May 21, 2022

News Roundup

1.  Archive of Michael Ondaatje, Author of “The English Patient,” Acquired by UT Austin’s Harry Ransom Center

2. University of Illinois Rare Book And Manuscript Library Acquires Papers of Poet Haki Madhubuti and Third World Press

3. Tony Marx, President of The New York Public Library, is C0-Chair of New Knight Commission on Trust, Media and Democracy

4.  Open Textbooks: OpenStax Partners With Katalyst To Deliver Free Textbooks To Poland
Note: OpenStax recently announced a partnership in the UK.

5. Northeastern University: Dan Cohen, Dean of Libraries, Addresses Faculty Senate

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.