January 18, 2022

News Roundup

1. University of Michigan: Some Engineering E-Textbooks Available for Winter Semester Classes Through Library Subscriptions (via Da Vinci’s Notes)

2. China: E-books Hot In 3 Major Cities (via Shanghai Daily)
See Also: China’s Digital Entertainment a Hit Overseas (Dec. 1, 2016; via Shanghai Daily)

3. Israel: ‘Facebook Bill’ (Removal of Criminally Offensive Content from the Internet) Passes First Reading in Knesset (via Jerusalem Post)

4. Digital Preservation: Open Library of the Humanities Formally Announces Partnership With CLOCKSS

5. India: Government to Digitise Iconic Old Delhi library (via Asian Age)

6. LYRASIS Hires Laney McGlohon as New Technical Lead for ArchivesSpace

7. CLIR Invites Applications for Digitizing At-Risk Audio Materials (via Council on Library and Information Resources)

8.Data: BPI (British Phonographic Industry) Official Uk Recorded Music Market Report For 2016 (via BPI) ||| “UK Vinyl Sales Reach 25-Year High” (via BBC)

9. Barnes & Noble Told To Pay $267,000) Over E-Reader Infringement (via World IP Review)

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.