Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 8/11/14

by Katina Strauch As many of you have noticed, we have been having problems with our Charleston Conference website. It’s a long and intricate story but Leah Hinds and Joshua Dickard are working round...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 8/4/14

By Katina Strauch I knew there was a reason I haven’t retired. It’s all the great people that I know that keep on working themselves. Just the other day I got a “hello” from Robin Cutler. She was Rob...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 7/28/14

By Katina Strauch I was devastated to learn that Anne “Angie” Sinkler Whaley Le Clercq died on Thursday, June 19. Angie was a lawyer, librarian, personal friend, colleague, and inspiratio...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 7/14/14

By Katina Strauch Ain’t life grand? Especially for us publishers, vendors, and librarians! Got an email from Bob Rooney about advertising in ATG. I knew I used to know a holly jolly Bob Rooney at Tay...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 7/7/14

By Katina Strauch I learned recently at a town hall meeting with a fire marshall that a swimming pool might help with fire protection if one gets desperate.  Ahem.  I have never wanted a swimming poo...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 6/30/14

Oh Joy! Oh Rapture Unforseen! (with apologies to W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan). Got a lovely email from the even more lovely Colleen Campbell, once at Casalini LIbri now at ITHAKA INTERNATIONAL. ...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 6/23/14

By Katina Strauch Altmetric has certainly been on everyone’s radar lately. Did you know that the multi-talented Sara Rouhi (once at ACS) is now with Altmetric? Sara was with ACS for almost 6 years Wi...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 6/16/14

by Katina Strauch I remember back when I got hired at the College of Charleston, One of my duties as the newly minted Head of Acquisitions was to order French books. I was the first-ever professional...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 6/8/14

By Katina Strauch Well to paraphrase liberally, there is no joy in “horseville” now that California Chrome failed in his Triple Crown attempt on Saturday. We will have to wait another season for anot...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 6/2/14

by Katina Strauch Hot off the presses! Innovative just announced that it has acquired VTLS!! According to the press release “As part of the transition, VTLS flagship products will be re-branded...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 5/26/14

By Katina Strauch Mary Rose Muccie is moving from Director ITHAKA/ JSTOR’s Current Journals Scholarship Program to become Director of Temple University Press and Scholarly Communications Office...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 5/19/14

By Katina Strauch John Riley will leave Busca, Inc. as of June 1, 2014. But he is still voraciously buying books throughout New England and New York for his bookshop and online business Gabriel Books...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 5/12/14

by Katina Strauch LSU has named the bam-zowie Stanley Wilder as the new dean of LSU Libraries. Stanley is currently university librarian at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. He will begin a...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 5/5/14

by Katina Strauch Big news! James Hilton  (Dean of Libraries, Vice Provost for Digital Educational Initiatives, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Professor of Information University of Michigan) has an...