The Legacy Cities Partnership

The Legacy Cities Partnership aims to strengthen capacities for policy change and governance reform, share lessons in urban stabilization and regeneration, and connect the array of federal, regional, state, and local initiatives in this area.

The Ecology of Access to Educational Materials

An investigation of how university students in Brazil, India, South Africa, Russia, Poland, Argentina, Colombia, and the US get the materials they need for their educations. The project looks at the mix of student copying, database licensing, commercial markets, and government regulation that together define the 'ecology of access' to textbooks and other materials.

The Takedown Project

A research and network-building effort to better understand the evolution of the ‘Notice and Takedown’ process that mediates conflicts between Internet users, rights holders, and online service providers. 

Historic Preservation in America’s Legacy Cities

The Assembly partnered with Cleveland State University, CEOs for Cities, and over two dozen other organizations explore the role of historic preservation in revitalizing America’s Legacy Cities. 

The Open Syllabus Project First Workshop

The OSP Workshop & Hackathon was held June 6-7, Columbia University, at the Heyman Center for the Humanities and Studio@Butler. The event was the first all-hands gathering of the OSP community to discuss and address the next set of social, institutional, legal, and technical challenges for the OSP.

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