American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Announces Launch of “In Black America” Collection; 745 Episodes of Radio Program From 1981-2004 Now Available to Stream Online
infoDOCKET reports that “the AAPB is pleased to launch the In Black America collection from KUT in Austin, Texas. This extraordinary collection is made up of 745 episodes of In Black America, which were preserved and digitized in 2019, thanks to a Recordings at Risk grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Located Inside Pattee Libary “Penn State’s New Center for Immersive Experiences Makes Dreams a Virtual Reality”
Also according to infoDOCKET “the technology and learning tools to experience and create virtual reality, augmented reality and 360-degree video” are now being made available by Penn State’s new Center for Immersive Experiences…
KnowedgeSpeak reports that “a new trial on Taylor & Francis Online enables audiences to read journal articles in EPUB format using a new online eReader. The ability to read journal articles in EPUB format using the new eReader is being trialled on 22 selected Taylor & Francis journals.
infoDOCKET also reports that Mozilla is “bringing CCPA [California Consumer Privacy Act] to life for [all] Firefox users … One of CCPA’s key new provisions is its expanded definition of “personal data” under CCPA. This expanded definition allows for users to request companies delete their user specific data…”
According to Publishers Weekly “big changes in the bookselling landscape were the subject of several of the industry’s top stories in 2019, along with publishers’ relationships with different partners…”
Entering the new year Publishing Trends has posted “5 links to articles with predictions for the publishing industry in 2020…”
Publishers Weekly also reports that “after beginning 2019 with 10 companies, the Publishers Weekly Stock Index was down to only eight members at the close of the year, losing Barnes & Noble and Simon & Schuster. The remaining companies saw their combined stock price decline by 9%.
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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.