1. Open Textbooks: University of California Berkeley Library Joins Open Textbook Network (OTN)
About one month ago the University of Maryland Libraries also joined the OTN.
2. Atypon’s Literatum Online Publishing Platform Now Supports CHORUS
4. Coming Soon: A New Illustrated History of the National Library of Medicine (via NLM)
Co-edited by Jeffrey S. Reznick, PhD, and Kenneth M. Koyle, chief and deputy chief of the NLM History of Medicine Division, and made possible through the research, writing, and technical expertise of staff from across the Library, this new book will appear in the popular series Images of America, by Arcadia Publishing. A hardback version of the book will be available from booksellers, and an electronic version of the complete book, including the 170+ black-and-white images which appear in it, will be freely available via NLM Digital Collections beginning June 26.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.