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ATG Caught My Eye 4/13/16

Moneyball for Book Publishers: A Detailed Look at How We Read is a post from the New York Times that claims Andrew Rhomberg,  founder of Jellybooks, a reader analytics company based in London, aspire...
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ATG NewsChannel Caught My Eye 2/27/16

Hacking the Library-Publisher Partnership at MIT describes the evolving relationship between the MIT Libraries and the MIT Press. Written by Chris Bourg, and Amy Brand, the respective leaders of thos...
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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...
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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...
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ATG Caught My Eye 7/13/15

HEFCE, Elsevier, the “copy request” button, and the future of open access is a post from Richard Poynder’s OPEN & SHUT blog that examines some possible ramifications of Elsevier’s recently develo...
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High Street vs. the Internet

Happy Monday to you! Here’s an interesting infographic from broadbandwherever exploring the disruptive impact internet-age companies had on more traditional business models: Blockbuster vs. Net...
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ATG Caught My Eye 5/6/15

 Stepping back from sharing is the latest post from Kevin Smith and his Scholarly Communications @Duke blog. It’s a provocative piece in which Kevin takes Elsevier to task “about its new ...
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RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 4/6/15

Fans of “true crime” will be thrilled by this post from the NY Times on March 20th. “Dusting Off a Police Trove of Photographs to Rival Weegee’s”  reports that “many … [crime lab] photos ...
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ATG Caught my Eye 3/18/15

Could An Overdependence on Data Hurt The Book Industry? is a piece from the editors at BookBusiness that raises some interesting questions.  It points out that in this world of big data “some i...
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ATG Caught My Eye 2/26/15

  Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right  is another recent article noting a fascinating phenomena. “Textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student su...
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ATG Caught My Eye 1/29/15

Bookselling in Chicago: Past & Present by Carlos Martinez was brought to our attention by John Riley and since many of us are traveling to the Windy City for ALA Midwinter we thought it might add...

Caught My Eye: More on Swets

We thought we’d share a number of follow-up articles and posts that have both “caught our eye” and have added to the continuing saga of Swets filing for bankruptcy. Enjoy!   &n...