May 19, 2022

Roundup (January 22, 2020)

A More Detailed Look at the Library Boycott of Macmillan EBooks (via Readers First)

Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action – Briefing for Libraries (via IFLA)

Bloomsbury to Preserve eBooks and Digital Collections with Portico

Cambridge’s Shakespeare Publishing Steps Onto The Digital Stage

IOP Publishing Signs New Open Access Agreements With Dutch Universities

NERL Executive Board Approves Support for the MIT Framework for Publisher Contract

Op/Ed: Embargoing Libraries: A Losing Proposition for All (via InfoToday)

UK: Penguin Random House Pulls Out of Unlimited Access Subscription Models (via The Bookseller)

VIDEO: Works in Progress: “Responsible Operations—Shaping a Community Research Agenda for Data Science” (Recorded Jan. 14, 2020; via OCLC Research)

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.