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Against the Grain
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ISSN (Online) 1043-2094
Published by Against-the-Grain.com Homepage  [1 journal]
  • ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 10/20/18
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: Manuscript Exchange Common Approach (MECA): A NISO Project Open Teleconference Event Date: October 22, 2018 03:00pm – October 22, 2018 04:00pm MECA is a new NISO project to develop a common means to easily transfer manuscripts between and among manuscript systems, such as those in use at publishers and preprint servers. Those who work in […]The post ATG Conferences, Meetings & Webinars 10/20/18 appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Sat, 20 Oct 2018 23:58:14 +000
       
  • ATG Quirkies: Free Books Instead of Traffic Light Up the Street
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: According to this post on mlive.com. “Luzinterruptus, an anonymous Spain-based art collective, is teaming up with the University of Michigan’s Institute for the Humanities to create the large-scale, illuminated book installation on Tuesday, Oct. 23, that will “pave” Liberty Street between State and Maynard streets… The 10,000 books in the display were donated in recent […]The post ATG Quirkies: Free Books Instead of Traffic Light Up the Street appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:55:15 +000
       
  • ATG Newsflash: Free Webcast: Hyde Park Debate
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: Wednesday, October 31 1:00 PM Eastern  Register to Attend Moderator: Rick Anderson, Associate Dean for Collections & Scholarly Communication, Marriott Library, University of Utah In Favor: Brandon Butler, Director of Information Policy, University of Virginia Library Opposed: Angela Cochran, Associate Publisher, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) The debate will be conducted in general accordance with Oxford […]The post ATG Newsflash: Free Webcast: Hyde Park Debate appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 15:20:23 +000
       
  • ATG Job Bank: Digital Library Sales Manager – Association for
           Computing Machinery
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: A New York-based prestigious scientific society is seeking a full-time sales professional for the role  of Digital Library Sales Manager.  This role is responsible for the overall growth of the institutional subscription business of the organization’s research platform, the Digital Library (DL), in the Corporate  and Government markets.  Successful candidate must be located in the […]The post ATG Job Bank: Digital Library Sales Manager – Association for Computing Machinery appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:19:54 +000
       
  • ATG “I Wonder” Wednesday: Does Your Library Use Demand Driven
           Acquisitions or Patron Driven Acquisitions'
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: The post ATG “I Wonder” Wednesday: Does Your Library Use Demand Driven Acquisitions or Patron Driven Acquisitions' appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 20:36:29 +000
       
  • ATG Quirkies: It’s hard to stack up to these book hoarders.
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: Emily Temple at the Literary Hub website seems surprised that aspiring book hoarders “only have to own one thousand books to qualify” for the title. According to Ms. Temple that total “seems a bit low” and to prove it, she provides this list of the 10 famous book hoarders who’ve manage to amass significantly larger collections […]The post ATG Quirkies: It’s hard to stack up to these book hoarders. appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:51:27 +000
       
  • ATG Newsflash: Unauthorized Sale of the Charleston Conference Attendee
           Mailing List!
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: Unknown entities are attempting to sell our mailing list. We do not know who they are or where they got the list they are offering. This is unauthorized! Our mailing list is not yet complete. DO NOT purchase these lists from unauthorized providers. Thank you, Bruce Strauch JD, CEO Charleston Information Group, LLCThe post ATG Newsflash: Unauthorized Sale of the Charleston Conference Attendee Mailing List! appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:23:28 +000
       
  • ATG Article of the Week: A Course Experiment Tackles Textbook Costs
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: This post in Inside Higher Ed recounts how “students in California drafted a bill to urge publishers to reveal how their textbooks changed between editions. The students convinced lawmakers to adopt the legislation.” “The students in the California Bill Project class set out to write a bill that would benefit fellow California students but not […]The post ATG Article of the Week: A Course Experiment Tackles Textbook Costs appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:57:52 +000
       
  • ATG News You Need to Start the Week 10/15/18
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: Parent group sues Colorado Library Consortium over database it alleges gives kids access to pornography The Denver Post reports that “… Pornography is Not Education, a parent group led by the Patersons, alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Arapahoe County District Court that databases provided by EBSCO Industries Inc., and distributed by the consortium, contain erotic […]The post ATG News You Need to Start the Week 10/15/18 appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:46:42 +000
       
  • ATG Job Bank 10/13/18
    • Authors: gilsont
      Abstract: Head of Content Management – University of Texas at Austin Purpose: Manage operations, staff, and initiatives for the acquisition, description, and processing of content for the UT Libraries in all formats and languages Essential Functions: Oversee staff and workflows for ordering, receiving, describing, and processing of library content in all formats and languages. Coordinate operations […]The post ATG Job Bank 10/13/18 appeared first on Against The Grain.
      PubDate: Sat, 13 Oct 2018 17:23:14 +000
       
 
 
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