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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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December 16, 2021

Roger Schonfeld at CSSP

On December 16th at 12:30 PM ET, Roger Schonfeld will lead a chat on ensuring positive public perception of science. Register on Zoom in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMufuCsrT8iGtaOf2XPFtcm7fzxUWrb_PBG  …
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December 14, 2021

Danielle Cooper at CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

On December 14th, Danielle Cooper will present during a session titled, “Licensing Privacy: Contractual Language and the Challenge of Monitoring Compliance”, at the Fall 2021 CNI Membership Meeting. For more information on this event, please visit this website. Abstract The Licensing Privacy initiative, made possible in part by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aims to improve how academic libraries leverage licensing terms to advocate for reader privacy. In fall 2021, the Licensing Privacy initiative released: (1)…
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December 14, 2021

Understanding Research Cores: An Overview of a Critical Component of Research Infrastructure

Roger Schonfeld at CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

On December 14, Roger Schonfeld will present at the CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting on Ithaka S + R’s  new report, “What is a Research Core? A Primer on a Critical Component of the Research Enterprise” that illuminates the research core landscape. Research cores, sometimes also referred to as core instrumentation facilities, are shared research enablement facilities that are used on a cross-department if not institutional basis. Notwithstanding pandemic disruptions, trends to improve research support for academic science are taking…
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December 9, 2021

COVID-19 and the Future of Scholarly Meetings

Danielle Cooper, Laura Brown, and Dylan Ruediger at CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

On December 9th, Danielle Cooper, Laura Brown, and Dylan Ruediger will present at the CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting and discuss how scholarly societies can address the business, content, and membership challenges faced when developing long-term planning for multi-modal conferences. Abstract The COVID-19 pandemic forced scholarly societies to reimagine one of their signal offerings: academic conferences. In response, societies experimented with virtual and hybrid meeting formats on a scale that was difficult to imagine before March 2020. One clear take…
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December 9, 2021

Assessing the Reliability, Effectiveness, and Sustainability of Data Repositories

Oya Y. Rieger at USDA's Data Stewards Community of Practice Meeting

On December 9, 2021, Oya Y. Rieger will be presenting at USDA’s Data Stewards Community of Practice Meeting. Abstract is below: Assessing the Reliability, Effectiveness, and Sustainability of Data Repositories Researchers feel an increasing pressure to make research data publicly available in disciplinary or general repositories. To enable this process, there need to be standards and processes to assist them in identifying reliable data repositories to ensure that the data will be preserved and made accessible and usable for the…
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December 7, 2021 to December 9, 2021

Assessing the Preservation Systems Landscape

Oya Y. Rieger & Roger Schonfeld at CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

On December 7-9, 2021, Oya Y. Rieger & Roger Schonfeld will present at the CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting on assessing how digital preservation systems are developed, deployed, and sustained. Abstract is below: Libraries, museums, and archives have increasing dependency on digital platforms such as APTrust, LIBNOVA, Preservica, Samvera to support the curation, discovery, and management of digital content. The long-term stewardship of digital materials depends not only on the technical resiliency of preservation systems, but also on the strength…
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December 7, 2021

Deanna Marcum and Roger Schonfeld at CNI’s Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

On December 7th at 1:30 pm (EST), Deanna Marcum and Roger C. Schonfeld will discuss their new book, “Along Came Google: A History of Library Digitization” at CNI’s Fall 2021 Membership Meeting. “Along Came Google” is  the first in-depth study of the move to digitize collections of books at scale, tracing this work through the Google Books program and the creation of HathiTrust. This series of efforts have been of central concern to CNI’s work and took on new importance…
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December 2, 2021

Book Talk: Along Came Google

Deanna Marcum and Roger C. Schonfeld in conversation with Brewster Kahle

On December 2 at 4:00 pm (EST), the Internet Archive is hosting a virtual book talk with Deanna Marcum and Roger C. Schonfeld about their new book, Along Came Google: A History of Library Digitization. Deanna and Roger will be joined in conversation by Brewster Kahle, the founder and digital librarian of the Internet Archive, as they discuss the history of library digitization projects and what these efforts hold for future scholars. The conversation will be followed by a Q&A.
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November 11, 2021 to November 14, 2021

