMOS Publishing Company to preserve e-journals and e-books with Portico

NOMOS will preserve e-journals and e-books with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Founded in 1964, NOMOS is a publishing company that specializes in legal, social, and humanities. Every year the German-...
March 14, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: more than 93,000 images from leading New York museums

Artstor has released more than 93,000* new images from four of New York’s leading cultural institutions. This eclectic release ranges across the history and built environment of New York City itself to art and artifacts from the Renaissance through the...
March 13, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

New Thematic Areas for the 2018 US Faculty Survey

Ithaka S+R is preparing to field our seventh national US Faculty Survey on the research and teaching practices, perceptions, and needs of scholars at four-year colleges and universities. Over the past month, we have had the opportunity to speak with four...
March 13, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: more than 13,000 new images in Architecture

  Artstor has released more than 13,000 new images in Architecture from leading scholars and institutions. This wide-ranging release includes surveys of historic and modern sites, including medieval mosques, restored church architecture in Mexico,...
March 09, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR essentials: become a JSTOR expert in 45 minutes

Whether you’re new to JSTOR, or just need a refresher, please join us for this introductory platform overview for librarians! We’ll cover JSTOR products, how to use tools such as citations and MyLists, and tips and tricks for searching on JSTOR. Can’t...
March 09, 2018 | JSTOR | News

197 Turkish institutions join JSTOR

JSTOR and the Turkish Academic Network and Information Center (ULAKBIM EKUAL) have announced a historic 3-year national agreement. In this arrangement, JSTOR will provide full access to 2,500+ journals and 2,100+ research reports on the JSTOR platform to...
March 07, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Danish Medical Association to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

The Danish Medical Association will preserve open access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. The Danish Medical Association is a medical professional association in Denmark. It has a...
March 07, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Cardiff University Press to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Cardiff University Press will preserve open access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Based out of Wales in the United Kingdom, Cardiff University Press has become a Diamond Open Access...
March 05 - 08, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

SXSWEDU 2018: ITHAKA Press Suite Sponsorship, Sessions, More

  We're looking forward to SXSWEDU 2018, March 5-8 in Austin. Here's how to connect with ITHAKA during the event.   Visit the Press Suite   This year ITHAKA is sponsoring the press suite and invite journalists to enjoy a quite space to work and some...
March 02, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Coming soon: JSTOR Security Studies

This April, JSTOR is launching a new thematic collection gathering academic and policy research on international and national security problems and foreign policy issues. JSTOR Security Studies will bring together hard-to-find journals and research...
March 02, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Invest in Talent to Move the Dial on Socioeconomic Diversity on Nation’s College Campuses

Invest in talented young adults, and they will help us solve the world’s problems. That was the charge of Dan Porterfield, president of Franklin & Marshall College and incoming president of the Aspen Institute, to college and university presidents...
March 01, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Capturing Gray Literature: Lessons from Public Health

Digital technologies have made it easier for scholars to find and access information online—in fact, as the 2015 Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey showed, nearly all scholars in the U.S. begin their searches for information using electronic resources these...
February 28, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Artstor and JSTOR together at NAIS 2018

Attending the NAIS Conference in Atlanta this year? So are we! Stop by booth #32, where we can show you the latest tools in Artstor and JSTOR designed to help students develop strong research skills and support faculty in the classroom. College readiness...
February 28, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Insights from the William G. Bowen Colloquium on Higher Education Leadership

Last November, we held the inaugural William G. Bowen Colloquium on Higher Education Leadership. Named for our late, founding board chair and president emeritus of Princeton University and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the event brought together 50...
February 27, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Teaching about women’s suffrage with Artstor and JSTOR

Join us for a webinar designed to model research practices for novice researchers. Using the rich content and tools available in both JSTOR and Artstor, we’ll show you how you can build a lesson around primary sources including images, historical...
February 26, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: nearly 200 images from Glenstone

  Glenstone is contributing nearly 200 images* from their collection to the Artstor Digital Library. The selection features works that have been displayed in the museum’s exhibitions, as well as its outdoor sculptures, and includes some of the leading...
February 24, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

Celebrating World IA Day

On February 24, people in 25 countries on 5 continents will celebrate World IA Day.  Founded in 2012, it's a day where professional and enthusiasts come together to learn and shape the future of information architecture.   ITHAKA employs design, UX, and...
February 23, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: over 2,000 images from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Jackson Pollock. Convergence. 1952. Image and original data provided by Albright-Knox Art Gallery. © 2014 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights...
February 22, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: more than 3,000 images from The Phillips Collection

Paul Klee. Young Moe. 1938. Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection. © 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst...
February 22, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: more than 200 images from the Menil

René Magritte. Golconda (Golconde). 1953. Image and original data provided by The Menil Collection. © 2014 C. Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights...
February 20, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Nicole Betancourt Joins Ithaka S+R

We are thrilled to announce that Nicole Betancourt has joined Ithaka S+R as our assessment associate to support our surveys work. Nicole was most recently the assistant project director at Clarion Research, where her work focused on managing market...
February 16, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Teaching about women’s suffrage with Artstor and JSTOR

The Awakening. 1915. Henry Mayer. Image and original data courtesy Cornell University – PJ Mode Collection of Persuasive Cartography.
Join...
February 15, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Humanities Digital Divide

On Friday, February 9th I attended the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Office of the Digital Humanities at the National Endowment of the Humanities. It was a jam-packed, vivid testimony to the ODH’s vision and work, featuring a keynote by Kate...
February 14, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

How Are Two-Year Colleges Supporting their First-Year Students?

