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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 News & Announcements 2/20/20
    • Authors: Tom Gilson
      Abstract: There is still time to apply for NASIG’s Diversity and Inclusion Award! “NASIG created this award in order to help increase diversity in the library community as well as to provide financial support to attend the NASIG annual conference. Applicants must be a member of an underrepresented group (i.e. African-American, Latinx/Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander or Native […]The post ATG News & Announcements 2/20/20 appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 16:30:28 +000
       
  • REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: The Charleston Conference Library Acquisitions Boot
           Camp at SSP
    • Authors: Leah Hinds
      Abstract: Wednesday, May 27, 20208:30 am – 3:30 pm Cost: Early $250, Regular $300 This pre-meeting training session, a popular feature of the annual Charleston Conference, is now open to attendees of the SSP Annual Meeting in Boston!  The training session will offer a high-level overview of the workflows and concepts of the acquisitions process from the librarian’s point […]The post REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: The Charleston Conference Library Acquisitions Boot Camp at SSP appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:53:45 +000
       
  • Free Webcast: Cambridge Journals Digital Archive, from 1770 to 2018
    • Authors: Leah Hinds
      Abstract: Free WebcastWednesday, February 26, 2:00 pm EasternSponsored by Cambridge University Press Register Now! Description: With over 1.2 million articles in over 450 journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, the Cambridge Journals Digital Archive has long been a trusted resource for thousands of libraries worldwide. Why and how was this collection put together' What purpose […]The post Free Webcast: Cambridge Journals Digital Archive, from 1770 to 2018 appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 21:24:06 +000
       
  • ATG “I Wonder” Wednesday: Are you confident the print journals you are
           considering for weeding will be available in online archives'
    • Authors: Tom Gilson
      Abstract: The post ATG “I Wonder” Wednesday: Are you confident the print journals you are considering for weeding will be available in online archives' appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:11:05 +000
       
  • ATG Book of the Week: Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education
    • Authors: Tom Gilson
      Abstract: Title: Academia Next:The Futures of Higher EducationAuthor: Bryan AlexanderHardcover: ISBN: 9781421436425, $39.95; eBook: ISBN: 9781421436432, $39.95Imprint: Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2020 “The outlook for the future of colleges and universities is uncertain. Financial stresses, changing student populations, and rapidly developing technologies all pose significant challenges to the nation’s colleges and universities. In Academia Next, futurist and higher education […]The post ATG Book of the Week: Academia Next: The Futures of Higher Education appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 14:08:27 +000
       
  • ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 2/18/20
    • Authors: Tom Gilson
      Abstract: UKSG webinar: “Working with COUNTER 5 Reports in Microsoft Excel” Date: Thursday 27 February 2020Time: 1300 GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)Duration: 45-60 minutes including Q&A Speaker:  Kornelia Junge, Senior Research Manager at Wiley, Member of the COUNTER Executive Committee and COUNTER Technical Advisory Group. Overview: Many librarians use Microsoft Excel to analyse usage. The new COUNTER […]The post ATG Conferences, Meetings, & Webinars 2/18/20 appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 17:40:26 +000
       
  • 25% Off UKSG Pre-Conference
    • Authors: Against the Grain
      Abstract: Sign Up by February 21 and Save 25% on Seminar Registration! SSP UKSG Pre-Conference Seeking Sustainability: Publishing Models for an Open Access Age Sunday, March 29, 2020 | 1:00-5:00 pmThe Brighton Centre | Kings Road | Brighton, BN1 2GR UKEarly-Bird $75.00 USD | Regular $100.00 USD Hardly a week goes by, it seems, without the […]The post 25% Off UKSG Pre-Conference appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:50:53 +000
       
  • ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/17/20
    • Authors: Tom Gilson
      Abstract: Ed Pentz announced that he will be leaving CrossRef in the fall According to his blog, after 20 years leading the organization Ed Pentz has “decided to leave Crossref. It’s time for a new challenge. I’m still very committed to the mission and very proud of my time at Crossref, the culture we’ve created and […]The post ATG News You Need to Start the Week 2/17/20 appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:24:51 +000
       
  • ATG’s Belated Valentine’s Day Quirky
    • Authors: ATG ADMIN
      Abstract: The Rude, Cruel, and Insulting ‘Vinegar Valentines’ of the Victorian Era post by Natalie Zarrelli in Atlas Obscura outlines a decidedly unromantic Valentine’s Day practice that would give today’s florists and chocolatiers heartburn. Evidently it was a fairly common practice in Victorian England to send someone whose attentions were unwelcome a “Vinegar Valentine” in hopes […]The post ATG’s Belated Valentine’s Day Quirky appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 13:16:03 +000
       
  • ATG Job Bank – 2/15/20 – Librarians
    • Authors: Tom Gilson
      Abstract: Collection Analysis and Development Librarian – University of Massachusetts – Boston “… Reporting to the Dean of University Libraries, the Collection Development Librarian (CDL) will lead the development, assessment, and maintenance of Healey Library’s collections in order to strategically support the teaching, research, and learning needs of the UMass Boston community…” Head of Collections & Resource […]The post ATG Job Bank – 2/15/20 – Librarians appeared first on Against the Grain.
      PubDate: Sat, 15 Feb 2020 22:32:08 +000
       
 
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