May 25, 2022

All IOP Publishing Employees in China are Now Working Remotely, Travel to China Suspended

From an IOP Announcement:

IOP Publishing acknowledges the devastating impact Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having around the world, especially in China.  Ensuring a safe environment for our employees and customers is our key focus, while minimising disruptions to allow our services to continue.


The wellbeing and safety of everyone remains our priority. To minimise the risk to staff, all our employees in China are working remotely. We have suspended business travel for our staff in China, as well as business travel to China for staff based elsewhere. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and proactively follow healthcare and government advice

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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.