Partnership, open and legacy were key words at the first world war digital centenary planning meeting held at the Imperial War Museum on March 27 when representatives from the UK’s leading academic, cultural and heritage organisations met to share plans for the centenary, explore ways of working together and discuss JISC’s white paper for the [...]
JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance and Ithaka S+R release final report on their Case Studies in Sustainability, revealing how different business models fared during the economic downturn 6 October New York, NY and London, UK –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 [...]
The Strategic Content Alliance is pleased to announce funding opportunites in the following areas: JISC ITT Strategic Content Alliance: Digital Content Sustainability Syllabus Development The JISC, on behalf of the Strategic Content Alliance (SCA) invites tenders to create a syllabus of open digital resources and related training courses. This syllabus is intended to foster the [...]
New report: Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources
A new Strategic Content Alliance/Ithaka S+R report examines funding practices to provide insight on post-grant sustainability for digital resources 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 Matthew Loy, provides funders [...]
You are cordially invited to attend a FREE Strategic Content Alliance-Ithaka workshop on new and emergent internet business models featured in an updated case studies in sustainability at JISC meeting rooms in London on 17th March 2011.
The JISC Funders’ Forum on Sustaining Digital Resources on 7 May 2010 followed a successful video conference held on 30 July 2009. This brought together public and not-for-profit sector funders in the UK, US and Canada to discuss and review funders approaches to developing sustainable digital resources. This year’s event provided a forum for a [...]
FREE BRIEFING from the Strategic Content Alliance exploring Business Modelling/ Sustainability challenges, examples and tips for the long-term sustainability of grant-funded digital resources. Wednesday 14th April 2010 9.30-11.30 am, London. Read on to find out more and to register.
A new version of Sustaining Digital Resources is now available with a revised Executive Summary to give a more nuanced interpretation of the findings for funders, as well as a succinct listing of ‘key findings’ and ‘factors influencing sustainability’, which are particularly pertinent to those working in funding bodies. Read on to find out more [...]
Ithaka S+R has completed a multi-year investigation of innovative funding models to sustain digital projects, culminating in a summary paper and twelve detailed case studies. Now, Ithaka has produced three briefing papers for use across the public sector, highlighting suggestions drawn from this project, and suggesting how the examples provided by some of the case [...]
The online survey asking for your feedback on Strategic Content Alliance resources has now closed and the winner of the Amazon vouchers has been selected at random from the entrants who completed all the fields. Thank you to everyone who took part – your feedback is extremely helpful and will be used to improve future [...]