May 19, 2022

News Roundup (August 29, 2018)

1. Instagram Announces New Features to Help Users Evaluate Authenticity of Accounts

2. Beginning in Early 2019 Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) Will Begin Publishing Reviewer Commentary Along with Articles

3. LYRASIS Announces James English as Product Development Strategist for Library Simplified/SimplyE

4. Digitization Projects:De Gruyter and the Berlin State Library Cooperate on De Gruyter Book Archive

5. Persistent Identifiers: Plans for PIDapalooza 2019 Announced, Event Will Take Place in Dublin Ireland in January

6. UK: British Library to Go Vegan For a Day (via Plant Based News)

7. Open Textbooks Save University of Saskatchewan of Students $1.18 Million

8. Letter to the Editor in The Ohio State University Student Newspaper: “What Students Should Know About OER and Why Professors Should Use Them” (via The Lantern)

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.