EDUCASE Review is published bimonthly in print and online and takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology, how they may affect the college/ university as an institution, and what these mean for higher education and society.

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26 Jun 2014

Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study

The Ohio State University Libraries created an organizational policy for digital preservation, shared here to address the policy development process and its importance to an organization, and to pro...

20 Jun 2014

Challenges in ERP Strategy

Higher Education IT Leaders talk about some of the challenges around administrative systems more

20 Jun 2014

Change Literacy in Higher Education

Encouraging literacy about change management — change literacy — will help varied campus constituencies deal with ongoing change by developing their change readiness. Most change efforts...

20 Jun 2014

IT Restructuring: Challenges and Opportunities

Driven by factors ranging from decreased financial support to changes in technology, IT restructuring is on the rise in higher education. Restructuring gives institutions a chance to rethink their I...

20 Jun 2014

Consensus, Compromise, and Persistence: Implementing a Single ERP for 13 Colleges

Using the multi-entity processing (MEP) model let the Colorado Community College System transform 13 instances of ERP at its individual community colleges into a single installation. The new system ...

20 Jun 2014

HawkLearn: A Small College Reaches for the Clouds

Tasked with developing a learning management system road map to satisfy Generation Y's teamwork and collaboration characteristics, Saint Anselm College's Instructional Technology team launch...

20 Jun 2014

Brain-Numbingly Strategic

As I write this, my IT department is struggling with a possible "known defect" in a critical piece of software that directly affects the customer experience. The software manufacturer can&#39...

20 Jun 2014

Technical + Functional Expertise = Student Success

Information technology continues to have a major impact on the evolution of higher education, constantly creating new opportunities and challenges for all aspects of the institution. In the "IT M...

20 Jun 2014

STEM Academy: Participatory Online Curriculum Design

How can online courses be best designed to enhance the quality of the learning that results? We answer this question by drawing on our experience as coordinators of the STEM Academy, a two-year proje...

20 Jun 2014

The Digital Public Library of America: Collaboration, Content, and Technology at Scale

The vision of a national digital library has been circulating among U.S. librarians, scholars, educators, and technologists since the early 1990s. Efforts led by a range of organizations—such a...

20 Jun 2014

The Value of Administrative IT: Getting It Right

Colleges and universities confront an array of challenges to the ways in which they have traditionally operated. Major stakeholders view higher education as increasingly unaffordable, with cost struc...

20 Jun 2014

The Space Between—and the Secret of Scale

Understanding how best to scale information technology is a challenge facing all segments of higher education, but perhaps the campus area most critically affected is administrative/enterprise system...

20 Jun 2014

Advancing Without New Resources

The expectations for IT services in higher education will not lessen, and the rate of change will not decelerate. How can the IT organization address these demands without new resources? By making a ...

20 Jun 2014

We Built, We Bought, We Shared: The Costs of Administrative Service Systems vs. the Academic Mission

Higher education institutions need to minimize the costs of administrative systems in order to invest in their core missions. Here, seasoned CIOs talk candidly about three strategies: building-your-o...

20 Jun 2014

EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 49, Number 4, July/August 2014

This is the entire issue of EDUCAUSE Review: Print Edition, Volume 49, Number 4, July/August 2014read more

20 Jun 2014

The IT Service Organization for a Post-Enterprise World

The technology-service marketplace is increasingly focused either below the enterprise (on the consumer) or above the enterprise (on the cloud). In the space between the consumer and the cloud, the ...

16 Jun 2014

Linked Jazz: Building with Linked Open Data

The possibility of a new method of operation for the web is built with linked open data, which dynamically connects one piece of discrete data to another, not just pages to pages. The Linked Jazz re...

09 Jun 2014

The CIO Minute: Ravi Ravishanker

Ravi Ravishanker, CIO for Wellesley College, talks about MOOCs more

09 Jun 2014

The Chinese Railroad Workers in America Project

A Stanford University team aims to discover, digitize, and make freely available historical documents and other materials concerning the contributions of Chinese workers in building the transcontine...

09 Jun 2014

Getting Started with Agent-Based Modeling

Agent-based modeling is a kind of applied computing that tackles questions asked by researchers across the university. Simulation allows researchers to test theories that are difficult to observe in...

09 Jun 2014

Digital Scholarship Day at Wellesley

Following on the success of GIS Day, a Wellesley College team planned and implemented a Digital Scholarship Day to highlight the ways innovative technologies already support digital instruction and ...

09 Jun 2014

Bryan Alexander: A Digital Scholarship Scenario

Hear how digital scholarship could transform publications, offering the promise of deeper learning, greater efficiency, and wider more

28 May 2014

MIT's Micah Altman on Digital Scholarship

Micah Altman is director of research for MIT Libraries. In this interview he discusses how digital scholarship has unbundled scholarly more

22 May 2014

The University Library as Incubator for Digital Scholarship

By leveraging technology, we can open new doors to scholarly inquiry for ourselves and our students. Through new collaborations, we can create exciting shared spaces, both virtual and physical, where...

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