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Day in Review (January 25–29, 2021)

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Monday, January 25

Top o’ the Review

CARL and Portage Response to “Data Repository Selection: Criteria That Matter”
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries and Portage Network)

Catherine Murray-Rust’s Seven Action Steps for Reinventing the Library
(American Library Association)

Library Futures Institute Launches
(Library Futures)

The Wilson Center and Moonshot CVE Release Landmark Study on Online Gendered Abuse and Disinformation
(The Wilson Center)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Announcing 2021 Sponsored Projects
(University of Houston Libraries)

How the National Archives and Records Administration Is Preserving More Than 20 Terabytes of Trump Social Media Data
(Nextgov)

Muhammad Ali: A Transcendent Life: A Celebration in Virtual and Onsite Exhibits, Opens January 25
(University of Louisville Libraries)

Preserving Artifacts with the Future in Mind
(University of Michigan Library)

University of Minnesota Music Library Seeks to Diversify Its Collection
(Minnesota Daily)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Tales from Campus: Radical Collaboration at the Nasher Museum, Duke University
(American Alliance of Museums)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Digitally Enhanced Learning and Teaching in European Higher Education Institutions: Survey Report
(European University Association)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Biden Executive Orders Preserve DACA, Extend Student Loan Deferrals, More
(American Council on Education)

Overview of Biden Executive Actions on Immigration Related to Higher Education and Students
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Science Policy in 2021: 10 Stories to Watch
(American Institute of Physics)

SHLB Announces 2021 Broadband Policy Agenda for Schools, Libraries, Healthcare Providers, Other Anchor Institutions
(Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition)

 

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

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Tuesday, January 26

Top o’ the Review

DCN Responds to Publishers’ Repository Section Criteria or Features
(Data Curation Network)

Panel Offers Recommendations on How Best to Recruit and Retain Faculty of Color
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Rapid Response Briefing: What’s Next?: The Future of DACA in Regards to Litigation, Executive Action & Legislation
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Higher Ed’s Reckoning with Slavery
(Ithaka S+R)

Next Generation Library Publishing Project Releases “Scholarly Communication Technology Catalogue (SComcat)”
(Educopia Institute)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Cornell RAD Expands and Unites Special Collections
(Cornell University Library)

Maker Hub Invention Aids Campus Construction
(Georgetown University Library)

NC State University Libraries Launches Twitch Channel
(NC State University Libraries)

UCLA Library Anti-Racism Initiative Update
(UCLA Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Enabling the Future of Academic Research with the Twitter API
(Twitter Developer Blog)

Upcoming Event: Academic Library Work Meets Sustainable Development
(OCLC)

 

Higher Ed—Members

NYU Professor Creates COVID-19 Dashboard to Compare Country and State Data
(New York University)

 

Higher Ed—Other    

Personalized Education in the AI Era: What to Expect Next?
(arXiv)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Education Advocates Ask FCC to Close Remote Learning Gap
(Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition)

Human Rights, Internet Governance, and the Global Library Field in 2021: A Look Ahead
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Science Communication in the Context of Reproducibility and Replicability: How Nonscientists Navigate Scientific Uncertainty
(Harvard Data Science Review)

 

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Wednesday, January 27

Top o’ the Review

Facebook, Reddit Rated Worst in ADL’s Online Holocaust Denial Report
(The Hill)

How Is Science Clicked on Twitter? Click Metrics for Bitly Short Links to Scientific Publications
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

January 29 Nobel Prize Summit Webinar: The Role of Global Collaboration in Science, Society, and Development
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

President Biden Issues Memorandum on Restoring Scientific Integrity across Federal Government, Signs Executive Order Establishing President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Full text of memorandum, Full text of executive order
(The White House)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Impact of Covid on Library Collections
(Georgetown University Library)

Library of Congress Enriches America’s Story by Connecting with Minority Communities, Funded by $15M Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant
(US Library of Congress)

LSU Libraries Hosts Open Access E-textbook for Spanish 2155
(LSU Libraries)

National Archives Signs MOU with Fulbright for Archival Science Fellowship
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

