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Day in Review (August 16–18)

Last Updated on August 22, 2022, 9:14 am ET

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Tuesday, August 16

Top o’ the Review

Director Kemper Welcomes 11 New Members to the National Museum and Library Services Board
(Institute of Museum and Library Services)

First Five Episodes of CNI Interviews Podcast Feature Discussions about Projects from ARL, BTAA, Carnegie Mellon Libraries, Ithaka S+R, Others

Library Collaboration as a Strategic Choice: Evaluating Options for Acquiring Capacity

Monkeypox and Open Access: Time to Change the Narrative
(Plan S)

NEH Announces $31.5 Million for 226 Humanities Projects Nationwide
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)

The Scholarly Publishing Community and Research Organizations Respond to the Monkeypox Public Health Emergency
(The White House)


ARL Member Libraries

Connecting Communities Digital Initiative Grant Opportunities: Webinar Recordings Available
(Library of Congress)

The Exhibition Is Afoot: Lilly Library Hosts Sherlock Holmes Objects
(Indiana University Bloomington)

UC Berkeley Library and Internet Archive Co-directing Project to Help Text Data Mining Researchers Navigate Cross-border Legal and Ethical Issues
(UC Berkeley Library)

UC San Diego Library and San Diego Natural History Museum Collaborate to Raise Awareness of the Beauty That Emerges during Scientific Research
(UC San Diego)

Xwi7xwa Library Exhibit Explores a Decade of Indigenous Languages
(The University of British Columbia Library)



CLIR News 148 Published Online
(CLIR: Council on Library and Information Resources)

Intersections of Open Educational Resources and Information Literacy
(ACRL: Association of College and Research Libraries Insider)

NIH Joins DataCite Consortium
(NIH: National Institutes of Health)

NSF Grant for New STEM-Focused Commons
(Humanities Commons)

ScienceDirect Pilot Extended to February 2023 to Improve Research Discovery and Access


Advocacy & Public Policy

COGR Readiness Guide Chapter 3 Part I
(COGR: Committee on Governmental Relations)

Student Scientists Demand Action on Federal Scholarships
(Globe and Mail)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Harvard Business School to Provide Full-Tuition Scholarships for Students with Greatest Financial Need
(HBS: Harvard Business School)

Highlighting: Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work
(C4DISC: Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)


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Information Industry Analyst

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Wednesday, August 17

Top o’ the Review

Educational Gag Order Proposals Spike by 250% in 2022, PEN America Reports
(PEN America)

How Does Your Campus Bookstore Handle Library E-books?
(Charleston Hub)

LitCoin Pilot Design Challenge
(US National Institutes of Health)

MLA Publishes New Guidelines on Evaluating Publicly Engaged Humanities Scholarship
(MLA: Modern Language Association)

Next Generation Library Publishing Project: Portable Data, Modular Tools, and Shared Values
(Educopia Institute)

SAA Welcomes Nomination of Dr. Colleen J. Shogan As Next AOTUS
(SAA: Society of American Archivists)


ARL Member Libraries

Dr. Ufuoma C. Abiola Named Inaugural Executive Head and Associate University Librarian for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Princeton University Library
(Princeton University Library)

Historical Costume Descriptors Bridge Gap between Past and Present
(Virginia Tech)

Libraries Receives IMLS Award to Digitize Agricultural Extension Materials
(NC State University Libraries)

Pathways to Open Access: Library Publishing/Repository Services and CDL
(Office of Scholarly Communication, University of California)

University of Texas at Austin Becomes New Opening the Future Subscriber Member with CEU Press
(Opening the Future)



News & Views: Publishers and Market Consolidation–Part 2 of 2
(Delta Think)

Plan S Laments Lack of Engagement from Big Publishers
(Research Professional)

#WikiLibCon22: An International Experience
(The British Library)


Higher Ed

HBCU Innovation: Outsized Contributions for Black Progress in Engineering Research and Education


Advocacy & Public Policy

Rightsholders Continue to Acknowledge the Importance of Fair Use to Creativity in Andy Warhol Case
(DisCo: Disruptive Competition Project)


Data & Analytics

University of Michigan Data Platform Eases Collecting, Storing, and Securing Information


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Highlighting: We’re Not OK Black Faculty Experiences and Higher Education Strategies
(C4DISC: Coalition for Diversity & Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

Leader of Equity Initiative on Building Engagement into the Research Funding Process
(The Pew Charitable Trusts)


Scholars & Scholarship

How Scientists Can Break Free from Twitter’s Echo Chambers and Reach New Audiences
(AAAS: American Association for the Advancement of Science)


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Thursday, August 18

Top o’ the Review

AI in Academic Libraries, Part 1: Areas of Activity, Big Players, and the Automation of Indexing
(ZBW MediaTalk)

Democratizing Digital Transformation with Communities of Practice

ITHAKA Invests in Open-Annotation Leader Hypothesis: A Letter from Kevin Guthrie

What Happened When Twitter and Other Social Media Platforms Cracked Down on Extremists

Which Factors Drive Open-Access Publishing? A Springer Nature Case Study (preprint)


ARL Member Libraries

Commemorative Codex
(University of Rochester River Campus Libraries)

Redesigned Library Website Raises Visibility of Resources, Tools and Support
(UC Davis Library)

Susan Gibbons Appointed to National Museum and Library Services Board
(Yale University)

UIC Library Receives Grant to Develop Tools Supporting Student Success
(UIC: University of Illinois Chicago)

Universal Newsreel Release Descriptions Now Live in National Archives Catalog
(NARA: US National Archives and Records Administration)



Do Not Try This at Home: Medieval Medicine under the Spotlight in Major New Project
(Cambridge University Libraries)

Video: Ethics and Archiving the Web
(Metropolitan New York Library Council)


Higher Ed—Members

HBCUs Are Building a New Prison-to-College Pipeline
(NPR: National Public Radio)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Comment Now: NCCoE Draft Project Description for Mitigating AI Bias
(NCCoE: US National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and the PhD Pipeline: Expanding the Toolkit
(Ithaka S+R)


Scholars & Scholarship

Promoting Trust in Research and Researchers: How Open Science and Research Integrity Are Intertwined (preprint)

Research Assessment Reform in Action: Updates from Research Funders in Canada and New Zealand
(DORA: Declaration on Research Assessment)

“We Need a Woman in Music”: Exploring Wikipedia’s Values on Article Priority (preprint)


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