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November 08, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

The Impact of Market Consolidation on Libraries and Universities

On Friday, November 8, from 9:45 – 10:30 am, Roger Schonfeld is taking part in a panel discussion, “Good, Bad or Somewhere In-Between: The Impact of Market Consolidation on Libraries and Universities,” at the Charleston Conference. He will be speaking...
November 07, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

The Future of Subscription Bundles: Big Deal, No Deal, or What’s the Deal?

On Thursday, November 7, from 4:30 – 5:15 pm, Roger Schonfeld will present on “The Future of Subscription Bundles: Big Deal, No Deal, or What’s the Deal?” as part of a Charleston Conference panel. Beth Bernhardt (Oxford University Press), Tim Bucknall (...
November 06, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Library Collections: Creatively Adjusting Budgets to Invest in Open Content

On Wednesday, November 6, from 2:00 – 3:10 pm , Roger Schonfeld will join Barbara Dewey (Penn State University),  Julia Gelfand (University of California, Irvine), and Dan Cohen (Northeastern University) for a panel discussion, “Library Collections:...
November 06, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Resolved: Preprint Servers Have Improved the Scholarly Communication System

On Wednesday, November 6, from 4:45 – 5:45 pm, Oya Rieger is taking part in a “Hyde Park Debate” at the Charleston Conference. Oya will argue in favor of the proposition: Resolved: Preprint servers have improved the scholarly communication system.”...
November 06, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Community College Success: Student Perspectives & Institutional Practices

On Wednesday, November 6, from 4:00-5:15 pm, Rayane Alamuddin and Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will present on “Community College Success: Student Perspectives & Institutional Practices” at the College Board Forum in Washington, DC. They will be joined...
October 30, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Digitizing printed Arabic journals: is a scalable solution possible?

Digitizing Arabic-language scholarly content presents a number of challenges: how can it be done cost-efficiently, accurately, and at scale? JSTOR recently concluded work on a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded project to investigate these...
October 30, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Digitizing printed Arabic journals: is a scalable solution possible?

Digitizing Arabic-language scholarly content presents a number of challenges: how can it be done cost-efficiently, accurately, and at scale? JSTOR recently concluded work on a National Endowment for the Humanities-funded project to investigate these...
October 25, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Jenna Joo at Adaptive Lifelong Learning Pathways Workshop

From October 25-27, Jenna Joo is taking part in a workshop at the Virginia Tech National Capital Region Center in Arlington, Virginia, on  “Adaptive Lifelong Learning Pathways.” The workshop is designed to build connections among participants and create...
October 16, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Frankfurt Book Fair

Visit us at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair! We’ll be at booth 6.0/C37 and look forward to meeting with our current and prospective participants. Interested in scheduling a meeting? Let us know! The post Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on About JSTOR.
October 13, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

The Labor of Open

From Sunday, October 13 through Wednesday, October 17, Danielle Cooper is participating in the 2019 Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The theme of this year’s institute is “Equity in Scholarly Communications.”...
October 13, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

The Labor of Open

From Sunday, October 13 through Wednesday, October 17, Danielle Cooper is participating in the 2019 Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The theme of this year’s institute is “Equity in Scholarly Communications.”...
October 13, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

The Labor of Open

From Sunday, October 13 through Wednesday, October 17, Danielle Cooper is participating in the 2019 Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The theme of this year’s institute is “Equity in Scholarly Communications.”...
October 10, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR COUNTER Usage Statistics

This webinar will cover access instructions for JSTOR Admin, and go in depth on how to retrieve and read usage statistics for the COUNTER 4 & 5 reports. Special attention will be given to the transition between C4 and C5 reporting standards, and what...
October 10, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Update on Ithaka S+R Student Surveys: 2020 Edition

The process for updating Ithaka S+R’s local student surveys is underway. In August, we brought together a fantastic group of advisors and gathered their feedback on current student practices, perspectives, and needs. We then set out to incorporate their...
October 07, 2019 | PORTICO | News

5 additional publishers join Portico

Portico welcomed five more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: American Association for Clinical Chemistry Columbia Data Analytics Fundación Iberoamericana de las Industrias Culturales y...
October 03 - 05, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA at Women of Color in STEM 2019

We're thrilled to be exhibiting at Women of Color in STEM this year.  Our VP, Work Life and Culture, Debbie Barrett, will be there along with Talent Director, Michell Valentine and Software Engineer, Vernelle Farrington. Come by booth #426 to see what it...
October 02 - 11, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA at Princeton, Eastern Michigan, and CUNY Career Fairs

This month our team is attending college recruiting events to talk with undergrads and graduate students about careers at ITHAKA.  We invite students to stop by to talk with us about your skills and passions and to learn about our work, roles, and...
October 02, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

An Interview with Dr. Dominique Baker

Dominique Baker is an Assistant Professor of Education Policy and an Associate at the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies at Southern Methodist University. Dr. Baker is an expert in financial aid policies and student debt, and examines the...
October 01, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Sustaining the Open Sector: A Brief Look Back