University of Michigan Press Named Benetech Global Certified Accessible Publisher, First University Press
(University of Michigan Press)

 

Libraries—Other

Practical Guide to the International Alignment of Research Data Management—Extended Edition
(Science Europe)

 

Higher Ed

Research and Innovation Sector Strategy: 2021–2023
(Jisc)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Announcing NASPA’s New 3-Year Public Policy Agenda
(NASPA—Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)

APLU Launches Effort to Strengthen Career Pathways for Low-income Rural Students
(Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities)

Civil Rights, Privacy, and Technology: Recommended 2021 Oversight Priorities for the 117th Congress
(Civil Rights, Privacy and Technology Table)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Is Academia Becoming More Localised? The Growth of Regional Knowledge Networks within International Research Collaboration
(arXiv)

 

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Thursday, January 28

Top o’ the Review

AERA and Spencer Foundation Release Focus Group Findings on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Early Career Scholars and Doctoral Students
(American Educational Research Association)

AHA Urges California Legislature to Amend AB1887 for Scholars
(American Historical Association)

Dismantling Racism in Scholarly Publishing, Intentionally and Unapologetically
(Health Affairs)

New Data: Undergraduate Degree Earners
(National Student Clearinghouse)

Starting Salary Projections Show Increases for Class of 2021 Graduates
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Biden in the University Archives
(Georgetown University Library)

Big Ten Academic Alliance Plans BIG Collection across 15 Libraries
(Library Journal)

Carla Hayden: Palace to Knowledge (Podcast Interview with Librarian of Congress)
(MSNBC)

James Conaway, Author of the Napa Trilogy, Donates His Papers to UC Davis Library
(UC Davis Library)

Princeton University Library Receives Gift of Books with Inscriptions by Nelson Mandela and His Inner Circle
(Princeton University Library)

Rare Ethnographic Sound Recordings Digitally Available at the UC San Diego Library
(UC San Diego Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Bay State College “Flips to Digital” by Donating Entire College Library to the Internet Archive
(Internet Archive)

NISO’s Recommended Practice on Reproducibility Badging and Definitions Now Published
(National Information Standards Organization)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Collaboratively Scaling Carpentries Workshop Instruction across a University System
(Berkeley Institute for Data Science)

Fighting Racial Inequity by Funding Black Scientists
(University of Washington School of Medicine)

MIT Convenes Influential Industry Leaders in the Fight against Climate Change
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Mid-Career Advancement
(National Science Foundation)

 

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Friday, January 29

Top o’ the Review

CAUT and Partners Launch Education for All Campaign
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

Community Gathers for Online Celebration of Michelson Cinema Research Library
(Internet Archive)

Education Department Letter Highlights Effort to Help Americans Pursue Higher Ed during Pandemic
(US Department of Education)

February 17 Online Event: The Enduring Copyright Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(US Copyright Office)

Global Privacy Control Wants to Succeed Where “Do Not Track” Failed
(The Verge)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Advancing Student Service: UCI Libraries and DUE Team Up to Unveil Science Library 5th-Floor Renovations
(UC Irvine Division of Undergraduate Education)

COVID-19 Web Collecting: Reflections at One Year
(Circulating Now, US National Library of Medicine)

Transcriptions Make Fujimoto Diaries More Accessible
(UC Riverside Library)

US Postal Service Unveils New August Wilson Forever Stamp with Help from Pitt’s Library System
(Pittwire, University of Pittsburgh)

Video: OER in the Humanities
(University of Rochester River Campus Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

COPIM Releases Free Code for Open Access Project Sign-up System
(Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

 

Higher Ed—Members

NYU Students Dive into World of Podcasting Journalism in New Course with Spotify
(Spotify)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Letter to Acting Education Secretary Rosenfelt on COVID-19 Emergency Grants for Immigrant Students and
Letter to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Pekoske on Issues Facing International Students
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Investigating Diffusion of Scientific Knowledge on Twitter: A Study of Topic Networks of Opioid Publications
(arXiv)

Review of Open Research Data Policies and Practices in China
(Data Science Journal)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
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