April 20, 2018

News Briefs for June 15, 2016

Emerald Group Publishing (EGP), Bingley, UK, has signed a two-year partnership with search engine optimization and metrics platform Kudos, Oxford, England.

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced ten recipients of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service: Brooklyn PL; Chicago History Museum; Columbia Museum of Art, SC; Lynn Meadows Discovery Center for Children, Gulfport, MS; Madison PL, WI; Mid-America Science Museum, Hot Springs, AR; North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh; Otis Library, Norwich, CT; Santa Ana PL, CA; and Tomaquag Museum, Exeter, RI.

Recorded Books, Inc., and Zinio announced a new partnership with Bauer Media Group USA on May 20. The publisher’s digital magazine titles are now available to U.S. and Canadian libraries through the Zinio for Libraries service.

The White Rose Libraries, a long-standing collaboration among the universities of Leeds, Sheffield, and York, UK, have selected OCLC Sustainable Collection Services for collaborative print management.

The Associated Press is collaborating with Preservica to futureproof its corporate records and newswires using the AWS Cloud–hosted digital preservation platform.

Independent Publishers Group (IPG) is partnering with 25 new independent publishers, 14 of which will be distributed by IPG. Eight UK publishers will gain U.S. distribution through Trafalgar Square, three academic presses will join River North Editions, and two Spanish publishers will join IPG Spanish Books.

TandFChina.com, Taylor & Francis ’s online hub for scholarly communities, has launched, providing key resources and open access publishing for authors, researchers, journal editors, and research librarians in Mandarin.

The University of Notre Dame , IN, and the Vatican Library formalized an agreement on May 9 to organize scholarly visits, conferences, lecture series, art exhibitions, and joint research programs.

This article was published in Library Journal's June 15, 2016 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.



  1. I can’t find the coverage of the ALA conference in Orlando. Would you point readers to the articles?