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Day in Review (August 23–26)

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Monday, August 23

Top o’ the Review

B-Schools Must Evolve for Future Business Demands, Employers Say
(Bloomberg Businessweek)

College Students on High Covid Alert Ahead of Return to Campus
(Axios)

Futureproofing Visual Effects: Challenges and Strategies for Preserving Digital Assets and Records
(International Journal of Data Curation)

Library Accessibility Alliance Announces New Website & Expanded Resources
(Big Ten Academic Alliance)

New Season of Events at the Digital Shift Forum
(Research Libraries UK)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Call for Proposals: Digital GLAM Spaces Conference
(University of Oregon Libraries)

FY21 Collections Budget Update
(University of Missouri Libraries)

Introducing Information Literacy Collections in Learning Lab
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

Mapping the ASU Library Map Collection
(Arizona State University)

UNL Libraries Eliminate Overdue Book Fines and Extend Loan Periods for Circulating Books
(University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Crossref Conversations: Audio Blog about Helping Open Science
(Crossref)

 

Higher Ed—Members

As Project Jupyter Celebrates 20 Years, Fernando Pérez Reflects on How It Started, Open Science’s Impact, and the Value of Diversity in Coding
(UC Berkeley)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Sophomores in Name Only: Helping Students Start Their Second First Year
(Hechinger Report)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Update on the Free Inquiry Rule
(US Department of Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Productivity and Interdisciplinary Impacts of Organized Research Units
(Quantitative Science Studies)

Publisher References in Bibliographic Entity Descriptions
(arXiv)

 

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 24

Top o’ the Review

Check Out the New User Interface for the ORCID Record!
(ORCID)

China Is Fast Outpacing US STEM PhD Growth
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)

Future Proofing Research Resilience: As Scientific Efforts Resume, Infrastructure and Process Solutions Forged during the Pandemic Are Being Honed and Expanded
(Nature Index)

Open Book Genome Project
(Open Library Blog)

The Business of Knowing: Bringing about [Infra]structural Change to Knowledge Communication
(Commonplace)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Brown Library Receives NEH Grant for Digital Publishing Institute
(Brown University Library)

Film about James Baldwin, Newly Preserved by Yale Film Archive, Will Screen at NY Film Festival
(Yale Library)

FSU Libraries Chosen to Participate in OpenStax’s Institutional Partner Program
(Florida State University)

Libraries Uses Open Education to Promote Inclusive Learning Opportunities
(University of Texas Libraries)

Making Florida Newspaper Collections Accessible
(University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries)

New Frontier: Preserving Computer and Video Games at the U-M Library
(University of Michigan)

 

Libraries—Other

Integrated Interdisciplinary Workflows for Research on Historical Newspapers: Perspectives from Humanities Scholars, Computer Scientists, and Librarians
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

 

Higher Ed

As College Campuses Reopen, Many Faculty Worry about Covid
(Washington Post)

Metaverse for Social Good: A University Campus Protot​​ype
(arXiv)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Update: 1201 Exemption to Enable Text and Data Mining Research
(Authors Alliance)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Fostering Inclusive Practices among Teaching Assistants
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

New Dataset Could Aid Climate Justice Research
(Columbia University)

 

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Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
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Wednesday, August 25

Top o’ the Review

Antiracism Toolkit for Organizations
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

Canadian Nobel Scientist’s Deletion from Wikipedia Points to Wider Bias, Study Finds
(CBC)

COGR Releases Paper: Federal Focus on Inappropriate Foreign Influence on Research: Practical Considerations in Developing an Institutional Response
(Council on Governmental Relations)

Open Source Is Throwing AI Policy-Makers for a Loop
(IEEE Spectrum)

Research Data Management Challenges in Citizen Science Projects and Recommendations for Library Support Services: A Scoping Review and Case Study
(Data Science Journal)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Library of Congress and Harvard University Form Historic Collaboration on Islamic Law Collections
(US Library of Congress)

Registration Open for Hybrid Symposium “In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession: Emory, Racism, and the Journey towards Restorative Justice”
(Emory University Libraries)

The End of Overdue Fines
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

UBC Library 2020–2021 Senate Report
(The University of British Columbia Library)

University Libraries Releases 21-Day Racial Equity Challenge Syllabus
(UNC University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Master’s Students Selected for ARL Kaleidoscope Program
(School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

Rethinking Events Digitally: A ZBW Guide for Successful Online Events
(ZBW MediaTalk)

 

Higher Ed—Members

What Howard University’s Upswing Means for Other Historically Black Colleges
(NPR)

 

Higher Ed—Other

College Transition Program Study Stresses Importance of Validation
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Facial Recognition Technology: Current and Planned Uses by Federal Agencies
(US Government Accountability Office)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Do Authors of Research Funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Comply with Its Open Access Mandate?: A Meta-epidemiologic Study
(PLOS ONE)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Thursday, August 26

Top o’ the Review

Higher Ed Leaders Sketch Cyber Workforce Plans at White House Meeting
(EdScoop)

Higher Education COVID-19 Relief Funding—Who Got What and What Went Wrong?
(US Government Accountability Office)

Information without Discrimination: IFLA Statement on Hungarian Laws on LGBTQ+ Content
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Open Research Data Repositories: Practices, Norms, and Metadata for Sharing Images
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

Salaries for College Graduates Climb Even in the Face of the Pandemic
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Digital Library of Georgia Awards Digitization Grants to 8 Georgia Cultural Heritage Institutions across the State
(Digital Library of Georgia)

UC Berkeley Library Is Leveling the Playing Field, One Textbook at a Time. Here’s How
(UC Berkeley Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Credibility of Scientific Information on Social Media: Variation by Platform, Genre, and Presence of Formal Credibility Cues
(Quantitative Science Studies)

WHO COVID-19 Library Contains Hundreds of Papers from Hijacked Journals
(Retraction Watch)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Hemingway Letters Project Garners Additional NEH Support
(Penn State University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Data Visualization: Most Business Owners Have a Bachelor’s Degree
(US Census Bureau)

Gender Pay Gap Greater in Academia Than Industry among Non-tenured Faculty
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Higher Ed Officials on the Role of Analytics during COVID
(MeriTalk State & Local)

International Student Mobility Flows and COVID-19 Realities
(Institute of International Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Sharing Higher Education Immigration Recommendations for Budget Reconciliation
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Letter Urging Secretaries Blinken and Mayorkas to Protect Afghan Students, Scholars, Researchers, and Their Families
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Effect of Women Academic Leaders on Canadian Natural Sciences and Engineering Professors
(Canadian Journal of Higher Education)

 

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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