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Day in Review (April 26–30, 2021)

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Monday, April 26

Top o’ the Review

An Overview of Recent Digital Humanities Initiatives in US Art Libraries
(Art Libraries Journal)

Apple’s App-Tracking Transparency Feature Has Arrived—Here’s What You Need to Know
(TechCrunch)

National Academy of Sciences Elects New Members—Including a Record Number of Women—and International Members
(US National Academy of Sciences)

The Open Access Button Is Now OA.Works!
(OA.Works)

Washington Pumped $35 Billion into Emergency Grants for College Students—Here’s How It’s Going
(Washington Post)

 

ARL Member Libraries

NIH Preprint Pilot Update
(US National Library of Medicine Technical Bulletin)

Online Exhibition: The Discovery of Insulin
(University of Toronto Libraries)

Penn’s Biomedical Library Will Be Renamed, Renovated to Become Interdisciplinary Hub
(Daily Pennsylvanian)

Study Rooms Dedicated for Couple Who Escaped Slavery
(University of Georgia Libraries)

UH Libraries Statement on the Conviction for the Murder of George Floyd
(University of Houston Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

Early-Career Doctorates in Context
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

House Science Committee Takes Broad Look at Innovation Strategy
(American Institute of Physics)

It’s Not the Size of the Dog in the Fight, but the Size of the Fight in the Dog
(Disruptive Competition Project)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

NASA, NSF Join Forces to Bolster Student Diversity in Engineering
(US National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Building a Service to Support cOAlition S’s Price & Service Transparency Frameworks: An Invitation to Tender
(cOAlition S)

 

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

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Tuesday, April 27

Top o’ the Review

An International, Multi-Stakeholder Survey about Metadata Awareness, Knowledge, and Use in Scholarly Communications
(Quantitative Science Studies)

cOAlition S Endorses the Subscribe to Open (S2O) Model of Funding Open Access
(Plan S)

Does Conflict of Interest Distort Global University Rankings?
(UC Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education)

Internet Archive Launches New Pilot Program for Interlibrary Loan
(Internet Archive Blog)

Library Copyright Alliance Submits Comments on CASE Act
(Library Copyright Alliance)

Webinar: How Can We Successfully Collaborate to Advance National Capacity for OER in Canada? (video)
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

ATG! The Podcast—Episode 109: Conversation with Jeffrey MacKie-Mason and Ivy Anderson on the University of California/Elsevier Open Access Agreement
(Against the Grain)

Benson Latin American Collection Celebrates Centennial with Two New Online Exhibitions
(University of Texas Libraries)

Class of 2021: University Libraries Metadata Work Helps Casey Haney Land Job at Deutsche Bank
(Virginia Tech Libraries)

Leland Deeds Appointed Interim Vice Provost and University Librarian
(Washington University in St. Louis)

Sarah Thomas Appointed Senior Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Libraries
(Penn Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Assessment, Usability, and Sociocultural Impacts of DataONE: A Global Research Data Cyberinfrastructure Initiative
(International Journal of Digital Curation)

New Nonprofit Boosts Research4Life’s Mission to Build Research Capacity in Lower- and Middle-Income Countries
(Research4Life)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Upcoming Webinar (April 28): The War Crimes Documentation Initiative (WCDI) at UHM
(University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)

 

Higher Ed—Other

International Higher Education Scholarships and Fellowships for Social Justice: The Role of Foundations
(Institute of International Education)

 

Data & Analytics

College Enrollment and Work Activity of Recent High School and College Graduates Summary
(US Bureau of Labor Statistics)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Measuring the News and Its Impact on Democracy
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America)

 

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

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Wednesday, April 28

Top o’ the Review

Carol Tenopir: “A Legacy of Distance Learning in the School of Information Sciences”
(University of Tennessee, Knoxville)

Combinatorial Books—Gathering Flowers—Part I
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

Moving the Needle on College Student Basic Needs: National Community College Provost Perspectives
(Ithaka S+R)

Mutual Hyperlinking among Misinformation Peddlers
(arXiv)

Open Access Book Usage Data—How Close Is COUNTER to the Other Kind?
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Curating as Artistic Act: Selecting Items for Speculative Annotation
(The Signal, Library of Congress)

