News Briefs: Items from ALA, 3M Cloud Library, ORCID, and ACRL
Four items follow.
1. NISO Executive Director Todd Carpenter on “Why Assessment Needs Persistent Identifiers Like ORCID” (via ORCID Blog)
2. ALA Launches Got E-Rate Initiative (via ALA)
3. 3M Cloud Library Checkouts Grew By 121 Percent In 2014
4. 2015 ACRL Excellence In Academic Libraries Award Winners Announced (via ACRL)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) 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.