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December 19, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Artstor essentials: administrative & statistics sites

New changes are in effect on the administrative site! Join us to get the details on this update and for a walkthrough our statistics site. For Artstor Digital Library administrators only. Can’t make the live event? Register anyway and we’ll send you the...
December 19, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Artstor essentials: administrative & statistics sites

New changes are in effect on the administrative site! Join us to get the details on this update and for a walkthrough our statistics site. For Artstor Digital Library administrators only. Can’t make the live event? Register anyway and we’ll send you the...
December 18, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR tools to support student research

Take a look at the new tools JSTOR offers to help students discover, annotate and organize content quickly and easily. Learn about the richness of JSTOR as a vehicle for teaching research methods and as a vast repository for research and classroom...
December 11, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Uncharted Territory: How Employers Are Using Big Data and AI to Redesign the Hiring Process

Candidate screening in the United States is in the midst of rapid innovation. Traditional processes of assessing candidates’ skills focused on resume screening that evaluated candidates’ degrees, training programs, or prior work experiences—a process...
December 11, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

How to get the most out of JSTOR’s open content and free tools

The 4,000+ Open Access (OA) scholarly ebooks from top publishers available on JSTOR are having a big impact worldwide. This includes usage by institutions that might not otherwise be able to afford access to similar resources. We’ll examine the...
December 10, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Learning at LAC

This year, the Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries hosted their biennial Library Assessment Conference (LAC) in Houston, Texas. Having recently joined the Ithaka S+R survey team in November, this was my first time...
December 07, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Place of Manuscript Management Systems in a Consolidating Marketplace

It was my great privilege last month to facilitate a virtual workshop on the topic of The Place of Manuscript Management Systems in a Consolidating Marketplace. These services are at the heart of the publisher workflow, and they are the basis of...
December 05, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR essentials: librarians & admins

Are you an account administrator for JSTOR? Join us for a 45-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 anyway and we’ll...
Dec.05.2018 | ITHAKA | News

Will We Recognize Higher Ed in 10 Years?

Nearly 180 leaders from academic institutions, libraries, publishers, and scholarly societies gathered in New York City last week for ITHAKA's Next Wave 2018.  This year's provocative theme - Will We Recognize Higher Ed in 10 Years - raised some of the...
December 03, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

The State of Digital Preservation

On Tuesday, December 11, at 9:00 am, Oya Rieger and Roger Schonfeld will present on “The State of Digital Preservation: A Snapshot of Triumphs, Gaps, and Open Research Questions” at CNI’s Fall Meeting. For more information, please see the conference...
November 30, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Institute of Advanced Science Extension is preserving OA e-journals with Portico

Institute for Advanced Science Extension (IASE) is preserving open access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. IASE is a non-profit international scientific association of distinguished...
November 30, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Explore an astronaut’s photographs in Artstor’s public collections

Richard H. Truly. S40-151-129 Washington, D.C.. 1991. Image and data courtesy Regis University Library.
Richard H. Truly was the first person...
November 29, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Happy World Digital Preservation Day, 2018!

World Digital Preservation Day brings together individuals and institutions from across the globe in celebration of their work in the field of digital preservation. Sheila Morrissey, senior researcher at Portico, has written a blog post published by the...
November 28, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Collectively Supporting Faculty in New Zealand

In 2018, the majority (six out of eight) of New Zealand academic libraries undertook the Ithaka S+R faculty survey in order to explore and deepen understanding of scholars’ research and teaching practices and needs. The project was initiated by the...
November 28, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Understanding Great Works: a new research tool on JSTOR

Understanding Great Works (Beta) is a free research tool from JSTOR Labs that fosters student engagement with classic literature by connecting passages in primary texts with journal articles and book chapters on JSTOR that cite those lines. Building on...
November 28, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Annex Publishers is preserving OA e-journals with Portico

Annex Publishers is preserving open access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Established to spread information among the scientific community, Annex Publishing has become a world leader in...
November 28, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

New Issue Brief on Scholars as Collectors

Today we publish an Ithaka S+R issue brief that is aimed at reframing how academic research support is conceptualized to better address scholars’ needs. Research support services in university settings are currently focused on aiding scholars as they...
November 26, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Every dog has its 15 minutes: Andy Warhol’s dog photographs

