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ATG: If Rumors were Horses – 3/29/19

By Katina Strauch Just learned that the awesome Sara Rouhi is moving to PLOS. Sara is excited about new beginnings, and she says it’s been an honor and a privilege to work at Altmetric and Digital Science. She sends thanks to Heidi Becker, Bo Alroe, Catherine...

ATG Quirkies: Molto Staccato and Pizzicato: The Music Typewriter

Spend some time exploring this Rare Vintage Typewriter from the 1950s. It Lets You Type Sheet Music! This post from the MY MODERN MET website highlights perhaps one of the coolest machines ever invented to help print music: the Keaton Music Typewriter. With an...

ATG Job Bank 3/26/19 – Librarians

  Head of Acquisitions - Tisch Library  - Tufts University Medford, MA   "Tufts University seeks an ... leader to join the Tisch Library team. The Resource Management and Repository Services Department (RMRS) supports the creation, management, and preservation of...

ATG Quirkies: Books & Beer: Reading In Pubs

In this fun post, Kieran Devlin answers a key cultural question for his fellow Brits: Why is reading in the pub so enjoyable?    And not only is it enjoyable. Mr.Devlin claims that "the humble boozer has long had an important place in literature from literary pub...

ATG Job Bank 3/20/19 – Librarians

  Collection Management and Assessment Librarian, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY "The University of Wyoming Libraries seeks applicants for a Collection Development and Assessment Librarian.  This position provides expertise and leadership for building and...

ATG Quirkies: The Beat Goes On

In this post, Dwight Garner, a book critic for The NY Times, provides an engaging visitor's guide to Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s Enduring San Francisco Mr Garner first notes that "the writer and bookstore founder’s upcoming 100th birthday is the perfect reason to take a...

ATG Job Bank – 3/18/19 – Publishing

  Editor/Publisher, Booklist -  American Library Association   "Reporting to the Associate Executive Director, ALA Publishing, the Editor/Publisher of this prestigious imprint will direct the editorial and content development, and the advertising, marketing, and...

ATG: If Rumors were Horses 3/15/19

By Katina Strauch   Bernard F. Reilly is President of the Center for Research Libraries. He has written and spoken widely on issues surrounding the integrity and survival of critical documentation and evidence.  Since 2001 he has led the growth and expansion of...

ATG Quirkies: Love Letters to the Grand Canyon

If you were listening to "All things Considered" a couple of weeks ago, you probably heard about the Hikers Who were Composing Love Notes To The Grand Canyon    NPR reports that "for three days at the end of 2017 and early 2018, a number of visitors to the Grand...

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