News & Announcements

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/20/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/20/20

ARL Launches Venture Fund to Support Research and Development in Member Libraries—Proposals Due February 28 According to ARL News "The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) has established a Venture Fund to support prototypes or proofs of concept that scale so...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 1/18/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 1/18/20

Charleston Conference Upcoming Webinar Sessions (Plus recordings of past sessions) January 22, 2020, 2:00 pm EasternTransform Your Catalog: One University’s Experience with BIBFRAME-based DiscoverySponsored by Innovative February 5, 2020, 2:00 pm EasternHere Comes The...

ATG News & Announcements 1/17/20

ATG News & Announcements 1/17/20

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....

SSP Pre-Conference Seminar at UKSG 2020

SSP Pre-Conference Seminar at UKSG 2020

Seeking Sustainability: Publishing Models for an Open Access Age Sunday, 29 March 20201:00-5:00 pmThe Brighton Centre Register now! Hardly a week goes by, it seems, without the announcement of a cancellation of a Big Deal, the signing of a Transformative Agreement, or...

ATG News & Announcements 1/15/20

ATG News & Announcements 1/15/20

Guardian Media Group appoints Annette Thomas as chief executive According to this press release, the "Guardian Media Group today announces that Annette Thomas has been appointed as its new chief executive by the GMG board. Annette has a 25-year track record in leading...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/13/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/13/20

DPLA and BiblioLabs partner to provide unprecedented statewide ebooks access "According to this press release, "the Digital Public Library of America has partnered with BiblioLabs to offer libraries the ability to license a growing collection of more than 16,000...

ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 1/8/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings, and Webinars 1/8/20

Code{4}lib 2020 Where: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania When: March 8 - 11 2020 The conference for people who code for libraries. An annual gathering of technologists from around the world, who largely work for and with libraries, archives, and museums and have a commitment...

ATG News & Announcements 1/8/20

ATG News & Announcements 1/8/20

Audiobooks: The rise and rise of the books you don’t read [BBC] The BBC website notes that "audiobooks are in the midst of a boom, with Deloitte predicting that the global market will grow by 25 per cent in 2020 to US$3.5 billion (£2.6 billion). Compared with...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 1/6/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 1/6/20

Upcoming ALCTS Webinars Topic Date Presented by Space Crunch: Tips for Downsizing a Print Collection February 5 Jennifer Walker BIBFRAME Progress at the Library of Congress February 12 Judith Cannan and Sally McCallum Metadata Enriching and Discovery February 19...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/6/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 1/6/20

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...

ATG News & Announcements 1/2/20

ATG News & Announcements 1/2/20

ALA 2020 Midwinter Preview American Libraries offers its usual Midwinter Preview in this post noting featured speakers, issue related discussions, books and awards, exhibit highlights, business and financial meetings and other news that you can use. Famous Friends: A...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/30/19

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/30/19

ACRL ULS Discussion Forum: Applications & Implications of AI in Academic Libraries Released: A video recording of the December 3, 2019 ACRL ULS Technology in University Libraries Committee Discussion Forum: Applications and Implications of AI in Academic Libraries...

ATG News & Announcements 12/26/19

ATG News & Announcements 12/26/19

Equity Firm Agrees to Buy OverDrive According to Publishers Weekly "the private equity firm KKR has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OverDrive in a deal announced on Christmas Eve. KKR bought the leading digital platform that delivers e-books and digital...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/23/19

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/23/19

U-M Clements Library acquires collection of rare Native American photographs   According to Michigan News "Sitting Bull. Geronimo. Red Cloud. These are some of the famous historical Native American figures featured in a rare collection of photographs newly acquired by...

ATG News & Announcements 12/21/19

ATG News & Announcements 12/21/19

Dutch research institutions and Elsevier reach framework agreement Library Technology Guides reports that "The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), The Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centres (NFU), The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and...

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