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Day in Review (January 4–8, 2021)

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Monday, January 4

Top o’ the Review

Alexa, Are You Listening?: An Exploration of Smart Voice Assistant Use and Privacy in Libraries
(Information Technology and Libraries)

Communicating Collections Cancellations to Campus: A Qualitative Study
(College & Research Libraries)

LCA Expresses Concerns with Digital Copyright Act Discussion Draft
(Library Copyright Alliance)

New NSF Program Solicitation: Center for Advancement and Synthesis of Open Environmental Data and Sciences
(US National Science Foundation)

Roundup: Three Lists of Works Entering the Public Domain
(infoDOCKET)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Celebrating 50 Years of the Southeast Asia Materials Project (1970–2020)
(Center for Research Libraries)

Cornell University Library’s Evidence Synthesis Service: Innovative Collaborations amidst a Global Pandemic
(Cornell University Library)

NEH, UK Grants Fund AI Transcription Project
(The University of Texas Libraries)

Redesigning Staff Recruitment for the 21st Century: A Case Study from the University of Chicago Library
(Library Leadership & Management)

Resolution Calling for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices in Hiring within the UO Libraries
(University of Oregon Libraries)

Students Select New Acquisitions for Rare Books & Manuscripts Library
(The Ohio State University Libraries)

Top 10 PUL Stories from 2020
(Princeton University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

160 Elsevier Journals Become Plan S Aligned Transformative Journals
(cOAlition S)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UC San Diego Installs Coronavirus Test Kit Vending Machines
(KTLA)

 

Higher Ed—Other

The Future of Higher Education in 2021 and Beyond
(National Student Clearinghouse)

 

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 5

Top o’ the Review

New ACHA Guidelines on Reopening Campus for the 2021 Spring Semester
(American College Health Association)

Monica Lozano, CEO of College Futures Foundation, Joins Apple’s Board of Directors
(Apple)

Dozens of Groups Sue US Government over Seattle National Archives Closure
(Reuters)
Note: Additional information is available in this statement from the attorney general of Washington.

Nine Best Practices for Research Software Registries and Repositories: A Concise Guide
(arXiv)

Wiley Announces Acquisition of Hindawi
(Wiley)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Peek behind the Fences: Inside Alderman Library’s Renovations
(University of Virginia)

Robarts Library Expansion at U of Toronto to Open in 2021 and Here’s How It’s Looking
(blogTO)

UC-Springer Agreement Activated: Open Access Publishing Support Now Available to UC Authors
(UC Davis Library)

 

Libraries—Other

COVID-19 and Book Publishing: Impacts and Insights for 2021
(The Future of Publishing Blog)

Making the Decisions That Matter Better: IFLA Releases Statement on Open and Good Governance
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

 

Higher Ed—Members

UConn Selected for Prestigious Program Serving Under-Resourced High Schools
(University of Connecticut)

 

Higher Ed—Other    

Higher Education Scholars Share Policy Hopes after Dr. Miguel Cardona’s Nomination for Secretary of Education
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

A Science Impact Framework to Measure Impact beyond Journal Metrics
(PLOS ONE)

Towards a Risk Catalogue for Data Management Plans
(International Journal of Digital Curation)

Retracted Scientific Paper Persists in New Citations, Study Finds
(University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign)

 

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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 6

Top o’ the Review

FCC Seeking Input on Spending $3.2 Billion of Broadband Stimulus
(MeriTalk)

University of Michigan Tells Supreme Court Anti-Immigration Activist’s Documents Not Public Records
(Detroit News)

Waiving Article Processing Charges for Least Developed Countries: A Keystone of a Large-Scale Open Access Transformation
(Insights)

Wikipedia’s Biggest Challenge Awaits in 2021
(WIRED)

 

ARL Member Libraries

American Radio Archives Come to UCSB Library
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

Dowd Modern Graphic History Library Acquires the Craig Yoe Teaching Collection
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

KISS Collection Rocks on at UofSC Libraries
(University of South Carolina Libraries)

