ATG Book of the Week: Expanding the American Mind

ATG Book of the Week of May 22: Expanding the American Mind: Books and the Popularization of Knowledge By Beth Luey. Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2010. 9781558498167 (cloth). 218 p...

ATG Book of the Week: The Stewart/Colbert Effect

ATG Book of the Week of May 16: The Stewart/Colbert Effect: Essays on the Real Impacts of Fake News Edited by Amarnath Amarasingam. Jefferson, NC: McFarland.9780786458868. 198 pages. With all the dis...

ATG Book of the Week: Charleston Primer for Yankees

ATG Book of the Week of May 2, 2011 Charleston Primer for Yankees: History with a Southern Accent by Skip Johnson. Meeting Street Press, 2010. 69 pages. 9780615405520 Charleston has been consumed ove...

ATG Book of the Week: Opportunity for All

ATG Book of the Week of April 18, 2011 Opportunity for All: How the American Public Benefits from Internet Access at US Libraries. The US Impact Study: A Research Initiative examining the impact of f...

ATG Book of the Week: Information Concepts

Information Concepts: From Books to Cyberspace Identities by Gary Marchionini. Morgan and Claypool, 2010. 9781598299625 (paperback) 9781598299632 (ebook) 91 pages Synthesis Lectures in Information Co...

ATG Book of the Week: In Praise of Copying

ATG Book of the Week March 28, 2011 In Praise of Copying by Marcus Boon. Cambridge, Mass, Harvard University Press, 2010. 285 pages 978-0-674-0478-3-9 I am looking forward to reading this book (in pr...

ATG Book of the Week: The Information

ATG Book of the Week March 21, 2011 THE INFORMATION A History. A Theory. A Flood. by James Gleick Illustrated. 526 pp. Pantheon Books. $29.95. 978-0375423727 More than just a history of bits, Gleick ...

ATG Book of the Week: The Atlas of New Librarianship

The ATG News Channel Book of the Week March 7, 2011 The Atlas of New Librarianship by R. David Lankes. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2011. Copublished with ACRL 408 pages. 78-0262015097 David Lankes ke...

ATG Book of the Week: The Secret Lives of Words

The ATG New Channel Book of the Week of February 28, 2011 The Secret Lives of Words by Paul West. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2000. 0151004668 206 pages. This is a book of words. Words have always fasc...

ATG Book of the Week – Library: An Unquiet History

The ATG News Channel Book of the Week of February 21, 2011 Library: An Unquiet History by Matthew Battles. New York: W.W. Norton, 2003. 0393020290. 245 pages. What an elegant and optimistic book in t...