May 19, 2022

News Roundup

1. Gmail and WhatsApp Pass One Billion Monthly Users
Gmail Report (via The Verge)
WhatsApp Report (via WSJ)

2. Timo Hannay Joins SAGE Publishing’s Board as a Non-Executive Director

3. Elsevier Foundation Contributes $1 Million USD in Improving Health Information, Research in Developing Countries, Diversity in STM, and Nursing Education

4. Open Access: Springer Nature Appoints Rachel Burley as Publishing Director For BioMed Central and SpringerOpen

5. Follett, EBSCO Announce eBook Partnership, 600,000 EBSCO-hosted EBook K-12 Titles Can Now Be Ordered Through Titlewave

6. Vermont Library Association Reacts to Department Of Libraries FY 2017 Budget With Cautious Optimism And Gratitude (via VTDigger)

7. St. Paul’s Central Library Reopens to Public after 4-Month Makeover (via KAAL-TV)

8. Northwestern University’s Mudd Library Closing For 18 Months Beginning in Spring Quarter (via The Daily Northwestern)

9. U.S. Department of Labor Adopts CC BY Licensing Policy Department-wide (via CC Blog)

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.