Publications

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

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

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 ... Read More
Environmental Scan of Government Information and Data Preservation Efforts and Challenges by Sarah L. Lippincott. Published December 2018.

Environmental Scan of Government Information and Data Preservation Efforts and Challenges

Authored by Sarah K. Lippincott, and published by Educopia Institute in December 2018, this report documents current digital preservation activities and digital preservation gaps in the government information ecosystem, providing a detailed analysis of the organizations, services, and infrastructures currently in place to preserve government information. This report is an output of ... Read More
Community Culivation - A Field Guide on multi-colored background with Educopia Institute logo.

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 ... Read More
Annual Report 2017

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2017

Together, we’re capable of incredible things. At Educopia, we believe in the power of connection, collaboration, and co-creation. Spanning boundaries, sectors, and fields, we use Educopia’s community cultivation model to unite people and institutions around shared challenges in digital preservation, scholarly communications, and continuing education. We help organizations work collectively ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Odum Institute

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: New York University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Stanford University Libraries

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Woodson Research Center, Rice University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: New York Public Library

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Mount Holyoke College

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Kansas Historical Society

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Duke University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: District of Columbia Public Library

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ... Read More
News on the Margins: Data Model

News on the Margins: Data Model

The "News on the Margins" data model is an open data collection framework and methodology for documenting information about newspapers by and for marginalized communities. It was produced by Katherine Skinner, in close partnership with editors James Danky, Emily Gore, and Franky Abbot. This data model is an output of ... Read More
News on the Margins: Surfacing Marginalized Voices in the News Collections of Libraries, Archives, and Museums.

Surfacing Marginalized Voices in the Newspaper Collections of Libraries, Archives, and Museums

The "News on the Margins: Surfacing Marginalized Voices in the Newspaper Collections of Libraries, Archives, and Museums" publication documents the design, methods, results, and recommendations of News on the Margins, a Fall 2017 pilot project funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and undertaken by the Educopia Institute ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: District of Columbia Public Library

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: District of Columbia Public Library

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Kansas Historical Society

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Kansas Historical Society

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Archives and Special Collections.

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Woodson Research Center, Rice University

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Woodson Research Center, Rice University

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: New York Public Library

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: New York Public Library

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Mount Holyoke College

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Mount Holyoke College

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Duke University

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Duke University

As part of OssArcFlow – a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content – project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF download. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Cover page for PDF down. OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Stanford University Libraries

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Stanford University Libraries

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ... Read More
Library Publishing Directory 2018

Library Publishing Directory, 2018

The Library Publishing Directory provides an annual snapshot of the publishing activities of academic and research libraries, including information about the number and types of publications they produce, the services they offer authors, how they are staffed and funded, and their future plans. In documenting the breadth and depth of activities in this field, ... Read More
Preserving News on the Margins

Preserving News on the Margins

Why is this particular project needed?
  • Historic preservation efforts (microfilm projects, etc.) have usually focused on mainstream voices - even if the efforts have been focused on smaller communities
  • Many of you may participate in a statewide newspaper digitization project and/or NDNP. We all LOVE and APPRECIATE those projects, ... Read More
Nexus LAB: Evaluation Framework and Instrument

Nexus LAB: Evaluation Framework and Instrument

About the Evaluation Framework & Instrument The Nexus LAB team, in partnership with TrueBearing Consulting, Educopia Institute, and the Center for Creative Leadership, issued this fully validated, adaptable, and customizable evaluation instrument in 2017. The evaluation instrument is based on rigorously validated leadership competencies documented in the “Layers of Leadership” ... Read More
ETDplus: Supporting the Evolution of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD)

Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD)plus Guidance Briefs

The ETD+ Guidance Briefs are a set of free introductory training resources on crucial data curation and digital longevity techniques. Focusing on the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) as a mile-marker in a student’s research trajectory, the series provides in-time advice to students and faculty about avoiding common digital loss ... Read More
Nexus Lab: Layers of Leadership across Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Diagram with six columns about the key qualities needed to lead different groups.

Nexus LAB: Layers of Leadership

The “Layers of Leadership,” developed in partnership by Educopia Institute, the Center for Creative Leadership, and more than 35 museum, library, and archives associations and representatives, provides a common lens for understanding high-demand leadership training skills and competencies in these fields. The "Layers of Leadership" documents the key challenge, key ... Read More
Educopia Institute Annual Report 2016: Spanning Boundaries, Engaging Communities

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2016

Our mission is to build communities, connect people, and use collective action to advance the creation and dissemination of knowledge. Our passion is to catalyze new types of action by building relationships between groups who need each other but don’t yet know it. In 2016, Educopia convened libraries, archives, museums, ... Read More
Failure as process

Failure as process: Interrogating disaster, loss, and recovery in digital preservation

Disaster, loss, and failure preoccupy the minds of many digital preservation professionals and yet, despite the prominence of digital disaster planning guidelines which seem to anticipate failure, there is limited discussion of experience with preservation system or network failures, which are often framed as inevitable in digital preservation. Despite this ... Read More
News on the Margins: LGBT Newspapers and Periodicals Survey

News on the Margins: LGBT Newspapers and Periodicals Survey

This is a printable version of the full survey instrument, which may be of use to institutions as they plan their answers. PURPOSE: The purpose of this data collection is to make more visible the corpus of news produced by and for LGBT communities by creating an open, freely available directory of LGBT newspapers and ... Read More
News on the Margins: African American Newspapers and Periodicals Survey

News on the Margins: African American Newspapers and Periodicals Survey

This is a printable version of the survey instrument that may be useful to institutions as they plan to submit their information. PURPOSE: The purpose of this data collection is to make more visible the corpus of news produced by and for African Americans by creating an open, freely available directory of African ... Read More
Nexus LAB: Layers of Leadership Evaluation Validation Study

Nexus LAB: Layers of Leadership Evaluation Validation Study

In phase 1 of the Nexus LAB (Leading Across Boundaries) project, the Nexus LAB Layers of Leadership design framework was developed. This model is arranged in terms of six Layers relating to a progression of roles. Each Layer addresses the leadership knowledge, skills and abilities required for success in the ... Read More
Nexus Lab: Layers of Leadership across Libraries, Archives, and Museums. Diagram with six columns about the key qualities needed to lead different groups.

Leading Across Boundaries: Bridging Professions for System-Wide Change

The Nexus LAB project assembled a broad range of leadership program facilitators and participants to develop resources to meet the diversity of leadership training needs across archives, libraries, and museums. The project aims to build a community for the experts providing museums, archives, and libraries leadership training. Together, project partners ... Read More
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