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Day in Review (July 1, 2020)

Top of the Review

From RLUK: “COVID-19 and the Digital Shift in Action Report”
Report: https://www.rluk.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Covid19-and-the-digital-shift-in-action-report-FINAL.pdf

Highlights: https://www.rluk.ac.uk/covid-19-and-the-digital-shift-in-action/

Education Department Left Social Security Numbers of Thousands of Borrowers Exposed For Months
https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2020/06/30/education-dept-left-social-security-numbers-thousands-borrowers-exposed-months/

VIDEO: The Future of Higher Education: How Research Universities Are Responding to COVID-19

“Featuring University of California President Janet Napolitano, State University of New York Chancellor Kristina Johnson, and University of Miami President Julio Frenk, in conversation with Dan Porterfield, president and CEO of the Aspen Institute. The conversation will delve into what research universities are doing to find solutions to COVID, the role university medical centers play in treating patients and developing vaccines, and the impact of this crisis on the future of higher education.”

 

ARL Member Libraries

California Digital Library, Center for Research Libraries & HathiTrust Collaboration for Shared Print Infrastructure
https://cdlib.org/cdlinfo/2020/07/01/cdl-crl-hathitrust-collaboration-for-shared-print-infrastructure/

Colorado State: Libraries and Information Technology—Now and into the Future
https://source.colostate.edu/guest-column-libraries-and-information-technology-now-and-into-the-future/

Dartmouth College Librarian Laura Braunstein Works to Diversify Crossword Puzzles
https://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/dartmouth-college-librarian-laura-braunstein-works-to-diversify-crossword-puzzles/Content?oid=30707247

 

Libraries—Other

Exploring Interprofessional Collaboration and Attitudes of Health Sciences Librarians
http://jmla.mlanet.org/ojs/jmla/article/view/804/1126

HathiTrust: Addressing Structural Racism at HathiTrust: A Commitment to Change
https://www.hathitrust.org/Commitment-to-Change

Medical Library Association Diversity and Inclusion Task Force 2019 Survey Report
http://jmla.pitt.edu/ojs/jmla/article/view/948/1134

New Issue of C&RL (July 2020) Now Available
https://crl.acrl.org/index.php/crl/issue/view/1582

 

Higher Education

APLU Applauds Introduction of the LOCAL Infrastructure Act
https://www.aplu.org/news-and-media/News/2020/07/01/aplu-applauds-introduction-of-the-local-infrastructure-act

Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges: President & CEO Update: Important Announcements for the Year Ahead
https://agb.org/blog-post/agb-president-ceo-update-important-announcements-for-the-year-ahead/

CEO Report: 90 Days Done, What’s Next for Zoom
https://blog.zoom.us/ceo-report-90-days-done-whats-next-for-zoom/

College Campuses Are Trying to Reopen in the Fall. The Main Source of Opposition? The Faculty
https://www.chicagotribune.com/coronavirus/ct-coronavirus-illinois-colleges-fall-classes-faculty-20200701-ta423pg6avfqfgd6ou2zauikkq-story.html

Maryland: Governor Hogan Announces $190 Million in COVID-19 Relief for Small Businesses, Higher Education, and Nonprofit Organizations June 30
https://governor.maryland.gov/2020/06/29/on-white-house-call-with-nations-governors-governor-hogan-continues-to-lead-bipartisan-effort-for-fiscal-relief-for-the-states/

Missouri Budget Slashed By $448 Million due to Coronavirus, Education Hardest Hit
https://www.ksmu.org/post/missouri-budget-slashed-448-million-due-coronavirus-education-hardest-hit#stream/0

Open Society Foundations Invest $100 Million in Bard College: Strengthening the Global Network
https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/newsroom/open-society-foundations-invest-100-million-in-bard-college-strengthening-the-global-network

Senator Amy Klobuchar Introduces Senate Version of Clyburn’s House Broadband Bill
https://www.infodocket.com/2020/07/01/report-sen-amy-klobuchar-introduces-senate-version-of-clyburns-house-broadband-bill/

UK: Universities ‘Take Advantage’ of Students, Says Donelan
https://www.researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-he-government-education-2020-7-universities-take-advantage-of-students-says-donelan/

Universities UK Response to Government’s Research and Innovation Roadmap
https://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/news/Pages/UUK-response-to-government’s-research-and-innovation-roadmap.aspx

 

Articles, Data, and Tools

A Case Study Exploring Associations between Popular Media Attention of Scientific Research and Scientific Citations
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234912

International Students’ Experiences and Concerns during the Pandemic
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lZdc4dWiX9C_8o1vH-4H7XokIHoJ4yjjVNRv0vS3tBE/edit#heading=h.689oz5lc0ag

Media Coverage: Foreign Students in US Coping with Online Shift Better than Locals
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/foreign-students-us-coping-online-shift-better-locals

See also: Published June 22
Graduate and Professional Students’ Financial Hardships During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from the gradSERU COVID-19 Survey
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fSqYsFf5v3CNN2mEmYIlElKTNla-24LfdwqvCnpOiDs/edit#heading=h.nwaknanyns7x

See also: Published June 21
Adapting to Online Instruction: Disparities among Graduate and Professional Students
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NciKRz0tfPc-4Myqcah98NhCwxpX2AZ7epDJzyuwZf4/edit#heading=h.ufqjt6iqps94

Psychological Research Has a Racism Problem, Stanford Scholar Says
https://www.futurity.org/psychology-journals-publications-race-structural-racism-2395932/

Scaling up Behavioral Science Interventions in Online Education (via PNAS)
https://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/early/2020/06/11/1921417117.full.pdf

 

Events

National Humanities Conference Cancelled (November 2020)
https://www.nhalliance.org/2020_national_humanities_conference

 

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