November 22, 2019

Gary Price

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.

Journal Article: “A Team Approach: Library Publishing Partnerships with Scholarly Societies”

The article linked to below was published today by the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (JLSC). Title A Team Approach: Library Publishing Partnerships with Scholarly Societies Author Suzanne Cady Stapleton University of Florida Source Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 7(1) DOI: 10.7710/2162-3309.2326 Abstract Introduction The journal publishing service at the University of Florida […]

A New Report From the Sunlight Foundation’s Web Integrity Project Documents Changes to LGBTQ-Related Web Content Under the Trump Administration

From the Sunlight Foundation: Since President Trump’s inauguration, his administration has made numerous policy changes that may affect the rights and lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) people, including increasing emphasis on religious freedom and conscience protections, rolling back Obama-era protections for transgender populations, and reducing efforts to increase data coverage of LGBTQ […]

Carnegie Mellon University Announces a Transformative Agreement with Elsevier

From Carnegie Mellon University: Carnegie Mellon University, a longtime proponent of open-access research, is championing an international movement to revolutionize academic publishing. The university recently reached a transformative agreement with the scientific publishing giant Elsevier that prioritizes free and public access to the university’s research. [Clip] Under the terms of the agreement, which is the […]

New Report: “Open Access Potential and Uptake in the Context of Plan S – A Partial Gap Analysis”

Bianca Kramer and Jeroen Bosman from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands and proprietors of the “Innovations in Scholarly Communication” blog have published a new partial gap analysis of Plan S. The analysis was commissioned on behalf of the Dutch Research Council (NWO), a member of cOAlition S. From the Innovations in Scholarly Communications […]

10,000 Yiddish Books Now Fully Searchable Online From the Yiddish Book Center

From The Forward: After years of work by a small team of linguists, computer programmers, and volunteer editors, visitors to the Yiddish Book Center’s website can now search millions of pages of digitized Yiddish books with the aid of a newly launched computer program. The program, Jochre, allows users to search for a specific word or […]

Research Article: “Evaluating the Impact of Citations of Articles Based on Knowledge Flow Patterns Hidden in the Citations”

The following article was published today by PLoS ONE. Title Evaluating the Impact of Citations of Articles Based on Knowledge Flow Patterns Hidden in the Citations Authors Mingyang Wang Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, People’s Republic of China Jiaqi Zhang Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, People’s Republic of China Shijia Jiao Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, People’s Republic […]

Economic Data: U.S. Census Releases 2017 County Business Patterns

From the U.S. Census: The U.S. Census Bureau today released the 2017 County Business Patterns (CBP). This annual series of statistics provides subnational economic data by industry. These data show detailed annual information on the number of establishments, first quarter employment, and first quarter and annual payroll at the national, state, metropolitan area, county and […]

Data Analysis: Sunil Iyengar, NEA’s Director of Research & Analysis, on “How Do We Read? Let’s Count the Ways”

From a National Endowment For the Arts “Arts Work” Blog Post by Sunil Iyengar: Within the next few months, the National Endowment for the Arts will release a research report on how Americans read books and literature. Based on data from the 2017 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the report finds that 55.5 […]

Association of American Publishers Releases September 2019 Statshot Report; Downloaded Audio Revenues Increase 24.3%; E-Book Revenues Down 1.3% (vs. Sept. 2018)

From the Association of American Publishers: The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today released its September 2019 StatShot reflecting reported revenue for all tracked categories, including Trade (consumer publications), K-12 Instructional Materials, Higher Education Course Materials, Professional Publishing and University Presses. Overall publisher revenue for the month was $1.54 billion, an increase of 8.4% as […]

“Content and Conduct: How English Wikipedia Moderates Harmful Speech” (New Report From Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society)

From the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University: This study, conducted by researchers at the Berkman Klein Center, assesses the degree to which English-language Wikipedia is successful in moderating harmful speech. The analysis is informed by two complementary approaches: interviews with 16 Wikipedia editors about the processes and guidelines for content […]