May 28, 2022

News Roundup

UCL Press [University College London] Launches Open Access Megajournal
PDATED Jan. 23 Slides From UCL Press Megajournal Town Hall (Held on Jan. 16, 2018)

2. Update: Microsoft Academic Now Has Metadata (Often Including Links to Full Text) For About 170.8 Million Papers by Nearly 209 Million Authors &  New MSFT Academic Homepage
Note: Kudos to MSFT on the transparency.

3. Library of Congress Posts Advisory Re: Possible Federal Government Shutdown

4. Stephen King ‘Horrified’ by Loss of His Manuscripts in Bangor, Maine Bookstore Flooding (via Bangor Daily News) & Original Stephen King Manuscripts Among Items Ruined By Downtown Water Main Break (via Bangor Daily News)

5. De Gruyter Reaches 1000th Open Access Book Milestone

6. Beyond the DMCA: How Google Leverages Notice and Takedown at Scale (via ABA’s “Landslide”; vol. 10 No. 2)
Hat Tip: Torrent Freak



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.