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

Kurtis Tanaka is presenting at two sessions during the 2021 National Conference on Higher Education in Prison (NCHEP). The conference will take place from November 11-14. An Untapped Resource: Why and How to Partner with Your Institutional Library Speakers: Rebecca J. Bott, Education Justice Project; Josh Honn, Northwestern Prison Education Program; Kurtis Tanaka, Ithaka S+R Higher education in prison programs routinely struggle to provide incarcerated students with timely, equitable access to library materials and services. This meeting will…
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November 10, 2021 to November 11, 2021

Nicole Betancourt at 2021 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference

Nicole Betancourt will present during the 2021 Southeastern Library Assessment Conference on strategies that libraries have used successfully to encourage participation in institutional assessment efforts during the pandemic. For more information on the session and registration, please visit this link. See abstract below: Session: Lessons learned, and here to stay: Pandemic assessment marketing strategies for the “new normal” During the pandemic, libraries have been challenged more than ever to recruit faculty and students to participate in institutional assessment efforts,…
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November 9, 2021

Solving Stranded Credits

James Ward at State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Annual Conference

On November 9, James Ward Solving will present on Stranded Credits at the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Annual Conference. Abstract: In this session we hope to introduce the issue of stranded credits, or credits students cannot access due to unpaid balances that result in a transcript hold. We estimate roughly 6.6 million students across the country may currently have stranded credits. Three presenters will share information and new research on the scope of the problem and how it…
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November 10, 2021

Breaking Down Barriers: The Impact of State Authorization Reciprocity on Online Enrollment.

James Ward at State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Annual Conference

On November 10, James Ward will present on the impact of state authorization reciprocity on online enrollment at State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Annual Conference Abstract State authorization, or the approval by a given state for a college to operate within its jurisdiction, is an important part of the regulatory triad. The triad is the three-pronged oversight of higher education that includes the federal government, accrediting bodies, and state governments. State authorization has become more complicated with the rapid…
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November 4, 2021

Are Big Deal cancellations a big deal for OA publishers?

Oya Y. Rieger and Danielle Cooper Present at 2021 Charleston Library Conference

On November 4, Oya Y. Rieger and Danielle Cooper will present at the Charleston Conference on the results from their research report on the impacts of ‘Big Deal’ cancellations on discovery and access to journal content. For more information, please visit this site.  Abstract The recent Ithaka S+R Research Report ‘ What’s the Big Deal – How Researchers are Navigating Changes to Journal Access’ provided an in-depth analysis of researcher perceptions of the impacts of ‘Big Deal’ cancellations on…
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November 4, 2021

Institutions in Debt: Understanding Borrowing during Periods of Crisis

James Ward at Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference

On November 4, James Ward will present preliminary findings on Understanding Institutional Borrowing during a Time of Crisis at the 2021 Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) Annual Conference…
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November 3, 2021

Roger Schonfeld at 2021 Charleston Library Conference

On November 3, Roger Schonfeld will discuss with other other panelists how to design library services that reach library users outside of library-preferred workflows  For more information, please visit this link. Abstract “How do libraries add value for patrons increasingly working outside library-preferred workflows (e.g. searching via Google Scholar), and accessing the library’s collection off-campus? This is a question of profound relevance to all library stakeholders – librarians, publishers, and patrons alike – and one that must be addressed…
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October 29, 2021

Danielle Cooper Moderates Panel on Open Access Publishing

On Thursday Oct 29, Danielle Cooper is moderating a panel discussion on open access publishing for SUNY.
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October 26, 2021

Putting the Tri-Agency Policy into Practice

Danielle Cooper presents at Portage

On October 26, Danielle Cooper will present on the development of institutional research data management (RDM) strategies during a workshop series hosted by Portage.
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October 20, 2021 to October 21, 2021

Oya Y. Rieger at iPRES2021

On October 20, Rieger will join other panelists to provide insights from on implementations of current preservation tools and to consider the opportunities in deploying and integrating these tools with local digital content management processes. Please see abstract below: Abstract As cultural heritage organizations seek solutions, open source, community-based, and commercial digital preservation systems and tools have proliferated. Nevertheless, given the magnitude of digital content and the requirements of specific file formats, institutions struggle to integrate disparate tools and…
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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…