December 1, 2015

First Issue of Wikipedia Library’s Newsletter Now Available Online

Vol.1 No.1 (October 2013) of Books & Bytes, the new monthly newsletter from Wikipedia Library  is now available online.

Topics Include:

  • Upcoming WLL meetups
  • New Subscriptions (Wikipedians can gain free access to fee-based databases)*
    At the moment, free accounts are available to HighBeam, Questia, Credo, JSTOR, and Cochrane. 
  • OCLC Developments
  • Announcing WikiProject Open
* Many people (including Wikipedians) in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and other countries have free access to remotely accessible databases via their local public library.  All you need is a library card. Those affiliated (in some cases including alumni) with a college or university also can get free, remote access to fee-based resources.
Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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