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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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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.
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May 18, 2021

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Jennifer K Frederick at Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting

On May 18,  Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Jennifer K Frederick will be speaking at the Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Meeting pre-conference. For more information, please see abstract below: Charleston Hub Trendspotting Initiative: Forecasting Changes on the Horizon of Scholarly Communication Futures thinking is not about predicting “the future” but rather considering multiple potential futures and the trends, issues, and external pressures that we could be facing. Thinking through different scenarios helps us prepare for the expected—and the unexpected—for both service…
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May 17, 2021

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg at 2021 LYRASIS Member Summit

On May 17th, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will present on recent survey findings from the Ithaka S+R US Library Survey 2020 and will discuss the launch of an anti-racism audit focused on personnel outcomes, perspectives, practices, and policies with University of Delaware and Binghamton University. For more information, please visit this site.  Abstract: Racial Justice and Academic Libraries: Leadership for a Way Forward with Christine Wolff-Eisenberg, Manager, Surveys and Research, ITHAKA; Trevor A. Dawes, Vice Provost for the Libraries and Museums…
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May 10, 2021

Oya Y. Rieger at 2021 Medical Library Association Conference

Oya Y. Rieger will present on “Structural Models and Emerging Priorities in Academic Health Sciences Libraries” at the Medical Library Association Conference. For additional information, please review abstract below. For more information on the session, please visit this website.    Abstract Objectives: 1) Understanding the potential impact of mergers and other organizational changes on the academic health sciences library services, staff, and user communities. 2) Discussing the priority service areas of academic health science libraries, including research support,…
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April 28, 2021 to April 30, 2021

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Melissa Blankstein at NISOD 2021

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg and Melissa Blankstein will unveil brand new national survey findings of community college provosts on efforts to measure and address student basic needs. Join them to discuss the current landscape of metrics for determining student success and opportunities for including new holistic student metrics going forward. For more information, please visit this site. …
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April 13, 2021 to April 16, 2021

Oya Y. Rieger, Danielle Cooper, and Kurtis Tanaka at ACRL 2021

Oya Y. Rieger, Danielle Cooper, and Kurtis Tanaka will present  on-demand programs during the 2021 ACRL Virtual Conference. For more information on their individual sessions, please visit this link. Oya Y. Rieger, Danielle Cooper will discuss the impacts of Big Deal cancellations on patrons. Please see the abstract below: “No deal, no problem? The Impacts of Big Deal Cancellations on Patrons” Libraries are increasingly questioning the value of their Big Deal subscriptions, leading to a number of prominent cancellations…
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April 14, 2021

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg at ACRL

On April 14, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will present at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) conference to discuss the launch of an anti-racism talent management audit. Please see the abstract below: “Translating values into action: launching an anti-racism talent management audit” In the months following the murder of George Floyd and the subsequent national reckoning for racial equity led by the Black Lives Matter movement, many higher education institutions pledged to renew their commitments to progress on racial justice…
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April 12, 2021

Roger Schonfeld at UKSG Annual Conference

On April  12, Roger Schonfeld will discuss the impact of COVID on the research enterprise, including the impacts on how research is conducted, the implications this could have on researchers, the ability to attract the funding, and how the landscape of research disciplines could change. For more information, please see this link. …
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March 26, 2021

James Dean Ward at the Higher Education 2021 Virtual Roundtable

This roundtable, chaired by Robert Kelchen, associate professor of higher education at Seton Hall, will include a discussion of new approaches/solutions to tackling inequality in higher education outcomes, the impact of student loan debt and forgiveness, and scholarships versus guaranteed outcomes.
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March 3, 2021 to March 5, 2021

Kurtis Tanaka at 2021 Conference on Higher Education in Prison (NCHEP)

Kurtis Tanaka will be presenting more on his research on higher education in prison on March 3 and March 5 at 2021 Conference on Higher Education in Prison. For more information on the individual sessions, please see below. Registration information is available here.   Paper: Amplifying Technological Equity Time: Wednesday, March 3, 1-2pm EST. Abstract: This paper will share research on the technology and information supports available to incarcerated students and their instructors. By sharing this research,…
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March 1, 2021

Meagan Wilson, Mike Fried, Julia Karon at 2021 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison

On March 1, Meagan Wilson, Mike Fried, and Julia Karon will present at the 2021 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison. Their session will focus on the development of a research infrastructure for higher education in prison by articulating the need for this research infrastructure, providing an overview of existing efforts in this area, identifying the informational gaps a research infrastructure might help fill, and providing strategies for building such an infrastructure. For more information, please visit this…
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February 24, 2021 to February 25, 2021

Oya Rieger at NISO Plus 2021

On February 24, 2021, Oya Y. Rieger will discuss with other panelists the new model of Controlled Digital Lending at NISO Plus 2021, a global event which will  bring together the information community and facilitate conversations between  librarians, publishers, vendor organizations, and more. To register for panel, please visit this website. On February 25, 2021, Oya will also present on how digital preservation systems are developed, deployed, and sustained and will share initial…
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February 24, 2021

Kurtis Tanaka at Mapping the Future of Technology in Prison Higher Education

On February 24, Kurtis Tanaka will be moderating a session with  Open Campus and Ascendium Education Group on the future of technology in postsecondary education in prison. For more information, please follow this link.
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February 24, 2021

How to Help Americans Get Back to Work

Martin Kurzweil speaks during Strada Public Viewpoint research webinar

Join Martin Kurzweil and the Strada Center for Education Consumer Insights at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 24 for a Public Viewpoint webinar on “How To Help Americans Get Back to Work.” The webinar will discuss recent findings and implications for skills-based hiring, upskilling, and employer-provided education. For more information, please follow this link.