The British Library’s Endangered Archives Program (EAP) digitizes Four New Collections – Plus More ATG News & Announcements

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The British Library’s Endangered Archives Program (EAP) Announces Release of Four New Collections Available Online

Citing the British Library’s Endangered Archives Program (EAP) Blog, infoDOCKET notes that “another four completed digitisation projects that have recently gone online. These four projects represent both the global breadth of EAP projects and the wide variety of content types..”


New database expands access to open content on OCLC FirstSearch service

According to KnowledgeSpeak “A new database of open access content on the OCLC FirstSearch service will help researchers easily find open access resources from familiar content providers…
“Researchers can use the Open Access Content database to identify open access items from the well-known open content providers: Biomed Central, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), JSTOR, Open Address Publishing in European Networks (OAPEN), OpenEdition, and Public Library of Science (PLOS)…”


Promoting Cooperation and Cultural Exchange: Spotlight on the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Publishers Weekly reports that “The unprecedented challenges of 2020 didn’t prevent the Sheikh Zayed Book Award (SZBA) from having a landmark year. The accolades are presented annually to honor the contributions of authors, translators, publishers, researchers, and intellectuals that represent the vibrant cultural and literary landscape of the Arab world…
“Growing American participation, record-breaking submissions, and the expansion of translation grants are among the highlights …


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES

CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS

CORAL Online Summit to be Hosted by Equinox Open Library Initiative “Equinox Open Library Initiative is pleased to announce the upcoming CORAL Online Summit on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The free event is an opportunity for current and prospective users of the CORAL electronic resources management system to learn about CORAL and hear about best practices from CORAL community members…”

Recap: What COVID-19 Taught Us About Affordable Course Materials

infoDOCKET reports that “as part of its third annual OhioLINK Membership Summit, OhioLINK recently hosted the “What COVID-19 Taught Us About Affordable Course Materials” panel, which discussed lessons learned about using affordable course materials in the rapid transition to online learning during the pandemic…”

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