May 17, 2022

Roundup (April 15, 2020)

Amid COVID-19, Global Orgs See a 148% Spike in Ransomware Attacks; Finance Industry Heavily Targeted (via CarbonBlack)

“Avatarify” Live Deepfake Tool For Zoom and Skype Released on Github (via Tracer Newsletter)

Canadian Urban Libraries Council (CULC/CBUC) Announces Think Tank on Recovery and Reimagined Library Services Post Covid-19

CHORUS Comments on Office of Science And Technology Policy RFI: Public Access to Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Publications, Data and Code Resulting From Federally Funded Research

DORA’s First Funder Discussion: Updates From Swiss National Science Foundation, Wellcome Trust, and the Dutch Research Council

Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP): Help Advance Library Publishing Infrastructure with Your Ideas: A Quick Survey (via CDL/Educopia/Stratos/LYRASIS/COAR/Longleaf)

Springer Nature Reach Understanding on a New Transformative Agreement with Swissuniversities

Web Pioneers Launch Identity Startup That Ditches Passwords

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.