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Blog Tag: JSTOR

July 12, 2024

Wyoming community colleges secure JSTOR access across seven campuses

By Shawn Herman, Senior Marketing Manager, ITHAKA
Discover how Meghan Kelly and the Wyoming Community College Commission secured permanent access to JSTOR's extensive collection of archival journals and primary sources for seven Wyoming community colleges without recurring fees. A unique one-time payment option made this initiative possible.

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June 25, 2024

Generative AI on JSTOR: What we’re learning from early usage, real-world applications, and user feedback

By Kevin Guthrie, President, ITHAKA and Beth LaPensee, Senior Product Manager, ITHAKA
We are actively learning from usage, real-world applications, and user feedback in a limited beta environment to build out capabilities thoughtfully, intentionally, incrementally, and most importantly–based on evidence. This blog post delves into the rationale, construction, and current functionality of JSTOR’s beta generative AI tool, as well as the key themes and insights that have emerged from our analysis of its usage.

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June 24, 2024

Continuing the journey: Key insights from our recent webinar with Library Journal on Path to Open

By Maria Papadouris, Content and Community Engagement Manager, ITHAKA
Assessing the Path to Open initiative in a recent webinar by Library Journal and JSTOR. Learn about the collaborative funding model for open access academic monographs developed with ACLS, University of Michigan Press, and The University of North Carolina Press. Key points, updates, and future directions discussed.

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June 5, 2024

Empowering educators, engaging students: How one teacher used JSTOR’s GenAI research tool to boost student engagement, teach key skills, and streamline workflows

By Morgan Godvin, Content and Community Engagement Manager, ITHAKA
Discover how Sarah Kiyak, a teacher at Alexandria High School in Virginia, leveraged JSTOR's generative AI tool to enhance student engagement, foster research skills, and streamline workflows in her classroom.

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March 22, 2024

From Berkeley to beta: How students helped bring generative AI to JSTOR

By Diba Kaya, Senior User Researcher, ITHAKA
Discover how researchers and students explore the usage of ChatGPT in generative AI. Learn how this collaboration led to JSTOR's AI tool development and improved search features tailored for students' needs, reflecting ITHAKA's community-driven ethos and commitment to expanding knowledge access.

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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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