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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.