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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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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 Rieger at 2021 Medical Library Association Conference

Oya will present for an on-demand program on structural models and emerging priorities in Academic Health Sciences Libraries. 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, data management, bioinformatics, systematic…
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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 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: Libraries are increasingly questioning the value of their Big Deal subscriptions, leading to a number of prominent cancellations in recent years. In this rapidly shifting resource landscape, how are…
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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: 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 imperatives. While equity, diversity, and inclusion have long been described…
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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.
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February 23, 2021

Partnering with your institution’s Senior Research Officer

Oya Y. Rieger and Roger Schonfeld to present on ACRL Choice webcast

On February 23, 2021, Oya Y. Rieger and Roger Schonfeld will share findings on how libraries can better align research support services in collaboration with their senior research officer’s evolving strategic directions. In this ACRL Choice webcast, Rieger and Schonfeld will discuss how the SRO role has evolved, current trends, and the opportunities for libraries to further support SROs based on their report, The Senior Research Officer (SRO): Experience, Role, Organizational Structure, Strategic Directions, and Challenges.
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February 18, 2021

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg at Achieving the Dream Convening

On February 18th, 2021, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg will discuss with fellow panelists what we knew about student needs going into the pandemic, what we learned from novel data collection during the pandemic, and how institutions are using these data to shape practices going forward. Panelists will share key research findings, especially those related to sustained and deepened equity gaps during the pandemic, and new strategies for gathering student perspectives. For more information on this session, please visit this link.  …
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February 17, 2021

Danielle Cooper at the Open Science Conference

On Wednesday, February 17, Danielle Cooper is presenting on “Data Communities: Data Sharing from the Ground Up,” at the Open Science Conference. For more information and to register, please visit the conference website.  Abstract This talk proposes a new mechanism for conceptualizing and supporting STEM research data sharing. Successful data sharing happens within data communities, formal or informal groups of scholars who share a certain type of…
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February 3, 2021

Cappy Hill interviews Shai Reshef for The Next Wave

Throughout 2021, The Next Wave, ITHAKA’s convening of partners from the academic, scholarly communications, and museum communities, will center on the subject of equity. The event series kicks off on February 3, 2021 with Democratizing Access to Education, a webinar featuring a conversation between Ithaka S+R Managing Director Catharine Bond Hill and Shai Reshef, president of the University of the People, the first non-profit, American-accredited, tuition-free online university   Register now to attend this free webinar.
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July 6, 2020 to July 8, 2020

Catharine Bond Hill at Transforming Teaching and Learning

An Inside Higher Ed Event

Catharine Bond Hill is speaking at Inside Higher Ed’s Transforming Teaching and Learning event in Minneapolis from July 6-8. To learn more and to register, please see the conference website. About the event Higher education is easily–and unfairly–caricatured as having changed little for 200 years. Experimentation is abundant in college and university classrooms, physical and otherwise. But as pressure builds to ensure that more people develop the education and skills that employers (and society) need, colleges and their…
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June 24, 2020

How Americans Perceive Higher Education in 2020

Christine Wolff-Eisenberg Speaks at New America Event

On Wednesday, June 24, Christine Wolff-Eisenberg is speaking on “Higher Education Polling During the COVID-19 Crisis” as part of New America’s Varying Degrees online event. Christine will be joined on the panel discussion by Eric Hoover (The Chronicle of Higher Education), Rachel Fishman (New America), and David Strauss (Art and Science Group). For more information and to register, please visit the event website.
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April 23, 2020

Restructuring Library Consortia

Roger Schonfeld at the CRL Annual Meeting

On Thursday, April 23, at 11:15 am,  Roger Schonfeld will deliver a talk on “Restructuring Library Consortia” at the CRL Annual Members Meeting in Chicago. For more information, please see the CRL website. About the meeting What risks and opportunities do library consortia face, and what is the future of collective enterprises for global information services? Today’s Center for Research Libraries represents a partnership among over 200 voting member institutions across the United States and Canada, an enduring model…
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April 21, 2020 to April 22, 2020

Roger Schonfeld at the International Coalition of Library Consortia

On April 21-22, Roger Schonfeld is presenting twice at the 2020 North American ICOLC Meeting in Columbia, South Carolina.  On Tuesday, April 21, at 2:00 pm, Roger and Gwen Evans (OhioLINK) will speak on “It’s Not What Libraries Hold; It’s Who Libraries Serve Seeking a User-Centered Future for Academic Libraries.”  On Wednesday, April 22, at 10:30 am, Roger is presenting on “Market Consolidation in Information Industry. ” More information is available on the ICOLC event site.