Ithaka S+R and Two Year First Year (TYFY) recently launched a research collaboration to expand our knowledge of institutional practices to support first year students in two-year degree programs across the country. We asked Brad Bostian, president of...
February 13 - 16, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA Supports Technologists at Code4Lib 2018

ITHAKA is pleased to be a sponsor of Code4Lib 2018, an annual gathering of technologists from around the world working in libraries, archives, and musuems.  Code4Lib takes place February 13-16 in Washington DC.  We're excited for the terrific line-up of...
February 13, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Gearing Up for the 2018 US Faculty Survey

Ithaka S+R is gearing up for our seventh national US Faculty Survey on the research and teaching practices, perceptions, and needs of scholars at four year colleges and universities. Last week at ALA Midwinter, we had the opportunity to meet with library...
February 13, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ Code4Lib

Stop by the JSTOR booth to talk with us about the technologies and people behind the JSTOR and Arstor platforms and the Portico preservation service. Attendees can learn more about Portico and next generation digital preservation at a poster session by...
Feb.09.2018 | ITHAKA | News

ITHAKA Tech Hub in Ann Arbor Featured in MLIVE

On February 9, readers of MLIVE Ann Arbor got a glimpse of our new office space right in the heart of Ann Arbor, MI.  Ann Arbor research company readies for new employees in 2018 discusses our growth and the new talent we are looking for to help grow one...
February 08, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Business Perspectives to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Business Perspectives will preserve open access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Comprised of a scientific network of publications and research, Business Perspectives has cultivated...
February 08, 2018 | PORTICO | News

OAE Publishing Inc. to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

OAE Publishing will preserve open access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. An online, open access publisher, OAE Publishing specializes in the field of biomedical peer-reviewed journals....
February 08, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico @ Code4Lib

Visit us at this year’s Code4Lib conference in Washington, D.C.! Portico will be presenting a poster called “Head in the cloud, or feet on the ground? Making preservation hardware platform choices.” You will learn about: A two-year project to develop the...
February 08, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA/JSTOR Open Door Tech Event

ITHAKA/JSTOR Open Door Tech Event   When: February 8, 2018 Time: 4:00 - 7:00 PM Where: 301 E. Liberty Street Suite 400   From an idea incubated at the University of Michigan in 1995 to partnerships with 10,000+ institutions worldwide in 2018, JSTOR has...
February 06, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ DHUG 2018

Join Ron Snyder, Director of Research at JSTOR Labs, and Sharon Garewal, Senior Metadata Librarian, Taxonomy Manager as they present on a panel called Building an LDA topic model using Wikipedia. They’ll discuss how they went about creating training data...
February 06, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: more than 2,600 images from the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

Toni Grand. Genie Superlift Advantage. 2000 (exhibition). Image and original data provided by The Renaissance Society. © 2008 Artists Rights...
February 05, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: 9,000 images from the Mattress Factory

The Mattress Factory has contributed almost 9,000 images* to the Artstor Digital Library documenting installations exhibited at the museum during the last four decades. This innovative museum of contemporary art, established in Pittsburgh in 1977, has...
February 02, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico Access Alert: SAGE and the APA

Portico has made the content from 21 open access e-journals from SAGE Publications and to PsycCRITIQUES, a database from the American Psychological Association (APA), available through the Portico archive. The content for the volumes and issues listed...
February 02, 2018 | JSTOR | News

#ColorOurCollections

As we did last year, JSTOR and Artstor are participating in #ColorOurCollections, an online event hosted by the New York Academy of Medicine Library. Using materials from their archives, institutions share free coloring content and invite followers to...
February 01, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor at the College Art Association Annual Conference

 
Emmanuel Wyttenbach, Book cover to an Illustrated Tourist Guide of Noted Summer & Winter Resorts of California, published by: H. S. Crocker...
Feb.01.2018 | ITHAKA | News

ITHAKA Opens its Doors to Ann Arbor

  February 1, 2018 - Ann Arbor, MI - ITHAKA issued an open invitation for people to visit its office for a Tech Open House on February 8 from 4-7 PM. The non-profit organization, whose mission is to make access to education and knowledge better and more...
January 31, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico’s 2017 year in review

In 2017, we continued to make strides in expanding the Portico archive, while also growing our library participation and engaging with the community on critical issues in preservation. Here are just a few highlights from the year:...
January 29, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Building a new Artstor: 2017 in review

