The September 2019 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion…”
The September 2019 issue of C&RL News is also now freely available online.
In this month’s Scholarly Communcation column, Yasmeen Shorish and Nathan Hall give an overview of the process that went into “Creating the ACRL research agenda for scholarly communication.” Among other topics, the agenda looks at the scholarly communication system through the lens of equity, diversity, and inclusion…”
According to infoDOCKET “UNLV alumna Beverly Rogers is establishing a $5 million endowment to support a rare books curator and bolster the rare books collection at the UNLV University Libraries.
The endowment will fund the Beverly Rogers Rare Books Curator, the first named position in the University Libraries. Rogers will also donate her personal book collection, valued at more than $1 million, to the libraries’ Special Collections and Archives division...”
infoDOCKET also notes that “the Swiss National Film Archives – or Cinematheque – on Friday inaugurated a modern new research and archive centre at Penthaz in western Switzerland…The CHF50-million ($50 million) centre stores 85,000 film titles, or 700,000 reels, as well as 2.5 million photographs, 500,000 posters, 26,000 books, 2,000 rare film cameras, and other valuable film paraphernalia in its deep vaults, which stretch over an area equivalent to the size of three football pitches…”
Library Technology Guides reports that “Digital Science, … is pleased to announce a collaboration with the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI) that will give ISSI members enhanced access to Dimensions and Altmetric data for scientometric research.ISSI is an international association of scholars and professionals active in the interdisciplinary study science of science, science communication, and science policy…”
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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.