Click to view slideshow. When you see Andy Warhol’s name, his Pop Art paintings of Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, and Campbell’s soup cans probably spring to mind. But Warhol’s interests extended beyond fame and commerce, as evidenced in the photos he...
November 26, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Library Assessment Conference 2018: What to Watch For

Every two years the Library Assessment Conference (LAC) brings together practitioners and researchers to discuss effective, sustainable, and practical approaches to library assessment. The conference and its program offerings provide an opportunity to...
November 20, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR essentials: librarians & administrators

Are you an account administrator for JSTOR? Join us for a 45-minute webinar that will cover access methods, usages statistics, and resources for making JSTOR findable and usable for your institution! Can’t attend the live event? Register anyway and we’ll...
November 19, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

The art of plenty: in praise of still life painting

Bartolomeo Bimbi. Pears. 1699. Oil on canvas. Villa Medicea. Image and data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y.
Every year the...
November 16, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Scholastica users can now deposit articles automatically into Portico

Publishers using Scholastica Open Access Publishing can now have their journal articles automatically deposited into the Portico digital preservation service. And because Scholastica tests their imports and formats the content, publishers can sign an...
November 15, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Journal of University of Babylon is preserving OA e-journals with Portico

Journal of University of Babylon is preserving their open access e-journals, Journal of University of Babylon for Pure and Applied Sciences, Journal of University of Babylon for Engineering Sciences, and Journal of University of Babylon for Humanities...
November 15, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

What’s the ROI for Instructional Reform?

Last year, Ithaka S+R published Instructional Quality, Student Outcomes, and Institutional Finances, a white paper commissioned by the American Council on Education (ACE) that explored the relationship between institutional finances and instructional...
November 15, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ NCTE 2018

Visit us at this year’s National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) conference! We’ll be at booth #447. For more information about the conference, visit the NCTE 2018 website. The post JSTOR @ NCTE 2018 appeared first on About JSTOR.
November 14, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The College Board and Ithaka S+R Host Veterans Week Conference

We are excited to be partnering with leaders from higher education, military, and veterans service organizations to increase the number of veterans who enroll in, and graduate from, college. In conjunction with a national conference we are hosting today...
November 13, 2018 | JSTOR | News

An initiative to learn how plants have shaped human societies

Plants offer remarkable opportunities for interdisciplinary research, and Dumbarton Oaks and JSTOR are collaborating to launch the Plant Humanities Initiative to foster this work through scholarly programming, the exploration of primary sources, and...
November 13, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Community College Student Success Project in the Journal of Academic Librarianship

Last week, the Journal of Academic Librarianship published an article that I co-authored with Braddlee from Northern Virginia Community College on the Community College Libraries and Academic Support for Student Success (CCLASSS) project. The CCLASSS...
November 12, 2018 | PORTICO | News

A renewed investment in preservation infrastructure

In the decade since Portico launched, both the scale and type of preservation work we do has evolved. The volume of scholarly content ingested each year has grown from 160,000 archival objects in 2006 to over 98.5 million in 2018. At Portico, we are...
November 12, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Dietitians of Canada preserving e-journals with Portico

Dietitians of Canada is preserving their e-journal, Canadian Journal of Dietetic Practice and Research, with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Dietitians of Canada is the professional association...
November 12, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers is preserving OA e-journals with Portico

Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers is preserving open access e-journals (and non-open access e-journals) with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Based in New Delhi, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers is the...
November 10, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA Sponsors "AI for Society" Symposium at University of Michigan

  ITHAKA is pleased to sponsor "AI and Society" on November 10, 2018 at the University of Michigan.  Organized by the Computer Science and Engineering Department, the symposium aims to bring together participants from both academia and industry who are...
November 09 - 11, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA at HackPrinceton Fall 2019

  Our team is excited to participate in HackPrinceton this weekend, November 9-11, 2018.  This event draws over 600 undergraduate and grad school hackers from across the country.  ITHAKA software developers and designers will be serving as mentors as...
November 06, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Understanding Institutional Values: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Libraries and Cultural Organizations

On Wednesday, November 14, at 1:00 pm, Liam Sweeney is presenting on “Understanding Institutional Values: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Libraries and Cultural Organizations” as part of a NISO seminar on Building Diversity in the Workforce. To...
Nov.02.2018 | ITHAKA | News

