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Day in Review (April 12–16, 2021)

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Monday, April 12

Top o’ the Review

AAUP’s 2020–21 Faculty Compensation Survey Results Released Today
(American Association of University Professors)

ACHA Awarded $450K from CDC to Use Behavior Change to Reduce SARS-CoV-2 on College Campuses
(American College Health Association)

DEI Initiatives in Academic Libraries: Free Webinar April 29
(NASIG)

Faculty Survey on OER: Perceptions, Behaviors, and Implications for Library Practice
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

Spring 2021 Decline in Transfer Enrollment Is 3.8 Times Larger Than Last Spring
(National Student Clearinghouse)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Behind the Numbers: UX
(University of Texas Libraries)

DH@UH: Announcing the Program
(University of Houston Libraries)

Libraries’ Gaming Series Focuses on Disability Representation
(NC State University Libraries)

Truth, Dissent & the Legacy of Daniel Ellsberg: A 50th Anniversary Conference Commemorating the Release of the Pentagon Papers
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

Winning Design Captures Connections to VCU Libraries during Pandemic
(VCU Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Africa and Latin America Agree to Closer Collaboration around Open Science
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Library Community Feedback Wanted: ALA Code of Ethics, 9th Principle
(ACRL Insider)

Support and Space: CLIR’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Responds to Pandemic
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

APLU Statement on President Biden’s Budget Proposal
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Biden Seeks to Boost Civil Rights Funding across Government
(Bloomberg Government)

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Tuesday, April 13

Top o’ the Review

A Self-Correcting Fallacy–Why Don’t Researchers Correct Their Own Errors in the Scientific Record?
(LSE Impact Blog)

Even as Colleges Pledge to Improve, Share of Engineering and Math Graduates Who Are Black Declines
(The Hechinger Report)

Higher Education Community Statement Strongly Opposes Efforts to Suppress Voting Rights
(American Council on Education)

New ABC Application Gets Accessible Books Directly to People Who Are Print-Disabled
(Accessible Books Coalition)

Supreme Court Demonstrates That Fair Use Promotes Creativity
(Disruptive Competition Project)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Easier Open Publishing with Wiley Journals
(Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries)

Creating a More Inclusive Tomorrow
(The University of Chicago Library)

Hardin Library Awarded $5.7 Million Grant to Continue Outreach as a Regional Medical Library
(The University of Iowa Libraries)

Library Conducts Survey of UVA Faculty on Views of Library Services and Collections
(University of Virginia Library)

University of Waterloo Library Joins OCLC Research Library Partnership
(OCLC)

UNC Story Archive Helps Tar Heels Speak to the Future
(UNC University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Call for Proposals Open for NDSA Digital Preservation 2021
(Digital Library Federation)

IFLA Submits Comments on Canada, Singapore Copyright Reforms
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Library Publishing Coalition Releases Quarterly Update
(Library Publishing Coalition)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Biden Proposes R&D Surge in First Budget Request
(American Institute of Physics)

US R&D Increased by $51 Billion, to $606 Billion, in 2018; Estimate for 2019 Indicates a Further Rise to $656 Billion
(US National Science Foundation)

 

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Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Wednesday, April 14

Top o’ the Review

A Fork in the Road: Peter Suber on the Importance of Supporting Open Science Infrastructure
(SPARC Europe)

CNI Spring ’21 Meeting Videos & Slides Now Available
(Coalition for Networked Information)

Erin L. Ellis of Indiana University Elected ACRL Vice-President/President-Elect
(ACRL Insider)

National Academy May Eject Two Famous Scientists for Sexual Harassment
(Science)

NEH Announces $24 Million for 225 Humanities Projects Nationwide
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A New and Better Summit—SFU’s Research Repository—Coming Soon
(Simon Fraser University Library)

Board of Visitors Approves University-wide Open-Access Policy for Scholarly Articles
(Virginia Tech)

Collecting for Global Diversity, Part 3
(Duke University Libraries)

