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Day in Review (January 19–22, 2021)

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Tuesday, January 19

Top o’ the Review

Now Available: January 2021 Issue of Learned Publishing on Resilience in Research and Scholarly Communications
(Wiley Online Library)

Open Letter Calls for Publishing Boycott of Trump Administration Memoirs
(The Guardian)

Survey on Standards for Open Knowledge Exchange Now Open
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

The Pandemic Is Speeding Up the Mass Disappearance of Men from College
(The Hechinger Report)

Will Trump’s Mishandling of Records Leave a Hole in History?
(Associated Press)

 

ARL Member Libraries

“Discredit, Disrupt, and Destroy”: FBI Records Acquired by the Library Reveal Violent Surveillance of Black Leaders, Civil Rights Organizations
(UC Berkeley Library)

Launching an Institutional ORCID Initiative at Florida State University
(Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship)

Signale Celebrates Decade of Success and Welcomes New Leadership
(Cornell University Library)

UC Irvine Library Highlights Materials from I-Ching to Astro Boy in Its East Asian Collection
(Daily Pilot/Los Angeles Times)

YFile: Librarian and Sound Artist Captures the Unnerving Silences of COVID-19
(York University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Public Library of Science (PLOS) and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network Announce Community Action Publishing Deal
(Public Library of Science)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Social Exclusion, Career Limitations Hinder LGBTQ in STEM
(University of Michigan)

 

Higher Ed—Other    

Department of Education Should Further Assess College Access Grant Programs
(Government Accountability Office)

The SAT Is Dropping Its Essay Section and Subject Matter Tests to Streamline during the Pandemic
(New York Times)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Statement on President-Elect Biden’s Science Personnel Selections
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

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

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Thursday, January 21

Top o’ the Review

Association of American Publishers Announces Finalists for 2021 Prose Awards
(Association of American Publishers)

Big Ten Academic Alliance and PLOS Announce Publishing Agreement
(Public Library of Science)

Statement from ARL on the 2021 US Presidential Inauguration
(Association of Research Libraries)

Correspondence: Journals—Women’s Marital Status Is None of Your Business
(Nature)

First Public Working Draft: W3C Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 3.0
(World Wide Web Consortium)

New Author Name Change Policy Supports a More Inclusive Publishing Environment
(Wiley)

Transforming Metadata into Linked Data to Improve Digital Collection Discoverability: A CONTENTdm Pilot Project
(OCLC)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Howard University Librarian Shares Thoughts on Historic Inauguration
(NBCWashington.com)

National Archives Launches Trump Presidential Library Website
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

 

Libraries—Other

Central European Press “Opening the Future” Project Now Live
(Central European Press)

SPARC Joins Coalition Advocating for Balanced Copyright
(SPARC)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Institute Blasts Leadership Development in Higher Education
(Rice University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

A New Report Examining the Relationship between Postsecondary Attainment and State Finances
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

1776 Report Distorts the Past and Disregards the Truth
(American Association of University Professors)

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on Biden Administration DACA Action and Immigration Proposal
(American Council on Education)

AHA Condemns Report of Advisory 1776 Commission
(American Historical Association)

New Administration Presents Opportunity to Strengthen Government-University Partnership
(Association of American Universities)

APLU Hails President Biden’s First Day Executive Orders
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Presidents’ Alliance Commends the Biden Administration’s Executive Actions and Introduction of New Citizenship Bill
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
(Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries)

 

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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Friday, January 22

Top o’ the Review

A Foreign Policy for Universities: Science Diplomacy as Part of a Strategy
(Science & Diplomacy)

Coming Soon: Library Collection Comparison Tool
(HathiTrust)

Female First-Generation College Students: A Review of Challenges and Successes
(Journal of Global Education and Research)

New Choice Report Studies Academic Collection Development, Reveals Shift to E-books
(Choice/OverDrive)

When More Is More: A DORA Community Discussion on Multilingualism in Scholarly Communication
(Declaration on Research Assessment)

 

ARL Member Libraries

12th-Century Manuscript from the Library of André Simon
(UC Davis Library)

From Vaults to Virtual Classes, Library Archives Enrich Teaching
(Cornell University Library)

Mellon Foundation and National Archives to Support Expansion of Cultural Diversity in American History
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Special Collections Research Center Launches Latin American 45s Digital Collection
(Syracuse University Libraries)

Visualizing “Fake News”: Exploring Information Literacy through Graphic Design
(Temple University Libraries)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Universities Need Science Communication Training Programs
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

US Department of Education Announces Biden-Harris Appointees
(US Department of Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

How Could COVID-19 Change Scholarly Communication to a New Normal in the Open Science Paradigm?
(Patterns)

Overburdening of Peer Reviewers: A Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-Stakeholder Perspective on Causes, Effects, and Potential Policy Implications
(bioRxiv)

Zoom Fatigue Saps Grant Reviewers’ Attention
(Nature)

 

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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