May 22, 2022

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 ( 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.