July 29, 2014

Video Series: Sustaining Digital Resources With Nancy Maron from Ithaka S+R

From the Strategic Content Alliance Blog: Since 2007, Ithaka S+R and the Strategic Content Alliance have led the way in examining ways that the academic and cultural heritage sectors are defining sustainability and helping to make sure that the digital resources will endure and provide value well beyond the term of the grant. Designed to […]

"Building arXiv’s Self-Sustaining Future", Simons Foundation Awards arXiv $60,000 Planning Grant

From the Cornell University Library: Thanks to a generous award from the Simons Foundation, Cornell University Library will take a major step toward building a permanent governance model for arXiv, the free scientific repository that has revolutionized the way scientists share information. The Simons Foundation, which is based in New York City, has provided a […]

Final Report: “Revenue, Recession, Reliance: Revisiting the SCA/Ithaka S+R Case Studies in Sustainability”

More news from Ithaka S+R. From a News Release and Summary: Ithaka S+R, with funding from the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance, released today “Revenue, Recession, Reliance: Revisiting the SCA/Ithaka S+R Case Studies in Sustainability,” a report that reviews the impact of tumultuous times on the business models of 12 digital projects first profiled by S+R […]

Podcast: Nancy Maron From Ithaka S+R on Sustainable Funding For Online Resources

A New JISC Podcast:   From a JISC Summary: In recent months, numerous funders have produced a raft of ‘business know how’ reports with the aim of assisting their grant recipients adopt new business models for web-based resources. A new body of work highlights ‘real world’ case studies that show the true costs associated with […]

College Press: "A Digital Library?" (Digitization Work at Yale University)

A in-depth look at digitization at Yale (and elsewhere) that discusses costs, sustainability, sharing, copyright, and more. It was written by Zoe Gorman for the Yale Daily News. The complete article runs more than 2000 words. Several images are included. From the Article: Though Yale library administrators and staff interviewed said preserving and expanding access […]

Ithaka S+R 'Case Studies in Sustainability' Updates Released

Updated 2011 Case Studies In 2009 Ithaka S+R investigated the sustainability strategies of twelve digital content projects in the higher education and cultural heritage sectors in the US, UK, France, Germany, and Egypt. Two years and one economic crisis later, Ithaka S+R, with the generous support of the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance, decided to revisit […]

New Report From Strategic Content Alliance/Ithaka S+R: "Funding for Sustainability: 'How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources'"

Title: “Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources. Authors: Nancy L. Maron and Matthew Loy From News Release: Ithaka S+R, funded by the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance (SCA), released today “Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources.” This report, written by Nancy L. Maron and […]