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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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March 16, 2022

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 incarcerated students? This ACRL panel 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 incarcerated college students. Recognizing the power and importance of…
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March 8, 2022

The Chronicle’s Shark Tank: Edu Edition

Catharine Bond Hill at SXSW EDU

On March 8, Catharine Bond Hill will join fellow “sharks” Goldie Blumenstyk and Paul Freedman at SXSW EDU in Austin, Texas. To learn more, please visit the SXSW EDU website. About the session: The seventh annual pitch-a-thon pays homage to the TV show, but with a twist. Our panel of experts brings a mix of viewpoints—from a journalist, a college-president-turned-equity expert, and an entrepreneur—weighing in on transformative ideas from new companies, nonprofits, and big dreamers for improving the college…
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March 2, 2022

Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey “How to” Webinar

On March 2, to support the data collection process for the Art Museum Demographic Survey, Ithaka S+R staff will walk through the instructions for the survey and discuss the frequently asked questions. The session will end with a Q&A for attendees to ask questions of their own that address the specific concerns of their institutions. We encourage all art museum senior staff and human resources staff to attend. If you have not received the link to the Survey,…
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February 23, 2022

Roger Schonfeld at Researcher to Reader Conference

On February 23, Roger Schonfeld will moderate a panel on mergers and acquisitions at the 2022 Researcher to Reader Conference. The full conference program can be found here. About the session: Consolidation is an expected feature of a developing digital platforms sector, as providers establish coherent user workflows, aggregate data sources to build scale for analytics and buy out competitors. We have seen all of these dynamics in the scholarly ecosystem in recent years, both by born-digital…
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February 23, 2022

Roger Schonfeld at the 2022 Chorus Forum

On February 23, Roger Schonfeld will moderate a panel on “The Societal Impact of Different Article Versions: VOR, AM or Preprints.” The panelists include Meagan Phelan, Executive Director of Science Press Package; John R. Inglis, Executive Director and Publisher of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press and co-founder bioRxiv and medRxiv ; and Keith Seitter, Executive Director Emeritus of the American Meteorological Society. Registration is available on the Chorus Forum site. Panel abstract: In an environment of misinformation, distrust in…
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February 23, 2022

Discerning New Directions in the New Normal

Catharine Bond Hill at the ACAD Annual Meeting

On Wednesday, February 23, Catharine Bond Hill is speaking on the plenary panel, “Discerning New Directions in the New Normal,” at the American Conference of Academic Deans’ Annual Meeting in St. Petersburg, Florida. The panel will take place from 3:30 – 4:45 pm. More information about the event is available on the conference website. About the plenary: Facilitator: Michael K. Wanous, ACAD Chair and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Northern State University Panelists: Catharine (Cappy) Bond Hill,…
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February 18, 2022

Roger Schonfeld at UC Berkeley’s School of Information

On February 18, Roger Schonfeld will lead a seminar on Research Integrity, Misconduct, and Misinformation at the University of California Berkeley’s School of Information. About this seminar: The integrity of scientific research is increasingly in question, as sources of research misconduct and publishing fraud increase. Additionally, it seems that in part as a consequence of increasing open access, the scholarly record has become a more significant vector for misinformation. In this context, the neutrality of information organizations seems to…
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February 17, 2022

Melissa Blankstein at the DREAM 2022 conference

On Thursday, February 17, from  3:00-3:30 pm EST, Melissa Blankstein will present on “Leveraging the 21st Century Academic Library: Opportunities for Collaboration for Student Success” at the DREAM 2022 conference. For more information, please visit the conference website. Abstract How can your library best position itself to support students holistically? Current library programs often straddle both missions of academic and student affairs–how can this unique role be maximized to enhance both institutional and student success? Join representatives from Bunker…
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February 2, 2022

What’s it like to be an Intern with Ithaka S+R?

Colette Johnson, Dylan Ruediger, and Christy McDaniel at University of Michigan- Rackham

During this session, staff from Ithaka S+R will provide an overview of their internship program for graduate students. Staff who have supervised interns will discuss their career paths, the kind of work they do, and the types of project students could expect to contribute to as interns with the company. The session will include time for questions and discussion.
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February 1, 2022

Information Session: Summer 2022 Internships at Ithaka S+R

Colette Johnson, James Ward, and Kurtis Tanaka at CUNY Graduate Center

On Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET, representatives from Ithaka S+R will provide an overview of their work, discuss opportunities to join their team, and answer questions about what it’s like to work at Ithaka S+R. Employer information sessions are a great opportunity to meet company representatives and ask any questions you might have about their organization or application process.
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January 25, 2022

Melissa Blankstein Presents on Collaborating to Support Student Success

ACRL Choice Webinar

On, Tuesday, January 25th at 2:00 pm EST, Melissa is speaking at an ACRL Choice Webinar, “Leveraging the 21st Century Library: Opportunities for Collaboration to Support Student Success.” To register for this free webinar, please visit the ACRL Choice website. About the webinar The library is well positioned to play a key role in supporting student success—helping to increase student learning, develop a sense of community, provide technological resources, and act as a hub for many other services. How…
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January 10, 2022 to January 22, 2022

The Chronicle’s Strategic-Leadership Program

For Department Chairs

Department chairs help make important curricular, personnel, and budget decisions and increasingly play a crucial role in innovations around student success, research, and technology. Yet, while the department chair is typically the first rung on the ladder to senior leadership in academia, many take on the position without the necessary training or mentorship. We at Ithaka S+R are thrilled once again to be working with The Chronicle of Higher Education and Dever…
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January 21, 2022

Dylan Ruediger at Brandeis University 

On January 21 at 2:00 PM, Dylan Ruediger will be chairing a virtual panel on career paths for humanities PhDs sponsored by Brandeis University.
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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 for the Council of Scientific Society Presidents on ensuring positive public perception of science. Register on Zoom in advance for this meeting.  …
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December 14, 2021

Danielle Cooper at CNI Fall 2021 Membership Meeting

On December 14th, Danielle Cooper will present on “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) “View from Library…
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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…