ATG Hot Topics 4/18/14

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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 Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, master of combining the [...]

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ATG Caught My Eye 4/17/14

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Marshall Breeding’s Library Systems Report 2014 was just posted by American Libraries.  In it Marshall offers a highly informed, thoroughly researched, and comprehensive report on a library technology industry that “saw sharp competition in 2013.” He starts with his overall impressions and goes on to discuss the current state of the [...]

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New Agreement between EBSCO and NewsBank; Five university presses select Ingram’s CoreSource for digital asset management and distribution;  Harvard Business Review Press e-Books Now Available; Goodreads launches add Amazon books feature; and Udacity will no longer offer free certificates.

New Agreement between EBSCO and NewsBank Adds Readex Content to EBSCO Discovery [...]

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News & Announcements 4/17/14

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Penn State awarded Mellon Grant to study personal scholarly archiving; British Academy report offers new evidence about impact of open access journal publishing; Alexander Street Press signs agreement with Jisc; Wiley signs definitive agreement to acquire CrossKnowledge; Atypon Systems acquires Metapress from EBSCO; OCLC and Ingram help libraries manage e-book collections;

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Name: David S. Hills Title: Science and Engineering Collection Development Librarian
Email: dshills@gwu.edu
Organization: The George Washington University
Website: http://library.gwu.edu

 

Born and Lived: I was born in Salt Lake City, Utah.

I lived in Salt Lake City, Utah; Huntsville, Alabama; Ann Arbor, Michigan; [...]

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News & Announcements 4/15/14

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Gale announces winners of “Libraries Are Beautiful” photo contest; Outside the Lines launches September 2014; New advanced eCourse: Web Design and Development; Thomson Reuters collaborates with Cornell University’s Emerging Markets Institute; Print publishers net several Webby Award nominations; Allegations of paid editing to Wikipedia; New online digital collection offers access to UNC Library Extension [...]

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