ATG People in the News 3/1/17

Brian E. Coutts named winner of RUSA’s Isadore Gilbert Mudge Award ALA News reports that “Brian E. Coutts, Professor and Head of the Department of Library Public Services at Western Kentucky Un...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/27/17

E-Book Sales Declined 18.7% and Audio Grew 29.6% in 2016;   *Pearson Publishing records their biggest loss ever;   *University of Notre Dame Libraries Support Digital Scholarship: 12th Profile in ARL...

ATG People in the News 2/27/17

ALCTS’ Piercy Award to Sarah Potvin According to ALA News “the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) named Sarah Potvin, digital scholarship librarian in the Offi...

ATG People in the News 2/24/17

ALA President-Elect, Jim Neal, Has Op/Ed Published re: Fair Use (via The Hill) In the latest News Roundup infoDOCKET reports that ALA President-Elect, Jim Neal has posted the following editorial on T...

ATG News & Announcements 2/23/17

Library Copyright Alliance Files Briefs, Submits Comments;   *ACRL Statement on the Dissemination of Federal Research;   *U.S. Dept of Defense Launches “Code.mil,” an Experiment in Open Source;   *Un...

ATG People in the News 2/20/17

Yewno appoints New COO for Education Yewno, a provider of a next generation inference engine technology targeting knowledge discovery, have appointed Franny Lee as Chief Operating Officer, Education ...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/20/17

The Future of Print;   * Big Read in the Big Apple: NYC Launches Reading Initiative;  *Internet Archive Reaches Semifinals in MacArthur Foundation’s Competition;   *U.S. Court Ruling Sparks Debate Ov...

ATG People in the News 2/19/17

Librarian of Congress, Dr. Carla Hayden, Profiled in The New Yorker infoDOCKET reports that “a New Yorker profile (approx.2600 words) was published today and is titled, “The Librarian Of Congre...

ATG People in the News 2/17/17

Follett Corporation names George F. Coe as COO Follett Corporation President and CEO Ray A. Griffith today announced the appointment of George F. Coe to Chief Operating Officer for Follett Corporatio...

ATG News & Announcements 2/16/17

Carnegie Mellon University Partners with Digital Science to Create a C21st Library;   *ACRL Presidential Candidates’ Online Forum;   *2017 Cunha-Swartzburg Award to MetaArchive;  *Bill To Make U.S. C...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/13/17

Archived webinar on Sci-Hub and resource sharing now available;  *As E-book Sales Decline, Digital Fatigue Grows;   *New Report From Project THOR: “Services that Support Claiming of Datasets in Multi...

ATG People in the News 2/9/17

Dean of libraries announces retirement  Jim Mullins, dean of libraries and the Esther Ellis Norton Professor, has announced that he will retire from Purdue on Dec. 31. “Since joining Purdue in 2004, ...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/6/17

New Checklists to Support Library Patron Privacy;   *Keeping Up | Budgets & Funding;   *Rumors of the Demise of Books Greatly Exaggerated | Gallup;   *New Online: Sigmund Freud Collection;   *Cho...

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 ...