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Day in Review (February 22–26, 2021)

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Monday, February 22

Top o’ the Review

Announcing CNI Spring ’21 Plenary Days Preliminary Schedule and Updating Breakout Sessions Schedule
(Coalition for Networked Information)

Bachelor’s Degree Attainment in the United States: 2005–2019
(US Census Bureau)

Future of Learning Report
(FutureLearn)

Revitalizing Indigenous Oral History
(Associated Press/Indian Country Today)

Updates on the Earnings and Occupations of Humanities Majors
(Humanities Indicators, American Academy of Arts & Sciences)

 

ARL Member Libraries

In the Learning Commons Spotlight: The Malaika Handbooks
(University of Miami Libraries)

Marrakesh Treaty in Action: Exciting Progress in Access to Published Works for Blind, Print-Disabled Communities
(US Copyright Office, Library of Congress)

Southern Illinois University Library Gets 3,000 Books from R. Buckminster Fuller
(Southern Illinoisan)

U Maryland to Collaborate with Atlanta U Center, Project STAND on $750,000 Grant for Archiving Social Justice Initiatives among College Students of Color
(PR Newswire)

Video: Vue sur la Bibliothèque de l’Université Laval
(Bibliothèque de l’Université Laval’s YouTube channel)

 

Libraries—Others

Towards User-Driven Design for an Institutional Software Catalog
(Open Working)

 

Higher Ed—Members

FACILITATE: Facilitating Academic Curriculum in Learning, in Teaching, and Threaded Evidence
(Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Shifting Trends in International Student Mobility: Embracing Diversity and Responding to Change
(NAFSA: Association of International Educators)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Justice Department Strengthens Presidential Records Retention Policy in Response to AHA Lawsuit
(American Historical Association)

Video: Refugee Advocacy and Higher Education Access
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

 

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

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Tuesday, February 23

Top o’ the Review

The Echo Chamber Effect on Social Media
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

Cutting Cost by Cutting Collections in COVID-19
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Honest Signaling in Academic Publishing
(PLOS ONE)

Knowledge Equity Lab and SPARC Launch “Unsettling Knowledge Inequities” Podcast
(SPARC)

Video: The Black Index: Archiving Black Creativity & Resistance
(Getty Research Institute)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Black History Month: Notable African Americans in the History of Data Science
(UCLA Library)

Honoring Indigenous Writers 2021
(The University of British Columbia Library)

Purdue Libraries Enters New Open Access Publishing Partnerships
(Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies)

The Fall/Winter 2020 Issue of Windows Magazine Is Now Online
(UNC University Libraries)

University of Michigan Undergraduate Library Reopens after Poisonous Spider Scare
(All About Ann Arbor)

 

Libraries—Other

A New Google Map to Search for Indigenous-Related Collection Items
(Library and Archives Canada)

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) in 2020 and Beyond
(DOAJ News)

IFLA Input for UN Report on Disinformation
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Mellon Foundation Awards $3.1 Million for Broad Diversity, Education Initiative
(Penn State University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

AAU President Applauds Lawmakers for US Citizenship Act of 2021
(Association of American Universities)

Rethinking Tuition for Undocumented Students through Interstate Tuition Agreements (ITAs): A Way Forward?
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Upcoming Congressional Hearing (Thursday, February 25): Building Back the US Research Enterprise: COVID Impacts and Recovery
(US House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space & Technology)

 

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

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Wednesday, February 24

Top o’ the Review

An Unconventional Interviewing Process at an Academic Library (preprint)
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

Future Thinking: ASERL’s Resource Guide to Controlled Digital Lending for Research Libraries
Also available as a Microsoft Word document
(Association of Southeastern Research Libraries)

New Tool Shows How Amazon and Other Book Publishers Are Killing Accessibility of Books
(Fight for the Future)

Open Access Surpasses Subscription Publication Globally for the First Time
(Dimensions)

Open Community Collections Marks over 100 Contributors
(JSTOR)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Emory to Include Libraries and Museum under New Leadership Structure
(Emory University)

Four New Members Join Smithsonian Libraries and Archives Advisory Board
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

Howard University Joins Open Libraries, Embraces Digital Access for Students
(Internet Archive Blog)

Library Acquires Courtroom Sketches of Trials on Police Brutality against Rodney King
(US Library of Congress)

New Photos: Buffalo Soldiers at West Point
(US National Archives and Records Administration)
Note: These photos were discussed in a recent Washington Post article: “West Point Football Was All-White Until 1966. So Why Does This 1920s Photo Show an All-Black Squad?”

