ATG News & Announcements 5/30/17

Digital Public Library of America to Pilot eBook Lending in Fall;   *Europe Announces That All Scientific Papers Should Be Free by 2020;   *China Publishes More Books Per Year Than the United States;...

ATG News & Announcements 5/26/17

Case Western Reserve University Library Supports Digital Scholarship: 14th Profile in ARL Series;   *ALA President Responds to the Administration’s 2018 budget proposal;   *Elsevier Wants $15 Million...

ATG People in the News 5/26/17

Hillary Rodham Clinton Will Be Closing General Session Speaker at 2017 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago Library Journal reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton will be closing General Session speaker at ...

ATG News & Announcements 5/24/17

ACRL Program Proposals for 2018 ALA Annual Conference;   *Europeana Photography Unlocks Vast Archive of Historical Photography;   *U Libraries named recipient of nation’s highest museum and library h...

Shem Tov to succeed Kurt Sanford as CEO of ProQuest

 ANN ARBOR, MI,  Matti Shem Tov, President of Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, will succeed Kurt Sanford as CEO of ProQuest in 2017.  ProQuest’s success under Mr. Sanford’s direction and the developmen...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/22/17

50 Books Recommended by This Year’s TED Speakers;   *New Bills Would Let President, not Librarian of Congress, Name Copyright Register;   *FCC Votes to Advance Net Neutrality Repeal;   *14 Art ...

ATG People in the News 5/19/17

PLOS Appoints Alison Mudditt Chief Executive Officer PLOS is pleased to announce the appointment of Alison Mudditt as its Chief Executive Officer, effective June 19, 2017.  For the past six years Mud...

ATG News & Announcements 5/17/17

International Accord Strengthens Ties between Repository Networks Worldwide;  *Recently Enhanced Interactive Database Aids the Study of U.S. Judiciary Trends;  *Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and ...

ATG People in the News 5/17/17

GPO Director Testifies Before Congress on “Transforming GPO for the 21st Century and Beyond” According to infoDOCKET “GPO Director Davita Vance-Cooks discussed the transformation of the agency ...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/15/17

Call for Proposals for SPEC Survey Topics 2018—Deadline July 14, 2017;   *Data Curation, SPEC Kit 354, Published by ARL;  *2017 Global Ebook Report: As Many Stories as Markets;  *Yale’s Peabody Museu...

ATG People in the News 5/10/17

ALA President-Elect Loida García-Febo: Holding On To ALA’s Core Values According to Library Journal “voting for the American Library Association (ALA) 2018–19 presidential election closed on Ap...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/8/17

Educopia and UNC SILS receive IMLS funding for study of open source software implementation to improve archival workflows for born-digital materials;  *ARL Annual Salary Survey 2015–2016 Reports Data...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/1/17

Screen fatigue’ sees UK ebook sales plunge 17% as readers return to print;   *‘Register of Copyrights’ Bill Easily Passes House;   *Library Copyright Alliance Continues Opposition to Register o...