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April 12, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

US Faculty Survey 2018: First Release of Key Findings

The Ithaka S+R Faculty Survey has tracked the attitudes and behaviors of US faculty members since 2000 to provide regularly updated snapshots on key issues and trend analysis of changes across survey cycles. Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Roger Schonfeld...
April 07, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Cappy Hill Speaks on Racial and Economic Equity in Higher Education

In April, Catharine Bond Hill will take part in a panel discussion on “Racial and Economic Equity in Higher Education ” at the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions Conference at the CUNY Graduate...
March 19, 2019 | 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...
March 12, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ London Book Fair 2019

Visit us at London Book Fair 2019! We’ll be at booth #6B97C. For more information about the conference, visit the London Book Fair 2019 website. The post JSTOR @ London Book Fair 2019 appeared first on About JSTOR.
March 11, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Connecting Veterans with Quality Higher Education Institutions

On Monday, March 11, Cappy Hill will present on “Connecting Veterans with Quality Higher Education Institutions” as part of a panel discussion at ACE’s Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. The panel will run from 2:30 – 3:45 pm, and more information is...
March 07, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Veterans Serve Us. Higher Ed Must Serve Them

Cappy Hill will join panelists Andrea Goldstein (Service to School), Cristine Pedersen (Georgetown student), and Bruce Shahbaz (College Board) at SXSW EDU 2019 in Austin, Texas to discuss strategies for enrolling and graduating more veterans in the...
March 05, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Martin Kurzweil at SXSW EDU

On Tuesday, March 5, Martin Kurzweil is speaking as part of a panel session on “Who Does Online Education Really Serve?” at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. Martin will be joined on the panel by Jill Buban, Chief Academic Officer at Unizen,  Robert Ubell, Vice...
February 26, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Meeting research challenges in Security Studies

While security issues are prevalent in news, finding desirable resources for research and instruction related to security is challenging. Join us as Dr. Sara Moller, Assistant Professor of International Security at the School of Diplomacy and...
February 25, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Defining Success: Uncovering Community College Student Perspectives

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will join Braddlee from Northern Virginia Community College and Jean Amaral from the Borough of Manhattan Community for a panel discussion on “Defining Success: Uncovering Community College Student Perspectives” at the League...
February 23 - 24, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA Sponsors TCNJ Hackathon

ITHAKA is a proud sponsor of HackTCNJ 2019.  Join us for two days at The College of New Jersey, February 23 and 24, and bring your ideas to life!   Our talent director will be there along with mentors who will work directly with attendees. Stop by our...
February 21, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Reflections on PASIG

From February 12-14, I attended the PASIG Conference where 150 individuals from 12 countries gathered to share experiences and insights on organizational, technical, social, business, and political aspects of digital preservation and archiving. Digital...
February 21, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Catharine Bond Hill to Deliver Keynote Address at Union College’s Founders Day

On Thursday, February 21, Catharine Bond Hill is delivering the keynote address at Union College’s Founders Day. The event commemorates the 224th anniversary of the College’s charter, and Hill’s talk will center on coeducation at Union, which will...
February 20, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Martin Kurzweil Attending the ELI Annual Conference in Anaheim

Martin Kurzweil will be attending the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, on February 20 -21. For more information about the conference and to register, please visit the ELI website. About ELI The EDUCAUSE...
February 20, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg Leads Workshop at Achieving the Dream

On February 20, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg, along with Jean Amaral (Borough of Manhattan Community College), Dr. Braddlee (Northern Virginia Community College), and Christie Flynn (Pierce College) will lead a workshop at the 15th Annual Achieving the...
February 16, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

Dane Hillard is Speaking at PyCaribbean 2019

    ITHAKA lead web app developer, Dane Hillard, is speaking at PyCaribbean 2019 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  Join him Saturday, February 16 at 11:10 AM for his session on Multiple Inheritance and Mixins, and reach out to Dane on Twitter (@...
February 14, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Artstor essentials: discover our latest tools

This webinar will show you everything that’s changed since our big relaunch. Not just a show-and-tell: we’ll also teach you how to use these tools and get started organizing and downloading content for your teaching and research, plus answer any...
Feb.13.2019 | ITHAKA | News

Reveal Digital Joins ITHAKA

We are pleased to share the news that Reveal Digital has joined the ITHAKA family. Reveal Digital is a small innovative company that uses a unique library crowd-funded model to support the development of open digital collections. In partnership with...
February 13, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Right Tool for the Job

In October 2018 we had the opportunity to engage with attendees to at the Digital Library Federation (DLF) conference about fostering strategic approaches to digital library assessment. During the session we briefly presented a framework for thinking...
February 13, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ CAA 2019

Visit us at this year’s College Art Association (CAA) conference! We’ll be at 315, Rhinelander Gallery. For more information about the conference, visit the CAA 2019 website. The post JSTOR @ CAA 2019 appeared first on About JSTOR.
February 11, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Oya Rieger at PASIG 2019 in Mexico City

On February 13, Oya Rigier is giving a lightning round talk at the PASIG conference at El Colegio de México in Mexico City. Her talk will begin at 3:50 pm. For more information, please see the conference website. About PASIG The Preservation and...
January 31, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

Global Cities Symposium

  Kevin Guthrie, president of ITHAKA, will speak at Bloomberg Philanthropies' Global Cities Symposium on January 31, 2019 in New York City.   The event's theme is "Global Competency in a Changing World: Assessing Student Learning Outcomes" will mark the...
January 31, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Looking back at Portico’s 2018

Every year, we continue to make strides in expanding the Portico archive and building our expertise to serve the needs of our participants and ensure that our service remains stable and sustainable. Our activities in 2018 included:Expanding the...
January 29, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Do Physical Books Still Spark Joy?