 

Libraries—Other

Elizabeth German Joins the Open Library Foundation as Senior Program Officer
(Open Library Foundation)

Video: HathiTrust Statement of Values Webinar
(HathiTrust YouTube channel)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Capital Budget Plan Is Cornerstone for UW–Madison Growth
(University of Wisconsin–Madison)

University of California President Michael Drake Discusses University Reopening, Affordability
(Daily Californian)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Disparities in Educational Attainment by Race, Ethnicity Persist in Rural America
(US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Thursday, February 25

Top o’ the Review

Disparities in Educational Attainment by Race, Ethnicity Persist in Rural America
(US Department of Agriculture)

How Europe’s €100 Billion Science Fund Will Shape 7 Years of Research
(Nature)

New Report Shows Pattern under Trump of Federal Agencies Removing
Public Information Prior to Environmental Proceedings
(Environmental Data & Governance Initiative)

Factors Significant to the Introduction of Institutional Open Access Policies: Two Case Studies of R-1 Universities
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

Relationality in the Classroom: Teaching Indigenous LIS in a Canadian Context
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Archiving the Color of Wine and Love and Vines
(UC Davis Library)

Harvard Law Professors Team with the MIT Press to Launch the American Journal of Law and Equality
(MIT Press)
Note: Learn more about this new publication from a Harvard Law Today article.

The Libraries’ Jill Sexton Wins an Equity for Women Award
(NC State University Libraries)

Time Is of the Essence” for Auburn University Archives in Saving Videotapes
(The Auburn Plainsman)

University of Houston Special Collections Receives Collage from Third Ward Artist
(University of Houston Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Shared Print Registration Webinar Recordings Now Available
(California Digital Library)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Arizona State University and UC Irvine Earn SEA Change Institutional Bronze Awards
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

New Partnership to Increase Access to Higher Education
(University of Tennessee)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

New Report: Here’s How Districts Move the Needle on Postsecondary Outcomes
(National College Attainment Network)

Senate Aiming to Pass Endless Frontier Act and Chip Funding This Spring
(American Institute of Physics)

 

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

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Friday, February 26

Top o’ the Review

Academic Research Budgets: A Look Ahead with Special Emphasis on Research Enablement and Support
(Ithaka S+R)

FCC Adopts Report and Order to Implement Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
(US Federal Communications Commission)

New Partner Network Created to Engage a Range of Organizations in Sharing Efforts to Prevent Sexual Harassment in Higher Education
(The US National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine)

The LPC Roadmap for Anti-racist Practice
(Library Publishing Coalition)

Why Is Access to the Scholarly Journal Literature So Expensive? (preprint)
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Keeping the Pages Turning at Duke Libraries
(Duke Today)

Libraries Strategic Space Plan Update
(University of Washington Libraries)

Making Affordable Education a Reality
(The Ohio State University Libraries)

“Making Space” Exhibit Chronicles Student Efforts to Promote Inclusivity at UGA
(University of Georgia Libraries)

UC San Diego Library’s Special Collections and Archives Acquires Its First African Americana Collection
(UC San Diego)

Why arXiv Needs a Brand
(arXiv Blog)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

AAAS CEO Advocates for Recovery Support for Research Community
(American Association for the Advancement of Science)

Surveillance and the “New Normal” of Covid-19: Public Health, Data, and Justice
(Social Science Research Council)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Textual Analysis of Artificial Intelligence Manuscripts Reveals Features Associated with Peer Review Outcome
(Quantitative Science Studies)

The Unequal Impact of Parenthood in Academia
(Science Advances)

 

In Other News

TikTok Agrees to Pay $92 Million to Settle Teen Privacy Class-Action Lawsuit
(ZDNet)

 

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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