ATG News & Announcements 2/5/20

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C&RL News – February 2020

ACRL Insider reports that “the February 2020 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. Leading off the issue, Abigail Goben and Robert J. Sandusky discuss the risks and opportunities of “Open data repositories in this month’s Scholarly Communication column…”

Schomburg Center/NYPL: “Archives of Groundbreaking Writers, Actors, Filmmakers, and Activists Maya Angelou, Ruby Dee & Ossie Davis, Ann Petry, Kathleen Collins, and Gertrude Hadley Jeannette, All Available for Research”

According ot infoDOCKET “The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is pleased to announce the latest milestones in its ongoing “Home to Harlem” initiative, which highlights materials and collections that tell the stories of those with a personal and cultural connection to the Black cultural capital…”

Gale Wins 2020 Dartmouth Medal and Named to RUSA Outstanding Reference Source List

Gale, a Cengage company, is thrilled to announce that the Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History has been awarded the 2020 Dartmouth Medal for excellence in reference. Additionally, Disability Experiences: Memoirs, Autobiographies, and Other Personal Narratives received an honorable mention.

SAGE signing a transformative agreement with Sweden’s Bibsam Consortium

Library Technology Guides reports that “SAGE Publishing is signing a new open access publishing agreement with Bibsam Consortium, serving 42 of the member institutions including universities, university colleges, and government funded research institutions…”

India’s Fight Against Predatory Journals: An Interview with Professor Bhushan Patwardhan

Scholarly Kitchen features an interview with Bhushan Patwardhan, Vice Chairman of India’s University Grants Commission, discussing strategies that are being employed to combat predatory publishing.

London Book Fair Announces an ‘Audio HQ’ Area and Conference

According to Publishing Perspectives “A March 10 half-day ‘Audio HQ’ conference will open London Book Fair in the show’s new audio-specific exhibition area at Olympia London.


Texas Digital Library 2019 Impact Report Released

The Grantsville City Library goes live on Koha with ByWater

Phaidon Acquires the Monacelli Press

Koch Industries agrees to acquire all of Infor

AAP November 2019 Stats Show Weak Sales

International Bestsellers, January 2020

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