Debbie Barrett Joins ITHAKA as VP, Work Life & Culture

    We are pleased to announce that Debbie Barrett has join our leadership team at ITHAKA as VP, Work Life & Culture.     Debbie has worked in human resources for over 15 years in virtually every role, in large, small and growing organizations. At...
November 01, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

The curious case of collector Hearst: new selections now available from the William Randolph Hearst Archive

Erich Salomon. The American newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst reading telegraphs in his castle “La Cuesta Encantada,” San Simeon, CA. 1930....
November 01, 2018 | JSTOR | News

JSTOR and Apex CoVantage mark 20 years bringing academic research online

Today JSTOR, the global, non-profit digital library of thousands of journals, books, and primary sources, and Apex CoVantage (Apex), the innovative digitization and publishing solutions leader, mark the 20-year anniversary of their relationship. The...
October 30, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Open Access: an early guide to hieroglyphics

James Winthrop. Egyptian hieroglyphics, from public monuments extracted from Denon. Late 18th or early 19th century. Image and data courtesy Allegheny...
October 30, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Easier access to research tools on JSTOR

In addition essential academic content, JSTOR also includes a growing set of tools that can help researchers explore and use the content in novel ways. Now these resources are easily discoverable from a new “Tools” menu that appears on the top of every...
October 29, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Perspectives on the Changing Ecology of Digital Preservation

A significant portion of our educational, cultural, and communication activities take place online, as the web has become the primary hub for information, inspiration, entertainment, and social interactions. But digital information is both pervasive and...
October 24, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR Essentials: Librarians & Administrators

Are you an account administrator for JSTOR? Join us for a 45-minute webinar that will cover access methods, usage statistics, and resources for making JSTOR findable and usable at your institution! Can’t attend the live event? Sign up and we’ll send you...
October 23, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Reflections on the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color

From September 26-30 the Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) held their third national conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The conference is sponsored by five associations of ethnic librarians and is a crucial venue for supporting...
October 22, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Martin Kurzweil in Change Magazine

Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning recently published its 50th anniversary issue, featuring invited essays offering insights on a wide range of higher education’s most pressing issues. Drawing on his prior research on the subject for the American...
October 18, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Universities Are Changing and So Are Their Libraries

OCLC Research and Ithaka S+R, both known for exploring the implications for libraries of changes taking place in higher education, joined forces to work on a research project, generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, that examines variations...
October 18, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

A guide to Medieval creepy crawlers

…and how to protect yourself from them While there were a lot of delightful beliefs about animals in the Middle Ages (our favorite: hedgehogs roll on grapes to spear them on their spines so they can take them home to their young), this Halloween season...
October 17, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

The strange fates of pillaged mummies

Mummy of Ukhhotep, Egypt. Detail. c.1981-1802 B.C.E. Wood, cartonnage, paint, linen, human remains, obsidian, gold, alabaster. Image and data provided...
October 10, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: new images and virtual reality panoramas of world architecture from Columbia University

Citadel of Erbil (Arbil), brick houses along wall perimeter. 18-19th century. Erbil, Iraq. Photographer: Zainab Bahrani, 2013. Image and data provided...
October 05, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Roger Schonfeld at the 2018 STM Week

Roger Schonfeld is moderating a plenary panel at the 2018 STM Week in London on Wednesday, December 5. The plenary on “The Future of Access 1: a Supercontinent for Content ?” will include talks by  Gaby Appleton (Mendeley/ Elsevier), Rob McGrath (...
October 05, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Roger Schonfeld at the XVI International Conference on University Libraries in Mexico City

On Friday, October 26, Roger Schonfeld is speaking at the XVI International Conference on University Libraries in Mexico City. His panel is on the “Responsibility of the Library in Cultural Diversity and Social Inclusion,” and he will be joined by  Alexa...
October 03, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Assessing the Impact of State Policies on Higher Education Attainment

While aspirations to attend college are now more common among high school students, the opportunity to pursue higher education and complete a degree in order to enjoy the lifelong benefits of a college education varies widely by students’ race and...
October 03, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Dumbarton Oaks and JSTOR to launch Plant Humanities Initiative

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provides support for digital tool and research and scholarly programming Dumbarton Oaks, a research institute of Harvard University, and JSTOR, the digital library for research and teaching that is part of the non-profit...
October 03 - 04, 2018 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA at devopsdays Detroit 2018

