Today’s menu: Salem Press library blog awards; SHEDL signs agreement with Springer; and IGI Global offers new collection.
Today is the last day to nominate your favorite library blog for an award! Read all about this year’s contest in Salem’s Library Blog Center or simply make a nomination by emailing them at email@example.com.
Use Salem’s Library Blog Directory to search for or browse library blogs by focus, type, or audience.
2012 nominees will be announced on Friday, June 8th. Also be sure to check out last year’s winners
“Springer and the Scottish Higher Education Digital Library Consortium (SHEDL) recently signed a … agreement for access to electronic journal subscriptions and eBooks on Springer’s platform SpringerLink. Every SHEDL member will now have access to an enormous database of content consisting of nearly 2,000 journals and over 40,000 eBooks. The license will run for a period of three years starting in 2012, and unlimited DRM free access will be given to all higher education institutions across Scotland…”
“IGI Global… is pleased to announce the release of its Electrical Engineering and Industrial Informatics collection. The Electrical Engineering and Industrial Informatics collection is a valuable set of 14 scholarly titles covering topics on industrial informatics, electrical engineering, nanotechnology, industrial engineering, wireless systems, and much more. These titles represent IGI Global’s exposure to the valuable use of technology in the fields of industrial and engineering systems.”
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.