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Library of Congress announces $200,000 in literacy prizes; Internet Archive Launches Flickr Commons Collection; HarperCollins UK goes direct-to-consumer: Is Amazon worried yet?; Following a ‘spectacu...
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News & Announcements 8/29/14

Results from the 2013 Biennial Survey of Depository Libraries; Amazon Opens Up Its Enterprise Cloud Storage Service Zocalo To All; Michigan State Launches SearchPlus for Ease of Use, Interdisciplinar...
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People in The News 8/29/14

Daniel H. Marti Appointed U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator The White House announced the appointment of Daniel H. Marti as the new U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator...
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News & Announcements 8/27/14

Ithaka S+R publishes new issue brief; Consortium for Libraries and Archives project supported by the IMLS; Florida university lets students buy titles for its e-book-only library; OpenStax to Release...
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News & Announcements 8/20/14

CHORUS-Portico Agreement Supports Preservation Requirements of U.S. Federal OSTP Policy; Standards for Distance Learning Library Services Draft Revision; COAR joins global coalition calling on STM As...
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People in the News 8/19/14

Veteran leader in academic publishing named director of Indiana University Press According to the IUB Newsroom “Gary Dunham, a leader and innovator in academic publishing for two decades, has b...
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Spending by University Research Libraries, 2012-13; FCC, Writers Guild push for public feedback on net neutrality issue; Judge Orders Mediation in Latest E-book Price-Fixing Suit; Major digitization ...

People in the News 8/18/14

The Book Industry Charitable (Binc) Foundation announced today the addition of Mary Jane Karwoski and Annie Philbrick to its Board of Directors. ExecutiveDirector, Pam French states, “we feel very fo...
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News & Announcements 8/14/14

AAU-ARL Prospectus for an Institutionally Funded First-Book Subvention; Reading Print Versus Digital Increases Comprehension;  Harvard Library’s Hollis+ Discovery Layer (Beta) Launches For Library Us...

People in the News 8/14/14

Michael Eisen joins Faculty of 1000’s International Advisory Board KnowledgeSpeak reports that “Michael Eisen, co-founder of the open-access journal PLOS (Public Library of Science), has joined...