According to KnowledgeSpeak, “the California Digital Library, along with 11 partner libraries, has announced a partnership with Educopia Institute and the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC) on an Institute of Museum and Library Services National Leadership Grant to investigate and document journal publishing workflows being used in a variety of library-based publishing programs. Based on Educopia’s very successful OSSArcFlow Project, this project will create a set of model workflows that can be adopted and adapted by other libraries…”
ARL News reports that “The Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), and EDUCAUSE are working together to better understand how research libraries, as collaborative partners in the research and learning enterprise, can best advance research and learning during these times of significant changes in the production, dissemination, and reuse of digital content…”
infoDOCKET reports that “Project MUSE, …, is providing temporary free access to more than a dozen journal articles and books focused on understanding and preventing gun violence. The collection, called “MUSE in Focus: Addressing Gun Violence,” aims to encourage the broadest possible engagement with research and expertise as gun policy debates and discussions continue in the wake of recent mass shootings in California, Texas, and Ohio…”
In addition, infoDOCKET notes that “the recording from the IFLA ARL Webinar, Academic Libraries Engaging in Publishing: a Burgeoning Service Model in the Open Access Sphere, presented by: Jody Bailey, Head of Scholarly Communications Office, Emory University Libraries and Ted Polley, Social Sciences & Digital Publishing, IUPUI University Library”is now available.
The webinar was recorded on August 1, 2019 and was the the third in a series of presentations on topics relevant to Academic & Research Libraries. Here is a link direct to Webinar Recording (via Basecamp).”
According to KnowledgeSpeak ” Scholarly publishing tech provider HighWire has announced that McGraw-Hill has implemented HighWire’s latest hosting and access management technology. McGraw-Hill’s AccessEngineering is a flagship engineering resource for students, faculty and professionals and has used HighWire solutions since 2011. The site offers 700 books plus a mix of other non-standard content such as videos, spreadsheets and tutorials, which HighWire is perfectly placed to handle…”
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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.