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ATG News You Need to Start the Week 3/16/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 3/16/20

Coronavirus: International Publishers Make COVID-19 Research Content Freely Available Confirming what ATG contributor, Nancy Herther just reported, Publishing Perspectives notes that "research houses and scholarly publishers and associations are pooling COVID-19...

ATG Newsflash: Innovative Acquisition: An Update

ATG Newsflash: Innovative Acquisition: An Update

This is a blog post from ProQuest CEO Matti Shem Tov. When ProQuest and Ex Libris announced the acquisition of Innovative, we believed we could accelerate the pace of innovation in our industry and create new and better options for libraries. As you may have seen...

ATG News & Announcements 3/13/20

ATG News & Announcements 3/13/20

Report: “Wikimedia, Internet Archive Want Patent Infringement Claims Kicked Out” infoDOCKET reports that "The Wikimedia Foundation and the global online library Internet Archive are seeking a declaration in a California court that their websites do not infringe...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 3/12/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 3/12/20

The 2020 Census: The Challenges Facing Libraries (The Georgia Library Association Carterette Webinar Series) Wednesday, March 25, 2020  2pm Eastern (11am Pacific | 12pm Mountain | 1pm Central) Register: https://bit.ly/36FyNca Description: The 2020...

ATG News & Announcements 3/11/20

ATG News & Announcements 3/11/20

Free, Real-Time Feed of the Latest Novel Coronavirus Research & News from Across the Web According to this press release "In response to the worsening global health emergency, Atypon has created a website with a free, real-time feed that delivers the latest...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 3/9/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 3/9/20

ALCTS webinar: Alliances for Disasters in Cultural Response & Recovery Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11 am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1 pm Central, and 2 pm Eastern time. This is part one of a two-part series titled...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 3/9/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 3/9/20

Report “Macmillan Floats Three Potential Models” Citing a Blog Post by Michael Blackwell/Readers First: infoDOCKET reports that "On Wednesday, Macmillan released three license models that might be considered for the future. They chose only a few libraries. The plan...

ATG News & Announcements 3/6/20

ATG News & Announcements 3/6/20

The London Book Fair is cancelled According to Good eReader "Every major publisher based in the United States, pulled out of the London Book Fair over the course of the past few weeks, but it looks like the organizers of the event decided to cancel it today. It simply...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 3/4/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 3/4/20

Now Accepting Proposals for the 2020 Southeastern Resource Sharing and Scholarly Communication Conference! Date: September 17-18 2020 Scarritt Bennett CenterNashville, TN PROPOSAL DEADLINE: May 1st, 2020 The 2020 Southeastern Resource Sharing and Scholarly...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 3/2/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week 3/2/20

Elsevier appoints Gwen Evans as Vice President, Global Library Relations KnowledgeSpeak reports that Elsevier, ... has appointed Gwen Evans to the role of Vice President, Global Library Relations. Evans will join Elsevier on March 2, and will continue to shape...

ATG News & Announcements 2/28/20

ATG News & Announcements 2/28/20

Harvard Library Shares “Google Books 2020 Update” Citing the Harvard Library Blog Post by Claire DeMarco, infoDOCKET notes that Harvard Library's "partnership with Google is not just about scanning services. It is about an ongoing relationship that seeks to enhance...

ATG Newsflash: Gwen Evans leaves OhioLINK:

ATG Newsflash: Gwen Evans leaves OhioLINK:

Announcement Regarding the Departure of Gwen Evans OhioLINK announces the departure of Executive Director Gwen Evans. Deputy Director Amy Pawlowski has been named Interim Executive Director, effective February 28, 2020. Statement from Gwen Evans: “It is with deep...

ATG News & Announcements 2/26/20

ATG News & Announcements 2/26/20

MIT Framework for Publisher Contracts yields new open-access model According to MIT News "The MIT Libraries has negotiated an innovative open-access agreement with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) that allows MIT authors to make ACM articles freely...

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