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Day in Review (July 27–31, 2020)

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Monday, July 27

Top o’ the Review

Commercial Payments Linked to Biased Articles in Medical Journals
(The University of Texas at Austin)

Full-text article: Relationships among Commercial Practices and Author Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Publishing
(PLOS ONE)

US Education Department’s Civil Rights Chief Steps down amid Controversy
(New York Times)

Gender Inequality in Research Productivity during COVID-19 Pandemic
(Harvard Business School Working Knowledge)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Website Redesign for Indigitization: Tools for Digitizing and Sustaining Indigenous Knowledge
(University of British Columbia)

 

Libraries—Other

Happy Birthday to NDSA!
(Digital Library Federation)

OECD Wins Inaugural University Press Redux Sustainability Award
(Cambridge University Press)

RDA Global Adoption Week 2020 Insights
(Research Data Alliance)

RDM in Canada: Perceptions and Practices across the Disciplines (webinar video)
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

ASU Partners with World Economic Forum and Rockefeller Foundation on New Initiative to Help Companies Get Back to Work
(Arizona State University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Dismantling Fit in Higher Education and Corporate Culture
(National Association of Colleges and Employers Blog)

For Black Men, Higher Education and Incomes Don’t Lower Risks of Depression, Researchers Say
(Washington Post)

 

Advocacy and Public Policy

LIBER’s Response to German Consultation on Adapting Copyright Law to Digital Single Market Directive
(LIBER)

The Value of Privacy Research: The View from FTC’s PrivacyCon2020
(International Association of Privacy Professionals)

 

Data & Analytics

One Year after a Bachelor’s Degree: A Profile of 2015–16 Graduates
(US National Center for Education Statistics)

 

In Other News

Digital Use around the World in July 2020 (more than 150 charts)
(We Are Social Blog)

 

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 28

Top o’ the Review

Archives Unleashed Project Scales Up with Archive-It for Better Collection and Analysis of Digital History
(University of Waterloo)

Facilitating Open Knowledge: The Intersection of Wikidata and Libraries
(IUPUI ScholarWorks)

Science Publishing Has Opened up during the Coronavirus Pandemic—It Won’t Be Easy to Keep It That Way
(The Conversation)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Illinois Open Publishing Network to Launch Textbook Series with Titles by Wong, Wolske
(University of Illinois School of Information Sciences)

Upcoming Webinar: NLM and Support for Health Services Research: Assessing Current Needs and Planning for the Future
(NLM Technical Bulletin)

 

Libraries—Other

IFLA Governance Survey Results: You Spoke, We Listened, Our Next Steps Together
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Interacting with the Culture Chatbot
(Europeana Pro)

OA Switchboard Demonstration
(Research Libraries UK)

Peer Review of Scholarly Research Gets an AI Boost
(IEEE Spectrum)

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

UCSD and USD Disavow Racist Remarks on Instagram Accounts Claiming Affiliation
(San Diego Union-Tribune)

Union for UMass Amherst RAs Calls the School’s Reopening Plan “Suicidal”
(Boston Globe)

 

Higher Ed—Other

How Higher Education Is a Primary Source of Innovation for Today’s Startups
(Entrepreneur)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

EPIC to Congress: Create a US Data Protection Agency
(Electronic Privacy Information Center)

Intellectual Property and International Cooperation: Past, Present, Future
(International Publishers Association Copyright Blog)

UNESCO Strengthens Its Database on National Laws for Protection of Cultural Heritage
(United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural 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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Wednesday, July 29

Top o’ the Review

Libraries Lend Books, and Must Continue to Lend Books: Internet Archive Responds to Publishers’ Lawsuit
(Internet Archive Blog)

NEH Announces $30 Million for 238 Humanities Projects Nationwide
(US National Endowment for the Humanities)

Annual Report to the Secretary, the President, and the Congress, Fiscal Year 2019
(Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education)

Peer-Reviewed Podcasts: Amplify Podcast Network Produces Podcasts as Scholarly Communication
(Simon Fraser University)

Presidents’ Alliance Condemns “Stealth” Rescission of DACA through Bureaucratic Policy Changes
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Brief History of Open Access at Harvard
(Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication)

