ATG News & Announcements 1/17/20

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Ex Libris has completed its acquisition of Innovative

According ot his press release, Ex Libris, a ProQuest company, has completed its acquisition of Innovative, a leading provider of integrated library systems for public, academic, and specialist libraries. Innovative is now a business unit within Ex Libris…”

“Ex Libris will continue to support and develop the solutions that Innovative’s customers have relied on for many years. At the same time, Ex Libris cloud technology will power the development of a cloud-based Polaris SaaS solution for public libraries…”


New Video: The Library of Congress Digital Strategy

According to infoDOCKET “the video embedded below was recorded on November 5, 2019 and made available online on January 16, 2019” and features the “staff from the Library of Congress Labs group discuss the Library’s digital strategy and the work being doing across the Library to implement it…”


Funding: MLA’s Humanities Commons Receives $500,000 NEH Challenge Grant

infoDOCKET reports “Humanities Commons (HC), led by Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Director of Digital Humanities for MSU’s College of Arts & Letters, has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to further develop and support its scholarly infrastructure, which has become an essential tool for the humanities field.


ACRL Advocates on Open Access and Copyright

This post in ACRL Insider reports on how “ACRL continues to advocate on issues of open access and copyright that affect libraries and our users. In recent days, ACRL has worked for the library community in the following ways:…”


PLOS Backs Early Peer Review With New Article Type

Information Today reports that “PLOS (Public Library of Science) is planning a new preregistration article type for PLOS ONE called Registered Reports.


November Bookstore Sales Fell 7.3%

According to Publishers Weekly “November bookstore sales took a pretty big hit, falling 7.3% compared to November 2018, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau…”

MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES

EBSCO Information Services Announces New Integration with Google for Education

ODILO partners with the national library of the Netherlands to boost their digital library

LYRASIS Shares 2020 Research Initiatives

Pearson Preview Indicates 30 Percent Decline In Printed Textbooks, Weak Profits Ahead

Press reaches Open Access agreement with Spanish National Research Council

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