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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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April 27, 2023

Holistic Credit Mobility: Centering Learning in Credential Completion

Session at the WICHE Academic Leadership Forum

At the 2023 Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) Academic Leadership Forum, Martin Kurzweil and Chau-Fang Lin will present on holistic credit mobility and the framework for centering learning in credential completion, sharing findings from an Ithaka S+R issue brief funded by the Ascendium Education Group. The session is schedule for Thursday, April 27 at 11:15 – 12:15 pm.
Past Event
April 27, 2023

Teaching with Streaming Video

Understanding Instructional Practices, Challenges, and Support Needs

On Wednesday, April 26 at 11 am ET, a Choice 360 webinar sponsored by ProQuest will answer the question: What challenges and opportunities does streaming video present for academic libraries and faculty? The session will focus on an Ithaka S+R research project conducted in collaboration with 24 academic institutions on teaching with streaming video and implications for academic libraries and faculty. Tune in to hear from Ruby MacDougall, Sarah Brennan, and Kathleen McLellan. Register here.
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April 12, 2023

The Nelson Memo… Now What?

The US OSTP’s Nelson Memo, which requires immediate public access to federally funded research papers, sent a shockwave across the scholarly communications landscape. Now that the first policy implementations of the memo are out, what impacts will it have on different stakeholders in our community? A panel of publishers and librarians, including Ithaka S+R’s Roger Schonfeld alongside Colette Bean, Angel Cochran, Steven Inchcoombe, and Barbara Rockenbach, will reflect on how they plan to support researchers and what these changes mean…
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April 4, 2023

The Future of Scholarly Communication in a ChatGPT World

Shareholder Perspectives Roundtable

Depending on the headlines on a given day, AI may seem like an overnight sensation decades in the making, a technology in search of a business model, the next step to the end of civilization as we know it. With so many different perspectives, it can be challenging to identify how AI will continue to affect scholarly communications. The Future of Scholarly Communication in a ChatGPT World virtual conference brings together experts and leaders in conversation on these issues on…
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April 3, 2023

Plenary: An Economic Outlook and Environmental Scan for Higher Education

National Conference on Trusteeship 2023

On Monday, April 3 at 4:00 – 5:00 pm PT, Ithaka S+R’s Catharine Bond Hill will participate in a session with Kathryn Dominguez discussing the actionable implications of global economic change for higher education and beyond. Learn more about the session, taking place at the 2023 National Conference on Trusteeship in San Diego, California.
Past Event
April 3, 2023

Innovative Approaches to Re-Enrollment, Retention, and Completion

Supporting Undergraduate College Students

Declines in enrollment and retention are increasingly common challenges in higher education. At the 2023 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Annual Conference on April 3, 2023, Brittany Pearce and Daniel Rossman will present a session addressing the issue. The presenters will share research and explore two solutions that can inform practice: retention and completion grants and addressing stranded credits. Participants will learn about how these new approaches can help students and higher education institutions. Through an interactive activity,…
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April 3, 2023

Navigating the New Normal

Findings from the Latest Ithaka S+R Library Director Survey

Ioana Hulbert will present the results of the new Ithaka S+R Library Director Survey at the Coalition of Networked Information (CNI) Spring 2023 Membership Meeting, scheduled to take place on Monday, April 3, 2023 at 3:25 – 3:55 pm MT. The triennial Ithaka S+R Library Director Survey is an established longitudinal research effort that captures issues that are top of mind for academic library deans and directors. Against the backdrop of the Great Resignation/Reshuffle, the pandemic, as well as new…
Past Event
March 29, 2023

Navigating Non-Linear Career Paths

On March 29 at 12 pm PT, Ithaka S+R Director of Strategy and Operations Colette Johnson will speak on an installment of the Versatile PhD’s Career Pathways series, on “Navigating Non-Linear Career Paths.” The virtual event will feature discussion on how professionals outside of the academy create and maintain networks, move between roles and industries, and tolerate the uncertainty that accompanies all of the above, offering advice for PhDs interested in alternative career paths. Learn more and register for…
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March 28, 2023

Connecting the Links

Humanities Researchers and the Digital Infrastructure

At the Research Data Access and Preservation Association (RDAP) 2023 Summit, Ithaka S+R’s Ruby MacDougall presented a session focusing on ways librarians can help humanities researchers better maximize the digital infrastructure. The conference took place from March 28 through the 30th. Learn more about the conference and the schedule of events on the RDAP website.
Past Event
March 24, 2023

Innovation in Access and Equity for Incarcerated People in Massachusetts

On March 24 at 11 am ET, Ithaka S+R’s Kurtis Tanaka will speak on a panel at Emerson College’s Education in Prison Conference alongside Robert Tynes and Sally Davidson. The panel is titled, “What Does the Date Tell Us?” The conference will look at the social and economic benefits of providing college in prison in Massachusetts and nationally, including leading analysts and policy-makers alongside college-in-prison alumni, and keynote speaker Reginald Dwayne Betts on how college-in-prison is part of a new…
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March 22, 2023

