In this post, Publishers Weekly highlights “some of New England’s most creative and vibrant publishing programs” focusing on Brandeis University Press, MIT Press and Harvard Business Review Press…
Publishers Weekly also reports the release of “forthcoming narratives about businesses new and old that offer a window onto each company’s history as well as the social and economic contexts out of which they arose and which they in turn have influenced…”
According to infoDOCKET “CORE Discovery helps users find freely accessible copies of research papers that might be behind a paywall on the publisher’s website. It is backed by our huge dataset of millions of full text open access papers as well as content from widely used external services…”
infoDOCKET also reports that “A public consultation has begun to gather comments on the draft National Library of Scotland strategy for 2020-2025. The National Library sets out its aims in a consultation document which outlines how the organisation sees itself looking in 2025…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- UNESCO Open Educational Resources (OER) Recommendation Unanimously Adopted by 193 UNESCO Member States
- New From the Canadian Association of Research Libraries: “Final Report of the Survey on Digital Preservation Capacity and Needs at Canadian Memory Institutions, 2017-2018;
- Summary Report available: “Interoperability of Metadata Standards in Cross-Domain Science, Health, and Social Science Applications II
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.