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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.
June 28, 2021

Living Our Values and Principles: Annotated Bibliography

Community-based values and principles sit at the core of the Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project, and members of our team have done extensive work over the past year researching and synthesizing the values and principles identified by individuals, organizations, and coalitions throughout the open knowledge community. In the course of developing the project and … Continue reading Living Our Values and Principles: Annotated Bibliography

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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

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, LYRASIS, and Stratos.
March 16, 2021

Library Publishing Infrastructure: Assembling New Solutions

This report documents the design, methods, results, and recommendations of the Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project team’s 2019-2021 study of library publishing infrastructure gaps and requirements. This research was designed to accomplish two related goals: to reveal and chronicle library publishing stakeholders’ current needs, interests, and desires regarding the tools and environments that support … Continue reading Library Publishing Infrastructure: Assembling New Solutions

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, LYRASIS, and Stratos.
October 21, 2020

Living Our Values and Principles: Exploring Assessment Strategies for the Scholarly Communication Field

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 publishers. In addition to building … Continue reading Living Our Values and Principles: Exploring Assessment Strategies for the Scholarly Communication Field

Mapping the Scholarly Communications Landscape 2019 Census - Case Studies. Logo for Educopia Institute
August 24, 2020

2019 Census – Case Studies

These published case studies feature a few of the programs and entities that participated in the “2019 Census of Scholarly Communication Infrastructure Providers,” a Census produced by the “Mapping the Scholarly Communication Infrastructure” project team (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Middlebury College, 2018-20). The Census was created to document key components comprising the organizational, business, and … Continue reading 2019 Census – Case Studies

OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows. Authors: Alexandra Chassanoff and Colin Post. Editors: Katherine Skinner (Lead Editor), Jessica Farrell, Brandon Locke, Caitlin Perry (copyeditor), Kari Smith, Hannah Wang. Contributors: Christopher A. Lee, Sam Meister, Jessica Meyerson, Andrew Rabkin, Yinglong Zhang. Designer: Hannah Ballard. Logo for Educopia Institute.
June 23, 2020

OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows

The purpose of the Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows is to encourage and assist collecting institutions of all shapes, sizes, and types to begin documenting their born-digital workflows. In our experience, both through the OSSArcFlow project and in consultation with many collecting institutions, the vast majority of today’s born-digital archiving activity is not well … Continue reading OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows

A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure by David W. Lewis
May 18, 2020

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 communication organizations, programs, and projects … Continue reading A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure

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.
May 18, 2020

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 cultural heritage sectors to investigate, … Continue reading OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflows: All Workflows

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May 18, 2020

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 a single PDF.

Building a stronger, healthier, more equitable information management field begins with the way we care for each other. 2019 Annual Report.
April 17, 2020

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 of our work at the … Continue reading Educopia Institute Annual Report 2019

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, LYRASIS, and Stratos.
March 31, 2020

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 project has funding from Arcadia … Continue reading Request for Ideas (3/31-5/4)

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, LYRASIS, and Stratos.
March 12, 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 publishers. In addition to building … Continue reading Encouraging Adherence to Values and Principles in Scholarly Publishing

December 16, 2019

Library Publishing Curriculum Virtual Workshops

The Library Publishing Virtual Workshop Series, taught by Dr. Katherine Skinner, is a set of free introductory training resources to empower librarians to meet local demands for launching and/or enhancing scholarly publishing activities. Based on the IMLS-funded “Developing a Curriculum to Advance Library Publishing” curriculum, which was developed by Educopia, in partnership with leaders in … Continue reading Library Publishing Curriculum Virtual Workshops

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November 14, 2019

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 of our efforts in 2018 … Continue reading Toward a Shared Agenda: Report on PEGI Project Activities for 2017-2019

September 27, 2019

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 we have been researching – … Continue reading Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training in the U.S.: Compiled Project Reports

Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape 2019 Census. Katherine Skinner. Educopia Institute
June 20, 2019

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, business, and technical apparatuses of … Continue reading Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape – 2019 Census

Preservation of Electronic Government Information. PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC, December 9-10, 2018
May 3, 2019

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 regarding long-term access to historically … Continue reading PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report

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April 15, 2019

Collaboratively Maintaining Scholarship: Addressing Socio-Technical Scholarly Communications Challenges

In this talk, I plan to encourage you all to think and plan rigorously for the formation of the Michigan Digital Preservation Network by learning from the experiences of the many, many other communities that have formed both within and beyond the library, archives, and museum communities. I’ll provide all of you with a new … Continue reading Collaboratively Maintaining Scholarship: Addressing Socio-Technical Scholarly Communications Challenges

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April 8, 2019

Towards Coherence through Collective Action: Laying the Foundation for Sustainable, Open Infrastructure

Three coordinated initiatives to talk about: Invest In Open Infrastructure (IOI) Open Platform Initiative Mapping Scholarly Infrastructure Census Outline for the conversation: Framing: Mission and Vision Overview of the Initiatives The Niche For Action Open Questions, and Conversation Direction and Next Steps

Environmental Scan of Government Information and Data Preservation Efforts and Challenges by Sarah L. Lippincott. Published December 2018.
December 19, 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 the Preserving Electronic Government Information … Continue reading Environmental Scan of Government Information and Data Preservation Efforts and Challenges