Impact of New Public Access Requirements for US Federally Funded Research

Session at the 2023 NAS Journal Summit

On March 22, Roger Schonfeld will present in a National Academy of Sciences Journal Summit session on the impact of new public access requirements for US federally funded research. The session will focus on the US federal agency implementation plans, the strategies publishers, libraries, and universities are putting in place in anticipation of those plans, as well as the impacts on global equity in scientific publishing, and more. See the agenda to learn more about the event.
Past Event
March 22, 2023

Journals and Public Access to Research Data

Session at the 2023 NAS Journal Summit

Ithaka S+R’s Dylan Ruediger will present at the 2023 National Academy of Sciences Journal Summit in a session focusing on US OSTP federal policy to require public access to the data underlying published papers. The panel will discuss the implications of the new policy for journals, research infrastructure, and research culture. Other participants include Brian HItson, Jasna Markovac, Jennifer Gibson, Brooks Hanson, Anita de Waard, and Andrew Ewald. See the 2023 NAS Journal Summit Agenda to learn more.
Past Event
March 22, 2023

Texas Student Success Program Inventory Launch

Ithaka S+R was commissioned by the Student Success Division of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) to develop the Texas Student Success Program Inventory, an online resource that organizes information about student success programs at Texas institutions on an easy-to-use, searchable platform. On March 22, 2023 at 1:00 pm CST/2:00 pm EST, the THECB and Ithaka S+R will host a webinar to introduce users to this new resource. In this webinar, Ithaka S+R will provide some background…
Past Event
March 21, 2023

“Alt-Ac” Careers for Humanities PhDs

On Tuesday, March 21 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET, Steve Pokornowski and Kurtis Tanaka will participate in a roundtable discussion hosted by the University of Michigan Library on “alt-ac” careers for humanities PhDs. The panel will discuss the opportunities and challenges of pursuing careers off of the tenure track and the changing professional landscape of academia, reflecting on their own experiences. Speakers include Hannah Alpert-Abrams, Sara Cohen, Patricia Hswe, Stephanie Rosen, Katina Rogers, and Jim McGrath. Learn more about…
Past Event
March 17, 2023

Casting a Different Kind of Net

Diversifying Collections in Academic Libraries

At ACRL’s 2023 Conference, Ithaka S+R’s Mark McBride will participate in an OCLC hosted panel discussion on diversifying collections in academic libraries, alongside Andy Breeding and Merrilee Proffitt. The panel is scheduled to take place on Friday, March 17 at 9 – 10 am. Panelists will share findings from recent research and related discussions that explore: What does it mean to diversify collections? What practices can support those efforts? What barriers are being encountered? What does a better future look…
Past Event
March 16, 2023

Serving 500,000 New Students

Planning for Pell Restoration for Incarcerated College Students

Effective July 2023 incarcerated people will again be eligible to receive Pell grants to support their education, ending a 29 year ban. How will academic libraries support an estimated 500,000 newly eligible students in prison? This panel at ACRL 2023 brings together practitioners and researchers from a public, academic, and college in prison program library to discuss how libraries are currently providing services, and to share strategies for providing library access to college students who are currently incarcerated. Recognizing the…
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March 16, 2023

Problems and Possibilities for Integrating Recorded Video Content into Scholarly Publications

Thanks to COVID-19, thousands of conference presentations and lectures are being recorded, making it possible for them to be transformed into reproducible intellectual content. Publishers are exploring ways to integrate these recordings into scholarly publication, while scholarly societies and vendors are developing plans to monetize recordings by licensing them to university libraries. At this ACRL 2023 session, Dylan Ruediger will present a paper exploring the possibilities and pitfalls of recorded video as a scholarly output, with an eye towards understanding…
Past Event
March 9, 2023

A Library for All

University of Michigan, Google, and the Importance of Having a Copy

On Thursday, March 9 at 7 pm ET, Ithaka S+R’s Roger Schonfeld will serve as a panelist on a University of Michigan event focused on library digitization, digital archiving, and the idea of a universal library, speaking on his book Along Came Google: A History of Library Digitization, co-authored with Deanna B. Marcum. Other panelists will include University of Michigan Edward M. Gramlich Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Economics and Public Policy Paul Courant, former University Librarian and…
Past Event
March 7, 2023

Shark Tank: Edu Edition

SXSW 2023 Session

At SXSW EDU 2023, Ithaka S+R’s Catharine Bond Hill, the Chronical of Higher Education’s Goldie Blumenstyk, and Guild Education’s Paul Freedman will serve as “sharks” in the eighth annual pitch-a-thon hosted by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The judges will weight in on transformative ideas from contestants representing new companies, nonprofits, and big dreamers from improving the college experience. The session is scheduled to take place on March 7, 2023 at 4:00 – 5:00 pm CT at the Austin…
Past Event
March 7, 2023

Beyond Transfer: Learner-Centered Credit Mobility

Session at SXSW EDU 2023

Ithaka S+R’s Sarah Pingel will join panelists Marty Alvarado, Allson Kadlec, and Kenyatta Lovett at a SXSW EDU session presented by Ascendium Education Group, focused on learner-centered credit mobility and what’s needed from policymakers, system leaders, institutional leaders, and innovators to make progress. The session will discuss Ithaka S+R’s project on transfer and holistic credit mobility. Learn more about the event, scheduled to take place on March 7 at 2:30 – 3:30 pm CT.