August 4, 2021

News Roundup

1. Digital Science to Adopt Relative Citation Ratio Developed at NIH
Digital Science products/services include Altmetric, Figshare, and ReadCube

2. The National Archives (NARA) Welcomes Millionth Visitor in FY 2016

3. PEN America/Jean Stein To Honor Groundbreaking Literature With New Awards
“$75,000 Prize to be Awarded to a Single Writer for Originality and Impact” & “$10,000 Grant for a Literary Oral History Project”

4. Facebook Messenger Now Has Over 1 Billion Monthly Active Users (via Facebook) & Facebook Now Has 4 Products That More Than 1 Billion People Use Every Month (via Business Insider)

5. Google, Microsoft can’t be forced to censor “torrent” searches (via ars technica)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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