Join us October 3 and 4 at devopsdays Detroit 2018.  We'll be sharing lessons from our experience putting devops into practice. Come to a session or drop by our table.  We look forwarding to seeing you in Detroit!   Monday, Oct 3 | 1:30-2:00 PM Andrew...
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...
September 28, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico at the 2018 Charleston Library Conference

Portico will be at this year’s Charleston Library Conference. Come visit us at booth #100! We’re also participating in a panel discussion on text and data mining: Panel: “Standing together before we fall apart: solving the content as data problem”Date:...
September 27, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

On this day: the book that led to the creation of the EPA

Chatham University, Rachel Carson in the Pennsylvania College for Women Yearbook, The Pennsylvanian, 1928. Image and data courtesy the Collection on...
September 26, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

The Do’s and Don’ts of Copyright and Image Use

“How can I use this image?” We at Artstor know this question is of concern to scholars and educators working with visual materials. Join us for a webinar reviewing guidelines for working with images in research and education, such as how to determine...
September 26, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Landscape of First-Year Programming in Two-Year Institutions

A student’s first year at a new college is a critically important period—academically, socio-emotionally, personally, and professionally. To help incoming college students succeed, many institutions offer First-Year Experience (FYE) programs. But most of...
September 20, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Improving Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Art Museums

Over the past year, Ithaka S+R and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation have partnered in a major qualitative study of equity, diversity, inclusion, and community engagement in art museums. In this project, which was conducted through detailed case studies of...
September 19, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR Forum Controlled Lists Training

For subscribers only: Attendees will get an overview of expanded Controlled List functionality and learn how to use the same controlled list in several projects, take advantage of system-provided controlled lists, create your own local lists, import...
September 19, 2018 | JSTOR | News

JSTOR makes its Research Basics course easier to access

JSTOR has made its popular Research Basics course easier and simpler to access. Research Basics, a free and open online course designed to help early college and college-bound students learn academic research skills, was originally available as a Moodle...
September 19, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Evaluating Online Instruction and Cross-Institutional Course Sharing

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), in collaboration with Ithaka S+R, recently concluded its four-year initiative with the Consortium for Online Humanities Instruction (2014-18), which provided opportunities for two distinct cohorts of private...
September 18, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Divine creation: tracing the rise of Tibetan Buddhism through art

Himachal Pradesh, Lahaul-Spiti, Dankhar Gompa, India. Offering table in front of second Buddha. c. late 17th – 18th century. Detail from mural...
September 17, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

From 101 Innovations to a Roadmap for Collaboration

Last month, I participated virtually in the Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools (JROST) workshop as 86 individuals from 58 different organizations gathered in Berkeley on August 27-28 to explore the growing category of open source scholarly workflow...
September 17, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Paradises on earth: the sublime architecture of the Indo-Islamic empires

Pinjore, Panchkula, Haryana, India. Mughal Garden. 1658-1707. Image and data provided by American Institute of Indian Studies. Photographer: D.P....
September 14, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor across disciplines: images for the humanities and social sciences

Artstor’s global collections span time and cultures and provide a wonderful resource for teaching and research in the humanities and social sciences. Our “Artstor Across Disciplines” LibGuide outlines how Artstor’s collections can be used in over 20...
September 12, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Fake news: the drowning of Hippolyte Bayard

    Click to view slideshow. In a grainy 1840 photograph, a partially-covered corpse is propped against a wall, its decay evident in the darkening skin of the face and hands. The body is that of Hippolyte Bayard, an early inventor of photographic...
September 10, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

The Role of Proactive Advising Systems in Promoting Student Success

On Friday, November 16, Rayane Alamuddin is speaking on the “Innovative Approaches to Access and Success” panel at the 2018 Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) Annual Commission Meeting and Policy Forum. Her talk, “The Role of Proactive Advising...
September 10, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Photographer Erich Lessing dies

Funeral of a Patron, 1st century CE, Musée du Louvre. Image and original data provided by Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives/ART RESOURCE, N.Y...
September 06, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Katherine Daniel to Present on the Library Acquisition Patterns Project at ALA Midwinter

On Monday, January 28, Katherine Daniel will speak on the Library Acquisition Patterns project at ALA Midwinter in Seattle. Her talk will be part of the programming organized by the Publisher, Library, and Vendor Interest Group. For more information...
September 06, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Ithaka S+R at the Library Assessment Conference