During the last two decades, we’ve seen the emergence of several open source (OS) and open access (OA) initiatives designed to support the academic and cultural community’s needs for more effective, versatile, and cost-efficient tools. Since 2006, Ithaka...
September 30, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Students Are the Experts

How do community college students define their own success? And what services do they think will help them succeed? To find out, we started with a radical idea: students are the experts. Last year, we interviewed dozens of students at seven community...
September 28, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Untapped Resources: Addressing Stigma & Scarcity

On Saturday, September 28, from 1:30-2:15, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg is speaking on “Untapped Resources: Addressing Stigma & Scarcity” at the #Real College Convening at the Houston Community College West Houston Institute. For more information and to...
September 27, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

New: 100,000 images from the Wellcome Collection

A woman dropping her porcelain tea-cup in horror upon discovering the monstrous contents of a magnified drop of Thames water; revealing the impurity of London drinking water....
September 26, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Portico at Charleston Library Conference 2019

Join us at the Charleston Library Conference! On November 8, Karen Hanson, Portico Senior Research Developer, will be taking part in Enhancing Services to Preserve New Forms of Scholarship, a session describing a collaboration among preservation...
September 25, 2019 | JSTOR | News

JSTOR and ITHAKA at Charleston Conference

The banner for this year’s Charleston Library Conference schedule features an illustration of Lewis Carroll’s poem “The Walrus and the Carpenter” with the quote “The time has come to talk of many things” — and indeed, for ITHAKA it has. Representatives...
September 23, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Concerned About Bots Taking Over Your Survey?

Last week, a researcher from the University of Minnesota, Melissa Simone, shared an honest and frightening account of having bots infiltrate data gathered via an online research study. Within 12 hours of launching a survey, Simone found over 350...
September 23, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Supporting Postsecondary Access and Success for Rural Students  

The American Talent Initiative (ATI), a coalition of high-graduation-rate colleges and universities committed to enrolling and graduating more low- and middle-income students, began a webinar series on special interest topics that we hope will elevate...
September 20, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

More open collections coming to Artstor

Color-enhanced image of a diatom frustule by Annie Cavanagh. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY 4.0.
Artstor is making an increasing amount of Creative Commons-licensed...
September 19, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Emergent Data Community Spotlight III

Successful data sharing crosses disciplinary silos. As Danielle Cooper and I argued in a recent issue brief, “data communities” — formal or informal groups of scholars who share a certain type of data with each other — emerge both within and across...
September 19, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Portico access alert: 3 OA titles from Veruscript

The Portico archive now hosts the content from three open access e-journals published by Veruscript: Cambridge Journal of Eurasian Studies, Journal of Intelligence and Terrorism Studies, and Veruscript Functional Nanomaterials. Veruscript ceased...
September 19, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Rayane Alamuddin and Daniel Rossman at the UIA’s Proactive Advising Public Learning Event

On Thursday, September 19, at 9:40 am, Rayane Alamuddin and Daniel Rossman will provide an overview of data from the Monitoring Academic Analytics to Promote Success (MAAPS) project at the University Innovation Alliance (UIA) Proactive Advising Public...
September 18, 2019 | JSTOR | News

Brigitte Weinsteiger joins JSTOR’s Library Advisory Group

Brigitte Weinsteiger, associate university librarian for collections at the University of Pennsylvania, has joined JSTOR’s Library Advisory Group. The group is composed of leading librarians from around the globe and provides JSTOR with guidance on...
September 17, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

How to build search skills with JSTOR

This webinar will highlight several features of JSTOR that can help students build search skills and craft better research strategies. The session will cover: search tips for JSTOR’s Basic and Advanced Search; overlooked features that can enhance the...
September 16, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Building Data Skills across the Globe

As scholars across disciplines increasingly turn to data-intensive research methods, academic libraries are considering how to adapt to meet the growing demand for research data instructional and advisory services. In a recent blog post, I observed that...
September 12, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

How Can Academic Libraries and University Museums Effectively Collaborate?

Ithaka S+R is conducting a study on the relationship between academic libraries and campus museums, looking specifically at how they are governed and structured. With funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, we are in the process of inviting forty...
September 11, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Quality and Equity in the New Credentialing Landscape

From September 11-12, Martin Kurzweil is participating in the Lumina Foundation’s Action Meeting on “Quality and Equity in the New Credentialing Landscape.” The meeting is convening experts and advocates, along with members of a Lumina task force, to...
September 10, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Emergent Data Community Spotlight II

For all today’s technological affordances, research data sharing remains a fundamentally social activity, dependent on building “data communities” from the ground up. Danielle Cooper and I argued as much in a recent issue brief, and since then, I’ve been...
September 03, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Ithaka S+R Student Surveys: 2020 Edition

