News & Announcements

ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 8/21/19

Call for Proposals, LITA @ ALA Annual 2020 Location: Chicago, IL, June 25-30, 2020 Deadline: September 10, 2019 Acceptances will be sent out in mid-December 2019 We encourage the submission of innovative and creative proposals for the 2020 Annual American...

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

  Report: Australian Libraries Join Forces to Build National Digital Collection (NED) According to infoDOCKET The Australian national, state and territory libraries have "joined forces to launch one giant national digital collection of Australian publications....

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 8/19/19

  ALCTS Upcoming Collections Webinars Date Topic Presented By October 2 Special Collections Cataloging: Maps Carolyn Hansen October 16 to October 30 A Compass for the Digital Frontier Frances Harrell   Stanford Libraries Will Host “Fantastic Futures 2019: AI...

ATG News & Announcements 8/17/19

  CDL joins 11 partner libraries, the Library Publishing Coalition and Educopia on grant to study library publishing workflows According to KnowledgeSpeak, "the California Digital Library, along with 11 partner libraries, has announced a partnership with Educopia...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 8/17/19

  NISO Virtual Conference, From Submission to Publication: Creating and Conveying Quality Wednesday, August 21, 12:00pm – 4:00 pm (Eastern) One on-going concern in scholarly communication has to do with publication time lags and ultimately, any delays to research...

ATG News & Announcements 8/15/19

  IGI Global's Free Content Journal Article for the Month of August According to this press release, IGI Global’s free content journal article for the month of August is now available. It is written by Prof. Yong Tang (Peking University Library, Beijing Shi,...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 8/12/19

  UC faculty urges Elsevier to restart negotiations KnowledgeSpeak reports that "A group of prominent University of California faculty will step away from the editorial boards of scientific journals published by Elsevier until the publishing giant agrees to...

ATG News & Announcements 8/7/19

  Barnes and Noble has been officially sold Good eReader reports that "Barnes and Noble has officially announced they have been fully acquired by Elliott, the same Hedge Fund that owns the largest bookseller in the UK, Waterstones. Barnes & Noble serves 627...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 8/5/19

Research Projects: “Making the Most Out of Makerspaces: UMass Amherst, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), and the University of Nevada-Reno, Libraries Awarded National Leadership Project Grant” infoDOCKET reports that " The UMass Amherst Libraries, along with the...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 8/2/19

  ARL-CNI Fall Forum to Explore Research Libraries as Catalytic Leaders in a Society in Constant Flux Registration is open for the 2019 Fall Forum, to be hosted by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) on...

ATG News & Announcements 8/2/19

  SILLVR Pilot for Streaming Video Resource Sharing The Auraria Library, Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries (Alliance), InfoBase (Films On Demand), and Swank Digital Campus have announced their "collaboration on the SILLVR (Streaming Interlibrary Loan Video...

ATG News & Announcements 8/1/19

  Public Library Association condemns Macmillan Publishers library lending model According to KnowledgeSpeak "The Public Library Association (PLA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has joined its parent organisation in denouncing Macmillan...

ATG News & Announcements 7/29/19

    Data Curation: Yale University’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) Receives $241,000 Laura Bush Grant For Data CuRe Project infoDOCKET reports that "Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) has received a grant from The...

ATG News & Announcements 7/26/19

ARL Annual Salary Survey 2018–2019 Reports Data on Professional Positions in Member Libraries ARL News reports that "the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has published the ARL Annual Salary Survey 2018–2019, which analyzes salary data for professional staff...

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