Community Cultivation

March 31, 2021

Cita Press: Getting Fit

Building organizational capacity for an open-access, feminist press and library Through this project, Educopia will partner with Cita Press Founder and Art Director, Juliana Castro, to build organizational capacity and a sustainability roadmap for Cita Press (citapress.org). In direct alignment with objectives of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Public Knowledge Program, Cita Press celebrates the … Continue reading Cita Press: Getting Fit

Multi-colored wall with text that readsCommunity Cultivation Field Guide and Resource Library.
March 29, 2021

Community Cultivation Resource Library

Community Cultivation — A Field Guide Issued by Educopia Institute in November 2018, Community Cultivation — A Field Guide 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, … Continue reading Community Cultivation Resource Library

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

Maintainers. Keeping Technology Working at Least Some of the Time. Logos for Educopia Institute and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
December 19, 2018

The Maintainers (subcontract)

Many groups and individuals today celebrate “innovation.” The notion is influential not only in engineering and business, but also in the social sciences, arts, and humanities. For example, “innovation” has become a staple of analysis in popular histories – such as Walter Isaacson’s recent book, The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks … Continue reading The Maintainers (subcontract)

Pegasus taking flight. Text reads "Presevation of Electronic Government Information"
June 27, 2017

Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) (subcontract)

Librarians, technologists, and other information professionals from the University of North Texas, the Educopia Institute, Arizona State University, the University of Missouri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Yale University, Stanford University, and the Center for Research Libraries, are undertaking a project to address national concerns regarding the preservation of electronic government information (PEGI) by … Continue reading Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) (subcontract)

July 24, 2015

Coalition to Advance Learning (subcontract)

The Coalition to Advance Learning project brought together associations serving libraries, archives, and museums (regional, national, international, and topical) to work in deliberate coordination across organizational boundaries to devise and strengthen sustainable Continuing Education and Professional Development programs that will transform the LAM workforce in ways that lead to measureable impact on our nation’s communities. … Continue reading Coalition to Advance Learning (subcontract)

June 13, 2015

Software Preservation Network (SPN) (subcontract)

The Software Preservation Network (SPN) was a National Forum grant project led by California Polytechnic State University and University of Texas at Austin which gathered cultural heritage community input and developed a roadmap for actionable steps towards a national software preservation strategy. To achieve this, the project team conducted a needs assessment, partnered with legal … Continue reading Software Preservation Network (SPN) (subcontract)