News & Announcements

ATG Newsflash: NISO and NFAIS Announce Plans to Merge

Todd Carpenter reports in Scholarly Kitchen that "Yesterday at the NFAIS Annual Conference, Deanna Marcum, president of the NFAIS Board, and I jointly announced plans that NISO (National Information Standards Organization) and NFAIS (National Federation of Advanced...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 2/14/19

  Register for one of UNC Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science International 2019 Summer Seminars! Join the School of Information and Library Science in London, Prague, or Berlin during summer 2019! Our programs offer students and working...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/11/19

  Bridging the Gap: NASIG & UKSG Working Towards Open Access Conference Proceedings In this press release, the NASIG Blog announces that as part of their vision to  "to improve the distribution of information resources in all formats." NASIG is "taking a step...

ATG News & Announcements 2/8/19

  ARL Comments on Plan S Open Access Implementation Guidelines ARL News reports that in response to a group of European funders, cOAlition S, and their request for public feedback on the implementation  guidelines for  Plan S  — a plan to make full and immediate...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 2/6/19

Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 1 Wednesday, 2/27/2019 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (Eastern) 1:00 PM-2:00 PM (Central) 12:00 PM-1:00 PM (Mountain) 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Pacific) This is part 1 of a two-part series.Digital Preservation: Audiovisual Edition, Part 2is...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/4/19

  Kaetrena Davis Kendrick Named 2019 ACRL Academic/Research Librarian of the Year ACRL Insider reports that "Kaetrena Davis Kendrick, associate librarian at the University of South Carolina-Lancaster Medford Library, is the 2019 Association of College and...

ATG News & Announcements 2/1/19

  IUPUI University Library Prepares to Launch “Books on Demand” Instant Book Ordering System For Faculty, Staff, and Students infoDOCKET reports that "just like you would your own Spotify playlist, you will soon be able to contribute to building the book...

ATG News & Announcements from ALA Midwinter 1/29/19

  The Moment of Lift: Melinda Gates opens Midwinter with stories of empowerment According to American Libraries "Melinda Gates opened her talk at the 2019 American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle January 25 with effusive praise for her...

ATG Conferences, Meeting & Webinars 1/29/19

Library Management Skills Institute to Be Held in Florida March 6–8: Register by February 13 Are you a research library supervisor, department head, team or project leader, or manager interested in developing your awareness, skills, and confidence as a leader and...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/27/19

  How UMass is Making Textbooks More Affordable, and How Students Can Access Them infoDOCKET notes that "aside from purchasing textbooks, a coalition of various members around the UMass community is working to create free education options for students. The...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/21/19

Keeping Up With… Antitrust and Competition Law ACRL Insider reports that "the latest edition of Keeping Up With…, ACRL’s online current awareness publication featuring concise briefs on trends in academic librarianship and higher education, is now available. This...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 1/18/19

  NASIG 2019 - Building Bridges  - JUNE 5-8, 2019 - Pittsburgh, PA Registration for the 2019 NASIG Annual Conference is now open! The 2019 conference will mark a return to Pittsburgh, PA, where the 1999 conference was held. We will be meeting at the Omni William...

ATG News & Announcements 1/16/19

  NISO Launches New Project to Improve Communication Around Content Platform Migrations "The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Voting Members have approved a new project, Recommended Practices Around Content Platform Migrations, to provide a...

Free Webcast: Accessibility & Publishing

Register to Attend Date/Time: Tuesday, January 22, at 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern Presented by: Susan Doerr, Assistant Director, Digital Publishing and Operations Director, University of Minnesota Press Stephane Rosen, Accessibility Specialist, University of Michigan...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/14/19

  Library consortia partner on innovative institutional repository solutions According to Library Technology Guides "the Private Academic Library Network of Indiana is developing collaborative instances of two open-source institutional repository platforms,...

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