According the ACRL Insider “the November 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.
Library Technology Guides notes that “UNSILO has released the results of a survey on AI usage in academic publishing. How is it used? What factors impede its adoption?… The UNSILO survey, with publishers and other stakeholders in the scholarly workflow, was done between June and September 2019. The results were presented at a panel session at the Frankfurt Book Fair, chaired by Toby Green, former head of publishing at OECD…”
Library Technology Guides also notes that “The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) seeks comments on a new draft Recommended Practice pertaining to the modernization of library-vendor technical interoperability using RESTful web service application programming interfaces (APIs) and standard mobile application intent calls…”
Research Tools: New Digital Resources Launch Online for Study of Human Rights (Global Access to the PEN International and English PEN Records)
infoDOCKET reports that “thousands of digitized records reflecting major historical events of the 20th century related to PEN International, a global writers’ organization, are available online beginning this month. A project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and completed by the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin has resulted in a new online finding aid for researchers, as well as access to teaching guides and nearly 5,000 digitized records…”
IEEE Xplore Digital Library reaches new milestone with 5 million documents now available in its repository
According to KnowledgeSpeak “IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organisation advancing technology for humanity, has announced that the IEEE Xplore® digital library, one of the world’s largest collections of technical literature in engineering, computer science, and related technologies, has reached a new milestone with 5 million documents now available…
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- NISO announces Alice Meadows as new Director of Community Engagement;
- PASCAL in deal with Reprints Desk to provide access to scholarly content via Article Galaxy Scholar Collection
- OpenAthens and Yewno announce strategic partnership to facilitate knowledge discovery;
- LYRASIS and LA Referencia Announce Partnership to Engage and Strengthen Community Supported Programs in Latin America;
- ARL President Lorraine Haricombe Talks about the Profession, the Association;
- A Lecture at Qatar National Library Explores Role of Digital Libraries in Preserving Middle East Heritage
- Egypt’s Universities Adopt E-Books in Move Toward Digital Learning;
- Ex Libris Alma and Primo Implementations, the first in Japan, go live at Keio University and Waseda University;
- Forth Valley College chooses Koha for their open source Library Management System
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.