ATG News & Announcements 10/9/19

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Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Launches “CareerInfo” App with Material From the Occupational Outlook Handbook

According to infoDOCKET “BLS has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of the Chief Information Officer to develop the CareerInfo app that is now available from the Apple App Store and Google Play


All-You-Can-Read Digital Newspapers now available in the RBdigital app and platform​

Library Technology Guides notes that “Recorded Books, an RBmedia company, announced the availability of unlimited access newspapers in its RBdigital app and platform. In partnership with PressReader, RBdigital provides libraries unlimited access to more than 2,500 of the world’s leading newspapers, including the Boston Herald, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post, Los Angeles Times, Miami Herald, New York Post, and Philadelphia Inquirer…”


Research Data Management Librarian Academy Launches (RDMLA)

infoDOCKET also reports “the launch of Research Data Management Librarian Academy (RDMLA). RDMLA is the result of a unique and successful partnership between a LIS academic program, academic health sciences and research libraries, and Elsevier. The RDMLA and accompanying background information are available at https://rdmla.github.io/...”


De Gruyter launches the University Press Library

Academic publisher De Gruyter has announced the launch of the University Press Library. The University Press Library is the result of a five-year pilot project initiated by De Gruyter, the three prestigious presses of Harvard, Columbia and Princeton with collaboration from LYRASIS and ten participating academic libraries. The pilot project sought to address the challenges of acquiring complete DRM-free frontlist eBook collections of university press content for both the press and the academic library…”


CCC’s market-leading cloud-based solution expands to support industry transition to transformative agreements

Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), … has announced the release of RightsLink® for Scientific Communications, formerly RightsLink Author, which builds on a market-leading platform to help publishers quickly model and support a wide variety of transformative agreements…”


Frankfurt Audio Readies Its Debut, Centered Around a Busy Stage

Publishing Perspectives reports that “feeding on the energy of the international book publishing industry’s interest in audiobooks—and their place in many markets as a rare growing format in sales—the Frankfurter Buchmesse’s new focus on audio is ready not only with its own conference, the Audio Summit, but with some 35 events on the specialized area’s stage.


US National Book Awards Finalists Drawn from 1,712 Submissions

Publishing Perspectives also reports that “the National Book Foundation says that publishers submitted a total 1,712 books for consideration in the 2019 National Book Awards program. The various juries handling the five categories on Tuesday (October 8) announced their finalists, five in each of five categories…”


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES

Karen Estlund Named New Dean of Colorado State University Libraries;

EBSCO and MCN Healthcare partner to seamlessly integrate skills and procedures content from Dynamic Health to the MCN platform;

New journals confirmed to join MUSE collections in 2020;

IEEE’s new preprint server for the global technology engineering community now open for submissions;

University of Arkansas: Renewal of Mullins Library Set to Begin After Fall Semester

Allen Press appoints Danny Pacheco as Vice President, Print Sales;

Copyright Clearance Center announces RightsLink for Scientific Communications;

EBSCO Information Services and MCN Healthcare partner to offer healthcare policy expertise;

Bukkyo University selects Ex Libris Alma library services platform;

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