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...

ATG News & Announcements 4/28/17

AIA/ALA Library Building Awards;   *New York University Libraries Support Digital Scholarship: 13th Profile in ARL Series;   *ARL Awarded IMLS Grant to Establish Diversity Fellowship for Undergraduat...

ATG News You Need To Start the Week 4/24/17

New World, Same Model | Periodicals Price Survey 2017;  *First Impressions: LJ’s First Year Experience Survey;   *Digital Textbooks Save Indiana University Students Millions;   * The Top 10 “Hot Arti...

ATG People in the News 4/24/17

New LLAMA officers elected ALA News reports that “the Library Leadership and Management Association announced today that Lynn Hoffman has been elected as the new president-elect. She is the dir...

ATG News & Announcements 4/21/17

Ithaka S+R and OCLC Research launch project to examine how universities and their libraries are changing;   *C. V. Starr East Asian Library at UC Berkeley Acquires the largest Chinese Film Studies Co...

ATG People in the News 4/19/17

NASIG 2017 Election Results The Nominations & Elections Committee is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 election.  Those elected to NASIG Executive Board office are as follows: Vice Pres...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 4/17/17

E-Books Decline 16.4% and Audiobooks increase by 29.2%;   *Library and Archives Canada to move catalogue to WorldCat, use OCLC WMS as its library services platform;   *Pearson to partner with Chegg o...

ATG People in the News 4/15/17

Lauren Pressley elected ACRL vice-president/president-elect ALA News reports that “Lauren Pressley, director of the University of Washington (UW) Tacoma Library and associate dean of UW Librari...