Matthias Buchinger, Calligraphic Trompe-l’oeil Calendar, 1709, image and original data provided by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
2017 was...
January 29, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Facing Declining Enrollment, Liberal Arts Colleges Turn to New Modes of Instruction

Over each of the past five years, the total number of undergraduate students in the United States has declined. There are multiple potential reasons for this trend: rising tuition, questions about the value of a postsecondary education, and shifting...
January 26, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Louise Jones joins JSTOR’s Library Advisory Group

Louise Jones, university librarian at Chinese University of Hong Kong, has joined JSTOR’s Library Advisory Group. The group is composed of leading librarians from around the globe and provides JSTOR with guidance on strategic questions and decisions. Ms...
January 26, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Catharine Bond Hill at the AAC&U Annual Meeting

On January 26, from 4:15-5:30 pm,  Catharine Bond Hill is taking part in a panel discussion on "Publics, Privates, and the Public Good" at the Association of American Colleges & Universities Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. She will be joined on the...
January 23, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology to Preserve E-Journals with Portico

The Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) will preserve e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Founded in 1960, APAO was formed to create closer relationships between ophthalmologists and...
January 23, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

University of Michigan: Winter Engineering Career Fair

University of Michigan Engineering Career Event   Come by and see us at the UofM Winter Engineering Career Fair  on January 23, 2018.  ITHAKA staff will be there to talk about our work, culture, and the technologies we use to improve access to education...
January 23, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Japanese Urological Society to Preserve E-Journals with Portico

The Japanese Urological Association (JUA) will preserve e-journals with Portico, ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. Introduced in Japan around 1900, the JUA was founded alongside the Japanese Dermatological Association...
January 23, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Making Strides towards Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Over the past three years, Ithaka S+R has conducted three wide-scale analyses of employee diversity in cultural organizations. These have included academic research libraries, the cultural sector in New York City, and American art museums. In all three...
January 22, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Help improve Wikipedia with our new LibGuide

As it has for the past two years, Wikipedia is encouraging librarians to add reliable references to articles from January 15 to February 3 as part of its #1Lib1Ref campaign. And as we did last year, JSTOR is getting involved! We’ve updated our 1Lib1Ref...
January 22, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Text Analyzer is now multilingual

Text Analyzer, the tool that allows you to use your own documents to search for articles and books in JSTOR, is now capable of analyzing content in Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and...
January 19, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor 2017: A kaleidoscope of cultures across the ages

Over the past year, we have released a veritable virtual feast of fresh imagery in the Artstor Digital Library. Thanks to the generosity of many partners we have published 23 collections (additional or enhanced), with hundreds of thousands of images...
January 16, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

NFAIS webinar: Content Integration: Bridging Knowledge through Technology and Partnerships

Alex Humphreys (JSTOR Labs) will participate on an NFAIS panel on how information providers are helping their customers work across content sets. In “Your Chocolate, My Peanut Butter: JSTOR Labs’ Content Mashups” Alex will discuss how JSTOR Labs has been...
January 16, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Ithaka S+R and Two Year First Year (TYFY) Launch National Study

To help incoming college students succeed, many institutions offer First-Year Experience (FYE) programs. But most of the research on the scope and effectiveness of these programs centers on four-year colleges and universities. This is a significant...
January 12, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Essential Transformations

The academic library is transforming. This diagram illustrates some of what I see as its most essential transformations. Libraries are transforming in terms of their collections - towards electronic collections, towards shared collections, towards open...
January 11, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

Princeton University: Spring HireTigers & Startup Meet Up

Princeton Spring HireTigers Event   ITHAKA staff will be at the Spring HireTigers & Startup Meet Up at Princeton University on January 11, 2018.  We're hiring for internships and entry-level jobs across our locations in Princeton, NYC, and Ann Arbor...
January 10, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR Platform Overview for Librarians

Whether you’re new to JSTOR, or just need a refresher for the new year, please join us for this general platform overview. We’ll cover how to use the content and features of JSTOR, and how to administer your institution’s participation. Register now The...
January 10, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Research Infrastructure and the Strategic Decisions of Universities

For the past several years, I have been writing about the turn to research workflow tools. These tools reach deeply into the laboratory and are increasingly important to scientists and other scholars, and they impact the university research office and...
January 05, 2018 | JSTOR | News

JSTOR joins Crossref Ambassadors

JSTOR has long participated as a Crossref affiliate, and now our digital content manager Lauren Lissaris has expanded that relationship by becoming a Crossref Ambassador. Crossref advocates persistent cross-publisher citation linking using Digital...
January 04, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Hylonome Publications to Preserve OA E-journals with Portico

Hylonome Publications will preserve open access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that it will be secure and available into the future. Based in Ireland, Hylonome is a host for open access journals, specializing in scientific publications with the intent...
January 04, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ AHA 2018

Visit us at this year’s American Historical Association (AHA) annual meeting! Learn more at the AHA 2018 website. The post JSTOR @ AHA 2018 appeared first on About JSTOR.