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Day in Review (December 5–8)

Last Updated on December 9, 2022, 3:12 pm ET

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Monday, December 5

Top o’ the Review

Coordinating Research Data Support Services across Campus: Announcing a Second Cohort
(Ithaka S+R)

Delivering the Right of Access to Information for Persons with Disabilities: Towards the 2023 Edition of the IFLA Marrakesh Monitoring Report
(IFLA: International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Fall Meeting Materials Now Online
(ASERL: Association of Southeastern Research Libraries)

Open Access Is Dead: Long Live Open Access
(cOAlition S)

“Our Mission Is Crucial”: Meet the Warrior Librarians of Ukraine
(The Guardian)

Video: Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Research Library Space
(RLUK: Research Libraries UK)


ARL Member Libraries

Building Digital Research Tools for Open Access to Canada’s Historical Topographic Maps and Data
(University of Toronto Libraries)

Newark Black Newspapers Collection Now Available Online
(Rutgers University Libraries)

The Built Library: Wayfinding and Its Connection to the Research Process
(UC Berkeley Library)



Depository Library Council: GPO Is Seeking Nominations for Individuals to Serve as Members of the Depository Library Council
(FDLP: Federal Depository Library Program, US Government Publishing Office)

Open Access: Where Next?—Event Round-Up
(Unlocking Research, University of Cambridge)

SCOAP3 Launches Open Books Program
(SCOAP3: Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics)

SWIB22—14th Semantic Web in Libraries Conference Slides and Videos Now Online
(SWIB22: Semantic Web in Libraries)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Statement by International Science Advisors in Advance of the 15th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 15)
(ISC: International Science Council)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Dimensions Program’s Key Concepts Revealed to Help Promote Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Research Ecosystem
(Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)


Scholars & Scholarship

Free and Open-Source Automated Open-Access Preprint Harvesting
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

Reimagine Open Culture with the Newly Relaunched Curationist.org
(CC: Creative Commons)


In Other News


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

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Tuesday, December 6

Top o’ the Review

A Preservationist’s Guide to the DMCA Exemption for Software Preservation, 2nd Edition
(SPN: Software Preservation Network)

Announcing the Results of ORCID’s 2023 Board Election

ARL Addresses Copyright Implications of OSTP Public-Access Guidance in FAQs
(ARL: Association of Research Libraries)

ARL, Public Knowledge, 25 Other Groups Urge Congress to Drop Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) from Must-Pass Defense Legislation
(Public Knowledge)

Jason Williams Named Dryad Board Chair

New Report on Value and Utility of FAIR Implementation Profiles (FIPs) Available from WorldFAIR Project
(CODATA: Committee on Data of the International Science Council and RDA: Research Data Alliance)


ARL Member Libraries

Announcing LC Labs Data Sandbox and 3 New Data Packages
(LC: Library of Congress)

Institute of Physics Publishing Strikes Unlimited Publishing Deal with Big Ten Academic Alliance
(IOPP: Institute of Physics Publishing)

Statement on Harmful Language in Archival Description: Special Collections and Rare Books
(Simon Fraser University Library)

Year in Review: Most Searched & Borrowed Titles of 2022
(McGill Library)



Mapping Social Media Archiving Initiatives: State of the Art, Trends, and Future Perspectives
(IIPC: International Internet Preservation Consortium)


Higher Ed

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Software, Software Everywhere! How Do Institutions Manage Their Assets?

Teaching Staff Digital Experience Insights Survey 2021/22 UK Higher Education (HE) Survey Findings
Also available: Teaching Staff Digital Experience Insights Survey 2021/22 UK Further Education (FE) Survey Findings


Advocacy & Public Policy

Financial Aid Offers: Action Needed to Improve Information on College Costs and Student Aid

(GAO: US Government Accountability Office)

Release of the English Version of the Rights Retention Strategy Guide
(Ministry of Higher Education and Research, Government of France)

The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the Future of Workforces in the European Union and the United States of America
(The White House)


Scholars & Scholarship

Data Curation Strategies to Support Responsible Big Social Research and Big Social Data Reuse
(International Journal of Digital Curation)

Self-Organized Network: Does Mastodon Have What It Takes to Become the “Scholarly Owned Social Network”?
(ZBW MediaTalk)


