Community Cultivation

June 14, 2023

Wintergreen Women Writers Collective: Sacred Work

Through this project, Wintergreen Women Writers Collective co-founder and JMU faculty member Dr. Joanne Gabbin and JMU Libraries Director of Digital Scholarship and Distinctive Collections Caitlin Birch will develop a viable model to sustain Wintergreen Women as a 35-year-old collective centering the encouragement and support of Black writing and culture, and document and preserve the … Continue reading Wintergreen Women Writers Collective: Sacred Work

April 9, 2023

Cita Press: Scaling Small

Through this project, Founder and Design Director Juliana Castro and Editorial Director Jessi Haley will enable the expansion of the Cita Press ( catalog (both content and functionality), pursue joint projects with Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) and other partners, and pilot and implement revenue-generating programs to sustain Cita in the long term. In direct … Continue reading Cita Press: Scaling Small

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 acted upon the recommendations documented within the “Exploring Open Access Ebook Usage” white paper published by the Book Industry Study Group in 2019.  The international project team and its advisors developed and tested open infrastructure, policy and governance models to support a diverse, global data trust for usage data on open access … 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

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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)