May 12, 2021

News Roundup

1. WorldCat Discovery Adds Custom Database Groupings, Course Resources/Reserves, and New Topic Facet To Narrow Results ||| Additional Information

2. After Several Public Google Maps Hacks, Google Forced To Suspend Map Maker To Prevent More Fake Edits (by Barry Schwartz, Search Engine Land)

3. Gale Launches “Research In Context”, a New Research Tool For Middle School Researchers

4. Brill Donates Over 500 Frontlist Titles to University College in India in Partnership with SPi Global

5. In Hint of Ambition, Facebook Tests Search Engine to Share Links (via WSJ)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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