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ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/23/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/23/20

Designing Libraries for Safety in the Age of COVID-19 (Webcasts LJ, on-demand) As libraries cautiously reopen the doors of their physical buildings to the public, minimizing risk from the COVID-19 pandemic to patrons and staff is top priority. Expert architects share...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/22/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/22/20

Audiobook Trends and Statistics for 2020 According to Good e-Reader "Digital audiobooks continue to be the fastest growing segment in publishing.  Not only is the entire publishing industry making more money, but there is more choice available for customers....

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/20/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/20/20

ALA Virtual - Community Through Connection Dates:, June 24-26, 2020. An online event with educational programming, special author events, and social networking. Event Highlights: educational sessions available in an on-demand formatnotable featured speakersCOVID-19...

ATG News & Announcements 6/19/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/19/20

CCPL launches #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd "This month, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is honoring the lives of those lost at the Mother Emanuel AME Church five years ago by promoting acts of kindness...

ATG News and Announcements 6/18/20

ATG News and Announcements 6/18/20

Society for Scholarly Publishing Launches Professional Skills Map According to this press release "the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is excited to share its first interactive career development tool built from industry data. The Professional Skills Map is the...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/15/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/15/20

40 Iowa Colleges Have Combined For a Joint Membership to the Open Textbook Network (OTN) infoDOCKET reports that "in a continuing effort to make higher education more affordable, 40 Iowa colleges and universities have combined for a joint membership with the Open...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/13/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/13/20

FREE WEBCASTWednesday, June 17, 2:00 pm EasternArtificial Intelligence in the Academic Publishing Ecosystem Register Now! Join us for a conversation between Ruth Pickering, Co-Founder and COO at Yewno, and James W. Weis, a researcher in the MIT Media Lab, the founder...

ATG News & Announcements 6/12/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/12/20

MIT, guided by open access principles, ends Elsevier negotiations MIT News reports that "standing by its commitment to provide equitable and open access to scholarship, MIT has ended negotiations with Elsevier for a new journals contract. Elsevier was not able to...

2020 Charleston Conference Survey

2020 Charleston Conference Survey

The Charleston Conference needs your feedback to assist in our planning for our 2020 event. We're currently planning to have a hybrid event, with a smaller meeting on-site in Charleston and an online/virtual component alongside for those who are unable to join us in...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/11/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/11/20

LIVE PANEL WEBCAST: Covid-19 and the Future of the Academic Library This discussion webcast will focus on how academic libraries have had to change in recent months, on the changes in relationship with other players in the scholarly communications industry, and on the...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/10/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/10/20

Copyright Clearance Center to host virtual Town Hall on Transformative Agreements According to KnowledgeSpeak "Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), is presenting a virtual Town Hall on June 18, 2020, to review the latest developments in Transformative Agreements...

ATG News & Announcements 6/10/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/10/20

Statements From Libraries and Library Organizations Re: Racism and Increased Violence Gary Price of infoDOCKET has curating statements from a variety of libraries and library groups on racism and increased violence. The list is alphabetical by organization and has...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/8/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/8/20

Project Outcome for Academic Libraries: A Year in the Field ACRL Insider notes that "ACRL launched Project Outcome for Academic Libraries in spring 2019. A year later, we are pleased to announce the publication of a report on its development and first year of use...

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