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ATG Quirkies: Tolkien the Visual Artist

J.R.R. Tolkien Exhibit Opening in New York Is the “Largest in Generations”  Tolkien admirers are probably still standing in lines around the Morgan Library & Museum in New York to get a glimpse of the many treasures that are part of this exhibit. Tolkien: Maker of...

ATG Job Bank 4/19/19 – Publishing

  Director Journals - Walter De Gruyter, Inc. "Our Publishing |Journals department coordinates the publication of high-quality research journals. As the Director Journals, you will be responsible for several Journal Publishers and the strategic development of a...

If Rumors were Horses 4/19/19

By Katina Strauch Hot off the Press from the awesome Mary Ann Liebert. It has been ages since Mary Ann and I have touched bases! But we did talk yesterday and what exciting news! Bob Vrooman has just joined Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., in the newly-created position...

ATG Quirkies: You Too Could Be A Da Vinci

Good News for all of the aspiring Leonardos out there. The fad for adult coloring books is far from over. And this post discusses how New York Academy of Medicine Library, in a highly creative response, started a "new initiative called Color Our Collections Week."...

ATG Quirkies: The Other Columbus Encircled the World of Learning

Here is a post from The Guardian that highlights an "extraordinary' 500-year-old library catalogue revealing books lost to time." And what makes it even more fascinating, the catalogue  "contains more than 2,000 pages and summaries from the library of Hernando Colón,...

ATG Quirkies: Keep on Truckin’ Readers

At last, a book shop that offers discounts to "truckies" who like to read. Recognizing that big rig truck drivers like to read too, "book shop and book exchange owner Di Zelcestor-Colistor is offering a 50 per cent discount to all bookworm "truckies" who stop in at...

If Rumors were Horses 4-12-19

By Katina Strauch I was interested in a post by Kent Anderson “Are We Gradually Being Erased?’ on his new online newsletter – The Geyser — Hot Takes & Deep Thinking on the Info Economy. It’s about the lack of tangible records of our experiences and how that may...

ATG Quirkies: It’s Edible Books Time of Year

Check out these tasty samples from the International Edible Book Gallery And don't forget to go to each year to see participants books, this gallery is just an appetizer. (Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

ATG Job Bank 4/3/19 – Publishing

  Associate Account Manager  - Copyright Clearance Center Danvers, MA "The Associate Account Manager will provide account management for a named list of key Rightsholders. The position will interact externally with multiple levels (including senior management...

ATG Quirkies: Bookseller in Paradise

According to this post in the Irish Times "the four flights, two buses and a stressful late-night journey by speedboat" were just the beginning of Aimée Johnson's adventure.      Aimée was starting the kind of job most librarians can only dream about. She was...

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