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
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
November 3, 2018
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, governance bodies, officers, and staff members. … Continue reading Community Cultivation — A Field Guide
May 14, 2018
Crossing Borders, Spanning Boundaries: How Today’s Libraries (and Librarians!) Cultivate Open Knowledge
Today’s world is characterized by its fast pace of change, new forms of connectivity, and technology-based market shifts. The channels of communication have shifted radically over the last few decades, and it’s impacting both what libraries can do and what libraries can become. I’m going to ask you all to think with me for the … Continue reading Crossing Borders, Spanning Boundaries: How Today’s Libraries (and Librarians!) Cultivate Open Knowledge
March 2, 2018
From the NFAIS website: “In recent years, dramatic changes in scholarly publishing have altered how researchers consume, exchange, interact with, and disseminate scholarly communications.” The growth and breadth of open science ideologies and policies have spawned movements that give rise to: private foundations that are mandating more open and collaborative research; innovative new technologies and … Continue reading Spanning Boundaries, Transforming Fields
October 4, 2017
From the Lyrasis website: “The overall goal of the ‘It Takes a Village’ project is to create a report which will document current practices for sustaining open source initiatives, create a sustainability roadmap to provide paths for planning and assessment for new and existing projects, and provide a resource allocation guide for each phase of … Continue reading Community Incubation: Educopia and the STEPS Model
February 23, 2017
Presentation Roadmap Educopia’s mission and methods LAM-learning projects 2013-2017 Five projects and their intersection points General application of methods Deeper dives Coalition to Advance Learning Mapping the Landscapes Nexus and Nexus LAB Next steps
November 10, 2016
Challenging the roles we need to play in order to “move the needle” in academic publishing into the next generation of scholarly communications.
November 8, 2016
In this session, facilitators of successful cross-sector communities and initiatives (e.g., the Library Publishing Coalition, the BitCurator Consortium, the MetaArchive Cooperative, and the Nexus LAM Leadership Training Network) will discuss “lessons learned” in building and sustaining these cross-sector collaborative networks.
November 8, 2016
This presentation by the Educopia team discusses some of the lessons learned in Educopia’s first decade of work building and sustaining cross-sector collaborative networks.
October 13, 2016
This presentation discusses alignment and reciprocity and how to shift our energies out of silos and one offs and into collaboratives.
July 14, 2016
Exploring a set of lenses with which you might look at the challenges and opportunities university libraries have today. Providing new tools that you’ll take back into your daily work and decision-making processes. What those tools should do is help you to move from a state of action—which all of you are in, continuously, in … Continue reading Keynote: From ACT to IMPACT
May 24, 2016
Multiple efforts are bringing academic museum and gallery leaders together with their peers across archives and libraries, to capture and build upon effective (best) practices across the fields. This session shares information about three such efforts, setting the stage for a discussion on how participation in such cross-sector collaborations can benefit museum and gallery leaders. … Continue reading Spanning Our Field Libraries: Mindfully Managing LAM Collaborations
April 4, 2016
March 22, 2016
February 4, 2016
Ensuring the collaborative that you build together is a strong one, one that will pursue digital preservation together effectively, efficiently, and with the power of the Gestalt (the sum is greater than the parts).
November 6, 2015
October 19, 2015
January 13, 2015
Science relies on funding. The models that have controlled scientific research funding for the last half century have brought us where we are today. But do they also contain the seeds of their own destruction? Despite the obvious benefits of rigorous peer review in funding cycles, excessively competitive review processes can encourage counter-productive behaviour by … Continue reading Funding Panel: Innovative Funding Models
January 12, 2015
How can we collectively design systems and organizations that will most effectively sustain innovative new varieties of digital scholarship over time? The Chrysalis project undertook a one-year planning effort funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to study this question by researching models for implementing vertically integrated research alliances (VIRAs) designed to sustain digital scholarship. … Continue reading The Chrysalis Project White Paper: Opportunities for New Types of Research Alliances