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Day in Review (April 4–7)

Last Updated on April 7, 2022, 3:39 pm ET

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Monday, April 4

Top o’ the Review

ALA Releases “State of America’s Libraries: Special Report: Pandemic Year Two”
(American Library Association)

CLIR Awards $570,595 for Recordings at Risk
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

cOAlition S and ALPSP Publish Toolkit to Foster Open Access Agreements
(cOAlition S)

Congress May Create Massive Program to Collect College Student Data
(Washington Post)

New Community Resource: International Comparison of Recommended File Formats
(Open Preservation Foundation)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Borchert’s Map Library Is Rolling Along
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

From a Barn on Cape Cod to the Penn Libraries: An Interview with Stephan Loewentheil on the Path of a Special Collection
(Penn Libraries)

Elsevier Negotiations to Begin for 2023 Access
(University of Washington Libraries)

University of Ottawa Library Publishes 2020–2021 Annual Report
(University of Ottawa Library)

Upcoming Online Event (April 6): Voices from Ukraine: Ukrainian Librarians in the Struggle against Russian Invasion!
(UC Berkeley Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Amendments to Membership Terms to Open Reference Distribution and Include UK Jurisdiction
(Crossref)

Four Urgent Recommendations for Open Access Negotiations with Publishers
(LIBER)

Partnership Quarterly Report–April 2022
(Partnership for Shared Book Collections)

Updates to the Canadiana Website User Interface
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

 

Higher Ed

Dear Colleague Letter: Supporting Impactful Research, Undergraduate Education and Capacity Building at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
(US National Science Foundation)

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Learning Spaces Transformation
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Guidance on Web Accessibility and the ADA
(US Department of Justice)

 

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Tuesday, April 5

Top o’ the Review

Annual Reviews to Make All Content Freely Available through Subscribe to Open Model
(Annual Reviews)

Introducing DocNow 1.0
(Documenting the Now)

Missing Darwin Notebooks Returned to Cambridge University Library
(University of Cambridge)

Reimagine Descriptive Workflows: A Community-Informed Agenda for Reparative and Inclusive Descriptive Practice
(OCLC Research)

Video Recording: COGR, FDP, and ARL: Putting Numbers behind Institutional Expenses for Public Access to Research Data
(Coalition for Networked Information)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Introducing the Research Facilitation Service
(NC State University Libraries)

Mystery Recordings Will Now Be Heard for the First Time in About 100 Years
(National Public Radio)

Romancing the Comic Book Now on View!
(Johns Hopkins University Sheridan Libraries)

Upcoming Online Event (April 12): Archiving a Legacy: A Conversation with Karen Falk of The Jim Henson Company
(University of Maryland Libraries)

Video Playlist: Presentations from the Network of the National Library of Medicine 2022 Virtual Symposium
(Network of the National Library of Medicine)

 

Libraries—Other

Advancing Open Science through Institutional Strategies, Open Access to Conference Proceedings, and an Action Plan on Diamond Open Access
(CESAER)

Persistent Identification for Conferences
(Data Science Journal)

Recruiting in a Competitive Environment—April 13 Strategic Insights Webinar
(Libraries Connected)

The Great Resignation Era: Attracting and Retaining Research Library Talent—June 14 IARLA Webinar
(International Alliance of Research Library Associations)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Long-Term Stay Rates of International STEM PhD Graduates
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Science, Engineering, and Health Graduate Enrollment: US Part-Time Enrollment Increases as Full-Time Temporary Visa Holder Enrollment Declines
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Chairman Raskin to Hold Hearing on Politically Motivated Efforts to Ban Books and Censor Free Speech in Schools and Public Libraries
(US House Committee on Oversight and Reform)

 

In Other News

In Search of the World’s Most Valuable Books, Letters, and Laws
(National Geographic UK)

 

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Wednesday, April 6

Top o’ the Review

Faculty Compensation Survey Data Available
(American Association of University Professors)

