May 28, 2022

News Briefs

1. California: ‘Fault in Our Stars’ Banned From Middle Schools Banned in Riverside (via Press-Enterprise)
Also available a clickable map of books challenged in California (via KQED)

2. Highland Park ISD Bans Books Because Sex (via Dallas Observer) and Highland Park ISD suspends seven books after parents protest their content (via Dallas Morning News)

3. Eight STM Journals Moving From Springer to De Gruyter Open For 2015 & Three More Humanities Mega Journals (via
Note: The link above is to a Google Translate translation of a German language article. Mechanical translation is often useful but is not ideal.

4. Early printed books bought for public by National Library of Scotland (via BBC)

5. ACLS Humanities E-Book Finalizes 2015 Pricing (via HEB Blog)

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.