ATG News & Announcements 12/13/19

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California State University System Renegotiating Contract with Elsevier

infoDOCKET notes that “Sacramento State and the California State University system are currently in ongoing negotiations with Elsevier, a scholarly journal publishing company that licenses the ScienceDirect database to the CSU.

The CSU’s current contract with Elsevier terminates at the end of the year.

Now Available: Video and Slide Presentations From the United Nations Open Science Conference “Towards Global Open Science: Core Enabler of the UN 2030 Agenda”

infoDOCKET also reports that the video and slid presentations from the The UN Open Science Conference that took place on November 19, 2019 at UN HQ in New York City, are now online.

Scholastica announces automated Crossref DOI registration for publishing platform users

According to this press release Scholastica, a peer review and publishing platform for academic journals, announced today that journals using Scholastica for open access publishing can now set up automated DOI registration and metadata deposits via Crossref…”

DPLA cultural artifacts coming to Wikipedia through new collaboration with Wikimedia Foundation

Library Technology Guides reports that “In an effort to make artifacts from cultural heritage institutions more accessible to all, Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), the national aggregator of digital heritage collections, and the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects, are collaborating to incorporate DPLA’s cultural artifacts into Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.

MIT: Design for the Hayden Library Renovation Takes Shape

infoDOCKET also reports that “The MIT Libraries, working with Kennedy & Violich Architecture (KVA), have developed the design for the upcoming Hayden Library renovation. As seen in architectural concept renderings, the new design accommodates the library’s multiple uses with dynamic areas for collaboration, research, and community-building, as well as quiet study.

CCC unveils new content integration solution – RightFind Navigate

According to KnowledgeSpeak “the Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), … has announced the launch of RightFind® Navigate for researchers to find relevant content more quickly and easily through contextualised discovery, machine learning, and smart data.


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