ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/17/17

House Appropriations Subcommittee Votes to Recommend Level Funding For IMLS in FY2018;   *ACRL OpenCon 2017 Scholarship Opportunity: Shape the Future of Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data!;  ...

ATG People in the News 7/13/17

New director for Harvard University Press     Harvard University Provost Alan Garber today announced the appointment of George Andreou as director of the Harvard University Press, beginning in Septem...

ATG People in the News 7/11/17

Elaine L. Westbrooks named University librarian and vice provost for University Libraries “The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has selected Elaine L. Westbrooks, associate universit...

ATG People in the News 7/10/17

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden Speaks to UK Info Pros During Keynote Speech at CILIP Conference in Manchester According to infoDOCKET Librarian of Congress “Carla Hayden opened this year’s ...

ATG News & Announcements 7/8/17

Amazon, Twitter, Spotify, Reddit and Hundreds of Other Companies, Organizations Set to Participate in Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality on July 12th;   *MIT Convenes Ad Hoc Task Forc...

ATG News & Announcements 7/6/17

China’s NCSTE partners with Clarivate Analytics to launch international scientific research collaboration report; *Emerald signs up to the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC);  *European Unive...

ATG People in the News 7/3/17

Brian Bannon (CPL) and Chris Bourg (MIT) Join the DPLA Board of Directors as Two Founding Board Members Depart According to infoDOCKET citing the DPLA Blog “On July 1, 2017, the Digital Public ...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/2/17

American Chemical Society sues Sci-Hub;   *Canada’s Supreme Court Orders Google to Remove Search Results Worldwide;    *Enhanced Version of MeSH on Demand Released;   *July 12th Twitter Chat on Futur...

ATG People in the News 7/1/17

NISO Members elect new leadership for 2017-2018 term According to Library Technology Guides “members of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) have selected their board’s ...

ATG People in the News 6/29/17

New dean of library system at UT named “The University of Toledo has appointed Beau Case — an administrator with decades of experience running academic libraries in Ohio and Michigan — as the n...

ATG People in the News 6/27/17

Derk Haank, Chief Executive Officer to retire and to be succeeded by Daniel Ropers Springer Nature has announced that “Derk Haank is to retire from his role as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Spr...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/26/17

US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub;   *The Association of American Publishers welcomes judgment against ‘Sci-Hub’ pirate site;   *Collaboration essential for the fu...

ATG People in the News: 6/23/17

ACRL Member of the Week: Robert P. Holley Robert P. Holley is a professor emeritus at Wayne State University in Huntington Woods, MI. Robert has been a member of ACRL since 1974 and is your ACRL memb...

ATG News & Announcements 6/22/17

OCLC Research and LIBER to launch collaborative information management study;   *Pay-to-view blacklist of predatory journals set to launch;   *ALA Releases “Career Development Resource Guide”;   *A P...