October 24, 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.

Journal Article: “Preprint Manuscripts and Servers in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019”

The article listed/linked below (full text, open access) was published on October 23, 2020 by the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. Title Preprint Manuscripts and Servers in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Authors Shayan Nabavi Nouri MDColumbia University Irving Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian HospitalYosef A. Cohen BAMahesh V. Madhavan MDPiotr J. Slomka […]

The Latest Issue of Collaborative Librarianship (Vol. 12, No. 2) is Now Available Online

The latest issue of Collaborative Librarianship (Vol. 12, No. 2) is now available online. In This Issue Editorial We Can’t Trace Time and the Times Have Changed Us PDF Michael Levine-Clark and Jill Emery Columns What Collaboration Means to Me: Centering Values to Foster a More Diverse, Inclusive, and Equitable Knowledge Ecosystem PDF Greg Eow […]

Not Real News: An Associated Press Roundup of Untrue Stories Shared Widely on Social Media This Week

From the Associated Press: A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts… Direct to Full Text: Not Real News Roundup See Also: More […]

Look at All of the Open Access Content Discoverable and Accessible via WorldCat

From OCLC OCLC is supporting libraries, researchers, educators and students with high-quality open access content that is discoverable and freely accessible through WorldCat Discovery and WorldCat.org. “Libraries are increasingly managing open access scholarly publications as part of their overall content management,” said Suzanne Kemperman, OCLC Director, Business Development and Publisher Relations. “The inclusion of open […]

New Online (Full Text) From ACRL “Fostering Change: A Team-Based Guide”

From the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL): The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) announces the publication of “Fostering Change: A Team-Based Guide” by Brianna Marshall, director of research services, University of California-Riverside Library; Dani Brecher Cook, director of teaching and learning, University of California-Riverside Library; and Cinthya Ippoliti, university librarian and […]

Impact of Controlled Digital Lending Discussed at Final Session of Library Leaders Forum; Michelle Wu Receives Internet Archive Hero Award

From the Internet Archive Blog: The third and final session of the 2020 Library Leade. A full recording of the session is now available online. Michelle Wu was honored with the Internet Archive Hero Award for her vision in developing the legal concept behind CDL. In her remarks, the attorney and law librarian shared her […]

Roundup (October 23, 2020)

BL Labs Public Award Runner Up (Research) 2019 – Automated Labelling of People in Video Archives (BL Digital Scholarship Blog) International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) and IFLA Issue Joint Statement on Publisher Pricing (via IATUL) Milestones: Celebrating 100,000 Ebooks on JSTOR (via JSTOR)

WikiCite Awards 23 Grants & eScholarships to Improve Open Citations

From Diff: Palm-leaf manuscripts from Bali; Legislation from Brazil; and Newspapers from Nigeria. These are just three of 23 groups and individuals across 15 countries which received WikiCite grants – the majority of which are outside the OECD. Project categories include: content creation & upload, outreach & training, software development, and documentation/localization. Combined these grants […]

REALM Project Lab Test 6 Underway with Materials Commonly Found in Furnishings and Exhibits of Archives, libraries, and Museums & Project Toolkit Now Available

From the WebJunction/OCLC: Five materials that are commonly found in furnishings and exhibits of archives, libraries, and museums were selected for the sixth REALM lab test. Battelle researchers will apply a quantity of infectious COVID-19 virus to each item and then place the items unstacked in a test chamber that maintains standard office temperature and […]

Report: “Rural Public Libraries as Telehealth Providers During Covid-19 “

From The Daily Yonder: A public library in Pottsboro, Texas, offered telehealth services to its patrons throughout the pandemic despite broadband access issues. Now, it could become a blueprint for a national rural network of libraries providing access to telehealth. [Clip] The library in Pottsboro, Texas, “is not about storytimes or even books, really,” said […]