Danielle Cooper and Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will present on two research projects at the Library Assessment Conference in Houston, Texas. On Wednesday, December 5, Christine will be joined by Dr. Braddlee of Northern Virginia Community College to talk...
September 05, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico Access Alert: De Gruyter

Portico has made the content from 70 open access e-journals formerly hosted through De Gruyter available through the Portico archive. The content includes titles published by De Gruyter Poland as well as six publishers in Poland, Lithuania, and the Czech...
September 04, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Webinar event: how Drew University library selects and shares special collections

Nestorian Cross. 1260-1368. Image courtesy of the Mark W. Brown Nestorian Cross Collection, Drew University.
Join Drew University librarians...
September 04, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

“The Degree Is Cool, But I’m More About the Knowledge”

“Student success” has moved to the forefront of the higher education agenda. Success at community colleges — and four-year colleges — has often been defined by the achievement of institutional outcomes, predominantly comprised of various measures of...
August 31, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Forum Conversations – Drew University

Join us to hear about how Drew University is using Forum to manage a wide range of digital collections including student work, campus history images, a one of a kind collection of Nestorian Crosses – and many more! Can’t attend the live event? Sign up...
August 30, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Webinar: results from the 2018 AP® Art History exam

Yaxchilán lintel 25, image and data courtesy the Kerr Archive.
As part of Artstor’s commitment to support high school faculty in teaching AP® Art...
August 30, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Dispatch from IFLA 2018

I recently presented at the 2018 IFLA World Library and Information congress on the Indigenous Studies project. For the project, Ithaka S+R is working with 12 university libraries to understand the research support needs of Indigenous Studies scholars....
August 30, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Centre of Excellence for Scientific Research and Journalism is preserving OA e-journals with Portico

Centre of Excellence for Scientific Research and Journalism is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. The Centre of Excellence for Scientific and Research Journalism...
August 30, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Polish Society of Orthopaedic and Traumatology to Preserve OA E-Journals with Portico 

The Polish Society of Orthopaedic and Traumatology is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Established in November of 1928, the journal, Polish Society of Orthopaedic...
August 30, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Community College Academic Support Ecosystems

Thirty-nine percent of all US undergraduate students attend community colleges, with roughly nine million enrolled in public two-year colleges annually. These institutions serve a wide range of students, including underrepresented minorities, veterans,...
August 29, 2018 | PORTICO | News

SAGE Publishing is preserving e-books with Portico

SAGE Publishing is preserving e-books with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. SAGE, an independent academic publisher, is known for its commitment to quality and innovation, and has helped to inform and...
August 29, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Open Academia is preserving e-journals with Portico

Open Academia is preserving e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Open Academia helps academic societies and journals self-publish and puts their efforts in the hands of university presses,...
August 27, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

How do you browse millions of images?

With nearly 2.5 million images making up 300 collections in Artstor–plus hundreds more public collections–where does one begin browsing in Artstor? Browsing images may not seem like the best way to find an image, especially if you are looking for...
August 24, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico is preserving The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society

The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society is being preserved with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Established in 1844, the Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society is one of the oldest...
August 24, 2018 | PORTICO | News

SciDoc Publishers to preserve Open Access e-journals with Portico

SciDoc Publishers is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Based out of Delaware, SciDoc is an online scientific publication that disseminates large data sets to the...
August 24, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Open Access e-journals from Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra are being preserved with Portico

Escola Superior de Enfermagem de Coimbra is preserving their Open Access e-journal Revista de Enfermagem Referencia with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Inspired by their desire to improve the country’s...
August 23, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Announcing the 2018 Demographic Survey of Art Museum Employees

In 2014, Ithaka S+R partnered with The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), and the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) to study the representational diversity within art museums through quantitative means. Today,...
August 22, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Back-to-school with JSTOR

It’s the time of year again! In this 45-minute session, we’ll cover changes and new features on the JSTOR platform. We’ll also take a deeper dive into special tools and products like Text Analyzer and Data for Research, and how to use JSTOR for teaching...
August 22, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Register for an Artstor user account

Maybe you’ve been searching and viewing images in Artstor, and even downloaded images from public collections, but you’d like to do more. Register for an account and you will! Registered users at subscribing institutions can download images from Artstor’...
August 22, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

New in Artstor: better image group browsing!

