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Day in Review (February 7–10)

Last Updated on February 10, 2022, 4:37 pm ET

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Monday, February 7

Top o’ the Review

Canadian Institutions Pledge 268,750 Euros to arXiv, Redalyc/AmeliCA and DSpace
(Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)

New Data Infrastructure Initiative Will Accelerate the Advancement and Impacts of Social and Behavioral Research
(US National Science Foundation)

New Resource for Comment: “Retrospective Implementation of Faceted Vocabularies”
(Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures)

Triangle Scholarly Communication Institute
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

Video Recording: Brewster Kahle’s Keynote at 2022 Canadian Web Archiving Symposium
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Space for the Extraordinary
(University of Notre Dame)

An Interview with Director Tamar Evangelestia-Dougherty, Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

Announcing New Associate Dean for Special Collections, Todd Samuelson
(The University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library)

Librarian Lives Out Her Passions While Building UGA’s Library Collection
(University of Georgia)

New Look for Open Scholarship
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

The MIT Press and Brown University Library Launch “On Seeing,” a Book Series Committed to Centering Underrepresented Perspectives in Visual Culture
(The MIT Press and Brown University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Caitlin Carter Joins ORFG as HELIOS Project Coordinator
(Open Research Funders Group)

Open Consultation—COAR Community Framework for Best Practices in Repositories
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

PeerJ Tokens—Rewarding Peer Review
(PeerJ Blog)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

House Passes America Competes Act
(American Council on Education)

SAA Letter to Editors: Ripped-Up Government Records and the Critical Role of the National Archives
(Society of American Archivists)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Using Analytics to Advance Equity Goals
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

More Journal Articles and Fewer Books: Publication Practices in the Social Sciences in the 2010’s
(PLOS ONE)

 

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

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Tuesday, February 8

Top o’ the Review

Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT) Formalized as ANSI/NISO Standard
(National Information Standards Organization)

Open Library Foundation Names First Open Source Project to Its Project Incubation Program
(Open Library Foundation)

Remembering Anne Kenney, 1950–2022
(Association of Research Libraries)
See also: Anne R. Kenney, Former University Librarian, Dies at 72

Self-Reported COVID-19 Infection and Implications for Mental Health and Food Insecurity among American College Students
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences)

Scholarly Journals: A Modest Proposal
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Copyright Historical Record Books Collection Available Online
(US Library of Congress)

Discover the Innovative 16th Century Books Acquired by Special Collections
(Simon Fraser University Library)

Tulane Library to Host New Exhibit Celebrating Jazz Fest’s First Decade
(Tulane University)

UMass Amherst Libraries Announce Appointment of Jennifer Friedman to Associate Dean of Research and Learning
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

CHORUS and ChemRxiv Sign MOU to Advance Discoverability of Preprints Associated with Funded Research
(CHORUS)

Image Integrity: Help Us Figure Out the Scale of the Problem
(Crossref)

Making the Case for Digital Preservation: Share the Cost of Catastrophic Data Loss
(Digital Preservation Coalition)

 

Higher Ed—Members

The Chicago Manual of Style, Explained
(UChicago News)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Mapping Rural Colleges and Universities
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel Announces Cross-Agency Task Force to Prevent Digital Discrimination
(US Federal Communications Commission)
In other news: FCC Commits Nearly $126M in Emergency Connectivity Funds for Schools and Libraries

President Barbara R. Snyder Says Supreme Court Should Uphold Universities’ Ability to Encourage Diversity in Their Student Bodies
(Association of American Universities)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Eye Tracking Reveals Where People Look during Zoom, Webex
(Iowa State University)

 

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Wednesday, February 9

Top o’ the Review

Call for Proposals for Joint Conference of Librarians of Color 2022—Deadline March 15
(Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications)

Library as Laboratory: A New Series Exploring the Computational Use of Internet Archive Collections
(Internet Archive)

LYRASIS Research and an Inclusive Approach to Open Access in the United States
(LIBER Quarterly: The Journal of the Association of European Research Libraries)

The Open Science Dialogues: Summary of Stakeholders Round Tables
(Office of the Chief Science Advisor, Government of Canada)

The Sound of a Sunset: Digital Humanities Lab Unveils Sonification Toolkit, Enabling Conversion of Almost Anything into Sound
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

ARL Member Libraries

2022 Supreme Court Fellows Program Annual Lecture to Feature US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer
(Law Library of Congress)

Clark Commons to Occupy Shapiro Library’s Repurposed Third Floor
(University of Michigan)

CRL Grows Its Collections Team
(Center for Research Libraries)

Library Establishes Department of Collections Care
(Brown University Library)

Shedding Light on History Using Linked Data: An Interview with L.P. Coladangelo, LEADING Fellow
(Penn Libraries)

UC Berkeley Libraries to Extend Hours, Hire More Staff
(Daily Californian)

 

Libraries—Other

Building a Community of Web Archiving Practice in Canada: A Recap of the CARL 2022 Symposium
(Archive-It)

 

Higher Ed

ARL, ACE, Others Submit Joint Comments to FTC on Proposed Safeguards Rule
(American Council on Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

ARL, AHA, Others Condemn Violations of Presidential Records Act
(American Historical Association)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Conference Session Recording: Diversity in Collections: Challenges for STEM
(Charleston Conference YouTube channel)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Motivating Factors among University Faculty for Adopting Open Educational Resources: Incentives Matter
(Journal of Interactive Media in Education)

 

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Thursday, February 10

Top o’ the Review

Amplifying Black and Diverse Histories Is the Focus of New Wikimedia Foundation Collaboration with Global Artists
(Wikimedia Foundation)

BTAA Announces Collective Action Agreement with arXiv
(Big Ten Academic Alliance)

“He Never Stopped Ripping Things Up”: Inside Trump’s Relentless Document Destruction Habits
(Washington Post)
See also: ARL, AHA, Others Condemn Violations of Presidential Records Act and Opinion: Preserving Government Records Is of Utmost Importance to the American People

NISO Publishes E-book Metadata Recommended Practice
(National Information Standards Organization)

Research Applications with Web Archives: Collaboration among Archives Unleashed Cohorts
(Archives Unleashed)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Course Helps Build Library’s Queer Asian American Archives
(UIC University Library)

Libraries Offsite Shelving + iSchool Retrofit
(University of Washington Libraries)

University of Pennsylvania Libraries Announces Sean Quimby as Director of Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies
(Penn Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

HathiTrust’s Top Ten Books of 2021
(HathiTrust)

Meeting Notes, Slides, and Recording: The Shared Print Future Is Open and Big
(Partnership for Shared Book Collections)

The Challenges of Open Access Data
(The Lancet)

UKRI Publishes Guidance and Resources for New Open Access Policy
(UK Research and Innovation)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

LCA Statement of Interest in Participating in Consultations Concerning Technical Measures
(Library Copyright Alliance)

Strengthening Emerging Science Partnerships Will Advance Global Research—New Academy Report
(American Academy of Arts and Sciences)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Organizing Shared Equity Leadership: Four Approaches to Structuring the Work
(American Council on Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Preprint: The Craft and Coordination of Data Curation: Complicating “Workflow” Views of Data Science 
(arXiv)

 

In Other News

Museum Field Experiencing Compounding Financial Losses, New Survey Reveals
(American Alliance of Museums)

 

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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