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Catharine Bond Hill,  John B. King, Jr.  and David Brooks at the ATI Presidential Summit

Catharine Bond Hill, John B. King, Jr. and David Brooks at the ATI Presidential Summit

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October 19, 2021

Technology, Trust, Together: Common Challenges and Opportunities for Today’s Digital Scholarly Communication Ecosystem

Roger Schonfeld at the STM Autumn Conference 2021

On Tuesday, October 19, Roger Schonfeld is taking part in a panel discussion at the STM Autumn Conference 2021. For more information and to register for this virtual conference, please visit the STM website. About the panel: Digital technology is pervasive in how research is conducted, how research teams collaborate, and how research output is disseminated. This has brought many improvements and new opportunities, for example enabling more efficient ways of (remote) working and giving researchers the ability to…
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October 14, 2021

Roger Schonfeld at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020

On October 14, Roger Schonfeld will interview ResearchGate’s three founders and its present CEO during a masterclass at Frankfurter Buchmesse 2020. See below for abstract: In this MasterClass, Ijad Madisch, cofounder and CEO of ResearchGate, will be interviewed by Roger Schonfeld, Program Director of Libraries, Scholarly Communication, and Museums for Ithaka S+R. The conversation will cover a broad range of topics around ResearchGate’s development to date and its current strategy; in particular ResearchGate’s new approach to working with scholarly publishers…
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October 13, 2021

Academic Libraries and Racial Justice Workshop with Ithaka S+R

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Jennifer Frederick at Long Island Library Resources Council

On October 13, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Jennifer Frederick at will offer a workshop on library strategies to diversify the field with the Long Island Library Resources Council. They will share recent research  from a recent national study of library directors as well as large-scale analyses of library strategic plans and job descriptions. Attendees will participate in  reflection exercises, including an activity where they will interrogate their own strategic plans for strengths and shortcomings. For more information, visit this site. …
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October 13, 2021

Licensing Privacy: Views from Library Leadership

Danielle Cooper presents for Licensing Privacy project

On October 13th, Danielle Cooper will present at a webinar titled, “Licensing Privacy: Views from Library Leadership”. Danielle will share findings from interviews with library leaders about how privacy concerns inform their negotiations and agreements with vendors. To attend the webinar , please register here. For more information, please visit this site. The abstract is below: This webinar shares findings from interviews with library leaders about how privacy concerns inform their negotiations and agreements with vendors. Danielle Cooper,…
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October 7, 2021

New Directions in Scholarly Publishing

Roger Schonfeld presents during Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) virtual panel

On October 7, Roger Schonfeld will join other panelists to discuss new funding opportunities for researchers and librarians. The panel will discuss how “how authors— especially early career authors—are required to navigate this new funding landscape, how librarians must consider new mandates and requirements from funding agencies while supporting the interests and needs of researchers within their respective institutions, and how funding as we know it is dynamically changing the landscape of academic research.” For more information, please visit this…
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October 6, 2021

Living Through the Pandemic: Priorities and Organizational Models

Oya Y. Rieger presents during AAHSL Webinar

On October 6, Oya Y. Rieger will present during a AAHSL Webinar that will present results of the AAHSL/Ithaka S+R Study, “Academic Health Sciences Libraries: Structural Models and Perspectives,” and how health sciences libraries have pivoted during the pandemic to adapt services and respond to the evolving research, clinical and academic needs of our users. For more information, please visit this site. …
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October 1, 2021

Kurtis Tanaka at San Francisco Public Library’s Banned Books Week

On Friday Oct 1, Kurtis Tanaka will present during San Francisco Public Library’ Banned Books Week on preliminary findings on technology, media review policy, prison censorship and self-censorship. For more information, please visit this site and read the abstract below: Abstract Kurtis Tanaka, of Ithaka S+R, presents preliminary findings from an ongoing research project on technology, media review policy, prison censorship and self-censorship. A key selling point of many technologies in the prison space is the ability to monitor…
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September 17, 2021

Roger Schonfeld at ALPSP 2021

On September 17, Roger Schonfeld will present on “Scholarly Communications, Evolution or Revolution,” during ALPSP’s virtual conference. Roger will be joined by panelists to discuss how scholarly publishing is changing and what is the outlook for books and journals. For more information, please follow this link. About the session The pandemic has accelerated the use of preprint servers and advanced the open science movement. At the same time, we are seeking continuous growth in research output globally and burden…
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September 17, 2021

Rayane Alamuddin and Christy McDaniel at the 2021 First Year Student Success Virtual Institute

On September 17th, Rayane Alamuddin and Christy McDaniel will present during the 2021 First Year Student Success Virtual Institute during a session titled, “The Past and Future of First Year Programming at Two Year Institutions”. For more information on registration, please visit the link here. …
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September 8, 2021

