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Too Fancy for Freedom:<BR>Navigating the Bureaucratic Labyrinth of Work Release with a Degree
April 19, 2024

Too Fancy for Freedom:
Navigating the Bureaucratic Labyrinth of Work Release with a Degree

By Kristopher W.
Struggles of reintegration post-incarceration are examined through personal experiences in this essay, highlighting challenges in navigating systemic barriers, including conflicts faced in a work release program. An individual shares insights on leveraging prison education amidst the complexities of reentry.

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Introduction to &#8220;Second chance mentality: First chance reality&#8221; essay series for JSTOR Access in Prison
April 9, 2024

Introduction to “Second chance mentality: First chance reality” essay series for JSTOR Access in Prison

By Stacy Burnett, Senior Manager, JSTOR Access in Prison
"Second Chance Mentality: First Chance Reality," presented by JSTOR Access in Prison, is our 2024 contribution to Second Chance Month. Each week we will offer a direct portal into the minds and hearts of experts on incarceration who we hear about, but not from. I hope to foster a deeper understanding and human connection through the lens of prison-based education.

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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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