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ATG News & Announcements 7/17/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/17/20

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) Says: “The Time is Now for Open Educational Resources” According to infoDOCKET "In recognition and support of the work of academic libraries, centres for teaching and learning, and faculty members leading the...

ATG News & Announcements 7/16/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/16/20

cOAlition S Releases ‘Rights Retention Strategy’ to Safeguard Researchers’ Intellectual Ownership Rights and Suppress Unreasonable Embargo Periods” infoDOCKET reports that "cOAlition S has developed a Rights Retention Strategy, which will empower their funded...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/13/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/13/20

New Data From Association of American Publishers (AAP): Overall Publishing Industry Revenues Decline 12.1% For May 2020 But E-Book and Downloadable Audio Revenues Increase (vs. 2019) Citing AAP, infoDOCKET reports that "the Association of American Publishers...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 7/13/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 7/13/20

THE RESEARCHER TO READER CONFERENCE – GOING HYBRID FOR FEBRUARY 2021 Welcome to the Researcher to Reader Conference, a collaborative gathering which aims to be the premier forum for discussion of the international scholarly communications ecosystem –...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 7/11/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 7/11/20

Reopening Libraries: A Dialogue on Supporting Staff and Users (Academic Impressions Virtual Workshop) August 6, 2020 | 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time Keep your staff and users safe while meeting their most important needs Join us for a virtual training and...

ATG News & Announcements 7/10/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/10/20

Pandemic Telework Project Sparks Increase in Black History Records Accessibility National Archive News reports that "For more than 5,000 records held by National Archives related to Black history, though, the burst of teleworking time has translated to a project that...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 7/9/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 7/9/20

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management Session 4: August 10 - September 4 This four-week online course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM) in libraries. Complete definition of collection...

ATG News & Announcements 7/8/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/8/20

NISO’s Manuscript Exchange Common Approach Recommendations now published According to KnowledgeSpeak "NISO has announced the publication of NISO RP-30-2020, Manuscript Exchange Common Approach (MECA) Recommended Practice — an open protocol for the transfer of...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/6/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/6/20

New Release: OpenCitations Index Adds 18 Million Citations infoDOCKET reports that every two months the Open Citations Index will publish "additions to COCI, the OpenCitations Index of Crossref open DOI-to-DOI citations. This latest release (dated 4 July 2020)...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 7/6/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 7/6/20

Upcoming NISO events: New Date! No More Big Deal? Picking and Choosing Titles for Use - July 06, 2020 01:00pm Two-Part Webinar: By Faculty and For Students and Open Access Monographs - August 12, 2020 01:00pm Demonstrating the Return On Investment: The Library’s Role...

ATG News & Announcements 7/3/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/3/20

Penn State University Libraries Needs to Reduce Spending on Library Collections by About $2.2 Million for 2020-21 Fiscal Year According to infoDOCKET "Because of budget constraints, Penn State University Libraries will need to reduce spending on library...

ATG News & Announcements 7/1/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/1/20

Association of Research Libraries Signs Statement in Support of Controlled Digital Lending According to ARL News " Today the Association of Research Libraries signed the “Position Statement on Controlled Digital Lending.”Libraries use controlled digital lending (CDL)...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 6/30/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 6/30/20

Coronavirus Update: BISG’s Annual Meeting ‘Repositions’ Online According to Publishing Perspectives "the Book Industry Study Group – focused on supply chain in the United States – is reformatting its annual meeting to a series of digital events held over several...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/29/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/29/20

Library of Congress FEDLINK Awards Recognize Federal Library Community According to this press release "the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) has announced the winners of its national awards for federal librarianship, which recognize the many...

ATG: The Podcast! Interview with Belinda Carp

ATG: The Podcast! Interview with Belinda Carp

In today's episode we have an interview with Belinda Carp, formerly a director at Textiles Intelligence and currently a freelance business consultant and writer specializing in textiles sustainability and communications in the Manchester England area. She is...

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