May 14, 2021

News Roundup

1. Book Industry Study Group (BISG) Hires Mark Kuyper as New Executive Director

2. UK: Publishers win landmark case against ebook pirates (via Google Cache Version of Financial Times) ||| Announcement from Publishers Association

3. Open-access publisher sacks 31 editors amid fierce row over independence (via Science)

4. Five more Canadian academic institutions select OCLC WorldShare Management Services

5. A new look for the ProQuest Statistical Abstract databases coming June 1

6. Audiobook Titles from Hachette and Simon & Schuster Coming to hoopla
A. hoopla/Hachette Announcement
B. hoopla/Simon & Schuster Announcement
Note: Earlier this month hoopla announced an Audiobook Pilot with Macmillan

7. 3M Cloud Library Adds New Features For Librarians and Web Users

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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