Ithaka S+R is gearing up to update our local student surveys and we are now accepting expressions of interest from libraries to field the surveys in the spring 2020 semester. Our student surveys, which have been fielded at dozens of institutions since...
August 30, 2019 | PORTICO | News

5 new publishers join Portico

This August, we welcomed five more publishers to the Portico archive, ensuring that their content–727 journals in total–will be secure and available in the future: Chinese Chemical SocietyGlobal Power and Propulsion SocietyHindawiMedycyna PraktycznaOpen...
August 27, 2019 | JSTOR | News

Rebecca Seger joins ITHAKA as VP of Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships

Rebecca Seger joins ITHAKA as Vice President, Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships beginning September 30. Rebecca steps into the position previously held by Bruce Heterick, who has taken on a new role as SVP, Open Collections &...
August 27, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Powerful Partner Questions

When responding to a survey, do you ever have a sense of déjà vu, as though you already answered a very similar question a minute before? There might be a very good reason for the repetition. Across seven cycles of the US Faculty Survey and in our...
August 26, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Browsing Artstor just got easier!

Great news for those who enjoy discovering unexpected new images in Artstor: We made some changes that make it easier to browse works by a single creator and images related to a specific subject! Now, when you view an image record in Artstor, you can...
August 15, 2019 | JSTOR | News

New: white paper on digitization of Arabic-language materials

In 2017, JSTOR received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study processes for digitizing Arabic-language scholarly content. Our goal was to develop a workflow for scanning Arabic journals that is cost-efficient, feasible to...
August 15, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

US Faculty Survey 2018 Reveals Uncertainty about Fraudulent Research Practices

A report published earlier this year from The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine disclosed findings from their recent assessment of reproducibility and replicability across different fields of research. Congress requested this...
August 12, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Leading Innovation: A Workshop for Department Chairs

Department chairs help make important hiring and budget decisions and increasingly play a crucial role in innovations around teaching, learning, and technology. Yet, while the department chair is typically the first rung on the ladder to senior...
August 09, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Pioneers of the deep: early Americans fathom the ocean

James M. Sommerville, Christian Schussele. Ocean Life. c. 1859. Image and data provided by The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Public domain.
During the mid-nineteenth...
August 06, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Inside an Ithaka S+R Training Workshop

In 2016, Ithaka S+R began collaborating with libraries to extend our deep dives into the research needs of faculty in a variety of fields, including, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Asian Studies, Religious Studies, Public Health, and Indigenous...
August 05, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Every piece tells a story: decorative arts in the everyday lives of early Americans

Decorative arts, which bridge the realms of fine art and function, often seem to highlight aristocratic tastes. These selections from The Clark’s collection, while valued for their craftsmanship and design, offer insights into the everyday lives of early...
August 05, 2019 | JSTOR | News

An expanded view of MLK in JSTOR Labs’ Interview Archive

To make King in the Wilderness, an HBO documentary about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s final three years, documentarian Peter Kunhardt recorded more than 31 hours of interviews with 19 people who witnessed and made history with King, only a tiny fraction of...
August 02, 2019 | PORTICO | News

7 more publishers joined Portico in July

In July 2019, seven more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 68 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants...
July 30, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Advancing Diversity and Inclusion through the Rare Book School

I’m thrilled to share that Ithaka S+R will be serving as an evaluator on the The Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion & Cultural Heritage, a six-year program which aims to advance multicultural collections through innovative and...
July 29, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Announcing Two New S+R Projects on Supporting Data Work

Evolving data practices are re-shaping the academic landscape. Here at Ithaka S+R we’ve been tracking how scholars’ data support needs are evolving more widely through our triennial U.S. faculty survey and through deep dives into specific disciplinary...
July 29, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Counting Data Librarians

How many data librarians does the average research university have? As data science methodologies are embraced by more and more academic fields–and as funders and administrators increasingly prioritize big data projects–academic libraries are staffing up...
July 27, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Botany 2019

Stop by booth 22 to learn what the Global Plants team has been up to, tell us what you’re working on, or just to say hello. Learn about the events on the conference website and contact us to set up a meeting! The post Botany 2019 appeared first on...
July 25, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Three ornithology collections that are free as the birds

The history of ornithology (the scientific study of birds) has involved observations captured in imagery going as far back as prehistoric stone-age drawings.[1] As ornithology developed as a natural science it faced the aesthetic challenge of...
July 24, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Preserving the enhanced digital monograph

Portico is part of a collaborative effort to explore best practices for preserving a complex new type of scholarship: the enhanced digital monograph. In a blog post for the Digital Preservation Coalition, Karen Hanson, Senior Research Developer for...
July 23, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Summer series: JSTOR’s Lives of Literature and Artstor unite!

