February 23, 2017

News Roundup

1. Workbench to Provide Maryland Public Libraries with Its Virtual Maker Space

2. Charleston Conference Announces Date Change for 2017

3. LYRASIS Announces $100,000 Catalyst Fund; Seeks Applications

5. OverDrive Reports 21% of Growth of Digital Titles (Ebooks & Audiobooks) Borrowed From Libraries and Schools in 2016 (vs. 2015) 
Specifics: Ebooks Up 16%, Audiobooks Up 34%

6. Joseph D. Combs Jr. Appointed ARL Visiting Program Officer for Accessibility

7. New Media Consortium (NMC) Appoints Eden Dahlstom as Executive Director
Dahlstrom was formerly Chief Research Officer at EDUCAUSE.

8. Emerald Publishing Launches New Group Brand

9. Ken Weine, VP of Communications/Marketing at New York Public Library, Takes New Job at Met (via NY Times)

10. NLM Tox Town Gets a Facelift for 2017 (via NLM Tech Bulletin)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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