ATG News & Announcements – 1/6/21

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ATG News & Announcements – 1/6/21

Wiley Buys Open Access Publisher for $298 Million

Publishers Weekly reports that “John Wiley has expanded its presence in the open access field with the acquisition of Hindawi, a London-based scientific research publisher of more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific, technical, and medical journals. Wiley paid $298 million for Hindawi, which had 2020 revenue of $40 million…”

See also Exclusive: Wiley’s Jay Flynn on the Hindawi Acquisition


College & Research Libraries – January 2021 is available

The January 2021 issue of College & Research Libraries is now freely available online. Visit the C&RL website for complete contents from 1939 to the present and follow C&RL on Facebook and Twitter for updates and discussion.


Report: “Dozens of Groups Sue U.S. Government Over Seattle National Archives Closure”

infoDOCKET reports that “The U.S. states of Washington and Oregon, along with dozens of Native American tribes and cultural groups, sued the federal government on Monday to stop the sale of the National Archives building in the city of Seattle…”


Ireland:  Trinity College Library’s Treasures Go Online in New Exhibition

According to infoDOCKET “a new expanded digital exhibition, the Director’s Choice Uncut, featuring “3,000 years of creativity, memory, and knowledge.”

Highlights of the collections of the Library of Trinity College Dublin and their fascinating history are being showcased in an online exhibition Director’s Choice Uncut…”


New Report: “COVID-19 and Book Publishing: Impacts and Insights For 2021”

infoDOCKET also reports that “a team of three publishing industry consultants have united to explore COVID-19’s effects on U.S. book publishing market. including trade, K-12 and higher education.
COVID-19 and Book Publishing: Impacts and Insights for 2021 looks at each segment individually, as well as specific analyses of bookstores and libraries. But a major value of the report is the extent to which it looks beyond industry sources, to consider the broader economic and social picture that surrounds book publishing, heading in 2021.

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