As Seen on Twitter: July 2018

The ATLA Twitter feed is filled with news on ATLA events and product updates as well as stories that have relevance to the work of libraries and librarians.

Here are some highlights from last month’s @YourATLA Twitter feed:

• Books didn’t have title pages until the 15th and 16th centuries. Before that time, different methods were used to announce the author(s), title, edition, place of publication, printer, publisher and publication date. via @Europeanaeu http://blog.europeana.eu/2018/07/text-announcement-in-manuscripts-and-early-printed-books/ #publishing


• Find your next job in theological librarianship on the ATLA Job Board https://www.atla.com/Members/development/jobs/Pages/default.aspx


• A place to study, a place to pray: Supporting student spiritual needs in academic libraries via @ALA_ACRL https://crln.acrl.org/index.php/crlnews/article/view/17010/18758


• Interesting new article on impact of #OER on student success. Study of over 20k students reveals OER not only saves students $ but also improves grades and reduces course withdrawals. From Int’l J of Teaching & Learning in Higher Ed http://www.isetl.org/ijtlhe/abstract.cfm?mid=3386


• Searching for Dead People: Using Genealogy Tools for Name Authority Work https://newsletter.atla.com/2018/testimony-genealogy/


• Archeologists in Cologne are sure they have found what looks like the foundations of the oldest verifiable library in Germany. It was built by the Romans about 1,800 years ago. https://www.dw.com/en/sensational-archaeological-find-is-likely-germanys-oldest-library/a-44830262 #oldlibraries #libraries

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