RUMORS 9/22/14

by Katina Strauch Have you registered for the Charleston Conference yet? Hurry! It will be here in less than 50 days! If you are looking for a roommate, let us know. We have a brief list of people wh...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 9/15/14

  By Katina Strauch Don’t you love Erin Gallagher’sHot Topics each Friday? We at ATG look forward to them. Last Friday, Erin spent some time praising “the Book” and the fact that indie bookstore...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 9/7/14

By Katina Strauch Heard from the hard-working Matthew Ismail (Central Michigan). Matthew and a couple of his colleagues have been working to create a student-centered marketing campaign in their libr...

RUMORS from the ATG NewsChannel 9-1-14

by Katina Strauch Noticed that Kevin Smith posted an update to the lawsuit between the Social Science History Association (SSHA) and the Duke University Press. The SSHA wanted to terminate its long r...

Rumors from the ATG NewsChannel 8/18/14

By Katina Strauch Was excited to learn that our own Tony Horava (Associate University Librarian (Collections), University of Ottawa) is the recipient of the Ottawa Council  of University Libraries (O...

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...