News & Announcements

ATG News & Announcements 6/19/19

  The future of scholarly books is open (access), reveals a Springer Nature survey KnowledgeSpeak reports that "a global Springer Nature survey of more than 2,500 academic book authors provides in-depth insights into perceptions of open access (OA). The majority...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 6/17/19

  NISO at ALA 2019 BISG-NISO Changing Standards Landscape Washington Convention Center (WCC), Room 140A Washington DC Friday, June 21, 2019, 12:00 Noon – 4:00pm (Eastern, US & Canada) Friday, June 21, 12 Noon - 4:00 pm, Twelfth Annual BISG-NISO Forum, The...

2019 Charleston Conference Registration Now Open

2019 Charleston Conference Registration Now Open The Charleston Conference is pleased to announce that registration for our 2019 event is now open! Take advantage of early bird pricing by registering at the link below prior to September 13. Register now! Confirmed...

ATG News & Announcements 6/14/19

  Research England Awards £2.2m to Project to Improve and Increase Open Access Publishing infoDOCKET  reports that "a new Research England funded project is set to help universities, researchers, libraries and publishers to make more, and better, use of open...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/12/19

  Visual Resources Association’s 2020 Annual Conference  Call for Proposals The Visual Resources Association’s 2020 Annual Conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland from Tuesday, March 24th through Friday, March 27th, 2020 at the  Royal Sonesta Harbor Court...

ATG News & Announcements 6/12/19

  New! The Library’s (Library of Congress) Cataloging Page for Publishers The Library of Congress Blog reports that "for the first time in 16 years, the Library is rolling out an all-new CIP database. It’s called PrePub Book Link (PPBL), and it overhauls the...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/10/19

  Barnes & Noble Is Sold to Hedge Fund After a Tumultuous Year The New York Times reports that "Barnes & Noble has been acquired by the hedge fund Elliott Advisors for $638 million, a move that has momentarily calmed fears among publishers and agents that...

ATG News & Announcements 6/8/19

  2019 Annual Conference Preview American Libraries offers their ALA Conference preview noting that "after nine years away, ALA’s Annual Conference and Exhibition returns to our nation’s capital June 20–25. This year’s conference offers a host of professional...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 6/6/19

NISO Two Part Webinar, Discovery and Online Search We all know that automated personal assistants can find you the closest gas station or sushi spot. But can that same technology be programmed to find the best ten articles for a student’s assignment? The capability is...

ATG News & Announcements 6/5/19

  Digitized Newspapers From Atlanta University Center Colleges Now Available on the Georgia Historic Newspapers Archive Web Site infoDOCKET reports that"t he Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) is pleased to announce that, in conjunction with the Atlanta University...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/4/19

ACRL Announces New Immersion Program Facilitators According to ACRL Insider "ACRL is pleased to announce the selection of Veronica Arellano Douglas, Ashleigh Coren, Carlos Duarte, Michelle Gohr, Sofia Leung, Jessie Loyer, and Rachel McCaskill as the newest...

More ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/3/19

Future Science Group launches 2-day conference, 3DMedLIVE KnowledgeSpeak also reports that "Future Science Group (FSG), a scientific publisher focused on breakthrough medical, biotechnological and scientific research, has announced the launch of 3DMedLIVE, a 2-day...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars (ALCTS at ALA) 6/3/19

  ALCTS Programs at Annual 2019 ALCTS President's Program: Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America Monday, June 24, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Marcia Chatelain, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies at Georgetown University, will be the...

ATG News & Announcements 6/1/19

  New Data: “Science and Engineering Publication Output Trends: 2017 Shows U.S. Output Level Slightly Below That of China but the United States Maintains Lead with Highly Cited Publications” Citing the National Science Foundation infoDOCKET reports that...

ATG News & Announcements 5/30/19

NISO is Launching a New Project to “Develop Best Practices for Ensuring Findability of Video and Audio Outputs from Scholars” infoDOCKET reports that "the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) Voting Members have approved a new project, Assess Video and...

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