Danielle Cooper at ATLA's Annual Conference

  • June 17, 2016
Danielle Cooper will speak on "Investigating the Needs of Scholars: A Multi-Institutional Collaborative Approach," at the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) Annual Conference on June 17, in Long Beach, California. Ithaka S+R, in partnership with ATLA, the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL), the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and 18 libraries…




Danielle Cooper at the Association of Canadian Archivists Conference

  • June 3, 2016
Danielle Cooper will present on the "User Access: Research & Innovation" panel at the Annual Conference of the Association of Canadian Archivists on June 3 in Montreal. Cooper will share information about the Research Support Services project on religious studies that she is currently coordinating. Speaking on "Understanding Archives Users: Research-driven…




Investigating the Needs of Agriculture Scholars
Danielle Cooper at the USAIN 2016 Biennial Conference

  • April 26, 2016
Ithaka S+R, in partnership with the United States Agricultural Information Network (USAIN) and 19 libraries in the US, is examining the research activities of agriculture scholars. During spring semester 2016, the participating libraries assembled research teams and conducted semi-structured interviews with faculty and visually documented faculty information practices through photography.…



Christine Wolff at the Texas Library Association Conference

  • April 22, 2016
Christine Wolff will present on "Using the Ithaka S+R Local Surveys to Understand Your Users" at the the 2016 Texas Library Association Conference in Houston. Christine will be joined by Debra Kolah of Rice University and Posie Aagaard of the University of Texas, San Antonio, who will discuss their libraries'…



Separating Fact from Fiction in Higher Education
Ithaka S+R Co-Hosts Urban Institute Event

  • April 21, 2016
Join Ithaka S+R in Washington DC on Thursday, April 21, 2016, 10:00 – 11:30 am for a panel discussion, "Separating Fact from Fiction in Higher Education." Registration for this free event is now open. Higher education has emerged as a national issue amid rising public concerns about college affordability and…



Roger Schonfeld at Allen Press's Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing Seminar

  • April 21, 2016
Roger Schonfeld will deliver the keynote address at Allen Press's Emerging Trends in Scholarly Publishing Seminar in Washington DC on April 21. Schonfeld will talk on "Adaption—The Changing Nature of Libraries." Abstract: Sometimes survival means being faster, stronger, or smarter. Sometimes it means being flexible, alert, and able to adapt. To fulfill their mission,…



Martin Kurzweil at Stanford's Learning Summit 2016
Inventing the Future of Higher Education

  • April 16, 2016
Martin Kurzweil will speak on "Responsible Use of Student Data for Individual and Organizational Improvement" as part of a panel discussion at Stanford's Learning Summit 2016. Data describing college students are now more ubiquitous, and potentially more valuable for educational improvement and basic science, than ever before. Yet inherited mechanisms…



Deanna Marcum Delivers Keynote Address at the CRL Collections Forum

  • April 14, 2016
Deanna Marcum will deliver a keynote address on "Due Diligence and Stewardship in a Time of Change and Uncertainty" at the CRL Collections Forum on Thursday, April 14, at 1:15 pm. The forum, "@Risk: Stewardship, Due Diligence, and the Future of Print" will explore how, as library economics and scholarly…



Deanna Marcum & Richard Spies at the Teagle Foundation's Hybrid Learning Convening

  • April 7, 2016
Deanna Marcum and Richard Spies will present on "Online Teaching and Learning Initiatives: Lessons Learned" at the Teagle Foundation's Hybrid Learning & the Residential Liberal Arts Experience Convening on Thursday, April 7, in New York City. Marcum and Spies will share insights from their work with the Council of Independent Colleges…



Roger Schonfeld at ER&L Conference

  • April 6, 2016
Roger Schonfeld is on the "Researching Researchers: Developing Evidence-Based Strategy for Improved Discovery and Access" panel at the 11th Annual Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference in Austin, Texas. Leading libraries, publishers, and vendors regularly study the practices and needs of academics and students, in order to serve them better. In…