May 19, 2022

News Roundup

1. Chicago Public Library Releases “Best of the Best Books 2017” Lists (Adults, Teens, Kids)

2. PLOS (Public Library of Science) Reports $1.7M Loss in 2016 (via The Scholarly Kitchen)

3. Amazon Web Services Begins Offering Tools, Services to Create VR/AR Content
New service is named Sumerian.

4. The Electrochemical Society Plans to Launch a Preprint Archive, ECSarXiv
Will be powered by COS. 

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.