According to infoDOCKET “DPLA is pleased to welcome the NJ/DE Digital Collective as DPLA’s newest service hub. The NJ/DE Digital Collective is a collaboration launched by the New Jersey State Library (NJSL) and Delaware Division of Libraries (DDL) that serves libraries and cultural heritage institutions throughout New Jersey and Delaware. More than 20 organizations are currently contributing to DPLA through the NJ/DE Digital Collective including NJSL, DDL, Rutgers University, the University of Delaware, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Princeton University.
This article in Scholarly Kitchen by Rick Anderson discusses the prospects of Pearson + a new app-based service that “will allow college students to buy online access to its entire 1,500-title catalog of college textbooks, plus an array of value-added services such as online annotation, flashcards, quizzes, and real-time online support, across multiple devices, for $14.99 per month…”
infoDOCKET also notes that Ithaka S+R is sharing “key insights” from “four roundtable discussions held this spring at which 31 community college library leaders shared their challenges and successes over the past year and reflected on how their experiences will shape the future of their libraries and student support initiatives…”
MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES
- Platinum Equity acquires McGraw Hill for $4.5 Billion
- Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press merge to form Cambridge University Press & Assessment
- US’ National Book Awards Schedule a ‘Primarily In-Person’ Ceremony
- Authors, Illustrators, Translators Pressure the UK Government on Copyright
- EMS Press expands its Subscribe to Open programme for 2022
CONFERENCES, MEETINGS AND WEBINARS
Preliminary Program For the BitCurator Users Forum 2021 Released (Virtual Event) The BitCurator Users Forum (October 12-14, 2021) brings together representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and related information professions engaged in (or considering) digital forensics work to acquire, better understand, and make available born-digital materials.
The forum will balance discussion of theory and practice of digital forensics and related digital analysis workflows with hands-on activities for users at all levels of experience with the BitCurator environment, digital forensics methods in general, and other tools for use in digital analysis and curation.