September 24, 2021

Roundup (August 9, 2021)

Art Libraries: ARLIS/NA Endorsement of Joint Statement of Legislative Efforts to Restrict Education About Racism in American History

Can Twitter Data Help in Spotting Problems Early with Publications? What Retracted COVID-19 Papers Can Teach Us About Science in the Public Sphere

Internet Archive Requests Pre-Motion Discovery Conference in Hachette Book Group, Inc. et al. v. Internet Archive Lawsuit (via CourtListener)
From the Filing:
“Defendant Internet Archive respectfully requests a pre-motion discovery conference regarding a motion to compel the production of information regarding the commercial performance of books published by Plaintiffs.”

London’s Newest Library Has a Copper Lined Room That Blocks Messages and Emails (via Londonist)

OpenCitations’ Compliance with the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure (via OpenCitations Blog)

Privacy-Oriented Search App Xayn Raises $12m From Japanese Backers to Go Into Devices

Springer Nature Creates New Climate Action Officer Role in Industry-First Move

Twitter’s Photo-Cropping Algorithm Favors Young, Thin Females (via WIRED)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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