ATG News & Announcements 10/26/19

by | Oct 26, 2019 | 0 comments

ACRL Insider notes that “according to a new report released today by ALA “current practices by content publishers and distributors in digital markets limit libraries’ ability to deliver core services. Submitted in response to an inquiry from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, the report urges lawmakers to curb anti-competitive practices of digital market actors…”


According to Publishers Weekly, The American Library Association has delivered a written report to the House Judiciary Committee telling lawmakers that “abuse” by “dominant actors in digital markets” is impeding essential library activities…”


infoDOCKET reports that “… CARL has entered into a pilot project with the large European discovery service OpenAIRE to aggregate and facilitate discovery of Canadian content and enable the agencies to better access Canadian research outputs and identify their open access status…”


Library Technology Guides reports that “Elsevier, … today announced the launch of the Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA), an online program created by a team of expert librarians in the Northeastern United States.The RDMLA is intended primarily for librarians but is also applicable for researchers…”

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