May 22, 2022

News Briefs

1. Changes: Google Now Indexing HTTPS Pages First, Before HTTP Pages When Possible (via Barry Schwartz, Search Engine Land) and Indexing HTTPS Pages by Default (via Google Webmaster Blog)

2. Publishers Form Global Task Force on Ad Blocking, Call for Principles and Guidelines

3. University of Michigan Collaborates With Wiley to Launch Open Access Journal, Learning Health Systems

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.