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ATG Quirkies: The Pythagorean Cup

ATG Quirkies: The Pythagorean Cup You can be forgiven if you think that the Pythagorean Cup is an ingenious geometric theorem. But of course you'd be wrong. It is actually a clever practical joke that amused the ancient Greeks - at least according to this post in...

ATG News & Announcements 1/13/21

ATG News & Announcements 1/13/21 Ithaka S+R: “Data Repository Platforms: A Primer” According to infoDOCKET, Ithaka S+R reports that they "decided to conduct exploratory, high-level research on a number of data repositories, primarily to inform our own data deposit...

ATG Book of the Week: Condé Nast

ATG Book of the Week: Condé Nast Title: Condé Nast Author: Susan Ronald Paperback: ISBN: 978-1250180032, $19.99 Imprint: New York: St. Martins, Griffin, 2020 "The first biography in over thirty years of Condé Nast, the pioneering publisher...

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 1/11/21

ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 1/11/21 Impacts of COVID-19: How STI systems responded to the crisis, and the challenges that lie ahead Scheduled for Tuesday, January 12 at 12:00pm Summary: Join us for the release of the OECD Science, Technology and...

ATG News You Need to start the Week – 1/11/21

ATG News You Need to start the Week - 1/11/21 289 million ebooks were borrowed from the public library in 2020 According to Good e-Reader "Overdrive has reported that libraries all over the world have collectively loaned out over 289 million ebooks, which is a...

ATG News & Announcements – 1/8/21

ATG News & Announcements - 1/8/21 33% growth for digital books from public libraries and schools in 2020 sets records According to Library technlogy Guides "Librarians and educators achieved record levels of digital book circulation in 2020. Readers worldwide...

ATG News & Announcements – 1/6/21

ATG News & Announcements - 1/6/21 Wiley Buys Open Access Publisher for $298 Million Publishers Weekly reports that "John Wiley has expanded its presence in the open access field with the acquisition of Hindawi, a London-based scientific research publisher of more...

ATG News You Need to Start the Week – 1/4/21

ATG News You Need to Start the Week - 1/4/21 Computerworld Archives: Back From Vintage Microfilm; High Quality Scans of the Magazine From 1967-2014 Now Available to Search, View, Download From the Internet Archive According to infoDOCKET the Internet Archive has...

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ATG News You Need to Start the Week – 1/25/21

ATG News You Need to Start the Week - 1/25/21 Amazon.com and 'Big Five' publishers accused of ebook price-fixing According to The Guardian "Amazon.com and the “Big Five” publishers – Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster –...

ATG Quirkies: 35 Home Library Ideas with Beautiful Bookshelf Designs

Admittedly, this post in Architectural Digest isn't that quirky. However, it does offer a number of uniquely personal ideas that showcase home book collections in ways that reflect their collector's personality. Photo: Robert C. Lautman Authors Kate Jerde and Lindsey...

ATG News & Announcements 1/20/21

ATG News & Announcements 1/20/21 Now Available: The Internet Archive Makes More Than 100 Years of Editor & Publisher Fully Accessible Online infoDOCKET reports that when Mike Blinder owner of Editor & Publisher magazine learned that "the Internet Archive...

ATG Conferences, Meetings and Webinars – 1/19/21

The Library at the Forefront of Scholarly Communications: Insights from Brandeis University Presented by: Ex Libris & Library JournalEvent Date and Time: Thursday, January 21, 2021 | 2:00-3:00 PM ET, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM PT How can libraries promote...

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