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NGLP Community Forum: Library Publishing

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 ...
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The DPSC Planning Project is Recruiting Stakeholders

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 ...
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A Cohort-Based Pilot of the FOREST Framework for Values-Driven Scholarly Communication

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; ...
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Introducing Our Shared Leadership Model

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), ...
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Scaling Diamond OA: Universities as Centers of Open Publishing Excellence

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 ...
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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, and Stratos.

From Vision to Reality: Bringing Resilient Open Source Infrastructure to Library Publishers

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 ...
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Announcing the DPSC Planning Project

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 ...
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Next Generation Library Publishing project: Portable data, modular tools, and shared values

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), ...
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Obstacles and Strategies in Research Data Sharing and Reuse

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 ...
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Educopia Newsletter Now Available

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 ...
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Reviews in the Digital Humanities

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 ...
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Shaping Change

“...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 ...
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Embracing Change

Educopia Institute was founded in 2006 to empower and equip collaborative communities to create, share, and preserve knowledge. As its founding Executive Director, I’ve had the honor, privilege, and joy of serving this organization, its Board and staff, and the ...
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Educopia Partnering with Curtin University and OAPEN to Create a Community Governed OA Book Analytics Service for Publishers

Press Release, Educopia Institute BAD Project Ready for release, June 30, 2022 With more than AUD $1M in support from the Mellon Foundation, we at Educopia are excited to be working with collaborative partners at Curtin University  and OAPEN on ...
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Seeding a Community of FORESTers

How well do your policies and practices align with your values? And how well do your vendors’ and partners’ policies and practices align with your values? Do you know? Would it change your investment choices if you did?  We believe ...
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Migration is the Hard Part

In scholarly communications, when we talk about “vendor lock-in”, what we actually mean is the difficulty (or seeming impossibility) of moving from one platform to another: “migrations.” This can be technical. Platforms may not provide data export in a standardized ...
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Educopia Newsletter Now Available

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: New publications from ...
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Homeward Bound

Many community initiatives we work with at Educopia are initially funded and administered as university-hosted, grant-funded efforts, i.e. “sponsored” projects. Early in such projects, when scholars and university staff are testing new ideas and approaches using external funding sources, university ...
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Longleaf Services: Building Consortial Journal Publishing Models that Empower Libraries as an NGLP Pilot Partner

Established in 2006 as a division of The University of North Carolina Press, Longleaf Services has built a strong reputation as a mission-aligned collaborator for the university press community, offering a suite of services for small publishers that take advantage ...
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Next Generation Library Publishing and Janeway Systems Launch Pilot with Five Library Publishers

Library-based publishers at the Claremont Colleges, Clemson University, the University of Arizona, the University of New Orleans, and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, will test the Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project’s open source infrastructure as part of a pilot ...
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