H-HistBibl is an international network of librarians, archivists, curators, and scholars interested in the practice and study of bibliographic and library services to support the study and teaching of history.

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Across the Great Divide: Findings and Possibilities for Action from the 2016 Summit Meeting of Academic Libraries and University Presses with Administrative Relationships (P2L)

23 university presses that are part of, or report directly to, university libraries met to discuss the benefits and challenges of that arrangement during the P2L Summit and just released a white paper containing recommendations on how to libraries and university presses could collaborate:

Professional Digital Marketing for Academic Self-publishing? Strategies, Tactics, and Questions

Mark W. Shealy writes that the "current producing of texts through nonhierarchical means presages radically different definitions of academic books and articles... Hands-on practice such as academic search engine optimization (ASEO) to prepare scholarly articles for academic search engines and Google Scholar is a step in the direction of academic self-marketing....However, given these new academic formats and sources, a rethinking of the full range of strategies and tactics by which scholarship may be marketed seems reasonable.

H-Net Job Guide Weekly Report For H-HistBibl: 21 November - 28 November

The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 21 November 2016 to 28 November 2016.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-HistBibl.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

GPO Issues Digital Release of Historical Congressional Record for the 1980s

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) partners with the Library of Congress (LC) to release the digital version of the bound Congressional Record from 1981-1990 on GPO's govinfo. This release covers debates and proceedings of the 98th thru the 101st Congresses.

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