Session one: A NATURAL PAIRING: BRINGING ART AND LITERATURE TOGETHER, July 9, 1:00 – 1:45 PM ET Session two: ENGAGING STUDENTS THROUGH VISUALLY ACCENTED NARRATIVES, July 23, 10:30 – 11:15 AM ET Session three: ARTSTOR AND JSTOR TOOLS TO SUPPORT TEACHING...
July 22, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Emergent Data Community Spotlight

Encouraging scholars to share research data with one another promises to increase research efficiency, reproducibility, and innovation. In a recent issue brief, Danielle Cooper and I argued for a new conceptual framework for understanding and supporting...
July 19, 2019 | JSTOR | News

Bruce Heterick named Senior VP of Open Collections & Infrastructure

Bruce Heterick, ITHAKA Vice President of Institutional Participation and Strategic Partnerships, has been named Senior Vice President, Open Collections & Infrastructure. In his new role, Bruce will lead our efforts to work with libraries and...
July 18, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Improving Articulation of Transfer Credit at CUNY

Although over 87 percent of new community college students at the City University of New York (CUNY) intend to transfer and complete at least a bachelor’s degree, only 11 percent do so within six years. Whether and how a student’s credits articulate...
July 17, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Dostoevsky and the challenge of Hans Holbein’s Dead Christ

Vasily Perov. Portrait of Fyodor Dostoevsky. 1872. Image and original data provided by SCALA, Florence/ART RESOURCE, N.Y., artres.com, scalarchives.com
In August 1867,...
July 17, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Gearing Up for the Ithaka S+R National Library Director Survey

This fall, we will field the triennial Ithaka S+R Library Survey for the fourth time. The survey examines strategy and leadership issues from the perspective of academic library deans and directors, and through this project, we aim to understand the...
July 16, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Webinar on demand: Archiving your valued content with Portico

Watch Stephanie Orphan, Portico’s Director of Publisher Relations, in a recorded webinar hosted by Ingenta Connect. Stephanie presents on the importance of digital preservation, the collaborative model that underpins Portico, and how we ensure that...
July 10, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Studying the Organizational Structure of the Art Museum

In recent years, American art museums have faced a complex set of institutional demands, from scrutiny over ethical issues concerning donor relations, to hiring practices and efforts towards making the museum more accessible to the public. At the same...
July 09, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

To Seek Knowledge Together

In 2017, the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) was invited to participate in an international qualitative study organized by Ithaka S+R that sought to examine the research needs of Indigenous scholars. Our research team—Kawena Komeiji, Keahiahi Long, Shavonn...
July 09, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Books of hours: illuminating the Trinity College Watkinson Library public collection

Attributed to Studio of unknown French (illuminator), Possibly Style of unknown Flemish (illuminator). c.1470 (creation date). Book of Hours (Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis in...
July 03, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Help shape our webinar content!

We are working on refreshing our educational webinars for upcoming classes, and we’d love to know what kind of content would be most helpful to get your students and faculty off and running. Let us know by answering our brief five-question survey. Take...
July 03, 2019 | JSTOR | News

Take our 2-minute webinar survey!

We are working on refreshing our educational webinars for upcoming classes and we’d love to know what kind of content would be most helpful to get your students and faculty off and running. Take the survey The post Take our 2-minute webinar survey!...
July 02, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Portico at iPRES 2019

Join us in Amsterdam for iPRES 2019 this September 16-20! This year, Portico is proud to have co-sponsored registration for attendees from underrepresented countries. We will also take part in three presentations: Presentation: Managing Preservation...
June 27, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

What we’ve learned so far from a national technology-enhanced advising experiment

Many higher education institutions are implementing advising interventions, if not complete redesigns, in an effort to advise their students in a more timely and targeted manner. While the approaches can take various forms, they have increasingly relied...
June 27, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Measures that Matter: Review of State Public Libraries Survey Now Available

Last Tuesday, the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) released Measures that Matter Action Plan Step 2.1: A Review of State Public Library Survey Data Elements. We were excited to conduct this phase of work on COSLA’s behalf and believe the...
June 24, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Equity in the Academic Experience

Martin Kurzweil is serving on the steering committee for the summer institute on “Equity in the Academic Experience,” to be hosted by Georgetown University and University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with the American Talent Initiative. The...
June 20, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Martin Kurzweil at the Summit on Education Blockchain

On Thursday, June 20, Martin Kurzweil will take part in the Summit on Education Blockchain in Washington DC, hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Technology. This Summit will focus on the potential of education blockchains to...
June 20, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ ALA 2019

We hope to see you at the American Library Association 2019 Conference! We’ll be at booth 1548 to tell you about new content, new projects, and new free tools for research. Plus, we’re participating in a great session: The ABCs of Access – Open Access: A...
June 17, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Summer is for stargazers: Astronomy in Artstor

Summer solstice brings us the longest, sunniest days of the year. The season also sparkles with starry nights, and getaways in July and August provide an escape from the urban glare, enhancing our appreciation of stellar skies. In homage to the stars, we...
June 17, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg at EBLIP10

In June, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will be presenting at two sessions during the the EBLIP10 Conference at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. For more information about the conference, please see the EBLIP website. Monday, 17 June 3:00-4...
June 12, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

