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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People in the News 4/15/14

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Sheehan Appointed RBM Editor

According to ALA News “the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has named Jennifer K. Sheehan as the next editor of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage (RBM). Sheehan is currently a member of the RBM editorial board and brings in-depth knowledge [...]

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The Charleston Conference is pleased to announce that our 2014 Call for Papers and Call for Preconferences forms are now open.  The 2014 Charleston Conference will be held November 5-8 in beautiful historic downtown Charleston, SC.  The 34th annual conference on Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition will  have the theme “The Importance of Being Earnest.”

The deadline to submit [...]

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Professional Growth and Development Opportunities from:

RUSA ALCTS Semantic Web in Libraries Assn. of American Publishers

 Outreach Books Clubs: Venturing Outside the Library Walls

Thursday, April 17, 2014 – 2:00 PM CST.

The webinar will assist librarians and support staff in academic, school, or public library settings in understanding the pros [...]

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More online Americans say they’ve experienced a personal data breach; ProQuest offers the Roger K. Summit Scholarship; Florida Poly Library to Be a digital resource; E-lending trial leads to click-through sales; The Harvard Library is Adopting Ex Libris Primo as Discovery System; HathiTrust Research Center announces recipients of prototyping project awards; Blackwell’s Learning launches this [...]

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Title: Publishing for Profit: Successful Bottom-Line Management for Book Publishers  (5 ed.)
Author:  Thomas Woll, Foreword by Dominique Raccah Paperback: ISBN: 9781613749739;  $26.95; also available in EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF Imprint: Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2014

 

Publishing in the 21st century is a rapidly changing business, and this highly readable [...]

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