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Day in Review (April 19–23, 2021)

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Monday, April 19

Top o’ the Review

Augmented Reality + Virtual Reality: Privacy & Autonomy Considerations in Emerging, Immersive Digital Worlds (PDF)
(Future of Privacy Forum)

Crowdsourcing Scholarly Discourse Annotations (PDF)
(IUI ’21: 26th International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, via ACM Digital Library)

“Fire at the University of Cape Town’s Library Has Likely Destroyed Many Materials” (multiple reports)
(infoDOCKET)

The Impact of the German “DEAL” on Competition in the Academic Publishing Market
(CESifo)

Thinking through and Writing about Research Ethics beyond “Broader Impact” (PDF)
(arXiv)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Email Archives Building Capacity and Community
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University Library)

National Archives Releases Catalog, 1940 Census Data Sets
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

The Library’s Innovative Response to COVID-19
(The University of Chicago Library)

University Libraries Announces Strategic Plan
(Ohio University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Changes Coming Soon to HathiTrust Book Viewer
(HathiTrust Update)

LPC Welcomes a New Strategic Affiliate: CLOCKSS
(Library Publishing Coalition)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Indiana University Names Pamela Whitten as Its Next President
(Indianapolis Star)

UH Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Establish Puerto Rican Literature Database
(University of Houston)

University Publishes a Draft Resolution for Principles on Renaming
(The Johns Hopkins News-Letter)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Entrepreneurial Universities: A Bibliometric Analysis within the Business and Management Domains
(Technological Forecasting and Social Change)

 

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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Tuesday, April 20

Top o’ the Review

ACRL’s Publications in Librarianship Monograph Series Launches Open Peer Review for Intersections of Open Educational Resources and Information Literacy
(ACRL Insider)

Get Ready for the Next Front in the Net Neutrality Fight
(IEEE Spectrum)

South Africa’s UCT Campus Salvaging Books from Burned Library
(Reuters)
Note: The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions and Society of American Archivists have made statements about the fire.

Open Knowledge and Social Justice: An Interview with SPARC’s Heather Joseph
(Information Today)

Towards a Global Knowledge Commons–COAR Advances Interoperability and Alignment Internationally
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Charles Library Earns LEED Gold Certification
(Temple University)

CRL and East View Release Open Access Imperial Russian Newspapers
(Center for Research Libraries)

Libraries Receive Two Access and Digitization Grants
(Syracuse University)

Upcoming Event: Cutting and Pasting Digital Book History
(Princeton University Library)

Without Intent to Preserve, Digital News as Public Record Will Disappear
(University of Missouri Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Emergent Data Community Spotlight
(Ithaka S+R)

GPO Director Names New Members to the Depository Library Council
(US Government Publishing Office)

 

Higher Ed—Members

A Message to the UIC Community on the Shooting of Adam Toledo
(University of Illinois at Chicago)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Aiming for Truth, Fairness, and Equity in Your Company’s Use of AI
(US Federal Trade Commission)

CAUT Welcomes Historic Investments in Childcare but Says More Needed for Post-secondary Education
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Can Higher Education Ameliorate Racial/Ethnic Disadvantage? An Analysis of the Wage Assimilation of College-Educated Hispanic Americans
(SAGE Open)

 

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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Wednesday, April 21

Top o’ the Review

A selection of official statements by research community organizations on the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd:

American Alliance of Museums

American Association of University Professors

American Psychological Association

Association of American Colleges and Universities

Association of American Medical Colleges

Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities

Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

New York Public Library

Project on Government Oversight

 

ARL Member Libraries

Filling in the Gaps: The John Held Jr. Collection
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

Into the Future: What NNLM Has in Store
(US National Library of Medicine)

Libraries Then and Now: The Ideas We Share
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

UMD Partners on Open Science Framework
(University of Maryland University Libraries)

University of Pennsylvania Libraries Receives Major Gift of Works by Renowned Photographer Arthur Tress
(Penn Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Author Rights and the Harvard Open Access Policies: A Response to Patrick Alexander
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

 

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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Thursday, April 22

Top o’ the Review

2021 World Press Freedom Index
(Reporters Without Borders)

Freedom to Write Index 2020
(PEN America)

Higher Education Can Provide Equitable Experiences
(Gallup Blog)

#LibJusticePanel Recording Now Available
(Ithaka S+R)

The Impact of Online Misinformation on US COVID-19 Vaccinations
(arXiv)

WP5 Scoping Report: Building an Open Dissemination System
(Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Georgia Review, UGA Press Publications Included in Racial Justice Writings Database
(University of Georgia Libraries)

MSU Libraries Acquire Major New Collection of Manuscripts and Materials Connected to Jorge Luis Borges
(Michigan State University Libraries)

New Course Addresses Social Justice and Politics of Information through Engaged Humanities
(UIC University Library)

Portland Library Learning Commons Is More Connected to Main Campus One Year Post-pandemic
(University of Oregon Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

IOP Publishing’s New Name-Change Policy Supports Greater Inclusion in Publishing
(IOP Publishing)

OPERAS-P and OASPA Workshop Report: Innovative Business Models for Open Access Books
(OPERAS)

Wiley, Cochrane, OhioLINK Pilot Agreement Makes Cochrane Library Health Evidence Available to Ohio Citizens
(Wiley)

Public Forum: FORCE11 Researcher Bill of Rights and Principles Working Group (video)
(FORCE11)

 

Higher Ed—Members

First US Population to Experience Drone Delivery Gives It a Seal of Approval
(Virginia Tech)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Interim Guidance for COVID-19 Vaccination: Don’t Delay the First Dose
(American College Health Association)

Heads in the Clouds: Measuring the Implications of Universities Migrating to Public Clouds
(arXiv)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Day-to-Day Discovery of Preprint–Publication Links
(Scientometrics)

 

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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Friday, April 23

Top o’ the Review

CARL Inclusion Perspectives Webinar Series: April 28 Panel to Feature Black Librarians on Effecting Change in Canadian Librarianship
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Data Privacy Laws Sprout from Alaska to Virginia, Thanks to Bipartisan Support
(Ad Age)

Federal Research: NIH Should Take Further Action to Address Foreign Influence
(US Government Accountability Office)

“I’m a Professor, Which Isn’t Usually a Dangerous Job”: Internet-Facilitated Harassment and Its Impact on Researchers (preprint)
(arXiv)

Minority Representation in US Science Workforce Sees Few Gains
(Nature)

 

ARL Member Libraries

50 Ways the Library Is Sustainable
(UC San Diego Library)

Collecting Atlanta Hip-Hop Recordings
(Emory University Libraries)

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

Graduate Student Congress, UK Libraries Partner to Celebrate Diversity, Document Graduate Student Experience
(University of Kentucky)

Librarians Association of UC Berkeley (LAUC-B) Resolution on Importance of Diversity in Collections
(UC Berkeley Library)

University Libraries Integrates into Guarantee+
(Ohio University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

The #DLFteach Toolkit: Participatory Mapping in a Pandemic
(Digital Library Federation)

 

Higher Ed—Members

MIT Launches Data Privacy–Focused Initiative
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Pell Changes Could Mean More Eligible Students, More Money, More Programs
(Hechinger Report)

 

Data & Analytics

Census Bureau Releases New Educational Attainment Data
(US Census Bureau)

 

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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