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Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Scholarship 2020

Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Scholarship 2020

Springer Nature is proud to honor the legacy of Cynthia Graham Hurd by sponsoring an annual scholarship for library employees to attend the virtual Charleston Conference.  Cynthia Graham Hurd was a librarian for over 31 years in Charleston public...

ATG Job Bank – Librarians – 9/15/20

ATG Job Bank – Librarians – 9/15/20

4 Job Openings at the National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is pleased to announce four exciting employment opportunities for exceptional candidates to serve as Unit Heads in the...

ATG Caught My Eye 9/10/20

ATG Caught My Eye 9/10/20

IOP Moves to Universal Double-blind Peer Review: An Interview with Kim Eggleton is a Scholarly Kitchen post in which Rick Anderson interviews Kim Eggleton of the Institute of Physics (IOP). The interview focuses on the publisher's recently announced move to "100%...

ATG Quirkies: Fake Miracle Cures

ATG Quirkies: Fake Miracle Cures

Jessica Leigh Hester, a staff writer at Atlas Obscura reports on a new exhibit at the Newberry library touching on the history of guaiacum treatments. DAVID J. STANG / CC BY-SA 4.0 Why an exhibit focused on treatments drawn from the wood of a guaiacum tree? Well, it...

ATG: The Podcast- Episode 093: Sami Benchekroun Interview

ATG: The Podcast- Episode 093: Sami Benchekroun Interview

This week’s episode features an interview and conversation between Leah Hinds, Executive Director of the Charleston Conference; Tom Gilson, Associate Editor of Against the Grain, and Sami Benchekroun, Co-Founder and CEO of Morressier. Sami has over ten...

ATG Job Bank – 8/30/20 – Librarians

ATG Job Bank – 8/30/20 – Librarians

Associate University Librarian for Collections Services - Brigham Young University, Provo, UT "The Associate University Librarian for Collections Services is a member of the senior administrative leadership team of the Harold B. Lee Library at Brigham Young...

ATG Quirkies: Can Dogs Make us Better Writers?

ATG Quirkies: Can Dogs Make us Better Writers?

According to Anna Bruno in this post on Literary Hub the answer is a definite yes! In fact, Ms Bruno expands her argument by providing examples of how dogs "make humans more human" and proves her point by cites her own experiences, as well as referring to a few of her...

ATG! The Podcast- Episode 092: Tommy Doyle Interview

ATG! The Podcast- Episode 092: Tommy Doyle Interview

Today we talk with Tommy Doyle, a strategist and executive who specializes in bringing innovation and growth to information and data businesses. Tommy has a degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford and an MBA from the global business educator INSEAD...

Sad News from Against the Grain

Sad News from Against the Grain

By: Katina Strauch The Late Bill Hannay On Monday, Bruce and I got a call from Donna Hannay. She asked that we both be together. Optimist that I am, I figured that Bill had won some big award. No! Donna said very calmly that Bill Hannay had died. August 11, 2020, the...

Paws Encouraged Profiles-The Rumors Blog-Guest Post

Paws Encouraged Profiles-The Rumors Blog-Guest Post

By: Ramune K. Kubilius, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University Pet’s Name (and Owner’s Name): Anonymous 1 (white dog), Anonymous 2 (white and brown dog), Anonymous 3 (brown and white dog), aka "Dogs from the Neighborhood" Pet’s Job Title: Walkers...

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