May 23, 2022

News Roundup: Items From and About RUSA, Boston Public Library, NC State Libraries, and Others

1. Missouri: Kansas City Library and KC Public Schools Partner to Launch Wi-Fi Hotpsot Lending Program

2. Special Collections: DC Public Library Wants to Start a Go-Go Music Archive (via Wash Post)

3. Winners Announced: The New York Public Library’s StartUP! Business Plan Competition Offers Sweet Rewards to New York City Entrepreneurs

4. RUSA Announces New Vice-President/President-Elect, Alesia McManus

5. Lisa Bevilaqua is the New Boston Public Library Foundation Welcomes at Boston Public Library Foundation

6. NCSU Libraries to Offer Second Round of Alt-Textbook Grants

7. Canada: Thomson Reuters Opening New Data and Innovation Lab in Waterloo, Ontario
Additional Info: Data and Innovation Lab website.


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.