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Day in Review (August 16–19)

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Monday, August 16

Top o’ the Review

Campus Challenges and Strategic Priorities in a Time of Change
(Association of American Colleges and Universities)

IFLA Congress 2021 Hot Topics Session on “Libraries—Resilience, Commitment and Innovation,” August 19, 5:30 a.m. GMT
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Opening the Future Programme Hits Funding Target for 2nd and 3rd Books
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

Racial Gaps in College Degrees Are Widening, Just When States Need Them to Narrow
(Hechinger Report)

Revisiting the Digital Humanities through the Lens of Indigenous Studies—or How to Question the Cultural Blindness of Our Technologies and Practices
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

Special Event (Thursday, August 19): Debate: Controlled Digital Lending
(BYU Copyright and Trademark Symposium)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Collection of Wine Writer Gerald Asher Comes to UC Davis
(UC Davis Library)

Expanding Digital Academic Library and Archive Services at the University of Calgary in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
(IFLA Journal)

Libraries Creates Department of Digital Stewardship
(Syracuse University)

Virtual Celebration of the 21st Annual Toy Piano Festival
(UC San Diego Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Library and Archives Canada Announces First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Nation Organizations Receiving Funding through Listen, Hear Our Voices Initiative
(Library and Archives Canada)

 

Higher Ed—Members

$2.25 Million in National Science Foundation Funding Will Support Center for an Informed Public’s Rapid-Response Research of Mis- and Disinformation
(University of Washington)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Pearson to Pay $1 Million Fine to SEC for Misleading Statements
(MarketWatch)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Copyright Office Announces Modernization Webinar on Historical Public Records Program
(US Copyright Office)

 

In Other News

Reflecting on 9/11: Twenty Years of Archived TV News–Special Event and Resources
(Internet Archive Blog)

 

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, August 17

Top o’ the Review

AAUP Urges Administrations to Prioritize Health and Safety as Campuses Reopen
(American Association of University Professors)

Building for Tomorrow: Congress to Consider Significant Investments in HBCUs
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Faculty at Some US State Universities Protest for More Safety Measures
(New York Times)

LYRASIS 2021 Open Source Software Report Is Now Available
(LYRASIS)

NEH Announces $28.4 Million for 239 Humanities Projects Nationwide
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Library of Congress Launches New Resource Guide on LGBTQIA+ Studies
(US Library of Congress)

New Streaming & Recording Studio Opened at Woodruff Library
(Emory University Libraries)

Over 400 Years of Coins Digitized and Visualized in Princeton University’s FLAME Database
(Princeton University Library)

Two New Digital Collections Provide Genealogical Coverage to Underrepresented East Central Georgia
(Digital Library of Georgia)

UF Libraries Awarded Additional Funding to Digitize and Provide Access to Historic Newspaper
(University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries)

uO Research Introduces Creative Commons License Option
(University of Ottawa Library)

 

Higher Ed

Upcoming Webinar: Student Success and Equity: Building Bridges with Skills-Based Connections
(American Council on Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Education, Labor Departments Renew Efforts to Help Unemployed Americans Pursue Postsecondary Education
(US Department of Education)

Library Lending, Author Incomes, and Controlled Digital Lending
(Authors Alliance)

 

In Other News

Onboarding Citizen Science and the Role of Research Libraries: Barriers and Accelerators—Post Event Report
(Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud)

 

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, August 18

Top o’ the Review

AHA Signs On to Letter Urging Aid for Afghanistan’s Scholars, Students, Practitioners, Civil Society Leaders, and Activists
(American Historical Association)

AI Research Infrastructure Task Force Needs Input on “Democratizing” Resources
(Nextgov)

Beyond the Pandemic: The Future of the Research Enterprise in Academic Year 2021–22 and Beyond
(Coalition for Networked Information)

Dryad Appoints Jennifer Gibson as Executive Director
(Dryad)

Furthering the Future of Open Scholarship: Final Report & Key Findings
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

Special Issue, “Data Curation in Practice,” Showcases Work Related to Data Curation Network
(Journal of eScience Librarianship)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Library Acquires Collection of Russian Zines
(New York Public Library)

Library Research Informs Cornell’s COVID-19 Models
(Cornell University)

“Listen, My Friends”: Digitizing the 1968 Richard Nixon Campaign Speeches
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

You Can Quote Us: The New Yale Book of Quotations Is on Its Way
(Yale University)

 

Libraries—Other

Where Did the Web Archive Go?
(arXiv)

 

Higher Ed

COVID-19 Adds to Economic Hardship of Those Most Likely to Have Student Loans
(US Census Bureau)

Projected Financial Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Canadian Universities for 2020–2021 Academic Year
(Statistics Canada)

What Better Data Reveal about Pell Grants and College Prices
(Urban Institute)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

More Americans Now Say Government Should Take Steps to Restrict False Information Online Than in 2018
(Pew Research Center)

 

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, August 19

Top o’ the Review

Facebook Reveals Most Viewed Posts to Rebut Claims It’s Rife with Disinformation
(NPR)

Health Researchers Report Funder Pressure to Suppress Results
(Nature)

Over 323,000 Federal Student Loan Borrowers to Receive $5.8 Billion in Automatic Total and Permanent Disability Discharges
(US Department of Education)

Where Are They Now? Most Early Career US-Trained S&E Doctorate Recipients with Temporary Visas at Graduation Stay and Work in the United States after Graduation
(US National Science Foundation)

Where Truth and Reconciliation Stand at Canadian Universities
(University Affairs)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Gold Standard: Librarians and Doctors Help the International Olympic Committee Address Athletes’ Mental Health Head-On
(University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries)

Growing Demand for Streaming Media Sparks New Initiatives at University of Maryland Libraries
(University of Maryland Libraries)

On Protecting Patron Privacy
(Duke University Libraries)

Welcome, Bienvenue! An Interview with Dean Colleen Cook
(McGill University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

NISO’s Updated Access & License Indicators (ALI) Recommended Practice Now Available for Public Comment
(National Information Standards Organization)

 

Higher Ed—Members

NEH Grant to Support Training for High-Impact Public Digital Humanities Collaborations
(University of Kansas)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Academic Motherload: Models of Parenting Engagement and the Effect on Academic Productivity and Performance
(arXiv)

New CGS Project Examines Role of Master’s Education in STEM Workforce Preparation and Development
(Council on Graduate Schools)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

LIBER and COAR Join Forces to Strengthen the Role of Repositories in Europe
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

 

In Other News

Tackling Online Hate Speech One Emoji at a Time
(Oxford Internet Institute)

 

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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