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Day in Review (July 12–15)

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Monday, July 12

Top o’ the Review

Academic Librarians, Open Access, and the Ethics of Care
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

ACE, Higher Ed Groups Urge Federal Support for Broadband for Students and Campuses
(American Council on Education)

Largest-Ever CSU Device Distribution Will Provide iPad Air for up to 35,000 First-Year and New Transfer Students at Eight Campuses
(The California State University)

RLUK Publishes Report on Role of Academic and Research Libraries in Production of Scholarly Research
(Research Libraries UK)

Top Trends in Tech
(McKinsey Digital)

 

ARL Member Libraries

BMRC News, July 2021, Now Available
(Black Metropolis Research Consortium)

First Editions of Twain, Hemingway Works Come to Pitt
(University of Pittsburgh)

FOLIO Community Names New Picks for Product Council and Technical Council
(FOLIO)

Leading Light: Karen Majewicz Has Developed a Niche in National GeoBlacklight Community
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Message about Nikole Hannah-Jones from University Librarian Elaine L. Westbrooks
(UNC University Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Members

$790K Mellon Grant to Fund Sculpture Commemorating Late Professor and Artist David Driskell, Expand Center’s Archive
(University of Maryland)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Pennsylvania: State System Final University Merger Plan Promises No Campus Closures but Is Silent on NCAA, Accreditation
(Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

APLU/AAVMC Gene Editing Task Force Recommends “Remodeling” Federal Regulatory Landscape
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

HHS Updates Interoperability Standards to Support the Electronic Exchange of Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Social Determinants of Health
(US Department of Health and Human Services)

LCA Submits Comments on Copyright Amendment Bill
(Library Copyright Alliance)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Global Research Identifier Database (GRID) Passes Torch to Research Organization Registry (ROR)
(Digital Science)
See also: Statement from ROR

 

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, July 13

Top o’ the Review

DORA Receives $1.2M Grant from Arcadia to Accelerate Research Assessment Reform
(Declaration on Research Assessment)

New Strategic Council for Research Excellence, Integrity, and Trust Established by National Academy of Sciences to Support Health of Research Enterprise
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Not Quite “Ask a Librarian”: AI on the Nature, Value, and Future of LIS
(arXiv)

Privacy and Security in State Postsecondary Data Systems: Strong Foundations 2020
(State Higher Education Executive Officers Association)

Science Education Should Be National Priority; New Report Calls on Federal Government to Encourage Focusing Resources on High-Quality Science for All Students
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Citizen Archivist Contributions Push Catalog Enhancements Past 2 Million
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Érudit Joins ORCID-CA
(Canadian Research Knowledge Network)

Preview of the Charles Johnson Papers
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

Schomburg Center’s Scholars-in-Residence Program Announces 2021–2022 Fellows
(New York Public Library)

University Libraries Names Room, Endowment for Dean Emerita Barbara I. Dewey
(Penn State)

 

Libraries—Other

National Library Signs Historic Agreement with Internet Archive
(National Library of New Zealand)

Resolution in Support of Open Educational Resources
(American Library Association)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Facial Recognition Technology: Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Should Have Better Awareness of Systems Used by Employees
(US Government Accountability Office)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Transforming the Publishing Landscape to Create an Inclusive Social Science and Humanities Scholarly Infrastructure
(F1000 Research Blog)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Scientific & Technical Publishing Grew during Pandemic
(Simba Information)

 

In Other News

Wikimedia Foundation FY 2021–22 Annual Plan Released
(Diff, Wikimedia Foundation)

 

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

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Wednesday, July 14

Top o’ the Review

Advancing Equity for AAPI Communities: Results and Recommendations from a Landscape Study of Asian American and Pacific Islander Organizations
(Urban Institute and The Asian American Foundation)

European Research Council (ERC) Endorses San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)
(European Research Council Twitter account)
Note: A formal announcement is included in the new ERC Plans for 2022

NACAC Joins Push to Remove Test Scores from College Rankings
(National Association for College Admission Counseling)

New LPC Resource: Library Publishing Directory Research Data Set
(Library Publishing Coalition)
Also from LPC today: Call for 2022 Entries: Library Publishing Directory and IFLA Library Publishing SIG Global Library Publishing Map

Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2020
(US National Center for Education Statistics and US Bureau of Justice Statistics)

 

ARL Member Libraries

July 22 Public Forum: Copyright Public Modernization Committee
(US Library of Congress)

Penn State University Libraries Wins International Marketing Award for 2020 Great Rare Books Bake-Off
(Penn State)

Rent-a-Reality: Oklahoma State University Offers Virtual Reality at Edmon Low Library
(The O’Colly)

 

Libraries—Other

Shared Print: The Cat That Didn’t Bark
(OCLC Next)

 

Higher Ed—Members

USC+Amazon Center on Secure and Trusted Machine Learning Announces Its Selected Projects for 2021–2022
(USC Viterbi School of Engineering)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Digital Learning Is Real-World Learning. That’s Why Blended On-Campus and Online Study Is Best
(The Conversation)

Why Survey Testing Is Essential: Preparing to Field the US Faculty Survey 2021
(Ithaka S+R)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

State Lawmakers and Policy Leaders Discuss What’s Needed to Close the Digital Divide
(The Pew Charitable Trusts)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Did You Ask for Citations? An Insight into Preprint Citations En Route to Open Science
(Publications)

Highlights from SSHOC Open Science and Research Data Management Train-the-Trainer Bootcamp
(Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud)

 

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

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Thursday, July 15

Top o’ the Review

Editors Are Gatekeepers of Science, but Individual Editors Don’t Matter Much (preprint)
(SSRN)

Growth in Federal S&E Support to HBCUs Continues to Lag behind Increases to All Institutions in FY 2019
(National Center for Science & Engineering Statistics, US National Science Foundation)

Students Attending School Remotely Suffer Socially, Emotionally, Academically
(Educational Researcher)

Updated Checklists for Reopening Campus Medical Services and Mental Health Services
(American College Health Association)

US Surgeon General Issues Advisory during COVID-19 Vaccination Push Warning American Public about Threat of Health Misinformation
(US Department of Health and Human Services)
Note: The National Academies of Sciences and Digital Public Library of America have also released statements.

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Librarian Research Roundup
(Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania)

New Experimental Course Teaches Students about History, Meaning, Art of Books
(Colorado State University)

 

Libraries—Other

Digitizing in Pandemic Times: Reflections on CLIR Grant Recipient Reports
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

DocMaps Framework for Representing Assertions on Research Products in an Extensible, Machine-Readable, Discoverable Format (preprint)
(bioRxiv)

GPO Implements New Telework and Remote Work Policy
(US Government Publishing Office)

 

Higher Ed—Members

CUMU Strategic Direction Plan to Deepen Member Engagement
(Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities)

Selective Bias: Asian Americans, Test Scores, and Holistic Admissions
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Copyright Office’s Busy Summer Includes a Full Slate of Studies and Rulemakings
(Copyright Alliance)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Meaningful Messaging: Sentiment in Elite Social-Media Communication with the Public on the COVID-19 Pandemic
(Science Advances)

Scientific Literacy Linked to Attitudes toward COVID-19 Vaccinations: A Preregistered Study
(Frontiers in Communications)

STM’s Peer Review Taxonomy to Be Formalized as an ANSI/NISO Standard
(National Information Standards Organization)

 

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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