Publications

A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure by David W. Lewis

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 ... 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 Workflows: All Workflows

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: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: All Dossiers (Single PDF)

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. In this version, you can view all ten digital dossiers in ... Read More
Building a stronger, healthier, more equitable information management field begins with the way we care for each other. 2019 Annual Report.

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2019

In 2019, we joined forces with more than fifteen emerging and established collaborative efforts, providing each with specialized administrative, governance, and facilitation tools designed to harness the energy and resources of many institutions in a united direction. It was a powerful and resounding “YES” year—one in which we witnessed the impact ... Read More
Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors, and readers by strengthening, integrating, and scaling up scholarly publishing infrastructures. Educopia Institure. Arcadia, a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin

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 ... Read More
Encouraging Adherence to Values and Principles in Scholarly Publishing: A Case for Assessment Strategies. By Katherine Skinner and Sarah Wipperman. Educopia Institute. 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 ... Read More
Pegasus logo with text the reads: Preservation of Electronic Government Information. PEGI Project. Toward a Shared Agenda: Report on PEGI Project Activities

Toward a Shared Agenda: Report on PEGI Project Activities for 2017-2019

This report provides a summary of work completed by the Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) project from 2017 to 2019. The PEGI Project seeks to address national concerns regarding the preservation of electronic government information by cultural memory organizations for long term use by the public. A significant part ... Read More
Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training in the U.S.: Compiled Project Reports

Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training in the U.S.: Compiled Project Reports

This report serves as a compilation of two reports produced in a one-year project, “Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training,” which was conducted from July 2018 to June 2019, through the generous funding of the Institute for Museum and Library Services. In this compilation, we document a critical problem area ... Read More
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

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 to ensure knowledge is sustainably produced, ... 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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Kansas State 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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

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
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