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Day in Review (January 24–27)

Last Updated on July 9, 2022, 9:43 am ET

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Monday, January 24

Top o’ the Review

Creative Commons Receives $1M Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Advance Better Sharing
(Creative Commons)

DC, 3 States Sue Google Saying It Invades Users’ Privacy
(Associated Press)
Note: A copy of the complaint is available here.

Joint Statement: Scientific Knowledge Must Be Protected to Ensure a Europe Fit for the Digital Age
(CESAER, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, and LIBER)

Lorcan Dempsey to Retire as OCLC’s Vice President for Research and Membership, and Chief Strategist
(OCLC)

New Research Shows Women in the Leadership Pipeline in Higher Education Have Better Representation and Pay in Institutions with Female Presidents and Provosts
(College and University Professional Association for Human Resources)

Universities Report Growth in US Citizen and Permanent Resident Enrollment along with Declines in Enrollment of Temporary Visa Holders at Master’s and Doctoral Levels Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
(US National Science Foundation)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Archives and Special Collections Facility Approved by the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois
(Illinois University Library)

Chef Martin Yan and Wife Donate Archive to UC Davis
(UC Davis)

Read and Annotate with UM Press
(University of Michigan Press Blog)

The Illustrated Human: The Impact of Andreas Vesalius—Series of Lectures and Exhibits
(University of Cincinnati Libraries)

Upcoming Online Event (January 26): “Cleared for Takeoff – Launching Pan Am through a Commercial Aviation Portal in DPLA
(University of Miami Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

AAU President Welcomes New Policies to Attract and Retain International STEM Talent
(Association of American Universities)

Trends in Private and Public Funding in Canadian Colleges, 2019/2020
(Statistics Canada)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Diversifying the Genomic Data Science Research Community
(arXiv)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

How Does Duplicate Tweeting Boost Social Media Exposure to Scholarly Articles?
(Journal of Informetrics)

 

In Other News

College Prep Software Naviance Is Selling Advertising Access to Millions of Students
(The Markup)

 

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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Tuesday, January 25

Top o’ the Review

Decolonizing Canadiana Metadata: An Overdue Step in Removing Harmful Subject Headings
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

Digital SAT Brings Student-Friendly Changes to Test Experience
(College Board)

Google Introduces a New System for Tracking Chrome Browser Users
(New York Times)

The Online Information Environment: Understanding How the Internet Shapes People’s Engagement with Scientific Information
(The Royal Society)

Upcoming Online Event (February 21–25): International Conference on AI in Work, Innovation, Productivity, and Skills
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Boston Public Library Celebrates Black History Month with Annual “Black Is…” Booklist and Special Events
(Boston Public Library)

Following a Data Citation through the Publishing Process
(University of Michigan Library)

MIT Press IDEA Plan for Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility
(infoDOCKET)

NYPL Obtains 1789 Edition of Czech Gospel Book, Ewangelia též Episstoli
(New York Public Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Knowledge Futures Group Joins Open Knowledge Maps as a Supporting Member
(Open Knowledge Maps)

LYRASIS 2020/2021 Impact Report Is Now Available Online
(LYRASIS)

Managing Metadata, Managing Hybridity
(Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Chinese and US University Rankings: A Lens into Top Universities and Their Graduates
(Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

LCA Submits Comments Regarding Deferred Registration Examination
(Library Copyright Alliance)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Bias in Automated Speaker Recognition
(arXiv)

Gender Disparities in Publishing May Be Widening for Physicians Due to COVID-19
(Northwestern University)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


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Wednesday, January 26

Top o’ the Review

A Fork in the Road: OA Books and Visibility-Value in the Humanities
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

C2PA Releases Specification of World’s First Industry Standard for Content Provenance
(Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity)

Making It Count: Research Credit Management in a Collaborative World
(Clarivate)

NIH Office of Data Science Strategy Announces New Initiative to Improve Access to NIH-Funded Data
(US National Institutes of Health)

PKP Publishing Services Welcomes OPS-Hosted Client: Engineering Archive
(Public Knowledge Project)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Borchard Foundation Grant Will Help Digitize Rare Art Exhibition Catalogs
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

Calling for a New Approach to Data Science
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

Libraries Moving to a New Catalog; Omni Coming to McMaster
(McMaster University Library)

Narratives of Pandemics Past: Archival Approaches to Understanding the COVID-19 Pandemic
(US National Library of Medicine)

Online Exhibit Examines Historic Challenges of the Executive Branch
(Vanderbilt University Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

What Those Responsible for Open Infrastructure in Scholarly Communication Can Do about Possibly Predatory Practices
(SciELO Preprints)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Board of Governors’ Chair Brian Lamb Delivers State of the System
(State University System of Florida)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Committing to DEI Work: Are You Engaged?
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Catalog of Open Infrastructure Services (COIs) Informational Sessions Recap: Video, Slides, Notes
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

Computational Analyses of the Topics, Sentiments, Literariness, Creativity and Beauty of Texts in a Large Corpus of English Literature
(arXiv)

 

In Other News

Everyday Objects Can Run Artificial Intelligence Programs
(Science)

 

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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Thursday, January 27

Top o’ the Review

College and University Fund for the Social Sciences Welcomes New Member Institutions
(Social Science Research Council)

Getty Images, the Getty Family, and Stand Together Announce Recipients of Inaugural Grant to Preserve the Visual History of Historically Black Colleges and Universities
(Getty Images)

NEA Announces American Rescue Plan Grants to Arts Organizations
(US National Endowment for the Arts)

The Rhythms of Scholarly Publication: Suggestions to Enhance Bibliometric Comparisons across Disciplines
(Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics)

Virtual Gathering Welcomes Creative Works from 1926 into the Public Domain
(Internet Archive)

 

ARL Member Libraries

An Introduction to Born Digital Collections at the Manuscript Division, or How to Cross the Equator
(US Library of Congress)

If These Blocks Could Talk
(UNC University Libraries)

Read, Hot and Digitized: The Texas Freedom Colonies Project
(University of Texas Libraries)

Updated PubMed Central Launching Soon!
(US National Library of Medicine)

 

Libraries—Other

ALA, ATALM Hail FCC’s Unanimous Decision to Expand E-rate Eligibility for Tribal Libraries
(American Library Association)

Does Open Access Cannibalize Print Sales for Monographs?
(Scholarly Kitchen)

Exploring Faculty Perspectives on Text Selection and Textbook Affordability (preprint)
(College & Research Libraries)

 

Higher Ed

District Bill Could Expand College Access for Undocumented Students
(Washington Post)

Secretary Cardona Lays Out Vision for Education in America
(US Department of Education)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

National Academies Partner with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative on New Grant Program to Recognize and Further Leadership by Biomedical Researchers Who Promote Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Massive Covidization of Research Citations and the Citation Elite
(medRxiv)

 

In Other News

Science & Tech Spotlight: Extended Reality Technologies
(US Government Accountability Office)

 

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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