{{ site.title }}

Day in Review (August 10–14, 2020)

Sign up to receive the Day in Review by email.

Jump to: Tuesday, August 11 | Wednesday, August 12 | Thursday, August 13 | Friday, August 14

Monday, August 10

Top o’ the Review

50-State Comparison: Postsecondary Education Funding
(Education Commission of the States)

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Fall Planning for Online and Physical Spaces
(EDUCAUSE Review)

People Are Using Facebook and Instagram as Search Engines—During a Pandemic That’s Dangerous
(NiemanLab)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Librarians Work to Broaden Vanderbilt’s Research Reputation with Wikidata Tools
(Vanderbilt University)

U of A Leads Project to Open Access to Digital Learning across Alberta
(University of Alberta Folio)

 

Libraries—Other

2021 Federal Budget—CARL Brief to House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Can Old Buildings Be Turned into Libraries? A Peek into a Forthcoming Open Access Book by an IFLA Special Interest Group
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

OER Course-Marking Book Models Best Practices
(SPARC)

SciELO Network and Accessibility: Emphasis on Policies, Products, and Services
(SciELO in Perspective)

Sharing Indigenous Cultural Heritage Online: An Overview of GLAM Policies
(Creative Commons)

 

Higher Ed

Digital Transformation: It’s Time
(EDUCAUSE Review)

Institutions Nationwide Reengaging “Some College, No Degree” Students
(National Student Clearinghouse Blog)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Academic Research Culture Influences Learned Behaviors in Graduate Students
(DORA Blog)

As Talks on COVID-19 Emergency Bill Falter, Associations Write to Congress on Needs of Students, Institutions
(American Council on Education)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Equity in Illinois Higher Education: “We Are Failing Our African American Students”
(Capitol News Illinois)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


Sign up to receive the Day in Review by email.

Tuesday, August 11

Top o’ the Review

IFLA Stands with Beirut—Statement by IFLA President and Secretary General
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

NLM Seeks Public Comment on Strategic Plan
(US National Library of Medicine)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Challenge of Archiving the #MeToo Movement
(Harvard Gazette)

Distance Education: Reimagining an Old Solution to a Modern Problem
(Library of Congress)

Rapid Reviews: COVID-19 Journal Publishes First Preprint Studies
(MIT Press)

 

Libraries—Other

New Issue of Stacktrace Newsletter Now Available
(Software Preservation Network)

SAA Releases Season 4 of Archives in Context Podcast
(Society of American Archivists)

SLA Takes Stands against Diversion of Information
(Special Libraries Association)

 

Higher Ed

Contingent Faculty and the Global Pandemic
(American Association of University Professors)

Does Setting an Attainment Goal Move the Needle on Postsecondary Attainment?
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Facial Recognition Technology: Privacy and Accuracy Issues Related to Commercial Uses
(US Government Accountability Office)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

How to Make AI Less Racist
(Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists)

NC State University, University of California, Davis, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Join SEA Change Initiative as Charter Members
(NC State University)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

FAIRness Literacy: The Achilles’ Heel of Applying FAIR Principles
(Data Science Journal)

Humane Metrics Initiative Launches Redesigned Website with “Ton of New Content”
(HuMetricsHSS)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


Sign up to receive the Day in Review by email.

Wednesday, August 12

Top o’ the Review

University of Oregon Moves to Cover Controversial Murals in Knight Library
(University of Oregon)

Collaborating during Coronavirus: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Nature of Work
(Harvard Business School Working Knowledge)

Emergency Temporary Access Service Continuation & Assessment: Fall Scenarios (Webcast Video Recording)
(HathiTrust)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Metadata Services Team Vocabulary Project Included in #ALAVirtual20 Diversity Fair Poster Session
(Iowa State University Library)

National Archives Introduces the Presidential Library Explorer
(National Archives and Records Administration)

Queen’s University Library Launches New Citizen Archivist Transcription Program
(Queen’s University Library)

Texas A&M University Libraries to Participate in First Annual Ray Bradbury Read-A-Thon
(Texas A&M University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

