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Last week Brian Sweeting and I attended the annual conference held by ITHAKA, the company that runs the digital archive JSTOR. Our group convened in the Roosevelt Hotel in Midtown, its lobby decked out with festive, platinum-colored decor and a plump Christmas tree, to discuss the future of higher education.The day began with YS Chi, Chairman of Elsevier, who spends 300 days a year traveling around the world on business....