Disparate Objects UNITE! Preservation Housing Adventures in Mylar
(University of Virginia Library)

Letter from the University Librarian—Spring 2021
(UCLA Library)

Now Online: Capturing Feathers, a Virtual Bird-Imagery Exhibition
(Princeton University Library)

Search Committee Announced for Next Dean
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

A Bipartisan Vision for the Future of American Science
(Issues in Science and Technology)

 

Data & Analytics

Number and Salaries of Full-Time Teaching Staff at Canadian Universities (Partial), 2020/2021
(Statistics Canada)

The Growth of COVID-19 Scientific Literature: A Forecast Analysis of Different Daily Time Series in Specific Settings
(arXiv)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Let’s Talk about…Open Science Infrastructure with Kaitlin Thaney (video)
(SPARC Europe YouTube channel)

New Open Access Business Models—What’s Needed to Make Them Work?
(Scholarly Kitchen)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Thursday, April 29

Top o’ the Review

A selection of statements from education organizations about President Biden’s higher education proposals:

Big-Name Scientists Surprised to Find Themselves on Journal Board
(Science)

Higher Education Spring 2021 Enrollment (As of March 25)
(National Student Clearinghouse)

#MaskOn! #MaskOff! Digital Polarization of Mask-Wearing in the United States during COVID-19
(PLOS ONE)

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering
(US National Science Foundation)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Digitizing Scientific Study Films Uncovers Innovations from the 1930s
(The University of Arizona Libraries)

Libraries Collaborates for Open Access to Archive of Prominent Urdu Writer and Activist
(University of Texas Libraries)

New Online Emulation Tool Unlocks a World of Knowledge from Old CD-ROMS
(Yale University Library)

Summer Project to Close Sections of Love Library
(University of Nebraska–Lincoln)

 

Libraries—Other

Canadian Librarianship and the Politics of Recognition
(Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research)

#DLFteach Toolkit: Recommending EPUBs for Accessibility
(Digital Library Federation)

SSP Welcomes Newly Elected Board Members for 2021–2022 Term
(Society for Scholarly Publishing)

 

Higher Ed

Report Shows Accelerated Growth in Technology Spending as Higher Education Increases Investments in Cloud-Based Systems
(Tambellini Group)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Presidents’ Alliance Coalition of 500+ Presidents Urge Passage of US Citizenship Act
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

A More Efficient Path to Learning Improvement: Using Repositories of Effectiveness Studies to Guide Evidence-Informed Programming
(Research & Practice in Assessment)

 

In Other News

Tired of Zoom Calls? Try Beaming In on a Hologram
(IEEE Spectrum)

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
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Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Friday, April 30

Top o’ the Review

Anti-intellectualism and the Mass Public’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
(Nature Human Behaviour)

CGS & JED Release Evidence-Informed Recommendations and Resources to Support Graduate Student Mental Health & Well-Being
(Council of Graduate Schools)

CLIR Awards $552,905 for Recordings at Risk
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Delivering Bad News: Crisis Communication Methods in Academic Libraries
(College & Research Libraries)

Making Content Usable for People with Cognitive and Learning Disabilities
(World Wide Web Consortium)

US Department of Education Launches Best Practices Clearinghouse to Highlight Innovative Practices for Reopening Schools and Campuses
(US Department of Education)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Beyond the Archives: How Remote Projects Benefit OHIO Libraries Collections and Staff
(Ohio University Libraries)

Open Access Book Publishing: Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives (video)
(University of Rochester River Campus Libraries YouTube channel)

Scant Communications, Devastating Impacts
(TexLibris, University of Texas Libraries)

UMD Libraries and Partners Launch TOME@UMD
(University of Maryland University Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

AAU to Launch STEM Department Demonstration Projects on Teaching Evaluation
(Association of American Universities)

Job Losses and Falling Salaries Batter US Academia
(Nature)

Reimagining Public Safety on Campus
(American Association of University Professors)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

AIP, Member Societies Seek Presidential, Congressional Action on Key Scientific Issues
(American Institute of Physics)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(EDUCAUSE Review)

NIST’s Inclusive Language Guidance Aims for Clarity in Standards Publications
(National Institute of Standards and Technology)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Why Hybrid Journals Do Not Lead to Full and Immediate Open Access
(cOAlition S)

 

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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