(PR)EBLIP

I’m looking forward to learning and sharing research next week at the Evidence Based Library and Information Practice (EBLIP) Conference being held in Glasgow, Scotland. This is an international, biennial conference that aims to promote the use of best...
June 12, 2019 | JSTOR | News

68,000 additional free articles added to Early Journal Content

In September 2011, JSTOR introduced Early Journal Content, 500,000 publicly available articles published in the United States before 1924 and before 1876 in other countries. Following the initial release, as we added journals to JSTOR with issues from...
June 12, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

An Interview with Dr. David Tandberg

David Tandberg is the Vice President for Policy Research and Strategic Initiatives at the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO). Dr. Tandberg is a leading expert on state higher education policy. He currently leads SHEEO in its...
June 11, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

A mini history of the tiny purse

From our friends at JSTOR Daily
Bag (reticule). British. First quarter 19th century. Image and data courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The purse has always been...
June 11, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Library Acquisition Patterns: How Do Libraries Buy from University Presses?

In June, Roger Schonfeld will present on “Library Acquisition Patterns: How Do Libraries Buy from University Presses?” at the Association of University Publishing Meeting in Detroit, Michigan. He will be joined on the panel by Jon T. Elwell (EBSCO) and...
June 07 - 10, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

ITHAKA at a2Tech360 Events

We're excited to participate in Ann Arbor's amazing week long celebration of technology and innovation: a2Tech360.  Come see us during any of these events:   Tech Talk Friday, June 7 10-11:30 AM The Michigan Theater Kevin Guthrie, ITHAKA's president,...
June 07, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

Kevin Guthrie Joins Visionary Speakers at Tech Talk

ITHAKA President Kevin Guthrie will join a group of visionaries, technologists, and innovators at Tech Talk on Friday, June 7. This free event takes place at The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, MI and is part of a week long series of events.  See...
June 06, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Legacy Missions in Times of Change

Regardless of the rapidly changing information and technology landscape, collections continue to be at the heart of academic libraries, signifying their role in providing access to our cultural heritage. But in an increasingly networked, distributed,...
June 05, 2019 | JSTOR | News

New on JSTOR: full-screen view

Good news: You can now read articles on JSTOR in full-screen view! Simply click the “View Full Screen” option to make use of the entire browser area. Once in full-screen mode, you can zoom in and navigate to next and previous pages. Also, users with low...
June 05, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Martin Kurzweil at Eduventures Summit 2019

Martin Kurzweil is taking part in Eduventures Summit 2019 in Boston from June 5-7. For more information, please see the event website. About the summit: The search for a truly new higher education business model must grapple with product, time, cost, and...
June 04, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Reflections on the Society for Scholarly Publishing 2019 Conference

I had the opportunity last week to attend the Society for Scholarly Publishing 2019 conference, which seeks to not only bring together academic publishers, but also others in higher education, such as scholars and librarians, to discuss the latest...
June 03, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Three questions for Carrie Corneilus, Sara Morris, Rebecca Orozco, and Michael Peper

For our quarterly newsletter, we interviewed Carrie Corneilus, a librarian at Haskell Indian Nations University, and Sara Morris, Rebecca Orozco, and Michael Peper, librarians at the University of Kansas (KU), about their participation in the Research...
May 31, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Roger Schonfeld Delivers Keynote Address at OhioLINK Summit 2019

On Friday, May 31, Roger Schonfeld will deliver a keynote address on the future of the ILS at the OhioLINK Summit 2019. The conference, which is open to OhioLINK members, will be held at OCLC’s conference center in Dublin, Ohio. For more information,...
May 30, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

Kevin Guthrie on The Future Trends Forum

ITHAKA president Kevin Guthrie will join host Bryan Alexander on The Future Trends Forum, a leading video discussion series focused on higher education.  They'll be exploring the themes in Kevin's recent paper: Challenges to Higher Education's Most...
May 30, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Mass Incarceration, Second Chance Pell, and the State of Postsecondary Education in Prison

Last week, the US Department of Education announced an expansion of its 2015 experimental initiative that provides federal Pell Funding to eligible incarcerated students. The announcement builds off other 2019 bipartisan policy initiatives — at both the...
May 29 - 31, 2019 | ITHAKA | Event

Agile & Beyond 2019: ITHAKA Sponsorship, Speakers, and More!

