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Day in Review (August 30–September 2)

Last Updated on July 9, 2022, 9:44 am ET

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Monday, August 30

Top o’ the Review

Battleground of COVID-19 Vaccine Misinformation on Facebook: Fact Checkers vs. Misinformation Spreaders
(Harvard Kennedy School Misinformation Review)

Canadian Collaborations: Library Communications and Advocacy in the Time of COVID-19
(Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship)

Higher Ed Consolidation and Equity
(Ithaka S+R)

Latinx Students Facing COVID-19 Challenges Benefited Academically and Personally from Social and Emotional Learning, Study Finds

Snap Poll Results on Fall Vaccine and Mask Policies
(College and University Professional Association for Human Resources)

Special Issue on Shaping the Future of Science Policy
(Journal of Science Policy & Governance)


ARL Member Libraries

Alex Soto Named Director of Labriola National American Indian Data Center
(Arizona State University)

Auditing Archival Description for Harmful Language: A Computer and Community Effort
(Bitstreams, Duke University Libraries)

NorthEast Research Libraries and Center for Research Libraries Sign Agreement to Support Direct to Open from the MIT Press
(MIT Press)

O’Neill Opens Renovated 5th Floor
(Boston College Libraries)

Statement on UMass Amherst’s Commitment to Open Scholarship
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)



DataCite’s Commitment to the Principles of Open Scholarly Infrastructure
(DataCite Blog)

DOAB and OAPEN Reaching Their Funding Target in the Second SCOSS Pledging Round (Video)
(SPARC Europe)

Urging the Australian Research Council to Revise Its Preprint Policies

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


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

“The State Must Provide” Author on Funding Inequality across Nation’s Colleges
(National Public Radio)


Scholars & Scholarship

Map of Digital Humanities Research across Bibliographic Data Sources (Preprint)


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


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Tuesday, August 31

Top o’ the Review

High School Transition Programs Have Mixed Success in Improving College Readiness
(Brookings Institution)

History, the Past, and Public Culture: Results from a National Survey
(American Historical Association)

New arXivLabs Collaboration Provides Citations in Context from Scite
(arXiv.org Blog)

STEM Labor Force of Today: Scientists, Engineers, and Skilled Technical Workers
(US National Science Foundation)

Transfer Student Disparities Grow across Racial and Ethnic Lines during the Pandemic
(National Student Clearinghouse)


ARL Member Libraries

$75K Gift to Support Open Educational Resources
(University of Houston Libraries)

“Knowledge”: Online Exhibit Celebrates Benson Centennial and Diversity of Thought in the Americas
(University of Texas Libraries)

Libraries Partners on IMLS Grant for Open Education Project
(NC State University Libraries)

New Leadership for Collections, Technology, and Partnerships at CRL
(Center for Research Libraries)

Somewhere Next to the Rainbow: University of Rochester River Campus Libraries Creates a New Inclusive Symbol
(University of Rochester River Campus Libraries)

Study Room for the Family
(Iowa State University)


Higher Ed—Members

Transformative Truth-Telling at the MIT Open Documentary Lab
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)


Higher Ed—Other

Encountering American Higher Education: First-Year Academic Transition of International Undergraduate Students in the United States
(Journal of Global Education and Research)

Study: Philanthropic Landscape Shifting as Everyday Donors of Color Increasingly Shape Giving
(Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Copyright Office Releases Report on Sovereign Immunity in Copyright Infringement Cases
(US Copyright Office)

Protecting Student Privacy and Ensuring Equitable Algorithmic Systems in Education
(Center for Democracy & Technology)


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


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Wednesday, September 1

Top o’ the Review

Discrimination in a Sea of Data: Exploring the Ethical Implications of Student-Success Analytics

LCA Statement on Copyright Office Sovereign Immunity Study
(Library Copyright Alliance)

Link Rot, Paywalls, and the Perils of Preservation
(Radio National, Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Nearly Four Million Harvard University Volumes Added to the Shared Collection of The Research Collections and Preservation Consortium (ReCAP)
(New York Public Library)

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Small-Claims Procedures for Library and Archives Opt-Outs and Class Actions
(US Copyright Office via Federal Register)


ARL Member Libraries

Digital Natives: How the University of Pennsylvania Is Preserving Its Born-Digital Collections
(Penn Libraries)

Grant Will Prepare Future North Carolina Librarians and Archivists to Teach with Primary Sources
(UNC University Libraries)

Japanese History Project Strengthens Archival Record
(University of Colorado Boulder Libraries)

Library of Congress Releases Data for Free Download and Discovery
(US Library of Congress)

Starting Small but Dreaming Big: A Beginner’s Journey to Web Archiving
(University of Ottawa Library via Archive-It Blog)



Copyright Office Weighs In on Maryland Library E-book Law
(Publishers Weekly)

Introducing the KNOW Systemic Racism (KSR) Project
(Stanford Libraries)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Government Internet Shutdowns Grow More Common and Costlier


Scholars & Scholarship

Community Session: Governance and Community Oversight Council at IOI
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

No Access: LGBTIQ Website Censorship in Six Countries
(Citizen Lab)


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Thursday, September 2

Top o’ the Review

An App Called Libby and the Surprisingly Big Business of Library E-books
(New Yorker)

AAS Journals Will Switch to Open Access
(American Astronomical Society)

Call for Expressions of Interest–CARL Visiting Program Officer for Open Education
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

cOAlition S Statement on Open Access for Academic Books
(cOAlition S)


ARL Member Libraries

Analysis Unlocks Secret of the Vinland Map—It’s a Fake
(Yale University)

Shali Zhang, Brett Bonfield Named ALA Endowment Trustees
(American Library Association)

Libraries Integrates into New Guarantee+
(Ohio University Libraries)

Libraries Names Music Booth after the Late William Harnish
(NC State University Libraries)

Penn State, Monash Libraries Team Up for Second Great Rare Books Bake Off
(Penn State University Libraries)



Canadian Research Knowledge Network to Manage Central Licensing and Invoicing for Direct to Open from the MIT Press
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

SSHOC Publishes Notes from Workshop on Data Citation in Practice
(Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud)


Higher Ed

2017 Follow-up: Six-year Withdrawal, Stopout, and Transfer Rates for 2011–12 First-time Postsecondary Students
(US National Center for Education Statistics)

Staying Connected through the Power of Technology: Centering Student Experiences
(Ithaka S+R)


Scholars & Scholarship

Five College Hub: Connecting Libraries across Campuses
(Journal of Creative Library Practice)

Opening Doors to Discovery: Partnerships Are Key to Advancing Open Science (Preprint)
(Information Services & Use)
Note: A video recording of a keynote address on this topic by the article’s author is also available.


In Other News

Small Data’s Big AI Potential
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)


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