May 17, 2022

News Roundup (January 8, 2018)

1. Masters Dissertation: “Unique Emotional Attachment to Analog Books Over Digital Alternatives” (via Miami University)
56 pages; PDF; Mark Angelo Cela, Master of Fine Arts, Miami University (2018).

2. Public Libraries Achieve Record-Breaking Ebook and Audiobook Usage in 2018 (via Rakuten OverDrive)

3. ScienceOpen Database Reaches 50 Million Article Records


5. University of Tennessee Dean of Libraries Steve Smith Elected to SPARC Steering Committee (via UTK Library News)

6. National Diet Library, Japan (NDL) Announces Updated Open Datasets of Bibliographic Info/Identifiers From NDL’s Digital Collections

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.