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Day in Review (July 6–8)

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Tuesday, July 6

Top o’ the Review

Current Challenges and Future Directions in Podcast Information Access
(arXiv)

Drivers for the Usage of SCONUL Member Libraries
(SCONUL)

IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2021 Program Now Available
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Research, Once Removed—A Jisc/CNI Conference Preview
(Jisc)

Video Recording and Slides from LIBER 2021 Session 4: “Open Access: A Case for Diversity and Inclusion”
(LIBER)

 

ARL Member Libraries

18th-Century Abolitionist Coin Acquired by PUL’s Numismatics Collection
(Princeton University Library)

NEH Implementation Grant to Duke Libraries Will Increase Access to African American Oral Histories
(Duke University Libraries)

Practical Idealism: UC’s Approach to Open Access
(Office of Scholarly Communication, University of California )

UCSB Library Launches Social Justice Zine Collection
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

3 VCU Projects Awarded State Grant Supporting the Creation of No-Cost Course Materials
(VCU Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Report on OPERAS-P Workshop on the Future of Scholarly Communication
(OPERAS)

Save the Date: 3rd Open Science Fair Conference, September 20–23, 2021
(Open Science Fair)

Uncited Papers Are Not Useless
(Quantitative Science Studies)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates Are Joining Howard University Faculty
(Howard University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

ACE, Other Associations Offer Comments, Principles on ED Rulemaking for Title IV Programs
(American Council on Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Knowledge Co-creation in the 21st Century:  A Cross-Country Experience-Based Policy Report
(Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Draft Working Paper: FAIR + Time: Preservation for a Designated Community
(Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud)

 

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 7

Top o’ the Review

Biden Administration Withdraws Trump Rule on International Student Visas
(American Council on Education)

CARL Inclusion Perspectives Webinar Series: Second Panel Featuring Racialized Library Colleagues (video)
(Canadian Association of Research Libraries YouTube channel)

LYRASIS Announces 2021 Catalyst Fund Recipients and Their Projects
(LYRASIS)

Price Transparency: Let’s Make It Simple
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Education
(US Government Accountability Office)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Glowing Shrine to the Printed Word
(New York Times)

Call to Action Issued by CRL’s International Collections and Content Group
(Center for Research Libraries)

Consuella Askew Appointed Interim University Librarian
(Rutgers University Libraries)

Lisa Bayer Takes Office as AUPresses President
(University of Georgia Libraries)

Teaching in the Digital Library: A Partnership between Teaching Librarians and Digital Library Staff
(College & Research Libraries News)

 

Libraries—Other

CORE Updates for January to June 2021
(Jisc)

LPWorkflows “Working through the Pain” Panel Recording Available
(Library Publishing Coalition)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

ALA’s Committee on Diversity Announces Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Scorecard for Library and Information Organizations
(American Library Association)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

From Readership to Usership: Communicating Heritage Digitally through Presence, Embodiment, and Aesthetic Experience
(Frontiers in Communication)

Global Democracies Need to Align to Fight Disinformation
(WIRED)

 

In Other News

We Tested AI Interview Tools. Here’s What We Found.
(MIT Technology Review)

 

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 8

Top o’ the Review

College Persistence Rate Drops an Unprecedented 2 Percentage Points
(National Student Clearinghouse)

COVID-19 Crisis Pushes US Students into an Uncertain Job Market
(McKinsey & Company)

Landmark Research Integrity Survey Finds Questionable Practices Are Surprisingly Common
(Science)

Public Engagement with Science—Origins, Motives and Impact in Academic Literature and Science Policy
(PLOS ONE)

Virtual Meetings Promise to Eliminate the Geographical and Administrative Barriers and Increase Accessibility, Diversity, and Inclusivity (Preprint)
(bioRxiv)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Assessing the Impact of Sanitizing Products on Collection Items
(US Library of Congress)

Jim Church in Print: The Government Information Landscape and Libraries
(UC Berkeley Libraries)

Library of Congress Recommended Formats Statement 2021–2022 Released
(US Library of Congress)

 

Libraries—Other

arXiv Strategy and Membership Webinar: Recording Now Available
(arXiv)

Mobilizing Community to Transition to the Next Generation of Metadata
(OCLC)

NISO Announces Publication of Updated Journal Article Tag Suite—Version 1.3
(National Information Standards Organization)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Anxiety, Depression Persist for Some Despite Waning Pandemic
(Center on Education and the Workforce, Georgetown University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Elementary and Secondary STEM Education
(US National Science Foundation)
Note: The report includes a “Post–High School Transitions” section.

New Research Center to Explore Future of Online Learning
(EdScoop)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

8.5 Million Student-Loan Borrowers Can “Breathe a Sigh of Relief” after Major Loan Company Shuts Down, Says Elizabeth Warren
(Business Insider)

Record 56 Bipartisan Senators Urge Congress to Prioritize Robust Funding for Federal TRIO Programs
(Council for Opportunity in Education)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Provocative, Productive, and Collaborative: The 2021 Academic Equity Summer Institute
(Ithaka S+R)

 

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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