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Day in Review (August 31–September 4, 2020)

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Monday, August 31

Top o’ the Review

Publishers, Internet Archive Propose Yearlong Discovery Plan for Copyright Case
(Publishers Weekly)

Undergraduate, Graduate, and Professional Students’ Food Insecurity during COVID-19 Pandemic: SERU COVID-19 Survey
(Student Experience in the Research University Consortium)

Mozilla Research: Browsing Histories Are Unique Enough to Reliably Identify Users
(ZDNet)

A 25-Year Retrospective on D-Lib Magazine
(arXiv)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Emory Acquires Archive of Black Panther Party Activist Kathleen Cleaver
(Emory University)

Memorial Art Gallery and River Campus Libraries Awarded IMLS Grant to Support Upcoming Collaborative Exhibit, “Up against the Wall: Art, Activism, and the AIDS Poster”
(University of Rochester)

UC San Diego Library Appoints Heather Hernández as Chief Administrative Officer
(UC San Diego Library)

US Federal Library Reopening Plans
(FEDLINK, Library of Congress)

 

Libraries—Other

Leadership, Development, Expertise: A Qualitative Content Analysis of Scholarly Communication Librarian Position Announcements
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

New Contributions to DOAJ from US Libraries, Academic Institutions
(Directory of Open Access Journals)

 

Higher Ed—Members

OpenStax Surpasses $1 Billion in Textbook Savings, with Wide-Ranging Impact on Teaching, Learning, Student Success
(Rice University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Identifying, Evaluating, Adopting New Teaching and Learning Technologies
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Kelly L. Denson Promoted to Vice President, Education Policy and Programs, AAP
(Association of American Publishers)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Despite the UC System’s Largest Latino Class, Some Say California Voters Should Repeal Affirmative Action Ban
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

 

In Other News

Wikimedia Foundation Files FY 2018–2019 990 Form, Revenue Exceeded Expenses by $28.5 Million
(infoDOCKET)

 

 

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, September 1

Top o’ the Review

Community Colleges, For-profit and Rural Institutions, Black Undergraduates, and Male Undergraduates Suffered Most from Online-Only 2020 Summer Sessions, According to Latest Enrollment Data
(National Student Clearinghouse)

Party With PIDapalooza (Virtually) in 2021
(University of California Curation Center)

2020 ICPSR Data Fair: Data in Real Life
(Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

Theme of 2020 Open Access Week to Be “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion”
(SPARC)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Archival Documents, Like Magic, Thanks to UConn Researchers’ New App
(University of Connecticut)

Scholars Develop Method to Improve Students’ Evaluation of Information Credibility
(University of Kansas)

UCSB & UCSD Libraries Earn Golden Sautter Award for Work on Starlight Platform
(UC Santa Barbara)

Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries Must Reduce Collection Expenditures by $500,000 in FY 2021 and $500,000 in FY 2022
(VCU Libraries)

Wayne State University College of Education and Walter P. Reuther Library Awarded Grant to Improve Classroom Access to Primary Sources
(Wayne State University)

 

Libraries—Other

Cambridge University Library Joins Google Arts and Culture
(University of Cambridge)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Blockchain in Education: Opportunities, Applications, and Challenges
(First Monday)

Re-opening Colleges and Universities: Fall Semester Plans
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Conducting Virtual Focus Groups: A Short Methodology Case Study for Social Scientists
(Ithaka S+R)

Program Solicitation: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
(National Science Foundation)

 

In Other News

New from Google: Learn How to Find Image Licensing Information on Google Images
(The Keyword)

 

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, September 2

Top o’ the Review

Charles Library at Temple University, Hesburgh Library at University of Notre Dame Recognized in American Libraries’ 2020 Library Design Showcase
(American Library Association)

Help Preserve the .gov Web Domain
(US Federal Depository Library Program)

Hypothesis: Cyber Attackers Are after Your Scientific Research
(Dark Reading)

Open Science Training: How to Implement Methods, Practices in European Research Libraries
(ZBW MediaTalk)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Deborah Thomas Appointed Chief of Serial and Government Publications Division at Library of Congress
(US Library of Congress)

Mark L. Winston Appointed Inaugural SFU Library Non-Fiction Writer in Residence
(Simon Fraser University Library)

The Library of Our Predecessors
(Smithsonian Libraries Unbound Blog)

