infoDOCKET reports on this transformative agreement between Projekt Deal and Springer Nature providing a copy of a summary and the following links:
According to ACRL Insider “Choice announces the publication of the fourth in a series of white papers designed to provide actionable intelligence around topics of importance to the academic library community. This paper, their second marketing-focused publication “Implementing Marketing Plans in the Academic Library: Rules, Roles & Definition,” offers a practical definition of library marketing and examines why it’s integral to successful operations and strong fiscal support…”
KnowledgeSpeak reports that “data proliferation and a lack of confidence in the multitude of research outputs is adding to researcher workload and is likely to impact public confidence in science, according to a survey of the global research community on trust in research – one of the largest surveys known to date. The Trust in Research report by Elsevier, … in partnership with Sense about Science, surveyed over 3,000 researchers in May and a separate earlier study in March 2019 captured 1,500 responses…”
Also according to infoDOCKET “The latest issue of New Maps this Month (July 2019; 12 pages; PDF) from the Geography & Map Division (G&M) of the Library of Congress is available online.“New Maps This Month” provides a list (with metadata and hyperlinks) to all of the digital maps that the G&M Division posted online during July…”
Library Technology Guides reports that “VTechWorks, Virginia Tech’s repository of faculty, staff, and student scholarship and related publications turns nine years old. Faculty, students, researchers, and interested citizens from all over the world download more than 3,700 items a day from VTechWorks, housed by the University Libraries… VTechWorks is an open repository, which means that anyone around the world with an internet connection can access and download journal articles, presentations, theses, dissertations, and other documents hosted by VTechWorks…”
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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.