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ATG News & Announcements 8/12/20

ATG News & Announcements 8/12/20

ALA Applauds the ACCESS the Internet Act Information Today notes that ALA has shared that "U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the bipartisan Accelerating Connected Care and Education Support Services on the Internet Act (ACCESS the...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 8/10/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 8/10/20

ARL Fall Forum to Explore Leading Libraries toward Anti-racism in a Changing World Registration is open for the ARL Fall Forum 2020, to be hosted virtually by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) on Thursday, October 8. The theme of this year’s Fall Forum...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 8/10/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 8/10/20

OER: University of Alberta Leads Project to Open Access to Digital Learning Across Alberta (Open Education Alberta) According to infoDOCKET "A new collaboration between University of Alberta Libraries and other post-secondary institutions across Alberta is providing...

ATG News & Announcements 8/7/20

ATG News & Announcements 8/7/20

NISO launches its strategic plan for July 2020 – 2023, focuses on four key themes KnowledgeSpeak reports that "The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has launched its strategic plan for July 2020 - 2023, which focuses on four key themes: Diversity and...

ATG News & Announcements 8/5/20

ATG News & Announcements 8/5/20

Research with UK publishing leaders reveals the dramatic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on all aspects of UK publishing. According to this press release from Maverick Publishing Specialists "research conducted with publishing leadership during the first stages of...

ATG Conferences, Meeting and Webinars 8/5/20

ATG Conferences, Meeting and Webinars 8/5/20

Call for Papers: Medical Heritage Library Conference 2020  Date: Friday, November 13, 2020 The Medical Heritage Library is hosting an online conference to celebrate a decade of digitizing primary resources in the history of medicine on Friday November 13, 2020.  The...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 8/3/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 8/3/20

Panelist Discussion: Disseminating Peer Reviewed Content in a New Era Time: Aug 12, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) Description: How are institutions disseminating peer reviewed content? How is content dissemination being impacted in the COVID-19...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 8/3/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 8/3/20

Book Publishing Revenues Up Slightly to $25.93 Billion in 2019, AAP Releases StatShot Annual Report According to infoDOCKET "the Association of American Publishers (AAP) released the StatShot Annual report for Calendar Year 2019, estimating that the U.S. book...

ATG News & Announcements 7/31/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/31/20

Harvard’s Houghton Library is Pausing All Digital Projects During 2020‒21 Academic Year to Focus Solely on Building a Digital Collection Related to Black American History According to infoDOCKET "... for the 2020‒21 academic year, Houghton will pause all digital...

ATG News & Announcements 7/29/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/29/20

DPLA Works on Black Women's Suffrage Collection Information Today reports that "The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) joined forces with five libraries and archives to help with its national Black women's suffrage collection, announced in November 2019. The...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 7/28/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 7/28/20

Equity in Action: Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture (an LJ Online Course) In this multifaceted online course, you’ll complete work to ensure that your collections, programs, services, and staff culture are diverse, equitable, and inclusive—with personal coaching...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/27/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/27/20

UNCG launches effort to document local Black Lives Matter protests According to UNCG News "... For educators, researchers, and archivists, the surge of local and national activism has posed several important questions: Who is documenting this activism? How are we...

ATG News & Announcements 7/22/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/22/20

JSTOR offers $4 million fee relief for libraries and guarantees revenue for publishers; holds pricing flat through 2023 JSTOR has announced "several additional efforts to assist our community including: $4 million relief for JSTOR and Artstor participating...

ATG Conference, Meetings & Webinars 7/21/20

ATG Conference, Meetings & Webinars 7/21/20

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Metadata Session 4: August 17 – September 25 This six-week course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of metadata, including: Similarities and differences between cataloging and metadataDescriptive, technical, and...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/20/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/20/20

100 libraries will loan out over 1 million ebooks in 2020 According to Good e-Reader "over 105 libraries in Canada, the USA, Europe and Australia are on pace to loan out over 1 million ebooks in 2020. Digital circulation has consistently grown each year, but thus...

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