May 22, 2022

Industry News Headline Roundup

1. Web of Science Adds KCI Korean Journal Database
“The KCI Korean Journal Database provides a comprehensive snapshot of the most influential regional content from researchers in South Korea. Using citation connections from the Web of Science™, regional work is framed within the broader context of global research.”

2. Rent/Own Articles: ReadCube’s Checkout Technology Rolled Out Across All Wiley Journals
What it Looks Like

3. Singapore’s National Library Board Joins the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL)
BHL now includes 16 member and 5 affiliate institutions and at last count provides free online access to 88,071 titles/152,090 volumes/44,879,175 pages.

4. EPUB News Roundup From Frankfurt CONTEC Conference (via EPUB Zone)

5. Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI) Transfers Stewardship to Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI)
Previously, stewardship was in the control of the Association of Educational Publishers and Creative Commons.

More to Come

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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.