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New Agreement between EBSCO and NewsBank; Five university presses select Ingram’s CoreSource for digital asset management and distribution;  Harvard Business Review Press e-Books Now Available; Goodreads launches add Amazon books feature; and Udacity will no longer offer free certificates.

New Agreement between EBSCO and NewsBank Adds Readex Content to EBSCO Discovery [...]

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News & Announcements 4/17/14

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Penn State awarded Mellon Grant to study personal scholarly archiving; British Academy report offers new evidence about impact of open access journal publishing; Alexander Street Press signs agreement with Jisc; Wiley signs definitive agreement to acquire CrossKnowledge; Atypon Systems acquires Metapress from EBSCO; OCLC and Ingram help libraries manage e-book collections;

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Name: David S. Hills Title: Science and Engineering Collection Development Librarian
Email: dshills@gwu.edu
Organization: The George Washington University
Website: http://library.gwu.edu

 

Born and Lived: I was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.

I lived in Salt Lake City, Utah; Huntsville, Alabama; Ann Arbor, Michigan; [...]

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News & Announcements 4/15/14

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Gale announces winners of “Libraries Are Beautiful” photo contest; Outside the Lines launches September 2014; New advanced eCourse: Web Design and Development; Thomson Reuters collaborates with Cornell University’s Emerging Markets Institute; Print publishers net several Webby Award nominations; Allegations of paid editing to Wikipedia; New online digital collection offers access to UNC Library Extension [...]

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People in the News 4/15/14

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Sheehan Appointed RBM Editor

According to ALA News “the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has named Jennifer K. Sheehan as the next editor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (RBM). Sheehan is currently a member of the RBM editorial board and brings in-depth knowledge [...]

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The Charleston Conference is pleased to announce that our 2014 Call for Papers and Call for Preconferences forms are now open.  The 2014 Charleston Conference will be held November 5-8 in beautiful historic downtown Charleston, SC.  The 34th annual conference on Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition will  have the theme “The Importance of Being Earnest.”

The deadline to submit [...]

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