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Day in Review (July 26–29)

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Monday, July 26

Top o’ the Review

2021 Google Scholar Metrics Released
(Google Scholar Blog)

Academic Tenure Controversies Highlight Importance of Faculty Diversity (video)
(ABC News)

International Publishers Association Announces SDG Publishers Compact Hits Its First 100 Signatories
(Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers)

Closing the College Graduation Gap: 2021 National College Access and Success Benchmarking Report
(National College Attainment Network)

Reproducibility of COVID-19 Pre-prints
(arXiv)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Acquisitions: It’s Not Just Opening Boxes!
(Columbia University Libraries)

Libraries in Lockdown (podcast)
(Velocity of Content)

Now Available: Open Educational Resource of Building Legal Literacies for Text Data Mining
(UC Berkeley Library)

Vanderbilt Announces New James Lawson Institute
(Vanderbilt University Jean & Alexander Heard Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

A Library Seating Census: Gathering Seating Occupancy Data in an Academic Library to Reveal Furniture Preferences and Inform Future Planning (abstract only)
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

Some Rip-RORing News for Affiliation Metadata
(Crossref Blog)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Accessibility at OpenStax: Where We Are and Where We’re Heading
(OpenStax)

DOE Announces New $60 Million Investment to Increase Energy Efficiency in Manufacturing
(US Department of Energy)

Maryland Universities Brace for Influx of COVID Immunization Records from Students, Employees
(Baltimore Sun)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

APLU Applauds Departments of State and Education Joint Statement of Principles in Support of International Education
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

 

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 27

Top o’ the Review

Cal State Universities to Require Coronavirus Vaccination, Won’t Wait for Full FDA Approval
(Washington Post)
Note: Additional information can be accessed in the Cal State University announcement.

COGR, Other Associations Submit Comments to OSTP on Improving Federal Scientific Integrity Policies
(Council on Governmental Relations)

Data Sharing Practices and Data Availability upon Request Differ across Scientific Disciplines
(Scientific Data)

Internet Archive Joins IDS Project for Interlibrary Loan
(Internet Archive Blog)

Walmart Announces Plan to Pay 100% of College Tuition and Books for Its Associates
(CNBC)
Note: Additional details can be accessed in Walmart’s announcement.

 

ARL Member Libraries

CWRU Now Home to Archives from the Nation’s Oldest African American Theater
(Case Western Reserve University)

In Memoriam: Stephen R. Parks, Acclaimed Curator and Bibliophile
(Yale University)

Ten Campuses, One System: UC Library Search Is Finally Here
(UC Riverside Library)

University Libraries Sheds Light on Turmoil in Cuba, Haiti
(University of Miami)

 

Libraries—Other

ACRL Announces Inaugural Fostering Change Cohort
(ACRL Insider)

How to Audit Your Library Website for WCAG 2.1 Compliance
(Weave: Journal of Library User Experience)

 

Higher Ed—Members

New Emory Digital Learning Hub Marks Apollo 15 Moon Mission’s 50th Anniversary
(Emory University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Report: Ransomware Attacks against Education Sector Spiked in 2020
(MeriTalk State & Local)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

A Renewed US Commitment to International Education
(US Department of Education)

FTC Official Warns of Seizing Algorithms “Juiced by Ill-Gotten Data”
(Protocol)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Delineating Medical Education: Bibliometric Research Approach(es)
(bioRxiv)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Wednesday, July 28

Top o’ the Review

International Students as a Source of Labour Supply: The Growing Number of International Students and Their Changing Sociodemographic Characteristics
(Statistics Canada)

Global Learning Report 2021: Digital Transformation of Higher Education
(Global Learning Council)

Editorial: The Lack of People of Colour in Science Images Must Be Fixed: Archives, Libraries, Photo Agencies and Publishers Need to Do Better to Reflect Science’s True Past and Present
(Nature)

Pelosi Disputes Biden’s Power to Forgive Student Loans
(The Hill)
Related item: Senate Panel to Hold Hearing on Student Loan Bankruptcy Reform, Durbin Says (Washington Post)

Scientific Publishing Organizations and National Laboratories Partner on Transgender-Inclusive Name-Change Process for Published Papers
(Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Changes in the Health Sciences Library
(University of Missouri Libraries)

Committee on the Status of Women in Librarianship
(American Library Association Archives, Illinois University Library)

Curious about Utah’s Frontier Women? Browse BYU’s New Database of Women’s Newspaper Ads
(Brigham Young University)

Jisc to Manage Central Licensing and Invoicing for Direct to Open from the MIT Press
(MIT Press)

Stony Brook Medicine Healthy Libraries Program Recognized for Being a Community Resource
(Stony Brook University, SUNY, Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Publication Announcement: “Stories of Open: Opening Peer Review through Narrative Inquiry”
(ACRL Insider)

 

Higher Ed—Members

In Time Capsule, UChicago Students Send COVID-19 Artifacts 100 Years into the Future
(University of Chicago)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Healthy Campus Executive Update
(American College Health Association)

The HECVAT: A 5-Year Anniversary Update
(EDUCAUSE Review)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

First Comprehensive Innovation Survey for the United States: Data from the 2017 Annual Business Survey
(US National Science Foundation)

 

In Other News

The Finances of Free Knowledge: Lessons in Transparency and Impact
(Down the Rabbit Hole, Wikimedia Foundation)

 

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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Thursday, July 29

Top o’ the Review

A Decade Undone: 2021 Update
(Measure of America, Social Science Research Council)

Call for Participation: The Canadian Web Archiving Coalition
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

Loss of New Ideas: Potentially Long-lasting Effects of the Pandemic on Scientists (Preprint)
(arXiv)

NIST Requests Information to Help Develop an AI Risk Management Framework
(US National Institute of Standards and Technology)

What Can We Learn about College and University Finances?
(Urban Institute)

 

ARL Member Libraries

How a Nursery Rhyme Turned into a Collection of 2000+ Books
(UC Davis Libraries)

Speculative Annotation Invites Public to Interact with Digitized Collections at the Library of Congress
(US Library of Congress)

What’s Cooking in Special Collections: 9 Recipes to Try at Home
(University of Delaware Library, Museums, and Press)

 

Libraries—Other

Creating an Annual Evaluation Framework for Library Faculty
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

Event Report: Roundtable of Experts on Data Citation
(Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud)

New ORCID Member Reports: On-Demand, Insightful Data
(ORCID)

Revised Version: Current Market Rates for Scholarly Publishing Services
(F1000Research)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Penn State Receives $1.2 Million NSF Grant to Create Search Engine for Online Privacy Research
(Penn State University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

How America Pays for College 2021
(Sallie Mae)

One in Three Universities/Colleges Will Embrace a Blended Learning Approach
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Career Moves: Ways to Bridge the Gender Gap in Medical Science
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

 

In Other News

Essentials for Accessible Publishing in 2021
(Daisy Consortium)

 

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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