It’s now easier to work with image groups in Artstor: After interviewing faculty, we implemented changes that improve searching and browsing your groups–and groups made by others at your institution. The latest updates include: A preview of the images...
August 20, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Easy citations from Artstor

Writing a paper? You can use Artstor to easily generate citations in APA, Chicago, or MLA styles. Here’s how to do it: View the image you would like to cite. Select the “Cite this item” button to the right of the image viewer. Click “Copy to clipboard”...
August 17, 2018 | JSTOR | News

The top 10 most popular OA ebooks in JSTOR

JSTOR’s rapidly growing Open Access (OA) ebook program has proven so successful that our top three most-used ebooks overall are OA. Here are the top 10 most popular OA titles so far this year: How the World Changed Social Media (UCL Press, 2016) Social...
August 16, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

2,000+ punk rock flyers, free as they were intended to be

  Click to view slideshow. Punk flyers from the 1970s to the 1990s shared many of the qualities of the music they promoted–a DIY aesthetic, an embrace of cheap and accessible technology (i.e., photocopiers), plus a healthy dose of humor. In contrast to...
August 16, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Where Did All the E-Books Go?

The Library Acquisition Patterns: Preliminary Findings report published in July was the culmination of several years’ worth of work to build a data infrastructure, gather the data, and begin analysis of patterns in U.S. academic libraries’ acquisitions....
August 15, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Announcing a New Project on Language and Literature

This fall Ithaka S+R is launching the tenth project in our ongoing Research Support Services program. This project will focus on the research practices of faculty in the fields of language and literature, broadly defined, and will seek to identify areas...
August 14, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico places archive replica at the National Library of the Netherlands

Portico and the National Library of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek or KB) have partnered to establish an online replica of the Portico archive that will be hosted by the KB. Portico and the KB have a long history of collaboration; for more...
August 12, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

New Report: Supporting Student Success at Community Colleges

What goals are community college students trying to achieve through their education? What challenges are they facing? What services might help them succeed? These questions are at the center of a multi-year research project that Ithaka S+R and Northern...
August 09, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Mark Allen Group to preserve e-journals with Portico

The Mark Allen Group will preserve e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Founded in 1985 in London, England, the Mark Allen Group has a portfolio of market-leading journals that deliver...
August 08, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Researching Baseball’s Cultural History Reinvented

Baseball has been a mainstay of American culture since the 1800s. Not only do millions watch games, myriad fans pore through player statistics, collect baseball cards, and immerse themselves in the game. And then there are those who make baseball their...
August 07, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Open Access e-books from OAPEN preserved with Portico

OAPEN will preserve Open Access e-books with Portico, ensuring that all of their content will be secure and available into the future. Based in the Netherlands, the non-profit OAPEN Foundation is dedicated to open access peer-reviewed books that can...
August 07, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Karolinum Press preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico

Karolinum Press is now preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that all of their content will be secure and available into the future. Founded in 1990 and part of Charles University in Prague, the Karolinum Press has published 5,000...
August 07, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Research Plus Journals is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico

Research Plus Journals (RPJ) is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. RPJ is an international publisher with dedicated vision and specialization for online quality...
August 06, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Talent Is Out There

Martin Kurzweil and the Aspen Institute’s Joshua Wyner published “The talent is out there. So why don’t elite colleges enroll more low-income students?” in The Washington Post.  Writing in response to a recent report from the American Enterprise...
August 03, 2018 | PORTICO | News

American Thoracic Society preserving e-journals with Portico

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) is preserving e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. The roots of the American Thoracic Society reach back to 1905, when a small group of physicians decided...
August 02, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

The New Hampshire Institute of Art expands its Public Collections in Artstor

  An update from our friends at The New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA) Last summer, The New Hampshire Institute of Art’s John Teti Rare Photography Book and Print Collection received a second major gift from collector and philanthropist John Teti....
August 01, 2018 | PORTICO | News

The Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy is being preserved by Portico

The Open Access e-journal, Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy, is being preserved by Portico, ensuring its content will be secure and available into the future. Beginning in 2005, the Journal of Ethics and Social Philosophy has worked to increase...
July 31, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Amsterdam University Press now preserving e-journals and e-books with Portico

