ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/23/19

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U-M Clements Library acquires collection of rare Native American photographs  

According to Michigan News Sitting Bull. Geronimo. Red Cloud. These are some of the famous historical Native American figures featured in a rare collection of photographs newly acquired by the University of Michigan William L. Clements Library.  
The collection, which comes from noted collector Richard Pohrt Jr., will add more than 1,000 images by more than 150 photographers to the library’s renowned archive of early American history…”

Justice Department investigates Sci-Hub founder on suspicion of working for Russian intelligence

The Washington Post reports that “The Justice Department is investigating a woman who runs a major Internet piracy operation on suspicion that she may also be working with Russian intelligence to steal U.S. military secrets from defense contractors, according to people familiar with the matter.

CARL releases report on preservation functionality in repositories

The Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) has announced the publication of the second report in a series by its Open Repositories Working Group (ORWG) – this report focuses on preservation functionality in repositories.

The 2019 Update of the IFLA Trend Report is Now Available Online

According to infoDOCKET “IFLA has published the 2019 Update of its Trend Report. As the latest in a series looking at the key issues and developments that shape the world in which we operate, it offers a basis for reflection and long-term thinking in the field.

The Year in Review: 2019 In The Scholarly Kitchen

This is last post of the year from Scholarly Kitchen (unless something urgent comes up over the holidays) looks back on 2019, a busy time in The Scholarly Kitchen. It includes a list of their most read posts.


MOBIUS migrates Asbury Theological Seminary Library (KY)

University of Rhode Island University Libraries Publicly Releases 2018-2019 Book, Journal, Database, and Platform Usage Data (Project COUNTER R4)

American Chemical Society names Dr. Joan-Emma Shea and Dr. Gregory D. Scholes as new editors-in-chief of The Journal of Physical Chemistry

Change Healthcare announces CareSelectTM Imaging Open Access to help providers ensure PAMA compliance in advance of deadline

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