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Wednesday, December 7

Top o’ the Review

Funders Support Use of Reviewed Preprints in Research Assessment

LIBER Strategy Update 2022 Now Available
(LIBER: Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche / Association of European Research Libraries)

Nature Index: Innovation

New Grant Program Will Offer Long-Term Support to Sustain Ukrainian Science
(US National Academy of Sciences and Polish Academy of Sciences)

Sarah Lamdan Discusses Her New Book, Data Cartels: The Companies That Control and Monopolize Our Information


ARL Member Libraries

Anticipating a Future We Never Anticipated
(NLM: US National Library of Medicine)

Big Ten Academic Alliance & AM Sign Landmark Access Deal
(BTAA: Big Ten Academic Alliance)

Dawn E. Gross Named Boston University’s Associate University Librarian for Planning & Operations
(Boston University Libraries)

Digital Jigsaw Puzzles: Holiday 2022 Edition
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

Rare Book Acquired by University of Manitoba Archives Features “Marginalia” by Marshall McLuhan
(University of Manitoba)

University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press—Impact Report 2021–2022
(University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press

Wayne State Library System Publishes Second Book as Part of Open Textbook Project
(Wayne State University)


Data & Analytics

ResearchDataGov, the New Standard Application Process Portal for Data Collections, Will Start Accepting Applications on December 8
(Bureau of Justice Statistics, US Department of Justice)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

First Workshop on Global Equity in Open Access Publishing: Brief Summary
(Science Europe)


Scholars & Scholarship

New Program Director Joins arXiv Staff

Open Access Journals Lack Image Accessibility Considerations in Author Guidelines (preprint)
(MetaArXiv Preprints)

Wikipedia as a Tool for Contemporary History of Science: A Case Study on CRISPR (preprint)

YouTube and Science: Models for Research Impact (abstract only)
Note: Preprint version available via arXiv


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Thursday, December 8

Top o’ the Review

Applications for 2023 International Library Leaders Programme Now Open
(British Library)

CLIR News November–December 2022
(CLIR: Council on Library and Information Resources)

Evaluation of Publication of COVID-19-Related Articles Initially Presented as Preprints
(JAMA Network Open)

Introducing Our New Global Equitable Membership (GEM) Program

Library and Archives Canada Launches New “Listen, Hear Our Voices” Funding Cycle for 2023–2024, in Support of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Nation Documentary Heritage
(LAC: Library and Archives Canada)


ARL Member Libraries

Extension of the Appointment of Dr. Susan Parker, University Librarian
(UBC: The University of British Columbia)

Librarian on the Bus
(UNC: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Libraries Obtains Industry Standards to Benefit Pennsylvania Businesses
(Penn State)

Materials from the Augusta Jewish Museum Documenting More Than Two Centuries of Jewish Life, Culture, Foodways, and Tradition Are Now Available Online
(DLG: Digital Library of Georgia, based at University of Georgia Libraries)

UIC Library Digital Collections Beta Release Available
(UIC: University of Illinois Chicago)

Wiley and Tulane University Libraries Sign Agreement to Publish More Open-Access Research
(Wiley and Tulane University Libraries)



College Fluency Capacity Building: BMCC Library and Ithaka S+R Launch New Research Project
(Ithaka S+R)


Advocacy & Public Policy

CDC Director Calls for Overhaul of Public Health Data Collection
(CityLab, Bloomberg)


Scholars & Scholarship

Can People Be Immunized against Disinformation?
(AAMC: Association of American Medical Colleges)

Mind the Gap—What to Expect When Practicing FAIR

Rigor and Reproducibility Instruction in Academic Medical Libraries
(JMLA: Journal of the Medical Library Association)

Self-Correction in Science: The Effect of Retraction on the Frequency of Citations


In Other News

Automated Dark Web Markets Sell Corporate Email Accounts for $2
(Bleeping Computer)

Indiana Sues TikTok for “Misleading” Consumers on Data Protections, Mature Content
Note: Additional information and links to the complaint available from the Office of the Indiana Attorney General

Social Media Seen as Mostly Good for Democracy across Many Nations, but US Is a Major Outlier
(Pew Research Center)


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