August 24, 2017

News Roundup

1. NARA (National Archives and Records Admin,) Develops and Begin Using Eight Digital Personas to Better Understand Users (via AOTUS Blog)

2. Take a Swipe and Say Hello to Papr (The Tinder For Preprints) (via Science)

“For me, the importance of Papr is illustrating that preprint services like bioRxiv enable novel methods of evaluation to emerge,” says Brian Nosek, executive director of the Center for Open Science in Charlottesville, Virginia.

3. EBSCO Information Services Expands Analytics and Assessment Team Hiring John McDonald (a Librarian) as Director of Product Management

4.  How Do Researchers Use Social Media and Scholarly Collaboration Networks (SCNS)? (via Springer Nature)
Dataset also available.

5. Project CERES to Preserve/Digitize/Make Accessible Historical U.S. Agricultural Serials Marks Fifth Year (via CRL)

 

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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