April 23, 2019

News Roundup (January 15, 2019)

1. Center For Research Libraries (CRL) to Purchase Five New Collections

Items approved for purchase include: Al-Ahram, the second oldest newspaper title in Egypt; the transcripts of BBC world broadcasts from 1947-1997 from various world areas; the archives of the Political and Secret Department of Britain’s India Office concerning the emerging Saudi Arabia Kingdom from 1914-1939; Le canard enchaîné and Charlie Hebdo, two French political satire newspapers; and a selection of nine contemporary newspaper titles from Iran.

2. DataONE Begins Transition to New Leadership

3. DuckDuckGo Map and Address Searches Now Powered by Apple Maps (via SEL)

4. Churchill Capital Corp and Clarivate Analytics Announce Merger Agreement

Gary Price 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.

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