November 1, 2022
Please join the Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project for our fourth community forum on November 29 at 12 PM Eastern / 9 AM Pacific. This is a free event, but registration is required.
October 11, 2022
The DPSC Planning Project is recruiting up to 30 individuals to serve on two stakeholder groups: the Service User Group and the Advisory Board. These stakeholders will serve as important sources of user requirements and expertise as we plan a robust service model for values-driven, community-supported distributed digital preservation. Service User Group (up to 20 … Continue reading The DPSC Planning Project is Recruiting Stakeholders
October 11, 2022
The FOREST Framework for Values-Driven Scholarly Communication helps scholarly communication organizations and communities demonstrate, evaluate, and ultimately improve their alignment with key values, including: Financial and Organizational Sustainability; Openness and Interoperability; Representative Governance; Equity, Accessibility, and Anti-Oppression; Sharing of Knowledge; and Transparency.
September 29, 2022
The Educopia Institute is excited to announce effective October 1, 2022 Racquel Asante, Katherine Kim, and Jessica Meyerson will serve Educopia Institute as co-directors. Since publishing two blog posts on Educopia’s organizational transition in July (Embracing Change and Shaping Change), staff members Racquel Asante, Katherine Kim, and Jessica Meyerson submitted a proposal to the Board … Continue reading Introducing Our Shared Leadership Model
September 8, 2022
From the Budapest Open Access Initiative 20th anniversary recommendations to the UNESCO Recommendation for Open Science and the Harvard endorsement of Diamond OA, many recent reports on open scholarship are calling for scholarly research to be published and disseminated via open infrastructure that is community-owned and -governed. This call for open infrastructure is particularly important … Continue reading Scaling Diamond OA: Universities as Centers of Open Publishing Excellence
September 6, 2022
The Next Generation Library Publishing project is building a sustainable open source alternative to commercial publishing platforms, expanding choices for values-driven publishers of all sizes. We are on the brink of realizing our vision as we move the pilot implementations of our software stack into production-ready service offerings.
August 23, 2022
The Educopia Institute, partnering with six members of the Digital Preservation Services Collaborative (APTrust, Chronopolis, CLOCKSS, LYRASIS, MetaArchive, and Texas Digital Library), has been awarded a grant of $147,688 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to study the needs for and feasibility of a collaborative community-supported digital preservation service. Together, the partners … Continue reading Announcing the DPSC Planning Project
August 16, 2022
As a follow on to our Building Data Resilience through Collaborative Networks Symposium, we are publishing a blog series featuring each of our presenters. This is the third in that series. Back in 2017, Elsevier acquired the Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress), the journals and institutional repository platform of choice for a great many library publishers who … Continue reading Next Generation Library Publishing project: Portable data, modular tools, and shared values
August 4, 2022
As a follow on to our Building Data Resilience through Collaborative Networks Symposium, we are publishing a blog series featuring each of our presenters. This is the second in that series. I’d like to start my remarks by talking about our end game: achieving the full power for the open sharing and reuse of research data, … Continue reading Obstacles and Strategies in Research Data Sharing and Reuse
August 4, 2022
We’re delighted to announce the publication of the newest Educopia Newsletter, a quarterly publication that features events, resources, updates, and announcements from our diverse portfolio of research, consulting, and community cultivation work. In this issue, you’ll find: Two new Educopia projects Updates from Cita Press, The Maintainers, BitCuratorEdu, and Library Publishing Workflows Updates, events, and more … Continue reading Educopia Newsletter Now Available
July 29, 2022
As a follow on to our Building Data Resilience through Collaborative Networks Symposium, we are publishing a blog series featuring each of our presenters. This is the first in that series. Founded in 2019 and launched January 2020, Reviews in Digital Humanities is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal facilitating scholarly evaluation and discovery of digital scholarship. … Continue reading Reviews in the Digital Humanities
July 18, 2022
“…I thought that we would spend about a year in transition, after which we’d hit some magical moment of homeostasis and hum along for awhile. Seven years later, I’m still waiting for that moment, and have come to realize that transition is the work. I used to think it was an artifact of the work, … Continue reading Shaping Change