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October 4, 2017

Community Incubation: Educopia and the STEPS Model

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

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2016: Spanning Boundaries, Engaging Communities
September 1, 2017

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2016

Our mission is to build communities, connect people, and use collective action to advance the creation and dissemination of knowledge. Our passion is to catalyze new types of action by building relationships between groups who need each other but don’t yet know it. In 2016, Educopia convened libraries, archives, museums, publishers, journalists, technologists, and government … Continue reading Educopia Institute Annual Report 2016

February 23, 2017

Collaboration and Convergence: Boundary-Spanning Leadership in Libraries, Archives, and Museums

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  

An open book with pieces of the pages coming up into the air and out of the book.
November 10, 2016

From Act to Impact: Needle-Moving Collaboration

Challenging the roles we need to play in order to “move the needle” in academic publishing into the next generation of scholarly communications.

Cultivating and Sustaining Cross-Sector Collaborative Networks
November 8, 2016

Cultivating and Sustaining Cross-Sector Collaborative Networks

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.

Alignment and Reciprocity
October 13, 2016

Alignment and Reciprocity

This presentation discusses alignment and reciprocity and how to shift our energies out of silos and one offs and into collaboratives.

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2015: From ACT to IMPACT
September 1, 2016

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2015

Educopia’s premise is clear-cut: modest facilitation helps communities thrive, and thriving communities have ripple effects, impacting their professions and society as a whole. At the close of 2015, I’m so grateful for our many partners and members who have invested in connecting and collaborating across institutional and sector-based boundaries. As we enter our second decade … Continue reading Educopia Institute Annual Report 2015

From Act to Impact
July 14, 2016

Keynote: From ACT to IMPACT

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

February 4, 2016

Building a Collaborative

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).

Taking Action in a Critical Moment: From Innovation to Impact
September 6, 2015

Taking Action in a Critical Moment: From Innovation to Impact

In an era characterized by rapid technological change, academic publishers and the many stakeholders who support them have adapted and morphed, shifting our procedures and priorities to meet the challenges of dissemination and stewardship in an increasingly digital world. This article discusses today’s critical moment in academic publishing and its implications for the future. Using … Continue reading Taking Action in a Critical Moment: From Innovation to Impact

Funding Panel: Innovative Funding Models
January 13, 2015

Funding Panel: Innovative Funding Models

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

May 2, 2014

Critical Moments: Chance, Choice, and Change in Scholarly Publishing

A recording of the first Vision Session at the NASIG 2014 annual conference.

The Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation (ANADP) II Action Assembly will align digital preservation efforts internationally between communities, including national libraries, academic libraries, public libraries, research centers, archives, corporations, and funding agencies. ANADP II will be a highly participatory event in which stakeholders will engage in facilitated discussions and action sessions to produce a set of concrete outcomes for the extended digital preservation community in three areas: Community Alignment, Resource Alignment, and Capacity Alignment. These specific action outcomes will include an international tools/services registry, a framework for applying OAIS to Distributed Digital Preservation methodologies, a catalogue of education and training opportunities, and quantitative data gathering around digital preservation costs.
November 20, 2013

Alignment Exemplars and Current Opportunities for Collaboration

The Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation (ANADP) II Action Assembly will align digital preservation efforts internationally between communities, including national libraries, academic libraries, public libraries, research centers, archives, corporations, and funding agencies. ANADP II will be a highly participatory event in which stakeholders will engage in facilitated discussions and action sessions to produce a … Continue reading Alignment Exemplars and Current Opportunities for Collaboration