ATG News & Announcements 5/29/20

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ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship Monograph Series Launches Open Peer Review for Envisioning the Framework

According to ACRL InsiderACRL’s Publications in Librarianship (PIL) series—a peer-reviewed collection of books that examine emerging theories and research—is launching its second open peer review, for Envisioning the Framework: A Graphic Guide to Information Literacy, edited by Jannette L. Finch. The manuscript is open for comment through Monday, July 13, 2020…”


RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage – Spring 2020

ACRL Insider reports that “the Spring 2020 issue of RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage is now freely available online. Visit the RBM website for complete contents of RBM and its preceeding title Rare Books & Manuscripts Librarianship from 1986 to the present. RBM became an open access journal in Spring 2016…”


Ithaka S+R Announces Launch of “Canceling the Big Deal” Project in Partnership with 11 Research Libraries

infoDOCKET reports that Ithaka S+R has announced the launch of the Cancel the Big Deal project announced earlier this spring… While at the time Ithaka S+R was only just beginning to anticipate the conditions universities and their libraries are facing now, it is already clear that the research is more important than ever. Ithaka S+R is excited to share that the project launches today in partnership with 11 research libraries...”


The Congressional Quarterly Photograph Collection, Some Material Available Online From LC

In addition, according to infoDOCKET “the recent organization and cataloging of the more than 90,000 black-and-white and color images in the Congressional Quarterly Photograph Collection enables researchers to explore U.S. Congressional activities as well as a variety of governmental initiatives, policy issues, and Capitol Hill neighborhood doings. The photos date primarily from 1988 to 2005 and were created by photographers working for Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report…”


Knowledge Unlatched and EBSCO Information Services Announce Subscribe-to-Open Cooperation

Library Technology Guides reports that “Knowledge Unlatched, …, and EBSCO Information Services,… , announced their joint efforts to further support libraries worldwide in their move to OA. Through cooperation they will help publishers shift paywalled subscription journals to OA publications thanks to the innovative Subscribe-to-Open (S2O) model in which libraries fund the publication of journal content to be made open worldwide.


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