ATG People in the News 1/15/18

Five librarians selected as 2018 IFLA/OCLC Fellows OCLC News reports that “OCLC, along with the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), has named five libraria...

ATG Quirkies: Time to Rummage Through the Attic

Checkout this fun blast from the recent past!!  It’s a list of the most expensive vintage electronic devices compiled by the definition.org website raging from Texas Instruments Speak & Spe...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/15/18

Digital Science Launches Dimensions: a Next-generation Research and Discovery Platform Linking 124 Million Documents…;   *Guidelines for Media Resources in Academic Libraries Draft Revision Fee...

ATG News & Announcements 1/11/18

Sales of Print Books Increased, Slightly, in 2017;  *Technology at the Library: Long-Hidden Text Is Uncovered in Alexander Hamilton Letter;  *Research Square’s new multimedia product, Video Byt...

ATG People in the News 1/11/18

New CEO for Emerald Publishing Research Information reports that “Emerald Publishing has appointed Vicky Williams as its new CEO. Richard Bevan, who has been CEO of Emerald Group since 2010, wi...

ATG Quirkies: Has A.I. Met Its Match?

The answer appears to be yes! Evidently, “the algorithms that computers use to determine what objects are – a cat, a dog, or a toaster, for instance–have a vulnerability.” This vulnerabil...
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ATG News & Announcements 1/10/18

ARL Leadership & Career Development Program (LCDP) 2018–2019. Call for Nominations and Applications by February 21; 2018 Academic Library Impact Research Grants;  *New LPC resource for the librar...

ATG People in The News 1/10/18

Mary Lee Kennedy Named ARL Executive Director According to ARL News “the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Board of Directors has appointed Mary Lee Kennedy executive director of the Asso...

ATG Quirkies: Midwesterners Unite!

Here is a post from a local Omaha paper that features of all things, a academic journal that chips away at stereotypes by taking closer look at Midwestern culture. Started three years ago, the Middle...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/8/18

Germany vs Elsevier: universities win temporary journal access after refusing to pay fees;  *C&RL News – January 2018 is now available;  *The Realities of Research Data Management Part Three: Inc...