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module image: Student Debt Cancellation for Incarcerated Borrowers

Student Debt Cancellation for Incarcerated Borrowers

Thursday, December 15th, 3:00 – 4:00 PM EST

Join us for critical information about student debt relief programs that affect currently incarcerated people with student loans. The JSTOR Access in Prison initiative will share our discoveries and provide a downloadable information sheet.

This webinar is appropriate for anyone interested in student loan issues, higher education in prison, and departments of corrections. 1 hour.

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Reveal Digital / Live Webinar
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Teaching with American Prison Newspapers

Engage your students with compelling primary sources

Wednesday, January 18th, 1:00-2:00 PM EST

Join this webinar to discover how educators can use the American Prison Newspapers collection in their classrooms. We’ll showcase what information instructors and students would come across, such as poems, comics, debates, artwork, and informational articles. There will be time for questions and discussion.

This webinar is appropriate for instructors. 1 hour.

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Open Community Collections / Live Webinar
module image: The future of JSTOR Open Community Collections

The future of JSTOR Open Community Collections

Tuesday, January 31st, 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST

Explore how far the JSTOR Open Community Collection initiative has come and what’s next. Charter members will be first to tour our final menu of services and fee models, preview product enhancements — including audio — uncover usage statistics, and more. Your continued participation on this journey will help us prepare for a successful launch this summer.

This webinar is appropriate for current and prospective Community Collections charter members. 1 hr

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Reveal Digital
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Textually Speaking

Narratives of 20th Century Racial Struggle, Resistance, and Resilience Through Primary Sources

Through interviews with scholars, this recording highlights the depth of once-hidden content that is now or will be available for discovery on JSTOR and how the material is having a significant impact on contemporary scholarship. 90 minutes.

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How To
module image: Managing your Institution’s JSTOR Access

Managing your Institution’s JSTOR Access

Training for Librarians & Administrators

Watch this recording for a tour of the JSTOR Admin site to learn more about adding users to your school’s account and how to set up access, updating your institution’s branding, creating and downloading usage reports, and more. 45 minutes.

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JSTOR Forum
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Publishing from Forum to JSTOR

Watch this recording to learn about how to optimize discovery, and publishing collections to make them available for research and teaching alongside the other primary sources on the platform. 45 minutes.

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How-To
module image: Orientation for Admins: The new JSTOR Admin site

Orientation for Admins: The new JSTOR Admin site

JSTOR recently released a new and improved Admin site for account administrators. View the recording for a tour of enhanced functionality designed to make your work easier and check out our resource guide to help you do more on JSTOR. 55 min

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How-To
module image: Orientation for Artstor Admins: What you can now accomplish on the new JSTOR Admin site

Orientation for Artstor Admins: What you can now accomplish on the new JSTOR Admin site

Learn about the new JSTOR Admin site, where you can now find all your admin and stats tools. Check out our resource guide for videos, links, and tips to help you do more on JSTOR.55 min

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How-To
module image: Orientation: The latest content, features, and tools on JSTOR

Orientation: The latest content, features, and tools on JSTOR

Learn about the time-saving features and functionality that make finding, gathering, curating, and sharing all kinds of content on JSTOR easy and efficient. 55 min

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Artstor Experience on JSTOR
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Finding and using images on JSTOR

JSTOR is now offering millions of images from Artstor and Open Community Collections for teaching and research. Join us to learn all about finding, organizing, and presenting images on JSTOR. We’ll stay online after the session for questions. 40 min

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Open Community Collections
module image: From your shelves to the world: Unlock the power of your special collections

From your shelves to the world: Unlock the power of your special collections

Tune in to learn how Queens College CUNY, Queen’s University Belfast, and University of the Pacific made their primary source materials openly accessible on JSTOR to scholars, students, and faculty worldwide. 1 hr

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Constellate
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Text analysis platform beta

Learn about the progress of Constellate, our new platform to teach and learn text analytics, build datasets from multiple content sources, and visualize and analyze datasets — and find out how your library can participate in a free beta evaluation. 1 hr

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Reveal Digital
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American Prison Newspapers

featuring James McGrath Morris

The first of three webinars on Reveal Digital’s new project, American Prison Newspapers 1800-2019: Voices from the Inside, features James McGrath Morris, author of Jailhouse Journalism. 1 hr

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Reveal Digital
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American Prison Newspapers

featuring Kerry Myers

The second of Reveal Digital’s American Prison Newspapers 1800-2019: Voices from the Inside webinar series features Kerry Myers, Deputy Director of the Louisiana Parole Project and ex-editor of The Angolite. 1 hr

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Reveal Digital
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American Prison Newspapers

featuring Yukari Iwatani Kane and Shaheen Pasha

The third of Reveal Digital’s American Prison Newspapers 1800-2019: Voices from the Inside series features Yukari Iwatani Kane and Shaheen Pasha, co-founders and co-directors of the Prison Journalism Project. 1 hr

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JSTOR Forum
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JSTOR Forum Town Hall

Watch this recording for an open conversation about JSTOR Forum. In this recording, our Forum product manager provides an overview of our strategy and plans for the future.

This recording is appropriate for collection administrators and catalogers. 15 minutes. 

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Books at JSTOR
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JSTOR DDA at the Royal Danish Library

Michael Ferslev joined us to discuss ebook acquisitions strategy at the Royal Danish Library, including how JSTOR’s Demand-Driven Acquisition model helps meet user information needs and optimize usage of library budgets. 40 min

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Primary Source Collections
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JSTOR Beyond Journals

Discovering Primary Sources

Introduction to JSTOR primary source collections, covering how these rich research materials can enhance your teaching and research. Check out the JSTOR Beyond Journals resource for a recap of what’s covered. 45 min

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Books at JSTOR
module image: Benefits of DDA with JSTOR + GOBI

Benefits of DDA with JSTOR + GOBI

We explore how input from our participants led to our partnership with GOBI on Demand-Driven Acquisition, as well as its benefits for libraries. Maggie Saponaro and Leigh Ann DePope from the University of Maryland, College Park share their experiences and recommendations. 1 hr

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Books at JSTOR
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Expose JSTOR content

with EBSCO Discovery Service

Join us to discuss configuration options in EBSCO Discovery Service to ensure that your JSTOR content is discoverable and your settings showcase your preferences for full-text link display. 30 min

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Books at JSTOR
module image: Creative ebook acquisition strategies during COVID-19

Creative ebook acquisition strategies during COVID-19

Stephanie Church, Acquisitions and Metadata Services Librarian at Case Western Reserve University, discusses her library’s e-resource usage trends and her strategies to control costs. We share the results of JSTOR’s COVID access initiative and our continuing support efforts. 1 hr

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