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
September 1, 2017
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
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
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.
September 1, 2016
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
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
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
September 6, 2015
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
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
December 7, 2014
May 2, 2014
A recording of the first Vision Session at the NASIG 2014 annual conference.
November 20, 2013
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