Remembering Chris Hall

Chris Hall, who died on 28 December 2017, served and supported NAG for almost three decades – a unique contribution recognised by the award of an Honorary Fellowship in 2011, shortly after Chris retired as Bibliographical Services Librarian, City of…

NAG joins YouTube!

This year at #NAG17 we trialed filming two of the papers and here are the results! Firstly we have Karen Colbron from JISC talking about National Monograph Solutions: Secondly, here is Andy Ryan talking about her Cityread project: Filming was…

NAG Award winner 2017

This year’s National Acquisitions Group (NAG) Award for Excellence has been won by the e-book accessibility audit team. Their project sought to introduce a benchmark for accessibility in e-book platforms by devising a comprehensive audit for e-books in Higher Education.…

#NAG17 roundup

Over 80 delegates attended #NAG17 and enjoyed ten papers and four workshops from our excellent speakers. Special thanks must go to David Clover (UEL) for stepping in to fill a workshop paper at the last minute and Robin Armstrong Viner…

NAG Business Plan

Our full new Business Plan is available to download here just in time for #NAG17 Conference next week. Do have a look, and bring your ideas, suggestions and questions to the Exec Committee next week or get in touch by…

Workshops and Papers at #NAG17

#NAG17 6-7th November, Hilton Hotel, Leeds Just a few weeks to go until #NAG17! Over seventy of you have already booked but we still have space for a few more. We know that budgets are tight everywhere, so here is…

Guides from BIC

BIC RFID Privacy in Libraries Toolkit We’re delighted to report that the BIC RFID Privacy Task & Finish Working Group has now released a draft toolkit to provide information on RFID Privacy for librarians (both public and academic), library suppliers…

Full Programme for #NAG17

The full programme for #NAG17 is now available here.  We hope it provides a good balance of public and academic library interest along with four workshops to choose from on both days. The option of half price places for NAG…

UnMentoring

UnMentoring – Who should contact NAG and why  NAG’s new UnMentoring scheme is designed for all those working with the selection, acquisition or management of library resources – whether in a library or support service situation. UnMentoring is suitable for…

Free and Reduced Price #NAG17 Conference Places!

Work in public libraries?  Or are you a student? NAG are offering some half price places to those working in public libraries who would be otherwise unable to attend #NAG17 this November in Leeds.  We recognise that training budgets have…

Glasstree expands academic publishing program to Australia and Middle East

Glasstree Academic Publishing is proud to announce its expansion into two important new regions—Australia/New Zealand and the Middle East/North Africa—through partnerships with local companies Mercedes Waratah (Australia) and Jamalon (Middle East) for printing and distribution. These key partnerships will allow…

Glasstree in Web of Science

Glasstree is delighted to announce its co-operation with Clarivate. This partnership ensures that academic monographs published with Glasstree will be indexed and included in the extensive Web of Science community. About Web of Science By meticulously indexing the most important…

Glasstree Academic Publishing launches new e-book service

GLASSTREE ACADEMIC PUBLISHING PUTS ACADEMICS IN CONTROL WITH LAUNCH OF NEW EBOOK SERVICE GOLD OPEN ACCESS AVAILABLE TO ACADEMICS PUBLISHING RESEARCH ONLINE Newly-launched Glasstree Academic Publishing announced today the launch of its new ebook service, allowing academics to independently publish…