Adding to their e-book preservation, Amsterdam University Press is now is preserving both Open Access e-journals and subscription e-journals with Portico, ensuring that all of their content will be secure and available into the future. Amsterdam...
July 31, 2018 | PORTICO | News

J-STAGE to preserve e-content with Portico

J-STAGE will preserve its full digital library with Portico, ensuring that important scholarly resources published in Japan will remain available to researchers in perpetuity. Founded in 1999, J-STAGE is an electronic journal platform developed and...
July 31, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico at iPRES 2018

Portico is sponsoring registration for underrepresented students and first-time attendees at the iPRES conference in September 2018, co-hosted by Harvard Library and MIT Libraries. Scroll to the bottom of the iPRES registration page for information on...
July 30, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Blurring Shakespeare with help from JSTOR Labs

Derek Miller’s project, To Quote or Not to Quote, features all of the Bard’s plays, but actors won’t be using it to memorize their lines. The professor of theater history at Harvard University has created a clear–yet blurry–visualization of how we cite...
July 30, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Oriental Scientific Publishing Company to preserve OA e-journals with Portico

Oriental Scientific Publishing Company is preserving e-journals with Portico, ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. Founded in 1985 as the Oriental Journal of Chemistry, the publishing company has provided funding and...
July 26, 2018 | PORTICO | News

MAVCOR (Yale University) is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico

Yale University’s Center for the Study of Material and Visual Cultures of Religion (MAVCOR) is preserving e-journals with Portico, ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. The MAVCOR Journal (previously titled MAVCOR...
July 26, 2018 | PORTICO | News

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry to Preserve E-Journals with Portico

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry is preserving e-journals with Portico which will ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. Since 1948, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry has consistently published original...
July 24, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Open Access e-journals from AgiAl preserved with Portico

AgiAl Publishing House will preserve Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. Based in Egypt and a member of the Publishers International Linking Association, AgiAl is an open access...
July 24, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Science Planet Inc. is preserving OA e-journals with Portico

Science Planet Inc. is preserving their Open Access e-journal, Canadian Journal of Biotechnology, with Portico, ensuring that it will be secure and available into the future. Canadian Journal of Biotechnology is a research journal published by Science...
July 24, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

The best way to discover public content in Artstor

The Public Collections in Artstor are a library of freely accessible images, documents, and multimedia files generously made available by JSTOR Forum-subscribing institutions. To help users navigate the wide variety of collections available, we’ve...
July 23, 2018 | JSTOR | News

Celebrating 20 years of partnership between Jisc and JSTOR

Forty academic, library, and publishing leaders from across the UK and U.S. gathered at Pembroke College on July 3, 2018 to commemorate a two-decades-long relationship between Jisc and JSTOR, two organizations jointly committed to using technology to...
July 23, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Webinar: How we build collections–and how you can help!

Join us for a webinar discussing how we build our diverse collections on Wednesday, August 15th at 3:00 PM ET. Register here. Artstor launched a record number of images in 2017 across diverse subject areas—including photography, decorative arts, and...
July 19, 2018 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Library Acquisition Patterns

As an organization that researches scholarly communications and libraries, our interest at Ithaka S+R was piqued when Joseph Esposito questioned whether university press sales to academic libraries were actually in decline. The reason? University presses...
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 18, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Now available: College Art Museums Collection Launch Part II

In this second installment of our college art museum collection launch, the Artstor Digital Library has released 14,000+ images from four additional institutions. Between the two launches, there are now more than 29,000 new images available to Artstor...
July 18, 2018 | ARTSTOR | News

Upload your own images to Artstor with Personal Collections

Personal Collections are back! You can once again upload your own images to Artstor and work with them seamlessly alongside our collections. This functionality was temporarily halted as we built the new Artstor site. Visit our support site to learn...
July 17, 2018 | JSTOR | Event

Auto Draft

The post Auto Draft appeared first on About JSTOR.
July 17, 2018 | PORTICO | News

Portico explores digital preservation landscape in UKSG Insights

The rise of interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to research—often integrating text, data, and audio-visual material—has enabled new forms of scholarly output. As scholarly communication becomes increasingly complex, how can we ensure that “...
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 and...
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

I have had the opportunity this spring to speak with students about their educational objectives, their academic and information usage practices, and the barriers they face as a part of the first phase of the Community College Libraries & Academic...
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.
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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.