ITHAKA is proud to sponsor Agile & Beyond 2019.  Grab your ITHAKA bag at registration, come to hear one of our speakers, and look for the 20+ ITHAKA staff attending the event. We'd love to talk with you. Our Ann Arbor-based technology, product, and...
May 24, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ LASA

Visit us at the Latin American Studies Association conference table #BB66 to learn how we collaborated with El Colegio de Mexico to digitize more than 600 previously out-of-print scholarly titles and made them available as Open Access ebooks. And we...
May 23, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

What Key Faculty Findings Reveal for Libraries

On Thursday, May 23, from 11:00 am – noon (EST), Melissa Blankstein and Christine Wolff-Eisenberg are presenting on the findings from the US Faculty Survey for Elsevier’s Library Connect. To register, please see the Library Connect website. About the...
May 22, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

It was just an experiment—we didn’t mean to change the way we do our work

In Fall 2017, Georgetown University fielded the Ithaka S+R local undergraduate student, graduate student, and faculty surveys. Emily Guhde, Director of Library Assessment, describes in today’s blog post how the library has analyzed – and continues to...
May 21, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR’s data driven tools for research

JSTOR currently provides several tools that leverage data & data connections to help researchers discover and analyze the scholarly literature in the JSTOR digital library. This webinar will demonstrate the ways Data for Research, Text Analyzer, and...
May 21, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

American art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Dr. Kelli Morgan, Associate Curator of American Art at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) at Newfields introduces us to some of the American gems in the IMA’s collection. The American collection at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields (IMA) is...
May 21, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Who is Supporting Student Success? A Faculty Perspective

In the course of their higher education career, students come into contact with faculty members, librarians, advisors, other students, and many others at their college or university who aim to help them achieve their academic and personal goals....
May 21, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Improving Access, Affordability and Success in American Colleges and Universities

On Tuesday, May 21, at 5:30 pm, Catharine Hill is speaking on “Improving Access, Affordability and Success in American Colleges and Universities” at the Third Biennial Brasenose Undergraduate Access Symposium: Access to Higher Education at Oxford and...
May 21, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Elevating Student Voices: Advancing Equity Through College Affordability

On Tuesday, May 21, Martin Kurzweil will be participating in IHEP’s 2019 National Policy Summit, “Elevating Student Voices: Advancing Equity Through College Affordability.” The summit will take place in Washington DC. More information about IHEP is...
May 20, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

New: Bowdoin College Museum of Art

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May 20, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

National Survey: Local Findings

Last month, we published the US Faculty Survey 2018, a national survey that tracks the research, teaching, and publishing practices of higher education faculty members at four-year colleges and universities. Thirteen libraries fielded a local version of...
May 17, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Auto Draft

The post Auto Draft appeared first on About JSTOR.
May 15, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

What Can We Learn from Publicly Available Data on College Students’ Income Distribution?

In January 2017 researchers at the Equality of Opportunity Project—now called Opportunity Insights—released detailed data on the financial circumstances of undergraduate students at each of the vast majority of American colleges and universities....
May 14, 2019 | PORTICO | News

In April 2019, 4 more publishers joined Portico

In April 2019, four more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 10 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants:...
May 14, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ DRAA 2019

Visit us at this year’s Digital Resource Acquisition Alliance of Chinese Academic Libraries (DRAA). The post JSTOR @ DRAA 2019 appeared first on About JSTOR.
May 13, 2019 | JSTOR | News

Open Access collaboration with El Colegio de México expands

Thanks to a grant from the Mellon Foundation, we’ve worked with El Colegio de México to digitize nearly 600 important scholarly books and make them available to everyone on an Open Access basis. These titles have been highly used in the six months since...
May 13, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Looking at Data Communities

There is a growing perception that science can progress more quickly, more innovatively, and more rigorously when researchers share data with one another. Amid a growing array of organizations, initiatives, and policies working toward this vision, there...
May 10, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Portico at OA seminar preceding SSP conference

On May 29, Stephanie Orphan, Portico’s Director of Publisher Relations, is co-facilitating Fact or Fiction? OASPA Lifts the Lid on Open Access Publishing, a seminar preceding the Society for Scholarly Publishing annual conference in San Diego. The...
May.09.2019 | ITHAKA | News

Job Candidates: Beware of Recruiting Scam

  Hi,   If you have applied for a job at ITHAKA, we want that to be a great experience.   We recently learned that someone is posting fake jobs on various job boards including LinkedIn. Candidates are being directed to an application page that is branded...
May 08, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Usability of Research Data: If We Curate, Will They Reuse It?

During the last seven years, Ithaka S+R has conducted in-depth qualitative analyses of the research practices of academics in several fields. While the studies have highlighted disciplinary differences in research data sharing and reuse decisions in...
May 07, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Five ways JSTOR makes research easy and organized

Missed the live event? View the recording This webinar will show you five features on JSTOR that can help you research better, organizer faster, and become savvy in your search for content. From My Workspace to our award winning Text Analyzer, we’ll...
May 07, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

CNI Spring Meeting Presentation on Scholars as Collectors

At CNI’s Spring Meeting in April, we had the pleasure of presenting some of the highlights from the recent Ithaka S+R brief on scholars as collectors and discuss the implications, benefits, trade-offs, and other key questions that must be taken into...
April 29, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

You Asked, We’ve Answered

Earlier this month, we were thrilled to release the Ithaka S+R US Faculty Survey 2018 at the ACRL 2019 conference in Cleveland in a standing-room-only session with 200+ conferences attendees. We subsequently had the opportunity share results from the...
April 29, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Mellon funds collaborative digital preservation project

