ATG People in the News 2/6/17

Kathleen Keane, director of JHU Press for past 13 years, to retire The Hub reports that “Kathleen Keane, who has served as director of the Johns Hopkins University Press since 2004 and led its ...

ATG News & Announcements 2/2/17

College & Research Libraries – February 2017;   *Plum Analytics Acquired by Elsevier;   *STM Online services to grow, says new Simba Information report;   *De Gruyter announces structural changes...

ATG News & Announcements 1/28/17

2017 ACRL Excellence in Academic Libraries Award Winners Announced;   *Readers’ advisory experts announce 2017 Reading List: Year’s best in genre fiction for adult readers;   *2017 Over the Rainbow L...

ATG People in the News 1/28/17

Loretta Parham Named 2017 ACRL Academic / Research Librarian of the Year Loretta Parham, CEO and Director of the Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library, is the 2017 Association of...

Announcing ATG: The Podcast

Against the Grain, the premier journal linking publishers, vendors, and librarians, is pleased to announce a new podcast called ATG: The Podcast. This will be yet another way to access news, intervie...

ATG News & Announcements 1/24/17

ALCTS announces new mentoring program;   *University of Calgary Axes Hundreds of Journal Subscriptions as ‘Big 5′ Publishers Jack Up Prices;   *More Material From LC’s Alan Lomax Collection Now Acces...

ATG People in the News 1/24/17

Cooke recipient of 2017 Achievement in Library Diversity Research Award ALA News reports that “Nicole Cooke, assistant professor in the iSchool at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/23/17

Europe and Latin America Expand Their Collaboration for Open Science;   *Six Historical Newspapers Added to National Library of Singapore’s NewspaperSG Portal;   *Elsevier adds over one million new f...

ATG News & Announcements 1/20/17

Nielsen Sells Off Its US Book Market Stats Division to NPD;  *ACRL Comments to NIH on Data Management, Sharing, and Citation;   *Navajo Nation Library To Digitize 1960s Oral History Archive;  *ALA se...

ATG News & Announcements 1/18/17

Mystery as controversial list of predatory publishers disappears;   *More About National Library of Medicine’s (NLM) Process to Develop New Strategic Plan:  *Database of Declassified CIA Documents (C...

ATG People in the News 1/18/17

NLM Director Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan appointed Interim NIH Associate Director for Data Science According to KnowledgeSpeak “the National Institutes of Health has announced that National Li...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/16/17

DPLA to Expand Access to Ebooks with $1.5 Million in New Funding From Sloan Foundation;   *George Mason University partners with Wiley for online graduate programs;   *ACRL Receives Delmas Foundation...

ATG People in the News 1/12/17

Pallante to Head AAP, and More Publisher’s Lunch reports that “former Register of Copyrights Maria Pallante will join the Association of American Publishers on January 17 as the new presi...

ATG People in the News 1/11/17

Joseph D. Combs Jr. Appointed ARL Visiting Program Officer for Accessibility ARL News reports that “the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has named Joseph (Jody) Dale Combs Jr. as a visit...

ATG News & Announcements 1/10/17

Submit Projects for the NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Library Edition;   *Print Sales Increase by 3.3% in 2016;   *OverDrive Reports Library Borrowing of eBooks and Audiobooks Up 21% in 2016;   *ALA a...