May 21, 2022

News Roundup

1. U.S. Census Bureau Adds International Trade Statistics to its API ||| API: Trade Statistics Documentation

2. The Authors Guild Sends Letters to U.S. Congress in Support of Libraries and Library Finding

Healthy libraries nurture authors and develop readers; they are a fundamental part of a functioning publishing ecosystem.

3. Cengage Announces Major Initiative to Counterfeit Course Materials

Cengage print products will include a unique certification seal developed by an expert third-party certification company.  The seal includes a QR code and one-off indicators that verify the product’s authenticity.

4. Roundup: Apple’s Big Announcements From Today’s WWDC 2017 Keynote (via IMore) & The 11 Most Exciting New Features Coming To The iPhone And iPad in iOS 11 (via BGR)

5. Interim Business Plan For Sustaining the Thor Federated PID Infrastructure and Services (via THOR)

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.