Scientific Output in the year of COVID: An Update – plus more ATG News & Announcements for February 23, 2021

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Scientific Output in the year of COVID: An Update – plus more ATG News & Announcements for February 23, 2021

Guest Post – Scientific Output in the Year of COVID, An Update

This Scholarly Kitchen guest post is by Christos Petrou, founder and Chief Analyst at Scholarly Intelligence. In it, he updates and corrects an article posted in Nov. of 2020 about the anticipated market growth for journal articles in 2020. Although “many of the key findings of that article hold true, their size in some places was over- or under-estimated.” In this new post the findings are revisited and an updated analysis presented.


AUC Woodruff Library Awarded $750,000 Collaborative Grant with Project STAND to Advance Archiving of Social Justice Initiatives among College Students of Color
Robert W Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center, Location: Atlanta GA, Architect: Shepley Bulfinch

According to ARL CommunicationsThe Atlanta University Center (AUC) Robert W. Woodruff Library in partnership with Project STAND has received generous funding of $750,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support a three-year project: Building Capacity, Ethical Documentation and Archiving of Student Activism in BIPOC Communities. The project will advance the community archiving of social justice initiatives among former and current college and university students of color…”


One of the World’s Oldest Esther Scrolls (Mid-15th Century Iberian Megillah) Now at National Library of Israel and Digitized Version Available Online

According to infoDOCKET “One of the world’s oldest known Esther scrolls (also known as a “megillah“) has recently been gifted to the National Library of Israel in Jerusalem, home to the world’s largest collection of textual Judaica, where it has also been made available online for the first time…”


Video Recording: “The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity & Resistance”

infoDOCKET also notes the availability of a video featuring “bibliographer Simone Fujita and curator Krystal Tribbett in a conversation about the role of libraries and archives in indexing Black creative thought and resistance. Fujita and Tribbett discuss the responsibilities of institutions to collect and preserve materials from Black artists and social movements…”
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