April 21, 2018

News Roundup (April 9, 2018)

1. 400+ Open Access Titles via Knowledge Unlatched Coming to Project MUSE Platform

2. Nature Research and The Estée Lauder Companies Launch Global Awards to Celebrate Inspirations For Women in Science

3. Facebook Launches New Initiative to Help Scholars Assess Social Media’s Impact on Elections
UPDATED April 12 Statement by Social Science Research Council President Alondra Nelson on the Social Data Initiative

4. Launch of the Open Science Training Handbook (via EIFL) ||| Direct to Handbook (via Gitbooks)

5. Advocates Say Google’s YouTube Violates Federal Children’s Privacy Law, 21 Organizations File Complaint with FTC
News Release (via CDD) ||| Full Text of Complaint ||| Media Coverage

6. Expanding Access: William & Mary Libraries and Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL) Announce Partnership

7. “New Library Funding Saves Academic Journals” at Washington State University (via The Daily Evergreen)

8. The Era of Fake Video Begins (via The Atlantic)

9. Freezing the Web: Vulnerabilities in JavaScript-Based Web Servers Uncovered

10. Fraudsters Leverage HTTP Injectors to Steal Internet Access (via Flashpoint)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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