C&RL News for November 2021 is now available – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 11/10/21

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According to ACRL Insider “The November 2021 issue of C&RL News is now freely available online as a full issue PDF and individual articles

Paulette Kerr, Kathryn La Barre, and Spencer Lilley start us off with the latest installment of the International Insights column. They discuss a project to develop an internationally scoped guide to help librarians worldwide develop antiracist educational materials in “Diversity in local and comparative contexts


Good e-Reader reports that “Digital book revenues were down for the 4th month in a row in the United States, as they fell 12.3% in August and the format generated $88.3. For the first 8 months of 2021 revenues were down 4.0% as compared to the first eight months of 2020 for a total of $718.0 million…”


MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES


CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS

  • Uncovering and Promoting Diverse Women’s Voices of the Past Tuesday, November 16, 2021: 2:00-3:00 PM ET, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PT. “Join this discussion about the underrepresentation of women researchers and the lack of attention to their contributions across disciplines. We’ll be joined by panelists from different areas in the social sciences who will discuss efforts and difficulties often associated with surfacing women researchers and elevating their work. We’ll also hear from Thomas Dublin, founder of the Women and Social Movements database, on his project to recognize the major contributions of Black women in the suffrage movement…” 


  • Perspectives on Wikidata: a forum sponsored by the PCC Linked Data Advisory Committee (LDAC) (12 November 2021, 1-2:30 EST) Hashtag: #pccwikidataforum. Please join us for a forum showcasing different perspectives on Wikidata in libraries, with the goal of discussing the perceived benefits or disadvantages of working with Wikidata in library metadata workflows. Registration is open.

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