ATG Caught My Eye 8/16/15

The Podcast Resurgence: Your Definitive Listening Guide is an article from the Wall Street Journal about a technology that is making a surprise comeback.  Once hailed as the future of radio only to f...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 8/3/15

by Katina Strauch Hard to believe it’s August already! Where has the summer gone!   A new report from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), The Once and Future Publishing Library, ...

ATG Caught My Eye 8/3/15

India Loves MOOCs is a recent post in the MIT Review by George Anders that offers a different perspective on MOOCs.   Mr. Anders points out that MOOCs are not having the major impact on the US and Eu...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 7/27/15

By Katina Strauch This announcement just out!  Joe Esposito has formed a partnership with Michael Clarke and David Lamb. The name of the firm is STM Advisers LLC. Joe says they formed this partnershi...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 7-20-15

By Katina Strauch The Executive Committee of the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) has announced that the bam-zowie Melanie Dolechek has been named the organization’s Executive Director. M...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 7/6/15

by Katina Strauch Charleston has settled down somewhat from the horrible massacre of last week. All thanks for this goes to the charity and grace of the victims’ families. Thank you all for your lovi...

The Future of Books & Reading: Part 1—Textbooks

by Nancy K. Herther The textbook market faces a myriad of challenges as it faces the future—from technology, industry consolidation, government mandates, and new marketplace realities. “The average U...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 6/29/15

By Katina Strauch The end of last week saw the funerals of the nine people who were killed tragically in Charleston last Wednesday. Charleston was swamped with dignitaries and press. The College of C...

In Memory of Cynthia Graham Hurd

As many of you know, Cynthia Graham Hurd was one of the nine victims of the tragic shooting at Mother Emanuel Church in Downtown Charleston last Wednesday night. Usually we are shielded from the full...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 6/22/15

by Katina Strauch Peace to you all after the horrors of last week here in Charleston. The pain is palpable here. We all weep for what has happened. Cynthia Hurd was the branch manager of the St. Andr...