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The audio supplement to "Against The Grain - Linking Publishers, Vendors and Librarians" publication.

Against the Grain is your key to the latest news about libraries, publishers, book jobbers, and subscription agents. Our goal is to link publishers, vendors, and librarians by reporting on the issues, literature, and people that impact the world of books and journals.

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The audio supplement to "Against The Grain - Linking Publishers, Vendors and Librarians" publication.

Against the Grain is your key to the latest news about libraries, publishers, book jobbers, and subscription agents. Our goal is to link publishers, vendors, and librarians by reporting on the issues, literature, and people that impact the world of books and journals.

    Blurred Lines: Libraries, Bookstores, and Academic Partnerships

    Blurred Lines: Libraries, Bookstores, and Academic Partnerships

    Today's audio is from a Neopolitan Session of the 2020 Charleston Library Conference, presented by Meg White, Senior Consultant, DeltaThink and Director of Vendor Partnerships, Charleston Hub; Richard Hershman, Vice President of Government Relations, National Association of College Stores; Jennifer Chan, Scholarly Communication Librarian,  UCLA; and Lisa Nachtigall, Director, Global Institutional Resellers and Channel Strategy, Oxford University Press.

    • 47 min
    What would it really take to achieve a full OA transition? An “open” take from a publisher, librarians, and a funder

    What would it really take to achieve a full OA transition? An “open” take from a publisher, librarians, and a funder

    In today's episode we feature the audio from a Neopolitan Session of the 2020 Charleston Library Conference, presented by Ashley Farley, Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Stephen Barr, President, SAGE International, and Managing Director, SAGE UK;  Elaine Westbrooks, Vice Provost for University Libraries & University Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Colleen Campbell, Open Access 2020 Initiative, Max Planck Digital Library.

    • 48 min
    Interview with Greg Eow, President of CRL

    Interview with Greg Eow, President of CRL

    This week’s episode features an interview with Greg Eow, President of the Center for Research Libraries. The interview is conducted by Leah Hinds, Executive Director of the Charleston Hub, and Tom Gilson, Associate Editor of Against the Grain. Topics range from the background and function of CRL in the research community, Greg’s tenure there and his transition from MIT Libraries, the role of digital and print collections, to the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in research and scholarship with a look forward to decolonizing collections.
    Before being named president of CRL, Mr. Eow was the Associate Director of Collections at MIT Libraries. Over the past two decades, Greg has worked as an archivist, librarian, historian, and library administrator at Harvard, Yale, Rice, and the DeKalb History Center. He has an M.L.I.S. from the University of Pittsburgh and a Ph.D. in U.S. History from Rice University.
     

    • 36 min
    Conversation with Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections, Iowa State University

    Conversation with Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections, Iowa State University

    In today's episode we feature audio from an Interview of Curtis Brundy, Associate University Librarian for Scholarly Communications and Collections, Iowa State University. The interview was conducted by Matthew Ismail, Director of Collection Development, University of Central Michigan. 

    • 50 min
    Conversation with Dr. Brian King, Psychologist, Comedian and Author of "The Art of Taking It Easy"

    Conversation with Dr. Brian King, Psychologist, Comedian and Author of "The Art of Taking It Easy"

    In today's episode we will feature audio from an interview of Dr. Brian King, psychologist, stand up comedian and author of the international bestseller The Art of Taking It Easy, How to Cope with Bears, Traffic, and the Rest of Life's Stressors. The interview was conducted by Matthew Ismail, Director of Collection Development, University of Central Michigan. 

    • 49 min
    Conversation with Jeff Paul, CEO and Co-Founder, Ziotag

    Conversation with Jeff Paul, CEO and Co-Founder, Ziotag

    In today's episode we will feature audio from an Interview of Jeff Paul, CEO and Co-Founder, Ziotag. The interview was conducted by Matthew Ismail, Director of Collection Development, University of Central Michigan. 

    • 30 min

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