May 18, 2022

News & New Reference/Data Reports Roundup


1. Sweden: Springer Signs National Licensing Deal With Universities and Research Institutes

2. UMass Amherst Libraries Receives $600,000 Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for W.E.B. Du Bois Center

3. Podcasts: Libsyn Joins Forces With iHeartMedia for Podcast Distribution Deal to Reach More Than 85 Million iHeart Radio Listeners

4. Ireland: Booksellers Call For Delay to National Library Tender (via The Irish Times)

5. Carl Lennertz Named Executive Director of the Children’s Book Council ||| Coverage from PW

6. White House Releases Privacy Research Plan; Not Everyone Pleased (via BNA)

7. Amazon’s Audible Introduces Podcast Subscription Service
& Amazon’s Audible Goes Long on Short-Term Audio (via NY Times)

8. JSTOR Adds 15 Journals During June 2016

New Reference/Data Reports and Resources

1. Real Personal Income for States, 2014 (via BEA)

2. New Factsheet: Explosive weapons in populated areas (via International Committee of the Red Cross)

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.