News & Announcements

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 4/22/19

New collaborative effort to develop a national digital ebooks platform for libraries announced Library Technology Guides reports that "the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), The New York Public Library (NYPL), and LYRASIS are pleased to announce a new...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 4/22/19

  ACRL Presents – “Exhibition Preservation Checklist: Caring for Your Collections on Display” (4/22/19) Join ACRL for a free ACRL Presents webcast as we celebrate Preservation Week! The webcast, “Exhibition Preservation Checklist: Caring for Your Collections on...

Early Bird Deadline April 19: SSP Annual Meeting

Shaping the New Status Quo: Global Perspectives in Scholarly Publishing Join us for the 2019 SSP Annual Meeting in San Diego, California! Early Bird Deadline is April 19, 2019. And don't miss this pre-meeting seminar: Charleston Trendspotting Initiative: Forecasting...

Call for Papers Now Open: 2019 Charleston Conference

Submit your proposal now for the 39th Annual Charleston Conference November 4 – 8, 2019 “The time has come… to talk of many things!” Do you have ideas, challenges, solutions, or information to share? We’re seeking proposals on topics related to collection development...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 4/15/19

  Indiana University Herbarium Completes Massive Plant Digitization Project According to infoDOCKET "Indiana University has completed work to make publicly available its collection of more than 160,000 preserved plant specimens, including over 72,000 specimens...

ATG News & Announcements 4/13/19

  Julius C. Jefferson Jr. Elected ALA President (2020–2021); Maggie Farrell Elected ALA Treasurer (2019-2022) According to infoDOCKET, "Julius C. Jefferson Jr., section head of the Congressional Research Service at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., has...

ATG Conferences, Meeting & Webinars 4/9/19

  Shaping the New Status Quo: Global Perspectives in Scholarly Publishing: SSP 41st Annual Meeting May 29-31, 2019  Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina San Diego, CA USA Early Bird Deadline is April 19, 2019! The Society for Scholarly Publishing heads back to the...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 4/8/19

    OCLC Research Experts Present Several Sessions at ACRL 2019 OCLC reports that "with the conference just up the road from OCLC’s US headquarters, OCLC Research will have a robust presence at the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) 2019...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 4/8/19

  Kaleidoscope Program Call for Applications—Deadline May 15 According to ARL News "the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is accepting applications for the 2019–2021 cohort of the Kaleidoscope Program. Formerly known as the Initiative to Recruit a Diverse...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 4/5/19

  ALPSP Annual Conference & Awards 2019 Dates: 11-13 September Location: Beaumont Estate, Old Windsor, UK #alpsp19 Don't miss out on our early bird rates ... Three core themes announced: - Open research and transparency - Business models & innovation -...

ATG News & Announcements 4/4/19

  A Public Record at Risk: The Dire State of News Archiving in the Digital Age The Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism has published this report that "explores archiving practices and policies across newspapers,...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 4/2/19

  University Publishers to gather in Detroit for 2019 Annual Meeting KnowledgeSpeak reports that "at this summer's Annual Meeting, the Association of University Presses will reflect its members' continuing commitment to cultivating diversity in all its forms....

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 4/1/19

  Apply to Become a Presenter for the ACRL RoadShow “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” According to ACRL Insider "ACRL is accepting applications from prospective new presenters to join the presenter team for the Scholarly Communication:...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 3/29/19

  University of Nevada, Reno Libraries Using Virtual Reality Technology to Preserve the Past infoDOCKET reports that "TEDxUniversityofNevada, an independently organized event, recently took place, and featured 22 talks and performances, all with big ideas worth...

ATG News & Announcements 3/29/19

Librarian of Congress Appoints Karyn Temple Register of Copyrights According to the press release "Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden has announced her selection of Karyn A. Temple to serve as the 13th Register of Copyrights. Temple has been Acting Register of...

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