The Ithaka Report

Ithaka, a nonprofit research group affialted wiith JSTOR and ARTstor, has released a new report, "University Publishing in a Digital Age," authored by Laura Brown (formerly of Oxford USA), Rebecca Griffiths, and Matthew Rascoff. Based on extensive surveys of and interviews with press directors, librarians, and university administrators, the report argues that universities must renew their commitment to publishing in order to maintain a strong role in the creation and distribution of scholarship.

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Update: The University of Michigan's Scholarly Publishing Office has created an edition of the Ithaka Report in CommentPress, allowing a conversation about the report and its conclusions to take place next to the text itself.

Go to to read the report and participate in the discussion.