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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...
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Caught My Eye 6/17/14

Frustrated Scholar Creates New Way to Fund and Publish Academic Work  recounts the experience of Tim Petersen, a postdoctoral fellow in biology at Harvard University. He became disillusioned with the...