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant of $527,000 for a project to help ensure the preservation of complex new forms of digital scholarship. With New York University as lead, project partners NYU Press, Michigan Publishing, the University...
April 25, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Q&A about JSTOR COUNTER 5 usage report transition

Bring your questions to this live Q&A session as we discuss JSTOR’s new offering of COUNTER 5-compliant reports. JSTOR is among the first in passing an independent audit of the reports to assure compliance in support of changes in the COUNTER Code of...
April 23, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Meet Reveal Digital: helping libraries open their hidden collections

Join us to learn about ITHAKA’s newest family member, Reveal Digital, and the ways they support a non-traditional approach for libraries to join together to share and create primary source collections and make them openly available. Come hear about their...
April 22, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor celebrates the earth: Flora, fauna, and natural phenomena

The Artstor Digital Library is replete with images from nature: arks of animals, a plethora of plants, and the dazzling spectacles of the earth. Meticulous renderings of animal and botanical species from classical times through the onset of photography...
April 19, 2019 | PORTICO | News

4 publishers joined Portico in March 2019

In March 2019, four more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 86 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants:...
April 17, 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...
April 17, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR @ ANKOSLink 2019

Visit us to talk about Artstor and JSTOR at this year’s ANKOSLink! More details at ankoslink.org.tr The post JSTOR @ ANKOSLink 2019 appeared first on About JSTOR.
April 16, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

JSTOR’s data-driven tools for research

JSTOR currently provides several tools that leverage data & data connections to help researchers discover and analyze the scholarly literature in the JSTOR digital library. This webinar will demonstrate the ways these new tools support research in...
April 16, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

When Research is Relational

I am excited to announce the publication of the capstone report from Ithaka S+R’s Indigenous Studies project, which brought together teams at eleven academic libraries to study the research support needs of Indigenous Studies scholars. Indigenous Studies...
April 12, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

The Research, Teaching, and Publishing Practices of Faculty

This morning we published the US Faculty Survey 2018. Through this national survey, we have tracked the research, teaching, and publishing practices of higher education faculty members at four year colleges and universities on a triennial basis since...
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 10, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

New collections & tools for literature

Join us for this webinar on JSTOR content and tools to support literature – the most-searched topic area on JSTOR. We’ll cover the newest thematic collection, Lives of Literature, which supports advanced literary studies and interdisciplinary research...
April 09, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

New: Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

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April 09, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

What to Watch for at ACRL 2019: Research Data Edition

With the ACRL (Association of College and Research Libraries) 2019 conference less than a week away, there has been some discussion about research data receiving limited attention in this year’s program. Academic libraries are at the forefront of key...
April 08, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Learning from the Locals

In 2012, Ithaka S+R began offering colleges and universities the opportunity to field a customized instance of the US Faculty Survey, which tracks the research and teaching practices, perceptions, and needs of faculty members at four-year colleges and...
April 08, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | Event

Martin Kurzweil at the ASU GSV Summit

Martin Kurzweil will be attending the ASU GSV Summit in San Diego, California from April 8-10. If you would like to set up meetings with Martin during the conference, please contact him at martin.kurzweil@ithaka.org. The post Martin Kurzweil at the ASU...
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...
April 04, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Hot Topics in FAIR Data: An Orientation for the Uninitiated

“Data” has become a watchword in academic circles – not to mention in society writ large. But it can be difficult to stay abreast of data-related developments as a plethora of organizations, initiatives, and technologies emerge. I recently had the...
April 02, 2019 | JSTOR | Event

Security Studies collection overview

JSTOR Security Studies gathers academic and policy research on international and national security problems and foreign policy issues, encompassing perspectives from around the world. Join us to learn how the collection is serving students and...
April 02, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Portico sponsors iPRES 2019 attendees from underrepresented countries

Portico is pleased to sponsor registration for iPRES 2019 conference attendees from underrepresented countries. The awards, co-sponsored by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network, aim to expand the cultural diversity of the iPRES community. The funds cover...
March 29, 2019 | PORTICO | News

600 publishers and counting

Portico has reached a new and exciting milestone: more than 600 publishers have now joined the archive ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. So far this year, 12 publishers have started preserving 100+ Open Access e-...
March 28, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Portico Access Alert: Blood Science, a De Gruyter Publication

The contents of three ahead-of-print articles from the Open Access e-journal Blood Science, a De Gruyter publication, will no longer be available through any online platform and have therefore “triggered.” All Portico participants now have access. Title...
March 27, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Three Questions for Giuseppe Basili

For our most recent newsletter, we interviewed Giuseppe “Seppy” Basili, the executive director of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation (JKCF), a foundation dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need. In...
March 26, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

March Madness: Socioeconomic Diversity Edition

At Ithaka S+R, one of our primary missions is to expand educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds. Some of our programs, including the American Talent Initiative which aims to increase the number of lower-income students enrolled at...
March 26, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

