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 Caught My Eye 7/26/20

Transforming Library Leadership Strategy in a Time of Crisis: Introducing the Special Edition Library Survey 2020 (via Ithaka S+R) by Jennifer K. Frederick reports that a special edition of the Library Survey is being planned. Usually published every three years by...

ATG News & Announcements 7/22/20

JSTOR offers $4 million fee relief for libraries and guarantees revenue for publishers; holds pricing flat through 2023 JSTOR has announced “several additional efforts to assist our community including: $4 million relief for JSTOR and Artstor participating...

ATG News & Announcements 7/17/20

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Says: “The Time is Now for Open Educational Resources” According to infoDOCKET “In recognition and support of the work of academic libraries, centres for teaching and learning, and faculty members...

ATG Job Bank – 7/16/20 – Librarians

Director of the NYU Dibner Library, New York University, Division of Libraries Reporting to the Associate Dean for Research & Research Services, the Director of Dibner Library is a leader in Engineering and related programs in NYU’s Division of Libraries, with a...

ATG News & Announcements 7/16/20

cOAlition S Releases ‘Rights Retention Strategy’ to Safeguard Researchers’ Intellectual Ownership Rights and Suppress Unreasonable Embargo Periods” infoDOCKET reports that “cOAlition S has developed a Rights Retention Strategy, which will empower their...

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