Oxford University Press to Close its Print Arm – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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Oxford University Press to end centuries of tradition by closing its printing arm

In case you missed our earlier announcement citing The Guardian which noted that while “Oxford University’s right to print books was first recognised in 1586, in a decree from the Star Chamber, … the centuries-old printing history of Oxford University Press will end this summer, after the publishing house announced the last vestige of its printing arm was closing…”


Cultural Heritage: Orbis Cascade Alliance Contributes More than 50,000 New Items to Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

According to infoDOCKET “Digital Public Library of America is pleased to announce that more than 50,000 new cultural heritage artifacts from the Orbis Cascade Alliance are now available at dp.la. The Orbis Cascade is a consortium of 37 academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest. The Alliance’s first hub submissions include cultural resources contributed by member institutions in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho...”


UC Berkeley joins trial of 3 Year Fixed Term PeerJ Memberships to support OA publishing

University of California, Berkeley is taking part in the trial of 3 Year Fixed Term PeerJ Memberships, joining University of Ottawa.
UC Berkeley have been long-term supporters of PeerJ, becoming one of the first universities to create a PeerJ institutional account back in 2013. Discussions with the team at Berkeley were instrumental in developing this new approach to PeerJ Memberships…”

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