In Fort Lauderdale, an Historic Effort to Archive Black Digital Lives Begins
(South Florida Sun Sentinel)

Pandemic Restrictions on Library Borrowing Showcase the Importance of Digital Collections and the Advantages of Open Access
(Open Research Community)

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

NYU Students Create COVID-19 PSAs Aimed at Gen Z
(New York University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

ACE Launches $900,000 Competition to Boost Economic Mobility through Blockchain
(American Council on Education)

Better Together: Expanding Access and Opportunity through Community-Based Organization and College Partnerships
(American Talent Initiative, College Greenlight, Aspen Institute, Ithaka S+R)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Nature, Science, and PNAS—Disciplinary Profiles and Impact
(arXiv)

 

In Other News

Instagram Faces Lawsuit over Illegal Harvesting of Biometrics
(Bloomberg)

TikTok Tracked User Data for 15 Months, WSJ Finds
(MediaPost)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


Sign up to receive the Day in Review by email.

Thursday, August 13

Top o’ the Review

Universities Will Cancel Deals with Publishers if They Don’t Respond to Current Financial Pressures, Warn Major Sector Bodies
(Research Libraries UK)

Stealth Rescission: An Analysis of the Impact of the Secretary of Homeland Security’s July 2020 Memorandum on DACA
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Register for High-Impact Educational Practices in Uncertain Times: August 17 Webinar
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Ann Arbor District Library, University of Michigan Library Ask for Community-Submitted Mail Art
(All about Ann Arbor)

Launching the Digital Humanities Toolbox
(Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies)

NLM Releases New PubMed Promo Video
(US National Library of Medicine)

OCLC and CRL Enhance Infrastructure to Manage Shared Print Serials in WorldCat
(OCLC)

 

Higher Ed

Bill Introduced to Help Universities Protect COVID-19 Research
(MeriTalk)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Zoom Faces More Legal Challenges over End-to-End Encryption
(Threatpost)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Record Numbers of 18-Year-Olds and Applicants from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Accepted into University
(Universities UK)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Does Retraction after Misconduct Have an Impact on Citations? A Pre-Post Study
(bioRxiv)

Open Research Europe: A Scholarly Publishing Platform
(European Commission)

Open Scholarship Knowledge Base Is Released
(Brian Nosek)

Quantitative Science Studies Journal to Participate in Transparent Peer Review
(MIT Press)

Software Publishing and Reproducibility: A Conversation with Simon Adar, Code Ocean CEO
(F1000 Research Blog)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


Sign up to receive the Day in Review by email.

Friday, August 14

Top o’ the Review

Joint Statement: COVID-19 and the Key Role of the Humanities and Social Sciences in the United States
(American Council Of Learned Societies)

Research Center Releases 2020 Persistence and Retention Report
(National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)

Youth & COVID-19: Impacts On Jobs, Education, Rights and Mental Well-Being
(International Labour Organization)

ARL Member Libraries

New Publication on Chinese Rare Books in the Brown University Library
(Brown University Library)

Ye Olde Wangensteen Cook Off
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Libraries—Other

Citation Recommendation: Approaches and Datasets
(International Journal on Digital Libraries)

Integrating FAIR Data Science Competences in Higher Education Curricula: The Role of Academic and Research Libraries
(FAIRsFAIR)

Open Science Saves Lives: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic
(bioRxiv)

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

Harvard’s Financial Outlook in an Unprecedented Semester
(Harvard Magazine)

Malware Skimmed Credit Card Numbers from Michigan State’s Online Shop
(EdScoop)

New App Offers Virtual Tour of Enslaved African American History at UVA
(University of Virginia)

University of Michigan Study Finds Facial Recognition Technology in Schools Presents Many Problems, Recommends Ban
(University of Michigan)

 

Higher Ed—Other

From High School Social Studies to the College Survey: A Conversation with Teachers and Students
(American Historical Association via YouTube)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Geoffrey Nunberg, Who Explored How Language Shapes Politics and Insults, Dies at 75
(Washington Post)

 

In Other News

Hacked Government, College Sites Push Malware via Fake Hacking Tools
(Bleeping Computer)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket

Affiliates