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Day in Review (January 17–19)

Last Updated on January 25, 2023, 6:21 am ET

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Tuesday, January 17

Alarmed by AI Chatbots, Universities Start Revamping How They Teach
(New York Times)

JSTOR and University Press Partners Announce Path to Open Books Pilot

OSTP Releases Framework for Strengthening Federal Scientific Integrity Policies and Practices
(OSTP: Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House)

Self-Publishing Is Common among Academic-Journal Editors

Video: Best Practices Webinar Series: The Effects of Retractions on the Scholarly Record

Wellcome Trust and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Partner with DataCite to Build the Open Global Data Citation Corpus


ARL Member Libraries

New England Quaker Records to Be Digitized
(University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries)

Page from First Book Printed in England Now Housed at Western
(Western University)

Re-assessing the “Big Deal”: Views from Cornell University and Georgia Southern University
(Ithaka S+R)

Special Collections Research Center Exhibition Opening of “A Love Supreme: Black Cultural Expression and Political Activism of the 1960s and 1970s”
(Syracuse University)

UBC Library Research Project Explores Indigenous Perspectives in Open Education Resource Development
(The University of British Columbia Library)

UChicago Librarian Looks to Future with Eye on Digital and Traditional Resources
(The University of Chicago)



CLIR Invites Applications for Digitizing At-Risk Audio and Audiovisual Materials
(CLIR: Council on Library and Information Resources)

News from Canada on Controlled Digital Lending (CDL)

Upcoming Webinar (Thursday, January 26): Evaluating Data Quality: Challenges and Competencies
(Stanford University)


Higher Ed—Members

Spaces of Belonging: Schools Look to Design to Help First-Gen Students
(Boston University via Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

UT Austin Blocks Access to TikTok on Campus Wi-Fi Networks
(Texas Tribune)


Higher Ed—Other

EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: Adapting to Change and Disruption in Higher Education


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Special Issue: Systemic Racism in Data Practices
(IASSIST Quarterly)


In Other News

The “AI Divide” between the Global North and the Global South
(World Economic Forum)


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

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Wednesday, January 18

Top o’ the Review

Call for Expressions of Interest—CARL Visiting Program Officer for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion & Call for Expressions of Interest—CARL Visiting Program Officer, Metadata & CARL Collaboration with OpenAIRE
(CARL: Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Multimillion-Dollar Trade in Paper Authorships Alarms Publishers

New SHEEO Report Details Top Policy Priorities for State Higher Education Leaders across the Country
(SHEEO: State Higher Education Executive Officers Association)

United Nations 3rd Open Science Conference, New York and Online, February 8–10, 2023: Registration Open
(Dag Hammarskjöld Library, United Nations)

Video: ARL-CARL-CRKN-SCOSS Webinar: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about the SCOSS 4th Pledging Round
(ARL: Association of Research Libraries, CARL: Canadian Association of Research Libraries, CRKN: Canadian Research Knowledge Network, and SCOSS: Global Sustainability Coalition for Open Science Services)

Wikipedia Gets a Fresh New Look: First Desktop Update in a Decade Puts Usability at the Forefront
(Wikimedia Foundation)


ARL Member Libraries

IU Libraries Stands with the Asian Community
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

LSU Libraries Is Digitizing Louisiana Prison Newspapers
(LSU Libraries)

Ready for a Fair Deal: Librarian and Archivist Leadership during a Canadian Faculty Association Strike
(University of Manitoba Libraries via Canadian Journal of Academic Librarianship)

Stumped at 2 a.m.? Try the Ask A Librarian Chat
(NYU: New York University)

Taking Play Seriously at the Penn Libraries
(University of Pennsylvania)



Preserving Their Stories: Archiving Mass Incarceration: A New NEH-Funded Project
(Ithaka S+R)


Higher Ed—Members

Columbia University Names Minouche Shafik 20th President
(Columbia University)


Higher Ed—Other

University or Work-Life Experience? Do College Degrees Matter?
(World Economic Forum)


Advocacy & Public Policy

EPIC Urges NIST to Emphasize Differential Privacy in Paper on De-identifying Government Data Sets
(EPIC: Electronic Privacy Information Center)

National Endowment for the Humanities Appoints Scott B. Weingart to Lead the Agency’s New Office of Data and Evaluation
(NEH: US National Endowment for the Humanities)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

A Top US Science Oversight Board Is About to Get Much More Diverse


Scholars & Scholarship

As the US Public Domain Expands, 20-Year Pause for the Canadian Public Domain Begins

Disclosing and Managing Non-financial Conflicts of Interest in Scientific Publications
(Research Ethics)

OpenAIRE, LIBER, SPARC Europe, and COAR Launch Joint Strategy to Strengthen the European Repository Network
(COAR: Confederation of Open Access Repositories)


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

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Thursday, January 19

Top o’ the Review

“Lived Experience Matters!” Making Credit for Prior Learning Work for All Students

New “Freedom Libraries” in California Institutions Seek to Empower Incarcerated People
(California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)

New Survey Data Confirms Mental Health Remains Leading Challenge on College Campuses
(NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and Uwill)

Upcoming Event (Monday, January 23): First Meeting of the Open Science Steering Committee (Virtual)
(UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization)

Upcoming Event (Thursday, February 23): NDSA’s Digital Preservation Virtual Event
(DLF: Digital Library Federation)


ARL Member Libraries

Libraries Political Song-a-Palooza Holds Open Auditions for April 20 Event
(Penn State University Libraries)

New Digital Collection: Pecan-Shellers’ Strike Documents
(University of Houston Libraries)

Recordings and Slides Now Available from BTAA Convening: “Open Publishing and Open Scholarship in the Big Ten: A Perspective from Faculty Authors and Researchers”
(BTAA: Big Ten Academic Alliance)

Redesign of Current Periodicals Room Will Bring Fresh Look to University Library
(University at Albany, SUNY, University Libraries)

Temple University Libraries 2022 Annual Report
(Temple University Libraries)



Transformative Agreements in Australian Academic Libraries
(IALL: International Association of Law Libraries)


Higher Ed

Use of Career Center Tied to More Job Offers, More Paid Internships
(NACE: National Association of Colleges and Employers)


Advocacy & Public Policy

Biden-⁠Harris Administration Releases National Strategy to Put Nature on the Nation’s Balance Sheet
(The White House)

Metaverse Technologies Could Present Unprecedented Risk to Children’s Digital Privacy
(Broadband Breakfast)

Washington State Bill Would Make Period-Tracking Apps Follow Privacy Laws in Reflection of Post-Roe Fears


Data & Analytics

Investigating the Dimensions of Students’ Privacy Concern in the Collection, Use, and Sharing of Data for Learning Analytics
(Computers in Human Behavior Reports via The Open University)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

AAAS Releases 2022 Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Report
(AAAS: American Association for the Advancement of Science)


Scholars & Scholarship

Global Participation Fund First-Round Awardees Announced

Higher-Order Rich-Club Phenomenon in Collaborative Research Grant Networks

Quantifying the Impact of Strong Ties in International Scientific Research Collaboration


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