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International Advances in Digital Scholarship
Notes from the Jisc and CNI Conference 2016

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Jisc/CNI conference in Oxford, England, and share findings from our recent studies of academics in the US and in the UK. The conference focused on current issues and innovations in digital scholarship and allowed for international exchange on leading practices and policies. A number of themes emerged within and across the various sessions I attended. Open data Many speakers and attendees…

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Managing and Organizing Talent in the Academic Library
A Workshop with Deanna Marcum and Roger Schonfeld at CNI

There is no more important role of research library leaders than to recruit and develop the talent in your libraries and to organize the work of your colleagues so that they can work successfully in a changing environment.  Deanna Marcum and Roger Schonfeld have been working on these issues in a number of projects this year, including talent management and organizational structure. We would like to take this opportunity to step…


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Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring Meeting

Nancy Maron, Program Manager, will present updates to the Ithaka S+R Case Studies in Sustainability. Session Description: It has been two years since Ithaka S+R’s Case Studies in Sustainability offered a candid view of just how developers of new and innovative digital content resources devise and modify their plans to contain costs and generate sustaining revenue streams for the long term.  With data on actual costs and revenues, the case…


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What Role(s) Should the Library Play in Support of Discovery?

This week’s CNI meeting featured a variety of thought-provoking sessions on the digital issues facing academic libraries today, including privacy and preservation. I facilitated a session on Monday afternoon on discovery, using my recent issue brief on the topic to ask the question, “What Role(s) Should the Library Play in Support of Discovery?” While participants shared mixed views about the value of indexed discovery services at their institutions, with some…

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