Building a National Finding Aid Network: Collaborative R&D Initiative of CDL, OCLC, UVA Library Receives IMLS Funding
(California Digital Library)

Libraries Digitizes Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center Collection
(Columbia University Libraries)

Ohio University Digital Archives Digitizes Alden’s One Millionth Volume
(The Post)

Optometry Library Permanently Closes
(Indiana University Bloomington Libraries)

UIC Library Announces the Richard M. Daley Oral History Project
(University of Illinois at Chicago Library)

 

Libraries—Other

25 Million! That’s the Number of Times People Have Accessed the COVID-19 Open Research Data Set as of July
(SPARC)

DataCite Launches Registered Service Providers Program
(DataCite Blog)

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

Howard University Announces Largest Single-Donor Gift, from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott
(Washington Post)

University of Toronto Unions Protest Fall Return to In-person Classes
(The Star)

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 30

Top o’ the Review

Academic Libraries as the Flagships of Publishing Trends in LIS: A Complex Analysis of Rankings, Citations, Topics of Research
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

How Internet Archive and Controlled Digital Lending Can Help Course Reserves This Fall
(Internet Archive Blog)

IIE COVID-19 Survey of Higher Education Institutions Shows 92% Shift to New Instruction Approaches for Fall Semester
(Institute of International Education)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Advancing the Mapping Prejudice Project
(University of Minnesota Libraries)

Collaboration Creates Spanish-language COVID-19 Resources
(Virginia Tech Daily)

Harvard Data Science Review Publishes Several New Articles
(MIT Press)

McGill Library Council Revises Open Access Statement
(McGill Reporter)

Q&A with Tracie D. Hall ’91, ALA’s New Executive Director
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

Yale Library Plans for Reduced Collection Budget
(Yale University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

How to Improve Library Services through Chatbots, Artificial Intelligence
(ZBW MediaTalk)

Integrate FAIR Data Science Competences in Higher Education Curricula (workshop video)
(LIBER)

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

New UC-Led Institute Awarded $25M to Explore Potential of Quantum Computing and Train Future Workforce
(University of California)

 

Higher Ed—Other

As the Pandemic Upends Higher Education, Is Residential College Worth the Cost?
(PBS NewsHour)

Rosen Leads Colleagues in Call for Department of Education to Reverse Rule That Excludes Many Student Veterans from Emergency COVID-19 Relief Aid
(US Senator Jacky Rosen)

 

In Other News

The Way Forward on COVID-19: A Road Map to Reset the Nation’s Approach to the Pandemic
(Association of American Medical Colleges)

 

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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Friday, July 31

Top o’ the Review

Envisioning the New Model Library: Navigating through the Pandemic and Beyond
(Hanging Together: The OCLC Research Blog)

The College Board Is Sharing Student Data Once Again
(Consumer Reports)

University Librarian and Dean of Libraries Mary M. Case Retires
(University of Illinois at Chicago Library)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Marriott Library Allocated CARES Funding to Lend More Laptops for Students
(J. Willard Marriott Library, The University of Utah)

Newly Implemented Technology Will Measure, Report Patron Density in Library Spaces
(River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester)

This Year, a Single Digitization Focus at Houghton
(Harvard Gazette)

US Library of Congress Implements Marrakesh Treaty to Allow Loans of Materials for People with Visual, Other Disabilities
(Federal Register)

 

Libraries—Other

CARL and Portage Endorse TRUST Principles for Digital Repositories
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries)

CLOCKSS Announces Participation of Additional Publishers, Support of Library at Karl-Franzens-University Graz
(CLOCKSS)

 

Higher Ed—Member Institutions

An Illinois-Led Study Suggests Opinion Polarization Is Caused by Data Overload
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Academic Advising Technologies in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

White House Keeps up Pressure on FCC to Act against Social Media
(Bloomberg)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

ACS Announces Inaugural JACS Au Editor-in-Chief and Nine Gold Open Access Journals Launching in 2021
(American Chemical Society)

Board of Directors Approves Revisions to IEEE Code of Ethics
(IEEE)

 

In Other News

Now, More than Half of Americans are Millennials or Younger
(The Avenue, Brookings Institution)

 

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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