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Day in Review (January 31–February 3)

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

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Monday, January 31

Top o’ the Review

Elsevier Claims It Fingerprints PDFs for “Ransomware,” Not Surveillance

Library Resilience and Leadership in a Global Crisis
(LIBER Quarterly)

Research Associated with Women Deemed Less Worthy, Study Finds
(Nature Index)

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

The Scholarly Knowledge Ecosystem: Challenges and Opportunities for the Field of Information
(Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics)


ARL Member Libraries

Citing Indigenous Elders and Knowledge Keepers
(University of Alberta Libraries)

Inside the Chronicle: Dylan at Princeton and “Day of the Locusts”: A History
(Princeton University Library)

Significant Collection of Arion Press Publications Comes to Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
(Smithsonian Libraries and Archives)

Web of Science—A Data Set for Academic Research and Data Science
(University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries)



DPC Launches New EDRMS Preservation Toolkit
(Digital Preservation Coalition)

NISO Draft Standards-Specific Ontology Standard Now Open for Public Comments
(National Information Standards Organization)

The State of Preprints at PLOS

Twitter + Scientific Publishing = @trendingcites!


Higher Ed

Salary Projections for Class of 2022 Bachelor’s Grads Mostly Showing Gains
(National Association of Colleges and Employers)


Advocacy & Public Policy

House Unveils Bill to Boost Economic Competitiveness, Enhance Research Security
(American Council on Education)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Taking a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Accessibility Lens to Engineering Librarian Job Postings: Recommendations from an Analysis of Postings from 2018 and 2019
(Journal of eScience Librarianship)


Scholars & Scholarship

Publishing of COVID-19 Preprints in Peer-Reviewed Journals, Preprinting Trends, Public Discussion, and Quality Issues


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


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Tuesday, February 1

Top o’ the Review

2022 Library Publishing Directory Now Available
(Library Publishing Coalition)

Against the Grain Special Section on Past, Present, and Future of Web Archiving
(Coalition for Networked Information)

CCSD and COAR Announce Plans to Launch Preprint Directory
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

The Library Transforming: RLUK’s Strategy for 2022–25
(Research Libraries UK)

Understanding Artificial Intelligence in Research Libraries–Extensive Literature Review
(LIBER Quarterly)


ARL Member Libraries

NYU Division of Libraries Issues First-Ever Guidelines for Publishing Preservable, Complex Digital Scholarship
(NYU Libraries)
More about the guidelines: History as It Happens: Rescuing the Historical Record in a Digital World

PUL to Play a Critical Role in Newly Awarded NEH Grant
(Princeton University Library)

Replacing the Traditional Library “One-Shot” Session with a Series of Online Videos: What Do Students Prefer?
(University of Michigan Library)

UC Davis Contacts Alumni Authors in Successful Project to Open Theses and Dissertations for Worldwide Access
(California Digital Library)

When Stories Pop Off the Page: UNC University Libraries’ Collection of Fantastically Engineered Pop-up Books Grew from a Late Professor’s Fascination
(The Well)



Clarivate Analytics’s New Author Profiles Tool to Include Peer Review Activity
(Nature Index)

Leading iSchools to Plan Summit
(University of Washington Technology and Social Change Group)

Registration Opens for MUSE Virtual Gathering, “MUSE Meets 2022”
(Project MUSE)


Higher Ed—Members

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grants Syracuse University $1.5 Million to Enhance Indigenous Studies
(The Daily Orange)


Higher Ed—Other

Educational Participation and Attainment of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual People in Canada
(Statistics Canada)

What Students Are Teaching the Rest of Us about the New Normal


Scholars & Scholarship

Fake News and Libraries: How Teaching Faculty in Higher Education View Librarians’ Roles in Counteracting the Spread of False Information
(Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research)

Innovating Peer Review, Reconfiguring Scholarly Communication: An Analytical Overview of Ongoing Peer Review Innovation Activities


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


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Wednesday, February 2

Top o’ the Review

Exploring Open Access Coverage of Wikipedia-Cited Research across the White Rose Universities
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

FCC Partners with IMLS to Address Digital Divide on Tribal Lands
(US Institute of Museum and Library Services)

New IIIF 3D Technical Specification Group
(International Image Interoperability Framework)

ORCID Launches Researcher Advisory Council

The AI Outlook
(Communications of the ACM)


ARL Member Libraries

Announcing the Spring CIFNAL Speaker Series
(Center for Research Libraries, Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections)

Library of Congress Releases Coronavirus Web Archive Collection
(US Library of Congress)

NLM Is a Leader in Using AI to Improve User Experiences
(US National Library of Medicine)

Temple Libraries Publishes Digital Version of 2021 Annual Report
(Temple University Libraries)

Wylie House Honors Legacy of Handwork
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)



IOP Publishing Launches Portfolio-Wide Transparent Peer Review on Its OA Journals
(IOP Publishing)

Just Released: Third OA Book Published by CEU Press—Funded by Opening the Future
(CEU Press)


Higher Ed

Archiving Degree Audit Data to Measure and Reduce Lost Transfer Credit
(Ithaka S+R)

The Value of Education and Training after High School: How Postsecondary Credentials Impact Earnings
(RAND Corporation)


Scholars & Scholarship

Bringing All the Stakeholders to the Table: A Collaborative Approach to Data Sharing
(Journal of eScience Librarianship)

Changes in Co-publication Patterns among China, the European Union (28) and the United States of America, 2016–2021


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


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Thursday, February 3

Top o’ the Review

Academic Libraries and Writing Centers: Collaborations at US Public Research Universities
(School of Information Student Research Journal)

An Untapped Energy Source: Colleges and Universities as Cultural Anchors
(National Endowment for the Arts)

CORDA’s New Facts+Figures Microsite Shares Data and Resources with Archivists
(Society of American Archivists)

National Six-Year Completion Rate Reaches 62.2%: Of All Sectors, Community College Starters See Largest Increase in Completion Rates
(National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)

Statement from Shelly C. Lowe on Her Confirmation as Twelfth Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities
(National Endowment for the Humanities)


ARL Member Libraries

Bringing the Federal Work-Study Program Home: The Rutgers University Libraries–New Brunswick Student Worker Program Goes Virtual
(College & Research Libraries News)

NERL and Elsevier Continue Agreement and Develop Open Access Pilot
(Center for Research Libraries)

Nuclear Freeze Documents Digitized
(Cornell Chronicle)

Welcoming New Associate Dean for Collections and Scholarly Communication, Joel Thornton
(The University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library)



Book vs Journal Metrics—Q&A with Lorraine Estelle, Project Director of COUNTER
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

Placing Archival Skills into the Hands of Individual Podcasters: Interview with Mary Kidd on Preserve This Podcast!


Higher Ed

AAUP President Condemns HBCU Bomb Threats
(American Association of University Professors)

The EUA Open Science Agenda 2025
(European University Association)


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

When Scientific Conferences Went Online, Diversity and Inclusion Soared
(Chemistry World)


Scholars & Scholarship

Examining Linguistic Shifts between Preprints and Publications
(PLOS Biology)

Popular Information: An Analysis of FOI Use and Behavior (abstract only)
(Government Information Quarterly)


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