May 23, 2022

Roundup (May 19, 2020)

ACRL, ARL, ODLOS, and PLA Announce Joint Cultural Competencies Task Force

Americans’ TV Time Will Grow for First Time Since 2012 (via eMarketer)

Bookstores: Waterstones Plans to Put Its Books Under a 72-Hour Quarantine (via The Guardian)

Connecticut State Library Board Names Maureen Sullivan Interim State Librarian (via COSLA)

EDUCATE Ventures and Cambridge University Press Enter Partnership to Deliver Major Study on Home Learning During Pandemic

Emergency Funding Allows NLM to Expand COVID-19 Research and Services (via NLM)

Finland’s FinELib Consortium Agrees Will Provide Funding to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Over a 3-Year Period Based on SCOSS Model

FOLIO Launches Fameflower Release: Open Source Project Release Focuses on App Development and Integration

Kyle Courtney: “Libraries Do Not Need Permission to Lend Books: Fair Use, First Sale, and the Fallacy of Licensing Culture”

Leaked Pics From Apple’s AR App Gobi (via Josh Constine)

New York Times Phasing Out All 3rd-Party Advertising Data (via Axios)

Special Report: AI and Surveillance in the Age of Coronavirus (via VentureBeat)

Three Online Tools Aimed at Improving Preprints (via NatureIndex)

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.