May 20, 2022

News Roundup (Items from NFAIS, Seattle Public Library, Springer Nature, and the FTC)

1. Ithaka S+R’s Deanna Marcum to Receive NFAIS 2016 Miles Conrad Award at Annual Conference 

2. Seattle Public Library’s Free Wifi Hotspot Program Receives City Funding, 450 More Devices (via Geekwire)

3. Cleveland Public Library Releases Free New Card Designed by Local Artist (via Cleveland Plain Dealer)

4. Springer Nature and the Confederation of Indian Industry Partner Release the First Ever Nature Index Report On Science in India

5. FTC Appoints New Chief Technologist

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.