HBCU Library Alliance Tour Launches as Season 3 of CLIR Material Memory Podcast
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden to Deliver Windsor Lecture
(University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign School of Information Sciences)

Open Access: From Hope to Betrayal
(College & Research Libraries News)

“Robot Scientist” Eve Finds That Less Than One Third of Scientific Results are Reproducible
(University of Cambridge)

Video: CNI Spring 2022 Opening Plenary: “The Privacy Landscape: Policy & Practice in the Library & University Contexts”
(Coalition for Networked Information)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Better Together: How the University of California’s Libraries Are Uniting for a Shared Print Future
(UC Berkeley Library)

NASIG Transforms to Open Access with Michigan Publishing
(NASIG)

Powered by Libraries
(The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

UH Librarian First from Hawaiʻi to Lead Largest National Archivist Association
(University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)

 

Libraries—Other

GPO Kicks Off Initiative to Help Libraries Enhance Government Information Collections
(US Government Publishing Office)

Next Generation Library Publishing and Janeway Systems Launch Pilot with Five Library Publishers
(Educopia Institute)

Serving Our Community in Difficult Times: A Letter from Kevin Guthrie Extending ITHAKA Expanded Access Program
(ITHAKA)

 

Higher Ed

APLU Analysis Finds Pandemic Relief Funding Delivered Critical Relief to Students & Public Universities
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Implementing the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA): A Publisher Case Study
(Insights)

Research Data Management Framework for Australian Universities Open for Consultation
(Australian Research Data Commons)

Time to Recognize Authorship of Open Data
(Nature)

 

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Thursday, April 7

Top o’ the Review

2020 ACRL Academic Library Trends and Statistics Survey
(College & Research Libraries News)

Black Americans’ Views of and Engagement with Science
(Pew Research Center)

Hiring for Class of 2022 Grads Climbs 31.6%; Many New College Hires Will Work Remotely as Employers Embrace “New Normal”
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

Nine Universities and Nonprofits Awarded More Than $1.2 Million from Knight Foundation to Combat Disinformation in Communities of Color
(Knight Foundation)

SEVIS By the Numbers Report: Annual Report on International Student Trends
(US Immigration and Customs Enforcement)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Bottling History: How a Lost Book from the CSU Library Altered Colorado Brewing History
(Colorado State University)

Comedian Lewis Black Donates Archive to UNC-Chapel Hill University Libraries
(UNC University Libraries)

Digital Life for Print Texts
(University of Washington)

“How the Word Is Passed” Chosen as UW–Madison’s 2021–22 Go Big Read Book
(University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries)

UMD’s Senate Approves Policy to Enhance Equitable Access to Scholarly Publications
(University of Maryland Libraries)

What Will the Implementation of the CASE Act Mean for Me? An Update on the Copyright Claims Board and Launch of CCB.gov
(US Library of Congress)

 

Libraries—Other

French National Fund for Open Science Pledges 210,000 Euros for Open Science Infrastructure
(SCOSS—Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)

Japan Science and Technology Agency Revises Its Open Science Policy
(Science Business)

What Does EPUB 3.3 Mean for Accessibility?
(Inclusive Publishing)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UT Austin’s Briscoe Center for American History Acquires the Richard N. Goodwin and Doris Kearns Goodwin Archives
(Briscoe Center for American History)

 

Higher Ed—Other

After the Pandemic Disrupted Their High School Educations, Students Are Arriving at College Unprepared
(The Hechinger Report)

Quebec Academic Freedom Bill: More Clarity Needed, Says CAUT
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)
Also see this CBC story: Quebec Moves to Shore Up Academic Freedom with Controversial Bill

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Predicting the Future Impact of Computer Science Researchers: Is There a Gender Bias?
(Scientometrics)

 

In Other News

Study: Youth and the Environment in Canada
(Statistics Canada)

 

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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