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ATG Job Bank 5/20/19 – Publishing

  Editor in Chief - The Union Paris, The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union) is "looking for an experienced scientist and editor to join us as Editor-in- Chief for The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease...

ATG Quirkies: How to buy a book that isn’t even finished yet

The article "Book meets e-book in 'Final Jeopardy: Man vs. Machine' appeared a few years ago but it still tells a very modern story about book publishing.   Author Carolyn Kellogg makes it clear that twenty-first century readers don't have to wait to get their...

ATG Job Bank 5/13/19 – Libraries

  Head of Collection Services, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon The University of Portland, Clark Library invites a dynamic, creative librarian to lead its Collection Services program, including management of acquisitions, serials, cataloging, and digital...

ATG Job Bank 5/10/19 – Publishing

  Senior Editor  Emerald Publishing – Boston, MA   "The Senior Editor is a role model for Emerald’s content capabilities, with strong networks, credibility and reach into the subject communities that Emerald serves. The role will involve: managing editorial...

ATG Quirkies: A tiny library on both sides of the border

Here's your chance to "meet the only library in the world that operates in two countries at once." Straddling the US-Canadian border between Derby Line, Vermont, and Stanstead, Quebec, the Haskell Free Library and Opera House "continues to serve both Vermonters and...

If Rumors were Horses 5/9/19

By Katina Strauch Big news! McGraw-Hill and Cengage have entered into a definitive agreement to combine in an all-stock merger on equal terms. The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, will bring together two...

ATG Quirkies: When It’s Tea Time

Admirers of Lewis Carroll (and maybe even some Patriots fans) will be delighted by the new Alice in Wonderland-themed cafe and tearoom at Gillette stadium's Patriot Place.       Patrons can order "Boston creme domes, miniature carrot cakes and a variety of...

ATG Quirkies: Who Owns Our Memories?

The answer won't come as a surprise. It's Facebook, of course! At least according to Carl Ohman, researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, Digital Ethics Laboratory  Mr. Ohman and his colleagues at the Oxford Internet Institute conducted a study that claims "the...

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