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Day in Review (July 2, 2020)

Top of the Review

Rick Anderson Named University Librarian at BYU
https://news.byu.edu/announcements/rick-anderson-named-university-librarian-at-byu

Smithsonian Libraries: Celebrating a Centennial: 100 Years at the American Art and Portrait Gallery Library
https://blog.library.si.edu/blog/2020/07/01/100-years-aapg/

Wikimedia Foundation Introduces First New Project in Seven Years: Abstract Wikipedia
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Abstract_Wikipedia/June_2020_announcement

 

ARL Member Libraries

UC Santa Barbara Library Joins Data Curation Network
https://www.library.ucsb.edu/news/ucsb-library-joins-data-curation-network

UMass Amherst Libraries Announce Chapter Publication in Rebus Community’s Open Pedagogy Approaches
https://www.library.umass.edu/news/category/announcements

 

Libraries—Other

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Basic Criteria—Updated and Rewritten in Plain English
https://blog.doaj.org/2020/07/01/doajs-basic-criteria-updated-and-rewritten-in-plain-english/

Dutch Research Council (NWO) Releases Plan S Implementation Guidelines
https://www.nwo.nl/en/news-and-events/news/2020/07/nwo-announces-implementation-guidelines-for-plan-s.html

New Collaboration between Dutch Research Council (NWO) and OAPEN
https://mailchi.mp/oapen/new-collaboration-between-dutch-research-council-nwo-and-oapen?e=589add54b5

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

Boston University: Facing $96M Shortfall, President Brown Announces Layoffs, Furloughs
https://www.bu.edu/articles/2020/facing-budget-shortfall-president-brown-announces-layoffs-furloughs/

Letter Regarding Efforts to Address Systemic Racism at MIT
http://news.mit.edu/2020/letter-systemic-racism-mit-0701

MIT Takes Down 80 Million Tiny Images Data Set due to Racist and Offensive Content
https://venturebeat.com/2020/07/01/mit-takes-down-80-million-tiny-images-data-set-due-to-racist-and-offensive-content/

Presidents of Dillard University, Michigan State University, and University of Washington Discuss How COVID-19 Will Change Higher Education
ttps://theconversation.com/presidents-panel-how-covid-19-will-change-higher-education-136931

UConn Adopts Temporary FY21 Spending Plans Amid Pandemic-Related Uncertainties
https://today.uconn.edu/2020/06/uconn-adopts-temporary-fy21-spending-plans-amid-pandemic-related-uncertainties/

UC Riverside: State OKs $25M to Double UCR Medical Students
https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2020/06/30/state-oks-25m-double-ucr-medical-students

U of Florida and Elsevier Announce New Open Access Pilot Agreement
https://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/corporate/elsevier-and-the-university-of-florida-sign-pilot-agreement-to-support-open-access-publishing-and-research

U of Michigan: Days after Rejecting University Budget, Regents Approve Tuition Increase in Special Meeting
https://www.michigandaily.com/section/news/days-after-rejecting-university-budget-regents-approve-tuition-increase-special-meeting

Vanderbilt Welcomes Daniel Diermeier as the University’s Ninth Chancellor
https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2020/07/01/new-aspirations-vanderbilt-welcomes-daniel-diermeier-as-the-universitys-ninth-chancellor/

Yale University Reopening Plans, Fall 2020
https://covid19.yale.edu/announcements/fall-2020

 

Higher Ed—Other

Why Williams College Has Announced a Major Tuition Cut
https://universitybusiness.com/williams-college-tuition-cut-room-board-online-learning-reopening-high-point/

 

Scholars & Scholarship

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

 

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

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