August 15, 2020

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.

International Responses: Resources for Comparison with U.S. Policies (New Research Resource Fom Congressional Research Service)

From the Congressional Research Service: This Insight presents selected resources and CRS products that maybe useful for Congress as it compares U.S. responses to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)pandemic with other countries’ responses Direct to Full Text

Business: The Inc. 5000 2020 Ranking of the Fastest-Growing Privately-Held Companies in the U.S. is Now Available

Inc. 5000 2020 Resources Direct to Complete List Numerous ways to limit and sort list. Articles About Companies, People on List Previous Rankings 2019 2018 2017

Research Tools: Open Scholarship Knowledge Base Goes Live

From Brian Nosek, Executive Director, Center for Open Science: The Open Scholarship Knowledge Base is released! If you have or are looking for papers, videos, lesson plans, training materials for open access, data sharing, replication, preregistration, or any other open scholarship topic submit and find them here!https://t.co/nWYcDNUY02 pic.twitter.com/9B8ayFeuIH — Brian Nosek (@BrianNosek) August 12, 2020 […]

Video Discovery: Reuters Applies AI Technology to 100 Years of Archive Video to Enable Faster Discovery

From Reuters: Reuters today announced that it has used artificial intelligence (AI) technology to enhance its entire video archive – nearly one million clips dating back to 1896 – supported by the Google Digital News Innovation (DNI) Fund. This new innovation will enable users of Reuters Connect to access time-code accurate speech-to-text transcripts of historic […]

News From United Kingdom: “Universities Will Cancel Deals with Publishers if They Don’t Respond to Current Financial Pressures Warn Major Sector Bodies”

From Research Libraries UK: A price freeze on journal subscriptions will not be enough to avoid UK researchers losing access to key academic content, warn three major sector bodies representing academic library directors and higher education managers. RLUK, SCONUL, the professional association for academic and research libraries, and Jisc say that immediate reductions are necessary if […]

Library of Congress Releases Digital Collection of Old Copyright (1790-1870) Submissions (Title Pages), Items From Hawthorne, Twain, Douglass and Thousands More

From a LC Blog Post: In celebration of copyright’s 150th anniversary this month, the Rare Book and Special Collections Division launches a new digital collection, Early Copyright Materials of the United States 1790-1870, which puts online for the first time nearly 50,000 title pages that accompanied copyright registrations dating back to the foundation of the […]

Report: “How Will Public Libraries Adapt To New School Year Norms?”

From an Article by Kelly Jensen on BookRiot: This year is anything but typical. With so many unknowns about schooling broadly—will local schools be all online? all in-person? a hybrid model? for how long?—and many parents electing to home school, the demand for other community public institutions to step up is already growing. Libraries across […]

Roundup (August 13, 2020)

Ann Arbor District Library, University of Michigan Library Ask For Community Submitted Mail Art (via All About AA) Milestones: BASE Now Contains Over 200 Million Citations From Over 8,000 Sources (via BASE Blog/Google Translate) OCLC and CRL Enhance Infrastructure to Manage Shared Print Serials in Worldcat (via OCLC) Quantitative Science Studies Journal to Participate in […]

Research Tools: National Archives (NARA) Introduces Presidential Libraries Explorer

From “NARAtions” Blog” Post by Jason Clingerman, Acting Director of the Digital Engagement Division at the National Archives: Last fall, NARA launched the Record Group Explorer (previous blog post here), NARA’s first next-generation finding aid. I am pleased to announce today that we’ve launched the Presidential Library Explorer – NARA’s second next-generation finding aid, defined […]

New Report/Data: International Climate Report Finds 2019 was Among the Three Warmest Years on Record (State of the Climate 2019)

From the NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS): The globe had another year where all-time records were either challenged or broken, as 2019 ranked among the world’s hottest. What’s more, greenhouse gases peaked to their highest levels on record, according to the 30th annual State of the Climate report. This international annual […]