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Mapping the Scholarly Communications Landscape 2019 Census - Case Studies. Logo for Educopia Institute
August 24, 2020

2019 Census – Case Studies

These published case studies feature a few of the programs and entities that participated in the “2019 Census of Scholarly Communication Infrastructure Providers,” a Census produced by the “Mapping the Scholarly Communication Infrastructure” project team (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Middlebury College, 2018-20). The Census was created to document key components comprising the organizational, business, and … Continue reading 2019 Census – Case Studies

A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure by David W. Lewis
May 18, 2020

A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure

This Bibliographic Scan by David W. Lewis provides an extensive literature review and overview of today’s digital scholarly communications ecosystem, including information about 206 tools, services, and systems that are instrumental to the publishing and distribution of the scholarly record. The Bibliographic Scan includes 67 commercial and 139 non-profit scholarly communication organizations, programs, and projects … Continue reading A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure

Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and services for authors, editors, and readers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/nglp-home. Logos for Arcadia Fund, California Digital Library, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, Educopia Institute, Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Stratos.
March 31, 2020

Request for Ideas (3/31-5/4)

From CDL/Educopia/Stratos/LYRASIS/COAR/Longleaf Click here to access the survey. We know these are complicated times, and you are enduring challenges in multiple areas.  Many of us are adjusting to new working environments (and office-mates!), and our tools, workflows, and communication methods are being stretched and tested under new constraints.  The NGLP project has funding from Arcadia … Continue reading Request for Ideas (3/31-5/4)

Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and services for authors, editors, and readers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/nglp-home. Logos for Arcadia Fund, California Digital Library, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, Educopia Institute, Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Stratos.
March 12, 2020

Encouraging Adherence to Values and Principles in Scholarly Publishing

Through the Next Generation Library Publishing project (2019-2022), Educopia Institute, California Digital Library, and Stratos, in close collaboration with COAR, LYRASIS, and Longleaf Services, seek to improve the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors, and readers through strengthening, integrating, and scaling up scholarly publishing infrastructures to support library publishers. In addition to building … Continue reading Encouraging Adherence to Values and Principles in Scholarly Publishing

Developing a Pilot Data Trust for Open Access Ebook Usage. Building an international data trust to improve the measurement and analysis of Open Access (OA) books. Logos for University of Michigan Library, Educopia Institute, Book Industry Study Group, University of North Texas
February 20, 2020

Developing a Pilot Data Trust for Open Access Ebook Usage

This two-year project acts upon the recommendations that resulted from five years of planning, as documented within the “Exploring Open Access Ebook Usage” white paper published by the Book Industry Study Group in 2019.  Through December 2021, this pilot project will develop and test infrastructure, policy and governance models to support a diverse, global data … Continue reading Developing a Pilot Data Trust for Open Access Ebook Usage

Carolina Digital Library: Exploring a Common Framework. Improving the digital scholarship tools, infrastructure, and support available to faculty and students across the Carolinas.
January 30, 2020

Carolina Digital Library Network

This pilot project is funded by a grant from IMLS to enable small to mid-sized academic libraries in North and South Carolina to explore the possibilities of new digital scholarship services for their researchers.   Technological changes over the past three decades have radically changed the digital scholarship services which libraries can provide to their clientele. … Continue reading Carolina Digital Library Network

December 16, 2019

Library Publishing Curriculum Virtual Workshops

The Library Publishing Virtual Workshop Series, taught by Dr. Katherine Skinner, is a set of free introductory training resources to empower librarians to meet local demands for launching and/or enhancing scholarly publishing activities. Based on the IMLS-funded “Developing a Curriculum to Advance Library Publishing” curriculum, which was developed by Educopia, in partnership with leaders in … Continue reading Library Publishing Curriculum Virtual Workshops

October 18, 2019

Educopia partners with Curtin University-led alliance to increase the impact of university-based research

A new alliance of researchers led by Curtin University in partnership with Educopia Institute will work together to improve the way research is shared, charting new pathways for the future of universities around the world. Fresh strategies to reform the role of universities and build them into information-sharing Open Knowledge Institutions will be developed through … Continue reading Educopia partners with Curtin University-led alliance to increase the impact of university-based research

August 24, 2019

Library Publishing Curriculum

Curriculum Quick links: Library Publishing Curriculum (CC-BY and ready for use and adaptation by trainers!) Content Module, released February 28, 2018 Impact Module, released February 28, 2018 Sustainability Module, released May 1, 2018 Policy Module, released August 6, 2018 About the Curriculum The Educopia Institute and the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), in partnership with the … Continue reading Library Publishing Curriculum

Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape 2019 Census. Katherine Skinner. Educopia Institute
June 20, 2019

Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape – 2019 Census

This report documents the design, methods, results, and recommendations of the 2019 Census of Scholarly Communication Infrastructure Providers (SCIP), a Census produced by the “Mapping the Scholarly Communication Infrastructure” project team (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Middlebury College, 2018-19). The SCIP Census was created to document key components comprising the organizational, business, and technical apparatuses of … Continue reading Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape – 2019 Census

May 13, 2019

Census of Scholarly Communication Resources

This census assesses factors influencing the sustainability and “fit-for-purpose” of Scholarly Communication Resources (SCRs) – tools, services, and systems. It is intended to help to guide development of and investments in scholarly communication infrastructures. We welcome responses from any Scholarly Communication Resource active in the world today. Census Instrument Link: Census for Scholarly Communication Infrastructure (live and … Continue reading Census of Scholarly Communication Resources

Preservation of Electronic Government Information. PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC, December 9-10, 2018
May 3, 2019

PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report

This report provides a synopsis of the Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) National Forum, hosted in December 2018, in Washington, D.C. with generous funding by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This facilitated meeting was designed to enable librarians, archivists, and researchers to explore and address targeted concerns regarding long-term access to historically … Continue reading PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report

Library Publishing Coalition
February 11, 2019

Community Acceleration

The question of when to tackle formal strategic planning is a tricky one for any community. Strategic plans can be powerful instruments for communities that are ready for them, but at some stages of community development, a labor-intensive planning process may sap energy needed elsewhere or stymie playful innovation. We’ve found that strategic planning is … Continue reading Community Acceleration

Making Community Spaces Safer
February 8, 2019

Making Community Spaces Safer…

We deserve a better organization. We deserve a better profession. What happened to me and what happens to so many others cannot be allowed to continue. – April Hathcock “ALAMW: What Happened, and What Should Happen Next” All of us at Educopia have been actively grappling with the recently reported ALA Midwinter 2019 Code of … Continue reading Making Community Spaces Safer…

Community Culivation - A Field Guide on multi-colored background with Educopia Institute logo.
November 7, 2018

Community Cultivation, Revisited

I actually tried to stand in the way of Educopia’s founding! I’m the first to admit it. A dozen years ago, I was the naysayer. I really didn’t think we could sustain a nonprofit organization centered on the science of community and collaboration. I didn’t lack conviction that our field needed a more rigorous, structured … Continue reading Community Cultivation, Revisited

Community Culivation - A Field Guide on multi-colored background with Educopia Institute logo.
November 7, 2018

Community Cultivation – A Field Guide (November 7 Release)

Issued by the Educopia Institute in November 2018, this publication provides a powerful lens that can provide both emerging and established communities with ways to understand, evaluate, and plan their own growth, change, and maturation. The Field Guide is designed for use by directors, managers, facilitators, governance bodies, officers, and staff members. It provides mechanisms … Continue reading Community Cultivation – A Field Guide (November 7 Release)