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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...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 12/16/19

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 12/16/19

Visualizing Library Assessment Data Webinar According to ACRL Insider interested librarians can "Join us on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 for a free webinar on visualizing library assessment data, co-sponsored by the Canadian Association of Research Libraries (CARL) and...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/16/19

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/16/19

Knowledge Unlatched and IntechOpen collaboration begins publishing The first two IntechOpen books in partnership with Knowledge Unlatched (KU) have been published. They are the first of a series in the engineering sciences and focus on energy systems. The...

The 2019 Charleston Conference Goes Viral

The 2019 Charleston Conference Goes Viral

Reports and observations The New Normal? Reflections on the Charleston Library Conference 2019 - In this thoughtful post, Claire Sewell, Research Support Librarian, Physical Sciences at University of Cambridge offers highlights from this year's Charleston Conference....

ATG News & Announcements 12/13/19

ATG News & Announcements 12/13/19

California State University System Renegotiating Contract with Elsevier infoDOCKET notes that "Sacramento State and the California State University system are currently in ongoing negotiations with Elsevier, a scholarly journal publishing company that licenses the...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/9/19

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 12/9/19

C&RL News – December 2019 is available ACRL Insider reports that "The December 2019 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online. In this month’s Perspectives on the Framework column, Robin Ford of Reed College reflects on the Scholarship as...

ATG Newsflash: ALA Announces Sale of Headquarters Building

ATG Newsflash: ALA Announces Sale of Headquarters Building

This press release in American Libraries reports that "American Library Association (ALA) President Wanda Kay Brown and Executive Director Mary Ghikas announced on December 6 that ALA has sold its headquarters buildings at 50 E. Huron and 40 E. Huron Street in...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 12/6/19

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars 12/6/19

Jisc and CNI leaders conference 14-15 July 2020, Bristol: registration is open Digital technology is revolutionizing research. It allows for wider dissemination, greater openness and new methods of analysis and innovation. But how can universities equip themselves to...

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