New Center Will Expand Research Support, Community Outreach at Brown Library
(Brown University)

Recent Additions to the Law Library of Congress Rare Books Collection (video)
(US Library of Congress YouTube channel)

 

Libraries—Other

Copyright Transfer in Group-Authored Scientific Publications
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

 

Higher Ed—Members

How “Powered by Publics” Institutions Are Innovating to Increase College Affordability and Student Debt
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Statement for the Record for Markup of the National Origin–Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act of 2021
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Library Leaders Lack Confidence in Diversity Strategies
(Inside Higher Ed)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Expanding Public Participation in Science Practices beyond Data Collection
(Citizen Science: Theory and Practice)

 

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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@infodocket


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Thursday, April 15

Top o’ the Review

APLU and AAU Issue Guide to Accelerate Public Access to Research Data
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)
Note: Additional resources are available from the Association of American Universities.

Bipartisan Legislation Reintroduced in US House of Representatives to Make Congressional Reports Available to the Public to Build Public Trust in Our Government
(Rep. Mike Quigley, D-IL)

How Faculty Define Quality, Prestige, and Impact in Research (preprint)
(scholcommLab via bioRxiv)

IFLA LibPub + IFLA Strategy: Launching the Global Library Publishing Map
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Zoom Fatigue Worse for Women, Stanford Study Finds
(Stanford University)

 

ARL Member Libraries

“Federated Repositories of Accessible Materials for Higher Education II” Awarded a $1,175,000 Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
(University of Virginia Library)

Latin American LGBT and Small Press Collections at Emory
(Emory University Libraries)

Reporting Back on Our ACRL 2021 Conference Panel: Open Access Investment at the Local Level
(UC Berkeley Library)

Springer Nature and the University of California Join Together to Better Understand Author Attitudes to Open Research
(Springer Nature)

Take Home Preservation Kits
(University of Missouri Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Economics Professor Data Mines Technology Trends Using Vintage Public Documents at the Internet Archive
(Internet Archive Blog)

 

Higher Ed

The Key Attributes Employers Seek on College Graduates’ Resumes
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

COGR Submits Comments to NIH on Advancing Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Biomedical Research
(Council on Governmental Relations)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Gender Disparity in the Authorship of Biomedical Research Publications during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Retrospective Observational Study
(Journal of Medical Internet Research)

 

In Other News

AAAS Voices: Countering Science Misinformation
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Friday, April 16

Top o’ the Review

1950 US Census Publications Available in HathiTrust
(HathiTrust)

Crossref Expects Rapid Growth in Use of Unique Grant Identifiers
(Research Professional News)

National Science Foundation: An Overview (PDF)
(US Congressional Research Service)

Propaganda, Misinformation, and Histories of Media Techniques
(Misinformation Review)

US National Archives Wants to Use AI to Improve “Unsophisticated Search” and Create “Self-Describing Records”
(Nextgov)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Peek into the Inner Workings of NLM’s Health Information Services
(US National Library of Medicine)

One Size Does Not Fit All: Workflows for Digitized and Born-Digital Materials—May 6 Webinar
(Society for Imaging Science and Technology with Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

U-M Clements Library Receives NEH Grant to Digitize Popular Revolutionary War Manuscript Collection
(University of Michigan)

Woodstock Project Protects Historic Brosnan Photographs
(Georgetown University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

JSTOR Awarded 100% Score for Accessibility Statement
(JSTOR)

NASIG 2021 Election Results
(NASIG Blog)

Pioneering AI for Digital Cultural Heritage—an Interview with Dr Cynthia Liem
(Europeana Pro)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Mellon Grant Boosts Collaborative Projects for Equity, Social Justice
(Cornell University)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Science-Software Linkage: The Challenges of Traceability between Scientific Knowledge and Software Artifacts
(arXiv)

 

In Other News

Vivaldi, Brave, DuckDuckGo Reject Google’s FLoC Ad-Tracking Tech
(Bleeping Computer)

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket

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