Accounts from ALA Annual, Washington, D.C. June 20–25, 2019 – ATG Caught My Eye:

  After a nine year hiatus, the American Library Association once again convened its annual conference in the nation's capital.  The 2019 annual was held in Washington, D.C. on June 20-25 and drew an enthusiastic contingent of librarians, publishers and vendors...

Charleston Fast Pitch Competition Now Accepting Proposals

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OPEN SCIENCE, PART 1:  THE FUTURE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IS HERE & IT’S OPEN – ATG Original

by Nancy K. Herther   In a 2016 article, Daniel Saraga of the Swiss National Science Foundation explained the goal of Open Science as “to break the shackles that fetter the individual elements of the scientific production process – from the formation of...

ATG Newsflash: The Wiley Librarian Scholarship Award to the 2019 Charleston Library Conference is now Available!

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ATG Interviews Henry Owino, Manager Collection Acquisition Services Qatar National Library (QNL)

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Accounts from ALA Annual, Washington, D.C. June 20–25, 2019 – ATG Caught My Eye:

  After a nine year hiatus, the American Library Association once again convened its annual...

Charleston Fast Pitch Competition Now Accepting Proposals

Call for Proposals Now Open! Application deadline is September 16. Submit your proposal or...

OPEN SCIENCE, PART 1:  THE FUTURE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IS HERE & IT’S OPEN – ATG Original

by Nancy K. Herther   In a 2016 article, Daniel Saraga of the Swiss National Science...

ATG Newsflash: The Wiley Librarian Scholarship Award to the 2019 Charleston Library Conference is now Available!

Applications are now being accepted for the Wiley Librarian Scholarship Award to the 2019...

ATG Interviews Henry Owino, Manager Collection Acquisition Services Qatar National Library (QNL)

Interview With Henry Owino, Manager Collection Acquisition Services Qatar National Library (QNL)...

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