Tom Gilson

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.


Articles by Tom Gilson

ATG News & Announcements 9/5/20

2020 Library Design Showcase American Libraries has published its annual celebration of new and renovated libraries. Their “2020 Library Design Showcase” celebrates “shining examples of architectural innovation—completed before the COVID-19...

ATG News & Announcements 9/2/20

Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries Must Reduce Collection Expenditures by $500,000 in FY 2021 and $500,000 in FY 2022 infoDOCKET reports that “to manage anticipated budget cuts, VCU Libraries is planning to cancel subscriptions to some journals and...

ATG News & Announcements 8/28/20

IOP Publishing’s Peer Review Motivation Report 2020 Finds a “Continued Global Imbalance in Distribution of Peer Review” According to infoDOCKET “A new global peer review study from IOP Publishing has found that the imbalance in the distribution of peer review...

ATG News & Announcements 8/26/20

Project MUSE Launches MUSE in Focus: Commemorating the 19th Amendment MUSE ALERT  reports that “in its continuing effort to provide context and share relevant content related to current issues, Project MUSE launches a new MUSE in Focus on its...

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