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ATG News You Need to Start the Week: 9/21/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week: 9/21/20

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020; A Selection of Video Interviews and Lectures This link provided by infoDOCKET provides access to selected videos featuring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stretching 33 years from 1986 through 2019. The post also has a link to more...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 9/19/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 9/19/20

2020 Library of Congress National Book Festival: Celebrating American Ingenuity The 2020 Library of Congress National Book Festival will celebrate its 20th birthday this year! And, for the first time in its history, the event will be completely virtual. Join us next...

ATG News & Announcements 9/17/20

ATG News & Announcements 9/17/20

Budget Reduction Announcement From University of Miami Libraries Citing the University of Miami, infoDOCKET notes that their overall collections funding "remains strong, however a university-mandated budget reduction requires the Libraries to strategically reduce and...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 9/17/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 9/17/20

Increasing transparency and trust in preprints: Steps journals can take [Free Webinar] Date: Thursday the 24th of September at 2:30 PM GMT / 10:30 AM EDT "What steps can academic journals take to help scholars and the general public (especially the mainstream media)...

Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Scholarship 2020

Cynthia Graham Hurd Memorial Scholarship 2020

Springer Nature is proud to honor the legacy of Cynthia Graham Hurd by sponsoring an annual scholarship for library employees to attend the virtual Charleston Conference.  Cynthia Graham Hurd was a librarian for over 31 years in Charleston public...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 9/14/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 9/14/20

Ontario College Libraries release RFP for a collaborative Library Services Platform Library Technology Guides reports that "College Libraries Ontario (CLO) and the Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS) are pleased to announce the release of a Request for Proposal...

ATG Conferences, Meeting, and Webinars 9/12/20

ATG Conferences, Meeting, and Webinars 9/12/20

September 14 Open Teleconference: KBART (Knowledge Bases And Related Tools) Our first fall NISO open teleconference session will be this coming Monday, September 14th at 3:00 PM Eastern time. The call is open to everyone! and our topic will be will be KBART...

ATG News & Announcements 9/10/20

ATG News & Announcements 9/10/20

Library Seeks Pictures of Pandemic Experiences According to the Library of Congress Blog "The Library is collaborating with the photo-sharing site Flickr to significantly expand our documentation of American experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 9/9/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 9/9/20

Creating a Strategic Library Communication Plan to Convey the Library's Value and Values (ALCTS webinar) Date: Wednesday, 9/16/2020 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) A coordinated and strategic...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 9/8/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 9/8/20

New Data: OECD Releases “Education at a Glance 2020” & “The Impact of COVID-19 on Education” According to infoDOCKET "The 2020 edition of our Education at a Glance report provides a comprehensive overview of education systems in OECD member and partner countries,...

ATG News & Announcements 9/5/20

ATG News & Announcements 9/5/20

2020 Library Design Showcase American Libraries has published its annual celebration of new and renovated libraries. Their "2020 Library Design Showcase" celebrates "shining examples of architectural innovation—completed before the COVID-19 pandemic—address user...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 9/3/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 9/3/20

Demonstrating the Return On Investment: The Library’s Role and Contribution (NISO Webinar)Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (Eastern Time) Assessment practices can be used by libraries to demonstrate to administrators and key decision-makers the return...

ATG News & Announcements 9/2/20

ATG News & Announcements 9/2/20

Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries Must Reduce Collection Expenditures by $500,000 in FY 2021 and $500,000 in FY 2022 infoDOCKET reports that "to manage anticipated budget cuts, VCU Libraries is planning to cancel subscriptions to some journals and databases...

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