January 28, 2022

News Roundup (July 12, 2018)

1. SPARC Europe Embarks on New Research Project Around Funders and Open Incentives and Reward Systems

2. Ontario Council of Libraries (OCUL) Members Select Ex Libris Alma and Primo ||| Statement from OCUL on Selection and Collaborative Futures Initiative

3. 14-Page Affordable Care Act Website Removed from Medicaid.gov (via Sunlight Foundation)

4. Decentralized Information Curation: DIRT Protocol Raises $3M from General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed, and Pantera to Build a Wikipedia for Structured Data

5. You Can Now Test Google’s Biggest Chrome Redesign In Years (via BGR)

6. Library of Congress is Spending $1.5m on a Public Congressional Research Service Reports Website. Is it Worth It? (via FedScoop)

7. FY 2019: U.S House Committee Approves Level Funding for Libraries (via ALA District Dispatch)

8) Social Media in Elections and Democracy: Social Science One Announces Public Launch, Website, and First RFP

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.