January 25, 2022

News Roundup (December 6, 2018)

1. Scholarly Books: Altmetric Releases Top 20 Books of 2018 (12 Are Open Access) ||| Direct to Data 

2. GPO Announces New Digital Access Partnership with the Library of Congress

3. LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries) Open Access Working Group Posts Statement on Plan S Guidelines

4. Google Working to Reduce Gender Bias in Google Translate (via The Keynote)

5. PLOS Authors Say “Yes” to Preprints

6. Canada: Privacy Watchdog Calls for Stronger Laws to Protect Canadians’ Digital Privacy (via Canadian Press) ||| Release From Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada ||| Full Text of Letter Mentioned in Article

7. Apple and Google Release “Best of 2018” Lists (Apps, Games, Music, Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts, and More)

8. Microsoft Adopts Ethical Principles Aiming to Bar Misuse of Face Recognition Technology (via Reuters) ||| Full Text Blog Post by Microsoft President, Brad Smith

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.