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ATG Hot Topics 9/12/14

By Erin Gallagher Is anyone else experiencing Fall Fever?  You know, that time of year when the months of oppressive heat and nightmarish humidity have crushed us to the point where we’re itching to ...
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ATG Hot Topics 8/22/14   

By Erin Gallagher Those of us in academic and school libraries may be feeling fatigued as this week winds to a close, what with all the back-to-school orientation brouhaha and readying our libraries ...
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ATG Hot Topics 8/8/14 

by Erin Gallagher  It’s a week of open letters and manifestos!  The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) joined a bevy of other organizations in penning a letter to the International Associa...
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ATG Hot Topics of the Week 8/1/14

By Erin Gallagher I’ve been on quite a hiatus, trekking around Hawaii and Iceland for the past few weeks (volcanic island summer, apparently), but now I’m plugged in and back in business.  One thing ...

ATG Hot Topics 6/20/14

By Erin Gallagher Tomorrow is officially the first day of summer, though for those of us in central Florida, that day came long, long before June 21st of this year.  Here are examples of how people a...

ATG Hot Topics 6/13/14

by Erin Gallagher Hot Topics—HathiTrust Edition For the first time since 1919, we will see a full moon tonight on Friday, June 13th.  Whether your interest is superstitious or merely astronomical, yo...

ATG Hot Topics 6/6/14

By Erin Gallagher I’ve been hard-pressed this week to find topics hotter than the ongoing Amazon debacle.  This all came to a head when customers and authors noticed a change in the “ship by” date fo...

Hot Topics – the NASIG Edition

By Erin Gallagher Hot indeed!  I broke down and turned on my air conditioning this week, and thus I begrudgingly usher in another central Florida summer. Did anyone else attend the NASIG conference i...

ATG Hot Topics 4/25/14

By Erin Gallagher If you work at an academic library, you may be experiencing what I call Associative Spring Fever, in which the students’ desire to get the heck out of Dodge transfers to you.  Fortu...

ATG Hot Topics 4/18/14

by Erin Gallagher Is everyone enjoying some lovely spring weather out there?  I hope those of you living in the zones of the polar vortices are starting to thaw.  This week we said goodbye to Nobel P...