Ithaka S+R will develop strategic solutions to help you meet the changing expectations of your constituents and fulfill your goals.

We work with organizations including:

  • Colleges & Universities
  • Consortia & Membership Organizations
  • Educational Non-Profits
  • Foundations
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Publishers
  • Scholarly Societies

Strategic Guidance

Ithaka S+R works with leaders in our community on high-priority initiatives including:

  • Designing & launching new programs and initiatives
  • Developing strategic plans
  • Building virtual and physical learning spaces
  • Conducting internal programmatic research
  • Performing external landscape reviews
  • Providing ongoing project management and expert support

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    • Mellon Foundation Diversity Study
    • Technology Ennhanced Education at Public Flagship Universities


We have expertise in surveying the many populations our partners serve, analyzing the results, and providing expert guidance.

Currently, our local surveys program helps libraries understand the perceptions of their faculty members and students as they make strategic plans for their campus.

S+R spent time with us, learning our background, and developed an additional survey module that addressed perfectly what we were trying to learn: how our faculty approach online teaching and what type of support they are looking for.

— Posie Aagaard, Assistant Dean for Collections & Curriculum Support at the University of Texas San Antonio

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Assessment & Evaluation

Ithaka S+R works with our partners to design studies, seek external funding, and serve as independent evaluators of their programs and initiatives. Our experience includes using qualitative and quantitative research methods to assess and evaluate:

  • Student success interventions
  • Technology-enhanced education
  • Diversity initiatives
  • Degree completion programs
  • Learning spaces
  • Publishing programs
  • Virtual & physical library collections
  • Data management plans
  • Competency-based education
  • Access & enrollment strategies

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Sponsor Our Work

Many of our research reports are made possible through the sponsorship and support of:

  • Foundations
  • Libraries
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Publishers & Library Service Providers
  • Scholarly Societies
Interested in sponsoring
the US Faculty Survey 2015? Contact us

Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

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We develop workshops on a variety of topics for the communities we serve. Currently, we are offering workshops at professional conferences for librarians and publishers on two major themes:

  • Evidence based decision making
  • Business modeling for digital resources and library services

Contact us if you would like us to tailor workshops on these themes or other topics for your organization.

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Upcoming Workshops

Managing and Organizing Talent in the Academic Library
  • December 14, 2015
  • Washington DC

Marketing Your Digital Resources and Sites
  • January 10, 2016
  • Boston, MA