News Roundup (November 23, 2017)
1. In the UK: Neil Gaiman Leads Authors Demanding Action to Halt Decline of School Libraries (via The Guardian) ||| Read the Full Text of the Letter Discussed in Article (via CILIP)
2. In Canada: Library Cuts Teach Students Wrong Lesson About Literacy, Parent Says (via CBC)
3. In Australia: University Professors Fired For Forcing Students to Buy Unauthorised E-Textbooks in Order to Pass Compulsory Tests.
3. New Digital Research Report Analyses Grant Applications in Arts and Humanities Research (via Digital Science)
About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.