Roundup: News from Portico, OverDrive, ARL/SPARC, and Others
1. Digital Preservation: Portico and Library of Congress Announce Digitization Agreement
2. Richard Burns, State Librarian of Hawaii, Announces Retirement (via Honolulu Star-Advertiser)
3. SPARC Enters Administrative Agreement with New Venture Fund
4. OverDrive Announces New Partnerships With Several European Publishers
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.