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Day in Review (August 8–11)

Last Updated on August 16, 2022, 4:51 pm ET

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Monday, August 8

Top o’ the Review

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Institutional and IT Resilience

Implementation Details for the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy
(US National Institutes of Health)

(LIBER: Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche)

Science Facilitation: Navigating the Intersection of Intellectual and Interpersonal Expertise in Scientific Collaboration
(Humanities and Social Sciences Communications)

Unveiling 100 Years of Digitalization as a Scholarly Object
(First Monday)


ARL Member Libraries

Beyond Good Intentions: Developing and Operationalizing Values in the Structure of Digital Library Programs at the Library of Congress
(Library Leadership & Management)

IPLC Launches the Design Card Decks for Ideation and Exploration Web Archive
(IPLC: Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation)

Libraries Offers New Options for Remote Access to Microformat Materials
(Penn State University Libraries)

Omni Expands Access to Physical Collections across the Province
(York University Libraries)

Wish You Were Here! Greetings from the Prairie Postcard Collection
(University of Alberta Library)



Activating an Archive of Black Life in Brooklyn
(Pratt Institute)


Higher Ed

UK Academics Spend Only Third of Their Time Doing Research
(Research Professional News)


Advocacy & Public Policy

National Endowment for the Humanities Appoints Anthony Mitchell as Senior Deputy Chair
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)

Statement from Secretary Miguel Cardona on Confirmation of Nasser Paydar as Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education
(US Department of Education)


In Other News

NSF and Amazon Continue Collaboration That Strengthens and Supports Fairness in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
(US National Science Foundation)


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

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Tuesday, August 9

Top o’ the Review

American Library Association Condemns Proposed State Legislation Limiting Access to Information on Reproductive Health
(ALA: American Library Association)

Companion Document to the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
(ACRL: Association of College and Research Libraries)

National Differences in Dissemination and Use of Open Access Literature
(PLOS One)

Sustaining Scientific Data Sharing Communities: Findings from an Incubation Workshop
(Ithaka S+R)

Transformative Agreements Are Not the Key to Open Access
(COAR: Confederation of Open Access Repositories)


ARL Member Libraries

Exciting Times for Duke’s Latin American, Iberian, and Latinx Studies Collections
(Duke University Libraries)

NLM Leverages Its Information Resources to Improve Access to Monkeypox-Related Literature and Research
(US National Library of Medicine)

The MIT Press and Brown University Library Release A New Vision for Islamic Pasts and Futures by Shahzad Bashir
(MIT Press)

UBC Library 2021–2022 Senate Report
(The University of British Columbia Library)

University of Pittsburgh Library System Receives One Million Dollar Grant from the Henry L. Hillman Foundation for August Wilson Archive Outreach and Engagement
(University of Pittsburgh Library System)



Macmillan CEO Says Penguin Random House–S&S Merger May Change Dynamic of US Publishing
(Courthouse News Service)


Higher Ed

Panel Discusses Student Debt Crisis and Its Impact on Black Women
(NASFAA: National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators)

Rising Rents Add to College Students’ Scramble for Affordable Housing
(Washington Post)


Advocacy & Public Policy

APLU Hails Enactment of US Competitiveness Legislation
(APLU: Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Remarks by Vice President Harris before Roundtable Discussion with University Presidents
(The White House)
Note: A video recording is also available.

Technology Transfer in US Research Universities: Dispelling Common Myths (Updated August 2022)
(COGR: Council On Governmental Relations)


Scholars & Scholarship

OpenAIRE EXPLORE: Introducing Sustainable Development Goals and Fields of Science Classifications


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Wednesday, August 10

Top o’ the Review

Call for Proposals: C&RL Topical Issue on Open and Equitable Scholarship
(ACRL: Association of College and Research Libraries)

Dispelling the Myth of Library Anxiety and Embracing Academic Discomfort
(In the Library with a Lead Pipe)

IFLA Rare Book and Special Collections Section Launches Global Survey
(IFLA: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Monkeypox Response Update
(ACHA: American College Health Association)

New Additions to the Internet Archive for July 2022
(Internet Archive)


ARL Member Libraries

Auburn University Libraries Acquires Rare Natural History Volume
(Auburn University)

Introducing “Smithson to Smithsonian”
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

New Titles Available from the ISU Digital Press
(Iowa State University Library)

Triumph and Frustration: Database Documents the History of Canadian Women Film Directors
(University of Toronto Libraries)
Tulane University Joins Opening the Future at CEU Press
(Opening the Future, Central European University Press)

Video Game Preservation
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)



Assessment Interest Group Metadata Working Group Tools Subgroup
(DLF: Digital Library Federation)

Public Knowledge Project 2022 Annual General Meeting Recording Released
(PKP: Public Knowledge Project)


Higher Ed

Activating an Archive of Black Life in Brooklyn
(Pratt Institute)


Advocacy & Public Policy

College Closures: Education Should Improve Outreach to Borrowers about Loan Discharges
(US Government Accountability Office)

Researchers Ask Census to Stop Controversial Privacy Method
(AP: Associated Press)


Scholars & Scholarship

Are Link-Based and Citation-Based Journal Metrics Correlated? An Open-Access Mega-Publisher Case Study
(Quantitative Science Studies)

Call for Papers: Data Management Planning across Disciplines and Infrastructures
(CODATA: Committee on Data of the International Science Council)


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Thursday, August 11

Top o’ the Review

A Framework for Student Success Analytics

Article Processing Charges (APCs) and the New Enclosure of Research
(LSE: The London School of Economics Impact of Social Science Blog)

Sharing Matters: What We’ve Learned at Creative Commons
(Creative Commons)

Study Reveals New Findings on Longevity of Legacy Magnetic Audio Tape
(CLIR: Council on Library and Information Resources)

Video: Copyright Public Modernization Committee, Biannual Meeting
(US Copyright Office, Library of Congress)


ARL Member Libraries

Collection Creation Case Study from University of Michigan: African American Fiction

Kikù Hibino Creates a Paradise of Sound—for Plants
(The University of Chicago Library)

Map Explorer Tool Recognized at World’s Largest GIS Conference
(Arizona State University)

McGill Supports New Diamond Access Journal Seismica
(McGill Reporter)

Smathers Libraries, University of Miami Libraries, and Partners Awarded Grant to Document Experiences of Farmworker Communities
(University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries)

UMD Libraries Welcomes New Associate Director in Special Collections and University Archives
(University of Maryland Libraries)

Why the UC Research Data Policy Is Important
(Office of Scholarly Communication, University of California)



How Can Data Librarians Support Data Communities? Part Two: An Interview with Amanda Rinehart
(Ithaka S+R)

INCONECSS 2022 Symposium: Artificial Intelligence, Open Access and Data Dominate the Discussions
(ZBW MediaTalk)


Higher Ed—Members

Amazon Launches Udemy Competitor
(Class Central)


Advocacy & Public Policy

During ‘Raise the B.A.R.’ Summit, Education Department Announces College Completion Fund Competition to Support Postsecondary Student Success
(US Department of Education)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Common App Experiments with Direct Admissions, Sees More Equity
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)


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