May 28, 2022

Roundup (May 28, 2020)

“The Google Page Experience Update: User Experience to Become a Google Ranking Factor” (via SEL)
Plan to begin using the “user experience” sometime next year.

Additional Reports: 

“The page experience signal measures aspects of how users perceive the experience of interacting with a web page. Optimizing for these factors makes the web more delightful for users across all web browsers and surfaces, and helps sites evolve towards user expectations on mobile. We believe this will contribute to business success on the web as users grow more engaged and can transact with less friction.”

New Tools Aim to Tame Pandemic Paper Tsunami (via Science)

Privacy: Surveillance/Facial Recognition: ACLU Files Lawsuit vs. Clearview AI

University of Tsukuba and F1000 Research Lead the Way in Open Science with First Open Research Publishing Gateway to Publish in Japanese

Vatican Archives Will Reopen to Scholars June 1 (via CNA)

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.