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News & Events

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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.
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...
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 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 22, 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...
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...
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 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.” Here’s a description of what you’ll learn: A two-year...
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.