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ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/15/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/15/20

40 Iowa Colleges Have Combined For a Joint Membership to the Open Textbook Network (OTN) infoDOCKET reports that "in a continuing effort to make higher education more affordable, 40 Iowa colleges and universities have combined for a joint membership with the Open...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/13/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/13/20

FREE WEBCASTWednesday, June 17, 2:00 pm EasternArtificial Intelligence in the Academic Publishing Ecosystem Register Now! Join us for a conversation between Ruth Pickering, Co-Founder and COO at Yewno, and James W. Weis, a researcher in the MIT Media Lab, the founder...

ATG News & Announcements 6/12/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/12/20

MIT, guided by open access principles, ends Elsevier negotiations MIT News reports that "standing by its commitment to provide equitable and open access to scholarship, MIT has ended negotiations with Elsevier for a new journals contract. Elsevier was not able to...

2020 Charleston Conference Survey

2020 Charleston Conference Survey

The Charleston Conference needs your feedback to assist in our planning for our 2020 event. We're currently planning to have a hybrid event, with a smaller meeting on-site in Charleston and an online/virtual component alongside for those who are unable to join us in...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/11/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/11/20

LIVE PANEL WEBCAST: Covid-19 and the Future of the Academic Library This discussion webcast will focus on how academic libraries have had to change in recent months, on the changes in relationship with other players in the scholarly communications industry, and on the...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/10/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/10/20

Copyright Clearance Center to host virtual Town Hall on Transformative Agreements According to KnowledgeSpeak "Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), is presenting a virtual Town Hall on June 18, 2020, to review the latest developments in Transformative Agreements...

ATG News & Announcements 6/10/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/10/20

Statements From Libraries and Library Organizations Re: Racism and Increased Violence Gary Price of infoDOCKET has curating statements from a variety of libraries and library groups on racism and increased violence. The list is alphabetical by organization and has...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/8/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 6/8/20

Project Outcome for Academic Libraries: A Year in the Field ACRL Insider notes that "ACRL launched Project Outcome for Academic Libraries in spring 2019. A year later, we are pleased to announce the publication of a report on its development and first year of use...

ATG News & Announcements 6/6/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/6/20

ARL, ACRL, Oberlin Group of Libraries Urge Library Vendors to Continue Free Access ACRL Insider has posted this joint statement released by ACRL ,ARL and the Oberlin Group of Libraries: "The academic library community appreciates the ways that library vendors and...

ATG News & Announcements 6/3/20

ATG News & Announcements 6/3/20

Major Publishers File a Lawsuit Against Open Library Good e-Reader reports that "Hachette, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, and John Wiley have filed a lawsuit against the Open Library. The Internet Archive is accused of mass scanning, publicly displaying, and...

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

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

University Libraries (University of New Mexico) pivots to continue serving local community According to this post in the UNM Newsroom "despite uncertainty, social distancing and a rapid transition to remote learning and working, the UNM University Libraries (UL) are...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/1/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 6/1/20

“The Library Community Moving Forward in the New Normal” Webinar According to ACRL Insider on Thursday, June 4, from 1:00-2:15 p.m. Central a free webinar entitled, “The Library Community Moving Forward in the New Normal,” will be "presented by AASL, ACRL, PLA,...

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