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News & Announcements 3/31/15

Library Journal and NoveList Announce the LibraryAware Community Award Recipients; E-books Gained, Online Retailers Slipped in 2014; U.S. Census Releases American Housing Survey Statistics For 25 Met...
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BioMed Central retracts 43 scientific papers amid wider fake peer-review scandal; CLOCKSS and CHORUS Partner to Support Perpetual Public Access to US Funded Research Articles; Simba: Strong Growth Co...
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ATG People in the News 3/30/15

VIVA Announces Appointment of New Director The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) is pleased to announce that Anne Osterman will serve as the next VIVA Director, effective May 25, 2015.  She comes to...
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News & Announcements 3/27/15

Young Americans Prefer Print Books Over E-Books; UMass Amherst Opens First Large-Scale MakerBot Innovation Center at a University Library; Shake-up of centuries-old system of credit in scholarly comm...
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ProQuest to present the Roger K. Summit Scholarship; UC Davis and CDL Awarded $800,000 Grant From Mellon Foundation to Lead Project to Build Open Access Financial Model; National Science Foundation E...
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News & Announcements 3/20/15

OverDrive Announces Agreement for Acquisition by Rakuten; Guide to Reference to cease publication; Penn State Librarians Approve Open Access Policy for Scholarly Work; SPARC applauds reintroduction o...
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ATG People in the News 3/17/15

  Lorraine Ellery joins HighWire as Director of Business Development  HighWire Press, Inc., …, is pleased to announce the appointment of Lorraine Ellery in the role of Director of Business...
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DOAJ introduces new standards to help community address quality concerns; Publisher Revenues Up 4.9% in 2014, AAP; Wellcome Trust 2015 Book Prize Shortlist Revealed; ; A Brief Profile of the Research...
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ATG People in the News: 3/15/15

 President Obama nominates Kathryn Matthew to lead IMLS District Dispatch reports that “this week, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Kathryn Matthew to serve as the di...