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March 19, 2024

When it comes to open access books, trust is essential

By John Lenahan, Vice President of Published Content, Licensed Collections
Unveiling the critical role of trust in open access publishing, highlighting the DOAB Trusted Platform Network's mission to combat predatory practices and uphold quality. Learn how initiatives like JSTOR ensure the integrity of scholarly works, facing challenges from perceptions of quality to generative AI, and fostering a sustainable open access ecosystem.

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March 12, 2024

Uncovering hidden gems: Exploring open access primary source collections with Peggy Glahn of Reveal Digital

By Maria Papadouris, Content and Community Engagement Manager, ITHAKA
Reveal Digital develops open access primary source collections from underrepresented 20th-century voices of dissent, crowdfunded by libraries. In a session during ER&L’s annual conference, Peggy Glahn, Associate Director of Reveal Digital, discussed the six collections that are currently accessible, and talked about the shift they represent in Open Educational Resources (OERs). 

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February 20, 2024

Students need to learn how to read scholarly articles:
Here’s how technology can help

By Jeremy Dean, former Vice President of Education at Hypothesis, and Alex Humphreys, Vice President of Innovation at ITHAKA
Discover how technology like generative AI can aid students in understanding complex concepts while emphasizing the importance of close reading and deep engagement. Explore the potential of social annotation technology in learning to read challenging scholarly materials.

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February 9, 2024

Academic institutions increase the reach of their digitized collections on JSTOR: The results of a three-year initiative

By Kevin Guthrie, President, ITHAKA and Bruce Heterick, Senior Vice President of Open Collections and Infrastructure
Discover highlights from the Coalition for Networked Information's biannual membership meeting, where discussions revolved around networked information technologies in higher education and research. Explore the outcomes of JSTOR's Open Community Collections program, showcasing the benefits for participant libraries in terms of reach and visibility.

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January 18, 2024

From incarceration to inspiration

By Stacy Burnett, Senior Manager, JSTOR Access in Prison
Learn how JSTOR Access in Prison has expanded to 1,000 sites, reaching nearly 500,000 incarcerated individuals worldwide. Join us on this audacious journey of education and empowerment.

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