May 22, 2022

News Roundup (May 8, 2018)

1. ‘Big Deal’ Cancellations Gain Momentum (by Lindsay McKenzie, Inside Higher Ed)

2. National Library of Medicine Launches a Redesigned Learning Resources Database

3. Hypothesis, Center for Open Science, SPARC, Collaborative Knowledge Foundation ITHAKA S+R, ORCID, Crossref & Others Supporting Effort to Develop a Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools
Hat Tip: @hypothesis

4. University of Cincinnati Libraries Joins HathiTrust
Note: Last week we posted that the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa has also joined HathiTrust.

5. State Library of Iowa Joins “Edge” from Urban Libraries Council; Will Make the Management and Leadership Tool Available to All of Iowa’s Public Library Systems

6.  Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries Acquires Thirteen Millionth Printed Item

7. Medical Services and Warfare Digitization Project Completed in Partnership with Adam Matthew Digital (via NLM)

8. Springer Nature Cancels Frankfurt Stock Market Listing (via Reuters) ||| Full Text News Release

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.