May 25, 2022

Roundup (May 14, 2020)

Apple Acquires Startup NextVR that Broadcasts VR Content (via Bloomberg)

EDGI Urges EPA to Withdraw its Ill-Conceived Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science Proposed Rule

Global Encryption Coalition Launches

“HathiTrust. A Digital Library Revolution Takes Flight”

Ithaka S+R is Launching Two Projects on Supporting Data Work

Microsoft: Open-Sourcing New COVID-19 Threat Intelligence

More Research Libraries Decline “Big Deal” Subscription Contracts with Publishers (via ARL)

U.S. Passes Surveillance Bill Without Ban on Web History Snooping (via The Verge)

IEEE and the University of Illinois Begin Open Access Agreement

Yale University Will Begin a “Phased Expansion of On-Campus Research Library Services in June”

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.