News & Announcements

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/20/19

  Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) Posts Response to European Commission Expert Group Report on Future of Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly Communication According to infoDOCKET "earlier this year the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 expert...

ATG News & Announcements 5/17/19

  Gregory Eow Named New President of the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) infoDOCKET reports that "Gregory Eow, currently Associate Director for Collections, MIT Libraries, will succeed Bernard Reilly as president of the Center for Research Libraries,...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 5/14/19

  ALPSP webinars - Selling to corporate libraries; Wednesday 22 May This 90-minute panel discussion, with plenty of time for Q&A's, will present strategies that publishers can use to build new relationships and grow revenue in the corporate sector. Join us...

ATG News & Announcements 5/14/19

A Global Coalition of Non-Profits and Institutions Launches “Invest in Open Infrastructure” Initiative InfoDOCKET reports the announcement of "the formation of Invest In Open Infrastructure (IOI) a global initiative to increase the availability and sustainability of...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 5/13/19

Library Management Skills Institutes in Indiana and Texas Open for Registration ARL News reports that "...The ARL Academy, in partnership with DeEtta Jones and Associates, and co-hosted by ARL libraries, is offering the Library Management Skills Institute (LMSI) II:...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/13/19

    Library Systems Report 2019 In the latest version of this annual report, American Libraries notes that "the library technology field continues to see modest growth overall, though that growth is unevenly distributed among companies. Large companies with...

2nd Annual Karen Hunter Memorial Award Call for Nominations

Award recognizes collaborations between librarians and publishers or librarians advancing information dissemination via technology. Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, announced today the call for nominations for the...

ATG News & Announcements: 5/8/19

  Reprieve at Stanford According to Insider Higher ED "Stanford University provost Persis Drell late Tuesday indicated that the university was backing down -- at least for another year -- on plans to end financial support for the Stanford University Press. She...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 5/6/19

    Deadline for 2019 NASIG Early Bird Registration extended to Friday, May 10th Friday, May 10 is the last day for Early Bird Registration for the 2019 NASIG Annual Conference. Join us from June 5-8 in Pittsburgh!  Get ready for a great opening session,...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 5/6/19

  Planned Merger of Cengage and McGraw-Hill Could Remake College-Textbook Market According to the Chronicle of Higher Education "McGraw-Hill and Cengage, two of the country’s three biggest textbook publishers, announced on Wednesday that they would merge. The...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 4/29/19

    Stanford Moves to Stop Supporting Its University Press Inside Higher ED reports that "... many academics were stunned and angry to learn that Stanford University has announced that it will no longer provide any financial support for its press. Professors...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 4/27/19

  NASIG 34th Annual Conference  "Building Bridges: Connecting the Information Community" (NASIG 2019 Conference Program now available) Pittsburgh, PA June 5 - 8, 2019 Pre-Conference Workshops* June 4 & 5, 2019 Please log in to your NASIG account to receive...

ATG News & Announcements 4/26/19

    An Elsevier Pivot to Open Access According to Inside Higher ED In a move that could signal the beginning of a significant shift for its business model, publisher Elsevier has agreed to its first “read-and-publish” deal with a national consortium of...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 4/22/19

New collaborative effort to develop a national digital ebooks platform for libraries announced Library Technology Guides reports that "the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA), The New York Public Library (NYPL), and LYRASIS are pleased to announce a new...

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