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Day in Review (June 21–24, 2021)

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Monday, June 21

Top o’ the Review

151 Higher Education Institutions Support Amicus Brief in Support of Optional Practical Training (OPT) for International Students
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

A Coalition for Social Learning across Content
(Hypothesis)

IFLA Releases Statement on Controlled Digital Lending
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

Inequitable Access to Graduate School Is Holding Back the Economy
(Council of Graduate Schools president op-ed in Barron’s)

IOI Receives $3.47 Million Grant from Arcadia to Increase Investment in Open Infrastructure for Research
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Film & Media Archive Receives Grant to Preserve Film
(Washington University in St. Louis University Libraries)

LSU Libraries Enhances Collections by and about Trans* People
(LSU Libraries)

UB Unveils 36-Foot James Joyce Mural in Downtown Buffalo for Bloomsday Celebration, Plans Creation of Local Joyce Museum
(University at Buffalo)

 

Libraries—Other

2021 Library Publishing Forum Videos and Slides
(Library Publishing Coalition)

“A Modern Disease of Adaptation…”?: Technostress and Academic Librarians Working in Digital Scholarship at ARL Institutions (abstract only)
(Journal of Academic Librarianship)

 

Higher Ed

Betsy DeVos Left Washington 5 Months Ago. Her Legacy Is Alive and Well
(Politico)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Student Challenges Florida Gov. DeSantis over Critical Race Theory Ban
(Washington Post)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

National Indigenous Peoples Day: Celebrate and Take Action
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Emergency Remote Library Instruction and Tech Tools: A Matter of Equity during a Pandemic
(Information Technology and Libraries)

Introducing the CHORUS Software Citation Policies Index
(CHORUS)

 

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, June 22

Top o’ the Review

CLIR Launches New Publication Series, Appoints Editorial Committee
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

Digital Humanities in the iSchool
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

Food Insecurity among College Students: Background and Policy Options
(US Congressional Research Service)

NIST Proposes Approach for Reducing Risk of Bias in Artificial Intelligence
(US National Institute of Standards and Technology)

“Speed and Scale.” One Year into the Job, NSF’s Director Prepares for Massive Budget Growth
(Science)

What’s the Big Deal? How Researchers Are Navigating Changes to Journal Access
(Ithaka S+R)

 

ARL Member Libraries

From Bricks and Mortar to Bits and Bytes: Examining the Changing State of Reference Services at the University of Toronto Libraries during COVID-19
(Partnership)

Library of Congress Announces Copyright Public Modernization Committee
(US Library of Congress)

 

Libraries—Other

Adding Interactive Citation Maps to arXiv
(arXiv)

ALPSP Awards for Innovation in Publishing 2021: Shortlist Announced
(Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers)

Enhancing Print Journal Analysis for Shared Print Collections
(Code4Lib Journal)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Clickbait Headlines Might Not Lure Readers as Much, May Confuse AI
(Penn State News)

“Gay Bears!”: Online Archive Chronicles UC Berkeley LGBTQ+ History
(The Daily Californian)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Here’s the Average Student Loan Debt of Borrowers 35 to 49 Years Old
(CNBC)

Law Schools’ Forced Shift Online Offers Insights for Future
(Gallup)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Google Searches for New Measure of Skin Tones to Curb Bias in Products
(Reuters)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

The Political Economy of Academic Publishing: On the Commodification of a Public Good
(PLOS ONE)

 

In Other News

The Social Equity Data Challenge
(MITRE)

 

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Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Wednesday, June 23

Top o’ the Review

APLU Panel Explores LGBTQ+ Issues on Campus
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

Colleges Want Students to Get a Coronavirus Vaccine, but They’re Split on Requiring the Shots
(Washington Post)

How to Make Knowledge Powerful: IFLA Engages in HERMES Project on Resource Sharing
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)

iDigBio Receives $20 Million from NSF to Sustain US Museum Digitization Efforts
(Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida)

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Use of Academic Library Resources
(Information Technology and Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Challenges in Indigenous Archiving
(University of Alberta Library)

Class Book Project Celebrates “Nasty Women” in American History
(Virginia Tech)

Fiat Lux Library Project: 2021 Update
(McGill University Library)

Introducing FSU Libraries eTextbooks Search
(Florida State University Libraries)

Online Hub for Research and Teaching Brings Digital Humanities to the Fore
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Reflecting on a Year at the Digital Library
(UC Santa Barbara Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Announcing the 2021 Publishing Practice Award Recipients
(Library Publishing Coalition)

Digital Library of the Middle East Implements Major Upgrades                                 
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

 

Higher Ed

Secretary Cardona: Title IX the “Strongest Tool” in Protecting Educational Opportunities Free from Sex Discrimination
(US Department of Education)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

COGR Joins Coalition Statement in Support of Research Using Human Fetal Tissue
(Council on Governmental Relations)

 

 

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Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Thursday, June 24

Top o’ the Review

Catalyzing the Creation of a Repository Network in the US
(SPARC)

Is the Open Access Citation Advantage Real? A Systematic Review of the Citation of Open Access and Subscription-Based Articles
(PLOS ONE)

Library and Archives Canada Launches the Price McIntosh Bursary to Support Diversity in Canada’s Libraries and Archives
(Library and Archives Canada)

Preprint: Gender Balance and Readability of COVID-19 Scientific Publishing: A Quantitative Analysis of 90,000 Preprint Manuscripts
(medRxiv)

Upcoming Special Event (June 29–30): Addressing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism in 21st Century STEMM Organizations: A Summit
(US National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Northwestern Libraries Accommodate Community, Open Resources to NU and Evanston
(The Daily Northwestern)

Sutherland Family Legacy Lives on at CSU Libraries
(Colorado State University)

University of Toronto Press and University of Toronto Libraries Make Indigenous Titles Available as Free Reading
(University of Toronto Libraries)

Library Wins Grant to Preserve First Film by a Yale Undergraduate Woman
(Yale University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Call for Proposals: Risks and Trust in Pursuit of a Well-Functioning Persistent Identifier Infrastructure for Research
(Knowledge Exchange)

Facing Truths: Facial Recognition Software in Digital Archives
(Florida International University Digital Commons)

Software Citation Comes of Age
(GIGA)Blog

 

Higher Ed

MAAPS Advising Experiment: Evaluation Findings after Four Years
(Ithaka S+R)

Women’s Representation in Higher Education Leadership around the World
(American Council on Education/Boston College)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Statement by Miguel Cardona, Secretary of Education, on the Policies and Priorities of the US Department of Education
(US Department of Education)

Students, Faculty Oppose Performance-Based Funding for Post-Secondary Institutions in Canada
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Statement for the Record for House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Hearing re: How Outdated US Immigration Policies Push Top Talent to Other Countries
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

 

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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