Marie Kondo of Tidying Up, the decluttering-as-self help phenomenon, recently met controversy for declaring that she strictly limits the number of books in her home to thirty. She has since clarified that the optimal physical book collection size is a...
January 29, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

National Study Examines How Book Acquisitions at Academic Libraries Have Evolved

Academic books are an important part of scholarship and have traditionally been integral to academic libraries as they develop collections to support the research needs of students and faculty members. However, as library budgets shrink and students and...
January 28, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Roger Schonfeld Delivers Plenary Address at NFAIS

On Thursday, February 14, Roger Schonfeld is delivering a plenary address on “The Role of Library Consortia in the Transition to Cloud-based Infrastructure and Open Access Publishing” at the NFAIS Annual Conference in Alexandria, Virginia. His session...
January 28 - 31, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

Upcoming Career Fairs in Detroit - Ann Arbor

We're looking for talented develpers and people with quantitiative and communication skills to join our team and are meeting candidates in the Detroit - Ann Arbor area.   Come and meet our talent director and team members at the following events:  ...
January 28, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Museums Grow More Diverse, But Change is Uneven

Today we are pleased to announce the publication of the Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey 2018. In partnership with the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ithaka S+R...
January 25, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ ALA Midwinter 2019

Visit us at this year’s ALA Midwinter conference! We’ll be at booth #2018. Be sure to ask us about our newest thematic collection Lives of Literature, JSTOR and Artstor’s milestones in 2018, and about our growing Books at JSTOR program. You can also sign...
January 24, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Artstor essentials: ask us anything

Want to learn how to do side-by-side comparisons on the new platform? Do you have questions about image groups? We want to hear from you. Bring your questions to this webinar and we will do our best to answer each one. Join us for this 45-minute session...
January 24, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

A New Issue Brief on Revenue-Generating Library Services

Academic libraries are grappling with how to respond to the the continuing introduction of increasingly more business-like approaches to the academy, such as through the popularity of “responsibility center” approaches to management, and “customer” or “...
January 16, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Supporting Civil and Environmental Engineering Research

In Ithaka S+R’s newest Research Support Services project – highlighted in our capstone report released today – we partnered with teams at 11 academic libraries in the United States and Canada to study the research practices and support needs of civil and...
January 16, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Engineering for Impact: Practices of Civil and Environmental Engineering Scholars

The latest installment in Ithaka S+R’s series of Research Support Services projects investigates the research practices and support needs of civil and environmental engineering scholars. Today we are excited to publish the project’s capstone report. The...
January 16, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Announcing a New Project on Teaching with Primary Sources

We are excited to announce a new research project designed to support effective teaching with primary sources. Teaching undergraduates with primary sources promotes student engagement and critical thinking skills and is a key ingredient in the current...
January 15, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

It’s a wrap: Artstor looks back at 2018

  Click to view slideshow. Over the past year we have enriched Artstor’s resources with global selections that travel through time and meander from Ming ceramics to Mughal palaces, illuminating history from the tells of Ancient Iraq through to...
January 14, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Defining Academic Support Services in Community Colleges

Last year, Ithaka S+R, along with a team of outstanding advisors from a variety of community colleges and college systems, embarked on the first phase of the Community College Academic Support Ecosystems (CCASE) project, a new research initiative to...
January 14, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor at CAA 2019

Artstor will be attending the 2019 College Art Association Annual Conference in New York, New York, February 13-16. Stop by booth #315 in the Rhinelander Gallery to say hello and learn about the new collections and tools we’ve added to Artstor,...
January 11, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor at ALA Midwinter 2019

Artstor will be attending the 2019 ALA Midwinter conference in Seattle, Washington, January 25-29.  Stop by booth #2018 to say hello to Artstor and JSTOR, and learn the latest on surfacing Artstor images in JSTOR searches, our improved...
January 10, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

New Report: Enrolling More Veterans at High-Graduation-Rate Colleges and Universities

In November, Ithaka S+R and the College Board hosted “Improving Opportunities for Veterans.” This conference brought together leaders from higher education, the military, and veterans service organizations who share the goal of increasing the enrollment...
January 09, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Redoubling Our Commitment to Museums and the Arts

In recent years, Ithaka S+R has completed a number of major research and advisory projects focusing on the museums, arts, and cultural communities. In 2019, we are redoubling our commitment through a number of new projects and growth on our team. Many...
January 09, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

CNI Fall Meeting Presentation on the State of Digital Preservation

At CNI’s Fall Meeting in December, we had the pleasure of presenting some of the highlights from the recent Ithaka S+R brief on the state of digital preservation. It was one of the talks selected for recording and is now available on CNI’s YouTube and...
January 04, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

Meet us at the MLA Possible Futures Career Fair

ITHAKA staff are looking forward to the MLA Possible Futures Career Fair.  Our employees have diverse backgrounds but one thing in common: a love for learning.  Come by and talk with us about jobs that will benefit from your research, writing, analytical...
January 03, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Meet the Surveys Team

The Ithaka S+R surveys team has continued to grow to support our exciting and expanding portfolio of projects, including the US Faculty Survey, US Library Director Survey, Local Surveys program, Community College Libraries & Academic Support for...