MCV Campus Library to Be Renamed the Health Sciences Library
(VCU Libraries)

New PUL Program Provides Princeton Students, Faculty, and Staff Opportunities to Curate Digital Collections
(Princeton University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

IATUL Newsletter, December 2020
(International Association of University Libraries)

The Evolving Information Needs and Behaviors of Undergraduates
(School of Information Student Research Journal)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Harvard Partners in National Alliance to Diversify STEM Postdocs and Faculty
(Harvard Gazette)

 

Higher Ed—Other

America’s Medical Residents, by the Numbers
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Internet Shutdowns in 2021
(Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

What about Reuse? A Study on the Use of Open Educational Resources in Dutch Higher Education
(Open Praxis)

 

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

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Thursday, January 7

Attack on US Capitol: Selected Statements

AAC&U Statement on the Attack on the US Capitol
(Association of American Colleges & Universities)

AAU President Barbara Snyder’s Statement on Violence at Capitol
(Association of American Universities)

ALA Condemns Violence on Capitol Hill, Calls for Advocacy
(American Library Association)

APLU Statement on President Trump & Violence on Capitol Hill
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Assault on the Capitol
(American Association of University Professors)

Statement by ACE President Ted Mitchell on the Violence in DC and Attack on Our Democracy
(American Council on Education)

Statement by AERA Executive Director Felice J. Levine, PhD, on the Mob Attack on the US Capitol
(American Educational Research Association)

Statement on Violence at the Capitol
(Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities)

US Archivist David S. Ferriero Responds to Capitol Riots
(National Archives and Records Administration)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Athena Jackson Named Dean of UH Libraries
(University of Houston Libraries)

Borrowing Trouble? The Impact of Systematic Review Service on Interlibrary Loan Borrowing in University of Utah Health Sciences Library
(Journal of the Medical Library Association)

Read Our 2020 Annual Report
(Rutgers University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

The Impact of Library Instruction on Undergraduate Student Success: A Four-Year Study
(College & Research Libraries)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

EPA Finalizes Rule to Limit Science behind Public Health Safeguards + Statements/Reactions
(infoDOCKET)

 

In Other News

Influence of MOOC Learners Discussion Forum Social Interactions on Online Reviews of MOOC
(Education and Information Technologies)

 

 

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

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Friday, January 8

Top o’ the Review

Academic Libraries and Research in Flux: Global Conversations in Times of COVID-19
(College and Research Libraries News)

Dear Colleague Letter: Pilot Projects for Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence
(National Science Foundation)

Does Double-Blind Peer Review Reduce Bias? Evidence from a Top Computer Science Conference
(arXiv)

President Trump Must Be Removed
(American Association of University Professors)

Sci-Hub Founder Criticises Sudden Twitter Ban over “Counterfeit” Content
(TorrentFreak)

 

ARL Member Libraries

The COVID-19 Initiative in PubMed Central Reaches 100K Articles
(National Library of Medicine)

University of Texas Libraries–Year in Review, 2020
(University of Texas Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

A Review of the History, Advocacy, and Efficacy of Data Management Plans
(International Journal of Data Curation)

University Approaches to Citizen Science in the Transition to Open Science— Institutional Opportunities and Challenges for Creating an Open and Inclusive Environment for Research
(OpenAIRE)

 

Higher Ed—Members

University of Michigan Students Start Free Online Tutoring Service for Low-Income Families
(MLive)

 

Higher Ed—Other

ASSESS-IT: The Development Story of an Institutional Rubric for Evaluating Programmatic Assessment Plans and Reports
(Research & Practice in Assessment)

Upcoming Webinar and Report Release (Jan. 13): Mental Health, Substance Use, and Wellbeing in Higher Education: Supporting the Whole Student
(National Academies of Sciences, Medicine, and Engineering)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Drops Trump Executive Order to Amend Section 230
(The Hill)

Presidents’ Alliance Opposes Issuance of Final Rule That Would End H-1B Lottery and Further Undermine International Student Recruitment
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Research Review: Summer 2020
(Global OER Graduate Network)

 

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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