May 24, 2022

News Roundup (Monday December 4, 2017)

1. For Kids Under 13 Facebook Launches “Messenger Kids”, A Standalone Messaging App Controlled From Parent’s/Guardian’s Facebook Account
UPDATE December 7: Facebook’s New Messenger App for Kids Has Congress Asking About Privacy (via Recode)

2. Ex Libris Academy: New Self-Service Training Platform for Ex Libris Product Certification Programs

3. World’s Most Popular Audio File Format Arrives at Wikimedia, Wikimedia Commons Now Supports MP3 File Uploads

4. Texas: Brownstone Book Fund Donates 100 New Children’s Books to Libraries Recovering from Hurricane Harvey (via TSLAC)

5.  STM Association Publishes Recommendations on the Next EU Framework Programme (FP9) on Open Access and Open Science (3 pages; PDF)

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.