Education

Eisenhower Memorial Commission

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission launched an interactive website that highlights the unique history and mission of The American Assembly, founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower during his time as president of Columbia University.

Shadow Libraries

Shadow Libraries is large-scale comparative research project on the provision of educational materials in higher education, with a focus on how students get the materials they need.

The Open Syllabus Project

The American Assembly is the home of the Open Syllabus Project (OSP), an effort to build the first large-scale online database of university course syllabi as a platform for the development of new research, teaching, and administrative tools.

Joe Karaganis and Evelin Heidel: Shadow Libraries @ MIT Press Bookstore

On July 30th, 2018, the MIT Press Bookstore welcomes Joe Karaganis and Evelin Heidel to the bookstore to discuss their book, Shadow Libraries: Access to Knowledge in Global Higher Education.

Shadow Libraries

2018. Joe Karaganis (ed.)
Shadow Libraries examines how students get the materials they need for their educations.

Open Syllabus Applications for Public Libraries

This meeting held on October 20th, 2017, was an exploration of how the Open Syllabus Project might support the lifelong learning programs of public libraries.

Eisenhower Memorial Commission

2016. Eisenhower Memorial Commission

The Eisenhower Memorial Commission launched an interactive website that highlights the unique history and mission of The American Assembly, founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1951 during his time as president of Columbia University.

The Open Syllabus Explorer

2016

A navigable map of the higher ed curriculum based on one million syllabi.

"Revitalizing the Legacy Cities of Upstate New York"

2012

A report that calls for stronger partnerships among municipal governments and local anchor institutions, for regional export plans and venture funds, and for fully utilizing the opportunities afforded by then-Governor Andrew Cuomo's Regional Economic Development Councils in the service of New York's struggling upstate cities.

The Future of the First Sale Doctrine

A May 23rd, 2013, workshop on the future of the first sale doctrine in copyright law—the principle that underpins lending and rental models for copyrighted media, such as books and DVDs.

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