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The LibPub Blog – Publishing Through the IFLA Global Lens (via IFLA) – Plus More ATG News & Announcements for 5/22/24

by | May 21, 2024 | 0 comments

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According this post on the IFLA websiteThe LibPub SIG created a blog series called “Library Publishing Through the IFLA Global Lens”, featured on the ARL blog, as well as our own wordpress page. It features a variety of people involved in library publishing from around the world. A number of the blog posts were also featured on the ARL blog.”

MORE LIBRARY AND PUBLISHING NEWS FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES


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