University of Rhode Island Joins HathiTrust – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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University of Rhode Island Joins HathiTrust

According to this press release “The University of Rhode Island has become the newest member of HathiTrust, a forward-thinking global collaborative of research and academic libraries working to ensure the preservation and accessibility of the cultural record. HathiTrust holds the largest set of digitized books managed by the academic, research, and library community offering unprecedented opportunity for members of the URI community to access a wide array of research and scholarly materials…”


Library E-book Bill Clears Maryland Legislature, Heading to Governor

Publishers Weekly reports that “A Maryland state bill that would ensure public libraries the right to license and lend e-books that are available to consumers is headed to Governor Larry Hogan’s desk.
After passing the Maryland General Assembly unanimously on March 10, the bill sailed through the final steps of reconciliation this week, and is now ready to be signed into law. Hogan is known in Maryland to be a strong supporter of libraries, and library advocates say they are hopeful he will sign the bill…”


New Report: “COVID-19 as a Driver For Change in Audiovisual Archives

infoDOCKET notes that The International Federation of Television Archives – FIAT/IFTA has issued a report that attempt to answer questions like: How are archives dealing with issues that emerged during global pandemic? What have the months of disruptions taught us about organizational resilience? In the report there are “takeaways in six key observations, encouraging archives to see the current disruptive situation as an opportunity to adapt and craft new strategies and internal policies bringing the archive closer to its stakeholders…”
(Read and download the full report)

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