U of G Library Moving to New Purchasing Model for Kanopy Streaming Video
(University of Guelph Library)

 

Libraries—Other

What Library Digitization Leaves Out: Predicting Availability of Digital Surrogates of English Novels
(arXiv)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UW Breaks Ground on New Health Sciences Education Building
(University of Washington)

 

Higher Ed—Other

How Can State Financial Aid Best Meet Needs of Low-Income Students? The Wisconsin Case
(RAND Corporation)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Facial Recognition: CBP, TSA Taking Steps to Implement Programs, but CBP Should Address Privacy, System Performance Issues
(US Government Accountability Office)

 

Data & Analytics

NSF Institutes Advance US Ability to Harness the Data Revolution
(US National Science Foundation)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The Internet’s Public Square Is Mostly White, Male—These Groups Are Changing That
(Next City)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Use of Author Identifier Services, Academic Social Networks by Researchers of University of Caen Normandy: A Case Study
(PLOS ONE)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Thursday, September 3

Top o’ the Review

College Students, Voting and the COVID-19 Election
(College Pulse & Knight Foundation)

Inside Facebook Reality Labs Research: The Future of Audio
(Tech@Facebook)

Preprint: Survey of Digital Humanities Online Guides in Canadian Academic Research Libraries
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

REALM Project Test 4 Results Available
(WebJunction, OCLC)

 

ARL Member Libraries

ASU Announces Funding Support for Library Initiative That Gives Voice to Historically Underrepresented
(Arizona State University Library)

Black Cultural Center’s Library Receives Grant to Expand Community Resources
(Purdue University)

Harvard Library Unveils Set of Organizational Values to Guide Current and Future Planning
(Harvard Library)

Message from Dean of UMass Amherst Libraries to Parents
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

UVA Library Materials Now Available to Charlottesville Community through Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
(University of Virginia Library)

 

Libraries—Other

The Library Commons: An Imagination and an Invocation
(In the Library with the Lead Pipe)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $100 Million to Help Increase Number of Black Doctors in US
(Bloomberg Philanthropies)

Knight Foundation Announces Funding for UGA Project Supporting Research on Internet Governance
(University of Georgia)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

IPA’s Moscow Call for Action
(International Publishers Association)

 

Data & Analytics

In 2019 Nearly a Third of American Employees Worked Remotely, 43 Million Americans Took Online Classes
(US National Telecommunications and Information Administration)

 

In Other News

John Wiley & Sons Inc. CEO Brian Napack on Q1 2021 Results—Earnings Call Transcript and Slides
(Seeking Alpha)

 

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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Friday, September 4

Top o’ the Review

APLU Joins 12 Other Higher Education Organizations at Intermediaries for Scale Convening
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Arizona State University President Crow Debuts 25-Step Plan for Advancement of School’s Black Community
(azentral/Arizona Republic)

Estimating the Impact of COVID-19 on Students’ Academic Outcomes
(Ithaka S+R)

Mountains to Climb: Leadership for Sustainable Change in Scholarly Communication
(C&RL News)

 

ARL Member Libraries

CU Boulder and the City of Boulder Engage with the Same One Read Book
(University of Colorado Boulder University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Libraries and Women’s Rights to Sexual and Reproductive Health: Building Awareness, Providing Access to Information and Knowledge
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Misinformation More Likely to Use Non-specific Authority References: Twitter Analysis of Two COVID-19 Myths
(Misinformation Review)

How Your Library Will Benefit from Linked Data
(OCLC Next)

Unsub Gives Libraries Powerful Evidence to Walk Away from Big Deals
(SPARC)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Boyle Prioritizes Resources for First-Generation College Students
US Congressman Brendan Boyle

APLU and AAU Submit Comments to Copyright Office on Sovereign Immunity
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)
Note: Fourth item on page

 

Scholars & Scholarship

From Face-to-Face to Online Modality: Implications for Undergraduate Learning While the World is Temporarily Closed in the Age of COVID-19
(bioRxiv)

Industry Report Reveals Challenges among Researchers and Research Office Leaders during COVID-19
(Ex Libris)

 

In Other News

The Blurred Lines and Closed Loops of Google Search
(WIRED)

How Did Content from a Hijacked Journal End Up in One of the World’s Most-Used Databases?
(Retraction Watch)

 

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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