A New Survey of Art Museum Directors

Art museums are in the midst of substantial transformations while trying to stay true to their values. They are buffeted by changes in technology, demographics, and how individuals and families choose to spend their leisure time or seek opportunities for...
March 26, 2019 | JSTOR | News

Career opportunity: Director of Books at JSTOR

ITHAKA is seeking a Director of Books at JSTOR to oversee all aspects of the book program, including building strong relationships with our library and publisher participants, attracting new content to the platform, developing sustainable acquisition...
Mar.25.2019 | ITHAKA | News

ITHAKA Awarded Grant to Improve Higher Education in Prisons

We are pleased to announce that ITHAKA has received funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a research and development initiative focused on improving access to higher education for incarcerated students.   Increasingly media and...
March 21, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Understanding the Value of the Liberal Arts

Last year, Catharine Bond Hill and Elizabeth Davidson Pisacreta undertook a study on the economic benefits and costs of a liberal arts education on behalf of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. As they note in the report, critics claim that the value of a...
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 15, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Two New Ithaka S+R Analyst Job Openings

Are you passionate about evidence-based approaches to improving higher education and the arts? Ithaka S+R has two new positions to support our dynamic research on libraries, scholarly communication, and museums. Our work helps these organizations better...
March 13, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Behind the lens of Frank Cancian, in his own words

Frank Cancian. Shooting back, Juan Vásquez (Pig) family (Another Place). 1971. Black-and-white photograph. © Frank Cancian. Image and data provided by University of California...
March 12, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

New: Frank Cancian Documentary Photograph Archive

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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 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor at VRA 2019

Carleton E. Watkins. Los Angeles. 1876. Image and data courtesy The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Artstor will be attending the 2019...
March 11, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Artstor at ARLIS 2019

The Gast Lithograph & Engraving Company. Capitol of Utah in Salt Lake City, from the General Government and State Capitol Buildings series (N14) for Allen & Ginter. 1889. Image and data courtesy The Metropolitan Museum...
March 11, 2019 | JSTOR | News

Recording now available for “Meeting research challenges in Security Studies”

On a recent webinar for JSTOR, Dr. Sara Moller, Assistant Professor of International Security at the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University, discussed the special challenges she has encountered in conducting research in...
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 06, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Scale Is Existential

For more than a hundred years, academic libraries in North America have understood that they must seek scale greater than that of their own institution in order to provide the collections and services that their communities need. In search of cross...
March 05, 2019 | JSTOR | News

A new way to share sources on JSTOR

JSTOR has introduced a feature that supports collaboration in your research and teaching by allowing you to easily share a list of sources you save in My Workspace. My Workspace is JSTOR’s citation-management tool. It allows you to save and organize your...
March 05, 2019 | PORTICO | News

Accessible Archives joins Portico

Malvern, PA (March 5, 2019) – Accessible Archives, Inc®, an electronic publisher of full-text primary source historical databases, has partnered with Portico, the leading service in the digital preservation field, and announced its intent to fully...
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...
March 04, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

What’s in the box? The art of reliquaries

Attributed to Jean de Touyl. Reliquary Shrine from the convent of the Poor Clares at Buda. ca. 1325-50. Image and data courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Cloisters...
March 01, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

What is Content Syndication?

Over the past year, there have been some important developments among the major publishers as they move towards a new model for distributing their content. The principal driver has been the fear of “leakage,” which is to say usage for which publishers...
February 28, 2019 | ITHAKA S+R | News

Landscape of Library Service Quality Tools

During the course of the past year, I have had a chance to speak with many assessment librarians, library deans, and others in academic libraries about the types of tools they are using, or considering, for their planning and assessment projects. We...
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 | News

On Being Student-Centered

What does it mean for us to be student-centered in our work at Ithaka S+R? In our collaborative research initiative on student success and community college libraries, the Community College Libraries & Academic Support for Student Success (CCLASSS)...
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

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 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 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 (@...
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 12, 2019 | ARTSTOR | News

Oral histories of the staff of life: CRAFT: Babka and Beyond

The CRAFT: Babka and Beyond public collection features 28 interviews conducted with people connected to the production and use of grain within the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area in Western Pennsylvania. The stories feature bakers, bakery owners,...
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 | ARTSTOR | News

Picturing the Little Ice Age

Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Return of the Hunters. 1565. Oil on oak panel. Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna. Image and data provided by Erich Lessing Culture and Fine Arts Archives/ART RESOURCE, N.Y. Photo Erich Lessing. In the summer of 1675, Madame de...
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 | ARTSTOR | News

New: the wit and whimsy of Warhol, works from the 1950s

Andy Warhol. Car. Ink and Dr. Martin’s Aniline Dye on Strathmore paper. Artwork and Image © The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc....
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 and Student Services Ecosystem (CCASSE) project, a new research...
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...