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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...

Creating a Culture of Use: An ATG Hot Topic

By Katrina Spencer   The Dilemma What you should first know about me before launching on this reading journey is that I hardly do anything in half measures, a blessing and a curse; I’m a glutton for various types of novelty and variety; My favorite part of my work is...

ATG Quirkies: A Real Book of Fakes

If you're fascinated by the world of literary forgeries and hoaxes here's a post that might pique your interest. It's from the Philobiblos blog and it discusses a couple of "companion" titles that we think you may find intriguing: Arthur Freeman, Bibliotheca Fictiva:...

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."...

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