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ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/6/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 7/6/20

New Release: OpenCitations Index Adds 18 Million Citations infoDOCKET reports that every two months the Open Citations Index will publish "additions to COCI, the OpenCitations Index of Crossref open DOI-to-DOI citations. This latest release (dated 4 July 2020)...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 7/6/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 7/6/20

Upcoming NISO events: New Date! No More Big Deal? Picking and Choosing Titles for Use - July 06, 2020 01:00pm Two-Part Webinar: By Faculty and For Students and Open Access Monographs - August 12, 2020 01:00pm Demonstrating the Return On Investment: The Library’s Role...

ATG News & Announcements 7/3/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/3/20

Penn State University Libraries Needs to Reduce Spending on Library Collections by About $2.2 Million for 2020-21 Fiscal Year According to infoDOCKET "Because of budget constraints, Penn State University Libraries will need to reduce spending on library...

ATG News & Announcements 7/1/20

ATG News & Announcements 7/1/20

Association of Research Libraries Signs Statement in Support of Controlled Digital Lending According to ARL News " Today the Association of Research Libraries signed the “Position Statement on Controlled Digital Lending.”Libraries use controlled digital lending (CDL)...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 6/30/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 6/30/20

Coronavirus Update: BISG’s Annual Meeting ‘Repositions’ Online According to Publishing Perspectives "the Book Industry Study Group – focused on supply chain in the United States – is reformatting its annual meeting to a series of digital events held over several...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/29/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/29/20

Library of Congress FEDLINK Awards Recognize Federal Library Community According to this press release "the Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) has announced the winners of its national awards for federal librarianship, which recognize the many...

ATG: The Podcast! Interview with Belinda Carp

ATG: The Podcast! Interview with Belinda Carp

In today's episode we have an interview with Belinda Carp, formerly a director at Textiles Intelligence and currently a freelance business consultant and writer specializing in textiles sustainability and communications in the Manchester England area. She is...

ATG News & Announcements 6/26/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/26/20

EFF and Durie Tangri Join Forces to Defend Internet Archive’s Digital Library According to this press release "The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is joining forces with the law firm of Durie Tangri to defend the Internet Archive against a lawsuit that threatens...

ATG News & Announcements 6/24/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/24/20

Association of Research Libraries recommends to end litigation against Internet Archive According to KnowledgeSpeak "The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has urged for an end to the lawsuit against the Internet Archive filed early this month by four major...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/23/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/23/20

Designing Libraries for Safety in the Age of COVID-19 (Webcasts LJ, on-demand) As libraries cautiously reopen the doors of their physical buildings to the public, minimizing risk from the COVID-19 pandemic to patrons and staff is top priority. Expert architects share...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/22/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/22/20

Audiobook Trends and Statistics for 2020 According to Good e-Reader "Digital audiobooks continue to be the fastest growing segment in publishing.  Not only is the entire publishing industry making more money, but there is more choice available for customers....

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/20/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/20/20

ALA Virtual - Community Through Connection Dates:, June 24-26, 2020. An online event with educational programming, special author events, and social networking. Event Highlights: educational sessions available in an on-demand formatnotable featured speakersCOVID-19...

ATG News & Announcements 6/19/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/19/20

CCPL launches #ThisIsForCynthia campaign to honor former librarian Cynthia Graham Hurd "This month, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) is honoring the lives of those lost at the Mother Emanuel AME Church five years ago by promoting acts of kindness...

ATG News and Announcements 6/18/20

ATG News and Announcements 6/18/20

Society for Scholarly Publishing Launches Professional Skills Map According to this press release "the Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP) is excited to share its first interactive career development tool built from industry data. The Professional Skills Map is the...

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