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Wiley Acquires Hindawi

By: Kent Anderson, “The Geyser” On January 5th, John Wiley & Sons announced its acquisition of the London-based Hindawi. Founded in 1997 in Cairo, Hindawi journals have been fully OA since 2007. The acquisition comes after Wiley partnered with Hindawi a few years...

Innovation Session 3

Christopher Kenneally Christopher Kenneally, Marketing Director, Copyright Clearance Center moderated this session and said that innovation is what everybody is thinking about but nobody has done. This session featured 8 minute presentations from 4 companies, as...

New Frontiers in Discovery

Session summary: Discovery has been around for over a decade now, and new, recent advances are making it much smarter. Researchers no longer have to settle for brute force keyword searches that drown them in irrelevant results. Instead, recent leaps in subject and...

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ATG News & Announcements – 1/15/21

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Call for Article Proposals: the state of ebooks

Against the Grain is seeking article proposals for an issue on the state of ebooks -- acquisition and the user experience -- in academic libraries. Has there been progress in the way we purchase ebooks and the way users engage with them in the past 10 years? Has...

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