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Day in Review (February 14–17)

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Monday, February 14

Top o’ the Review

A Framework for Shared Leadership: A Perspective on Strategic Planning for Academic Libraries
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship)

ARL, ACE, Others Call on Congress to Address Threats to HBCUs
(American Council on Higher Education)

Library Publishing Coalition Board Election: Candidate Bios and Statements
(Library Publishing Coalition)

The State of the Version of Record
(The Scholarly Kitchen)

Twentieth Anniversary of BOAI Definition of Open Access
(Budapest Open Access Initiative)


ARL Member Libraries

Faculty Resolves to Embrace Cultural Competence in Their Work
(VCU Libraries)

Interactive Exhibit Honors the Legacy of the University of Miami’s First Black Graduates
(University of Miami)

Libraries Celebrate Opening of Chemistry Information Commons!
(University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries)

LSU Libraries Assumes Publication of Library Diversity and Residency Studies Journal
(LSU Libraries)

UC Davis Library and California Digital Library Launch Project to Explore Expanded Lending of Digitized Books
(UC Davis Library)

Video Recording: Lessons Learned from Establishing a Bibliometric and Research Impact Team at Syracuse University
(OCLC Research)


Higher Ed—Members

Florida State University Awarded $27M Federal Education Research Laboratory
(Florida State University)

UMass Amherst to Join National Network of Universities Dedicated to Public Interest Technology
(University of Massachusetts Amherst)


Higher Ed—Other

The Consequences of Fewer People Going to College
(National Student Clearinghouse)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Video: Washington Journal: Lee White, National Coalition for History, on the Presidential Records Act


Scholars & Scholarship

The Impact of COVID-19 on Reference Services: A National Survey of Academic Health Sciences Librarians
(Journal of Medical Library Association)

University Press Selection of E-book Vendors for US Academic Libraries: Why Work with X but Not Y? (abstract only)
(Learned Publishing)


In Other News

African Heritage Sites Threatened as Sea-Level Rise Accelerates
(Nature Climate Change)


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


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Tuesday, February 15

Top o’ the Review

Analysis of Anti-Racism, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Initiatives in Library and Information Science Literature
(Reference Services Review)

ASERL Publishes “The ASERL Eleven” Licensing Principles & Suggested Language for Vendor Contract Negotiations
(Association of Southeastern Research Libraries)

CoSA Releases Statement on Essential Characteristics of the Archivist of the United States
(Council of State Archivists)

The Attributes Employers Want to See on College Students’ Resumes
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

What’s Next for CC Licenses
(Creative Commons)


ARL Member Libraries

Erinn Aspinall Named Director of University of MInnesota Health Sciences Library
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

FSU College of Music Librarian Named Inaugural Noël Coward Fellow
(Florida State University)

“Never Again”: Library Exhibit Tells Story of WWII Japanese American Incarceration, Sounds Alarm on Importance of Remembering
(UC Berkeley Library)

Princeton University’s Writing Program Forges Bond with PUL through First-Year Seminar
(Princeton University Library)



Howard Hughes Medical Institute Funds the Preprint Review Platform Review Commons


Higher Ed—Member

New Project to Make Online Learning More Accessible
(School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign)

Northwestern Launches Research Hub for AI Safety, Equity
(Northwestern University)


Higher Ed—Other

US-Japan Higher Education Engagement Study: A Status Report
(American Council on Education)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Quantum Information Science and Technology Workforce Development: National Strategic Plan
(US National Science & Technology Council)

Senate Democrats Introduce Bill to Retain Foreign STEM Talent


Data & Analytics

Argonne Scientists Make High Energy Physics Data More FAIR
(Argonne National Laboratory)

“Don’t Be Google”: The Rise of Privacy Focused Startups


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Achieving the Dream Calls for Colleges to Be Drivers of Equitable Change
(Achieving the Dream)


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Wednesday, February 16

Top o’ the Review

CARL Presents Library Impact Framework: Webinar Recording
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries YouTube channel)

Innovating Peer Review, Reconfiguring Scholarly Communication
(Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association)

Open-Access Publishing Fees Deter Researchers in the Global South

To Protect and to Serve: Developing a Road Map for Research Data Management Services
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

Understanding Educational Space Needs in Prisons: New Project Announcement
(Ithaka S+R)


ARL Member Libraries

New Collection Alert: Military Legal Resources
(Law Library of Congress)

New Librarian, New Challenge: Lost in the Stacks Podcast Episode
(Georgia Tech Library)

Western Makes a Mark at Canada’s Largest Library Conference
(Western Libraries)


Higher Ed

National Developments in Learning and Teaching in Europe
(European University Association)

Science and Engineering Degrees Awarded to Women by Citizenship in 2019
(US National Science Foundation)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Addressing DEI Issues through Analytics: Community Conversations Podcast Episode


Scholars & Scholarship

CHORUS Announces New Open Research Principles

NIH Issues a Seismic Mandate: Share Data Publicly

Open for Business—Tracking New OA Models for Journals and Books
(Delta Think)

Plan S Has Fundamentally Re-Shaped Academic Publishing: As We Emerge from the Pandemic It Should Not Return to How It Was Before
(LSE Impact Blog)

The Citation Cloud of a Biomedical Article: A Free, Public, Web-Based Tool Enabling Citation Analysis
(Journal of the Medical Library Association)


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Thursday, February 17

Top o’ the Review

ALA Upholds Maryland E-books Law and State’s Defense as Federal District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction
(American Library Association)

Bridging Wikipedia’s Gender Gap, One Article at a Time
(Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania)

IMLS Releases FY 2021 Annual Performance Report
(US Institute of Museum and Library Services)

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation and SSHRC Partner to Advance Indigenous-Led Research
(Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council)

Plan to Advance Data Innovation
(US National Science and Technology Council)

Walking the Talk: Toward a Values-Aligned Academy


ARL Member Libraries

Exit Interview: 10 Questions for Deborah Jakubs
(Duke University Libraries)

Harvard Library’s User Research Center Improves Accessibility Using Student Feedback
(Harvard Gazette)

Help Shape the Future of the National Archives Catalog
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Podcast: A Conversation with Jim O’Donnell, University Librarian, Arizona State University
(Against the Grain)

UMass Amherst Libraries Host In-Person and Digital Exhibit,  “Daniel Ellsberg: A Life in Truth”
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

University Libraries Launch “Why We Did This” Climate Change Podcast
(University of Colorado Boulder Libraries)



Advancing OA Publishing in EIFL Partner Countries
(Electronic Information for Libraries)

RLUK Digital Shift Forum Recording: Improving Discoverability of Knowledge—Catherine Devine, Microsoft
(Research Libraries UK)


Higher Ed

Short and Sweet: The Educational Benefits of Microlectures and Active Learning


Scholars & Scholarship

Citation Counts Reinforce the Influence of Highly Cited Papers and Nudge Us towards Undervaluing Those with Fewer
(LSE Impact Blog)

Running Up the Hill–Long-Term Streaming Video Pilots: Process, Analysis, and Outcomes (abstract only)
(Collection and Curation)

Upcoming Webinar (Tomorrow, February 18): Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the SCOSS 3rd Pledging Round
(Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)


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