ATG News & Announcements 10/19/17

University of Oklahoma Libraries part of team winning a $95K IMLS grant;  *Yale University Library joins the Open Preservation Foundation;  *JISC Releases Outcomes From First Group Purchasing of Digi...

ATG People in the News 10/18/17

GPO Names Superintendent of Documents The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Davita Vance-Cooks names Laurie Hall the Superintendent of Documents. She has been serving as Acting Superin...

ATG Job Bank 10/14/17

Professional Career Opportunities The Ohio State University (3 positions); Yale University; Indiana University of Pennsylvania; Arizona State University; University of San Diego, CA; University of Ca...

ATG News & Announcements 10/12/17

New Bowker report reveals self-publishing ISBNs climbed 8 percent between 2015 and 2016;  *An obscure copyright law is letting the Internet Archive distribute books published 1923-1941;  *Publishers ...

ATG Quirkies: World Championship Puntests

Lovers of puns may want to rush out and get Away With Words: An Irreverent Tour Through the World of Pun Competitions; Harper Perennial; 273 pages; $15.99 and £8.99. The book is by Joe Berkowitz, an ...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 10/9/17

University of Calgary Awarded $1.5M Mellon Foundation For Research Into Media Preservation;  *New Report: “A Landscape Study on Open Access and Monographs: Policies, Funding And Publishing In Eight E...

ATG People in the News 10/9/17

ARL Board of Directors 2017–2018 Elected by ARL Membership According to ARL News “Mary Ann Mavrinac, vice provost and the Andrew H. and Janet Dayton Neilly dean of the University of Rochester L...

ATG Quirkies: No More Entry Fee for This Bookshop

British book lovers in Hawes, UK breathed a deep sigh of relief when a new owner took over the second-hand bookshop Bloomindales from Steve Bloom who was dubbed the ‘bookseller from hell’ and the ‘Ba...