ATG News & Announcements – 1/6/21
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…”
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.
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…”
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…”
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.
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Kanopy Announces new partnership with Participant to further promote Public access to social impact entertainment
- Energy Information Agency (EIA) Releases New U.S. Energy Atlas with Updated Maps and Enhanced Navigation
- The National Academy of Sciences to move Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences to Atypon’s online platform Literatum
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.