Danielle Cooper at FORGE 2021

On September 8  at 14:00 Central European Time (CET), Danielle Cooper will discuss her research on research data in the humanities. For more information, please visit this website. …
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August 19, 2021

What’s the Big Deal? How Researchers Are Navigating Changes to Journal Access

Oya Y. Rieger and Danielle Cooper Present at ASERL

In a webinar for ASERL on August 19 at 2:00 pm (EDT), Oya Y. Rieger and Danielle Cooper will present their findings on researcher behavior and perceptions on strategic decision-making about Big Deal journal subscriptions. For more information and to register, please follow this link. The abstract is available below. Abstract The dominant mode by which research libraries have provided maximum journal access as broadly and efficiently as possible—subscription bundles or “Big Deals”— is giving way to new…
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August 9, 2021 to August 11, 2021

Martin Kurzweil at ASU+GSV

Program Director Martin Kurzweil will be attending ASU+GSV in San Diego, CA, Aug. 9-11. If you are attending and would like to schedule a meeting with Martin, please email him at martin.kurzweil@ithaka.org. For more information about the summit, please visit the event website.
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August 5, 2021 to August 6, 2021

Makala Skinner at SAA’s ARCHIVES*RECORDS 2021

On August 5 and 6, join Makala Skinner to learn more about the A*CENSUS survey, which is a large scale census of archivists. The details for each session are below: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT on Thursday, August 5 Conversation Lounge: Research and Innovation @ SAA: A*CENSUS II SAA has received funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to conduct a major research initiative: the second large-scale census of archivists. A lot has changed…
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August 2, 2021

Dylan Ruediger and Colette E. Johnson at the 2021 Humanities Without Walls Workshop

On August 2, Colette Johnson and Dylan Ruediger will present at the 2021 Humanities Without Walls Career Diversity Workshop to talk about their work at Ithaka S+R with grad students in the humanities. For more information, please visit the workshop website.
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July 29, 2021

Lessons from Library Collaborations

Roger Schonfeld Speaks at the WEST Members Meeting

On Thursday, July 29, Roger Schonfeld will present on “Lessons from Library Collaborations” at the West Members Meeting. The event runs from 12:30 -2:00 pm PT. For more information, please visit the California Digital Library’s website. About the talk: Academic and research libraries have sought for more than a century to collaborate with one another in order to achieve wider and more efficient access to collections, generate greater negotiating power, and provide stronger systems and services. To succeed, library…
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July 28, 2021

Roger Schonfeld Moderates Panel at Charleston In Between

Clarivate Acquires ProQuest

On Wednesday, July 28, at 10:30 am, Roger Schonfeld is moderating a virtual panel on Clarivate’s acquisition of ProQuest (for more about the acquisition, please see Roger’s post on The Scholarly Kitchen).  The panel includes the following speakers: Claudio Aspesi, Consultant, SPARC Michael Clarke, Managing Partner, Clarke & Esposito Gwen Evans, Vice President, Global Library Relations, Elsevier Dracine Hodges, Associate University Librarian for Technical Services, Duke University James Phimister, Managing Director, Market Development, Analytics, and Customer Insights, NEJM Group/New…
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June 24, 2021

Library Support for Equitable Access to Knowledge

Roger Schonfeld Speaks at Society for College and University Planning Webinar

On June 24, Roger Schonfeld will join higher education administrators, planners, designers, and library stakeholders to discuss the challenges to higher education in a changing world and how more deeply to engage libraries to enable institutional achievement. Abstract In a climate of anti-intellectualism, institutions of higher education remain committed to making knowledge accessible and translating research to help solve society’s pressing challenges. Libraries have long served as stewards of research publications and creative academic output, facilitating access. How are they…
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June 7, 2021 to June 11, 2021

Liam Sweeney at the 2021 AAMG Annual Conference

Liam Sweeney will  present and join a panel during the 2021 AAMG Annual Conference to discuss museum and library collaborations. For more information, please see abstract below. The registration link is available here.  Museums and libraries struggle to find effective models for collaboration on campus, partially because of their reporting structures, and partially because they lack common operational standards. Siloing campus units can stifle innovation, access, and scholarship, limiting opportunities for discovery and engagement for students, faculty and the…
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June 8, 2021

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Melissa Blankstein at 2021 AALHE conference

On June 8, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Melissa Blankstein will be presenting at the 2021 AALHE conference to discuss survey findings from the Holistic Measures of Student Success (HMSS) project. For more information, please visit this registration website. …
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June 8, 2021

Jennifer Frederick and Christine Wolff-Eisenberg at ASERL

On June 8, Jennifer Frederick and Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will present on findings from the US Library Survey on library leaders’ perspectives and practices related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism. They will discuss both where directors perceive progress and where they recognize that major challenges remain. Attendees will be given a chance to ask questions of the survey authors and to reflect on their own strategies and practices. For more information, follow this link here.