ATG News You Need to Start the Week: 10/26/20

by | Oct 26, 2020 | 0 comments

ATG News You Need to Start the Week: 10/26/20

Expanded access to JSTOR and Artstor extended through June 2021

According to Library Technology Guides “As the COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt higher education, ITHAKA is extending the JSTOR and Artstor expanded access program through June 30, 2021 to help institutions in their shift to remote teaching…”


Impact of Controlled Digital Lending Discussed at Final Session of Library Leaders Forum; Michelle Wu Receives Internet Archive Hero Award

Citing the Internet Archive Blog, infoDOCKET reports that “Michelle Wu was honored with the Internet Archive Hero Award for her vision in developing the legal concept behind CDL. In her remarks, the attorney and law librarian shared her thoughts on the development and future of the lending practice. Wu does not see the theory that she designed 20 years ago as revolutionary, but rather a logical application of copyright law that allows libraries to fulfill their mission…”


OCLC supports libraries, researchers, educators and students with open access content through WorldCat

Library Technology Guides reports that “OCLC is supporting libraries, researchers, educators and students with high-quality open access content that is discoverable and freely accessible through WorldCat Discovery and WorldCat.org…”

“OCLC is making open content more discoverable and accessible through expanding collections and user-friendly discovery services…”


Celebrating 100,000 Ebooks on JSTOR (via JSTOR)

According to JSTOR “the Books at JSTOR program has reached a new milestone: 100,000 ebooks. Introduced in 2012, the program now boasts 279 publisher partners and includes titles libraries can license in our unlimited, DRM-free model as well as Open Access titles that are freely available to everyone…”


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

LATEST NEWS

ATG News & Announcements – 11/26/20

ATG News & Announcements - 11/26/20 Book Business Reacts to Simon & Schuster Sale Publishers Weekly reports that "following the announcement that Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann won the bidding war for Simon & Schuster with a $2.2 billion...

ATG News & Announcements – 11/26/20

ATG News & Announcements - 11/26/20 Book Business Reacts to Simon & Schuster Sale Publishers Weekly reports that "following the announcement that Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann won the bidding war for Simon & Schuster with a $2.2 billion...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars – 11/24/20

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars - 11/24/20 Understanding and Using Library Data (Amigos Library Services) Effective collection, interpretation and display of library data informs library decision-making and service design. This course serves as a primer for...

Frankfurt Academic Conference

The Frankfurt Book Fair New York is pleased to launch the first Frankfurt Academic Conference, which will take place online December 3 and 4. Under the theme "A New Era for Academic Publishing in Europe and the US," the program will look specifically at academic...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week – 11/23/20

ATG News You Need to Start the Week - 11/23/20 ALA Announces Finalists for 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals Publishers Weekly reports that "the American Library Association this week announced the six finalists for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in...

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR PODCAST

Share This