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ATG News & Announcements 11/13/19

ATG News & Announcements 11/13/19

Libraries Launch Texas GeoData Portal on GIS Day Library Technology Guides reports that "The University of Texas Libraries are leveraging technological advances in geographic information systems (GIS) to enhance the value of map collections at The University of Texas...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 11/13/19

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 11/13/19

LYRASIS Class Spotlight: Choosing an ILS that Meets Your Needs December 3, 2019 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET Library Technology is not new, but the world of our tools is changing with astonishing speed. Every library and information center will face moments when our basic...

ATG News You Need to Start the week: 11/11/19

ATG News You Need to Start the week: 11/11/19

Elsevier CEO Kumsal Bayazit Debuts at Charleston This post in the Scholarly Kitchen offers Roger Schonfeld's analysis of new Elsevier CEO, Kumsal Bayazit's presentation at last week’s Charleston Conference. It was Ms. Bayazit's debut in front of a librarian...

ATG News & Anouncements 11/9/19

ATG News & Anouncements 11/9/19

Charleston Conference 2019 Opening Keynote (video) Brewster Kahle the founder of the Internet Archive got the 2019 Charleston Conference off to an exciting start with his keynote presentation entitled "Building Trust When Truth Fractures." During the presentation he...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 11/4/19

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 11/4/19

Collection Development: Reference Resources Roundup #16 (A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Open Web) infoDOCKET has just released it's most recent "curated selection full text documents and other reference...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 11/2/19

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 11/2/19

ACRL Membership Webcast: Making Yourself Marketable for Academic Librarian Positions Join ACRL on Tuesday, November 12, for a free webcast, “Making Yourself Marketable for Academic Librarian Positions.” The webcast will be held 2:00  – 3:00 PM (Eastern) | 1:00 AM-2:00...

ATG News & Announcements 11/2/19

ATG News & Announcements 11/2/19

College & Research Libraries – November 2019 is now Available 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...

2019 Up & Comer Award Winners Announced

2019 Up & Comer Award Winners Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 30, 2019 Charleston, South Carolina - ATG Media is pleased to announce the recipients for the third annual Up and Comers award. This award is intended for librarians, library staff, vendors, publishers, MLIS students, instructors,...

ATG News & Announcements 10/30/19

ATG News & Announcements 10/30/19

De Gruyter partners with a German library consortium to support the publishing of Open Access scholarly books According to No Shelf Required "this announcement by De Gruyter confirms that libraries worldwide continue to support the publishing of Open Access...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 10/28/19

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 10/28/19

ALA denounces Amazon, Macmillan in response to Congressional inquiry on competition in digital markets Library Technology Guides reports that "according to a new report publicly released today by the American Library Association (ALA), current practices by content...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 10/26/19

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 10/26/19

Upcoming ALCTS e-Forum Discussions Date Topic Host(s) November 19 Digital Skill Building Meghan Bergin and Jennifer Eustis Upcoming ALCTS Webinars Topic Date Presented by Wayfinding for Digital Preservation October 30 Frances Harrell Research Data Discovery:...

ATG News & Announcements 10/26/19

ATG News & Announcements 10/26/19

ALA Releases Competition in Digital Markets Report Highlighting “Big Deals,” Textbook Pricing ACRL Insider notes that "according to a new report released today by ALA "current practices by content publishers and distributors in digital markets limit libraries’...

Call for ATG Reporters

Call for ATG Reporters

Are you attending the Charleston Conference? We're looking for session reporters! If you're interested, contact reports compiler, Ramune Kubilius <r-kubilius@northwestern.edu>, prior to the start of the Conference noting the session title/s,...

ATG News & Announcements 10/24/19

ATG News & Announcements 10/24/19

MIT Announces Framework to Guide Negotiations With Publishers infoDOCKET reports that "the MIT Libraries, together with the MIT Committee on the Library System and the Ad Hoc Task Force on Open Access to MIT’s Research, announced that it has developed...

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