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Day in Review (June 25, 2020)

ARL Member Libraries

Rare Book Collection Worth $6.2 Million Coming to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill University Libraries
https://campaign.unc.edu/story/the-gift-of-wonder/

One Decolonizing Change to Subject Headings at UBC Library
https://xwi7xwa.library.ubc.ca/2020/06/25/one-decolonizing-change-to-subject-headings-at-ubc-library/

 

Libraries—Other

CLIR Signs Agreement to Serve as Fiscal Host for Institute for Liberal Arts Digital Scholarship (ILiADS)
https://www.clir.org/2020/06/clir-to-serve-as-fiscal-host-for-iliads/

 

Higher Education

Europe’s Universities Shaping the Future: EUA Strategic Plan
https://www.eua.eu/downloads/publications/eua%20strategic%20plan%20final.pdf

Ithaka S+R Report: Student Experiences during the Pandemic Pivot
https://sr.ithaka.org/publications/student-experiences-during-the-pandemic-pivot

Knowledge Futures Group (KFG) Announces Four New Programs
https://notes.knowledgefutures.org/pub/7z3dmyse/release/1

Student Spending on College Course Materials Continues Multi-Year Decline (via AAP)
https://publishers.org/news/student-spending-on-college-course-materials-continues-multi-year-decline-2/

US Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid Announces New Contracts with Five Companies to Improve Customer Service, Increase Accountability
https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-educations-office-federal-student-aid-announces-new-contracts-five-companies-improve-customer-service-increase-accountability

Video from Commonwealth Club: “Changemaking in Higher Education”
“What is higher education’s role in a healthy society, and how are we improving it? And what about questions of costs, benefits, access, and opportunity?”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNaOV-SCp8g

 

Advocacy and Public Policy

EFF and Durie Tangri Join Forces to Defend Internet Archive’s Digital Library
https://www.eff.org/press/releases/eff-and-durie-tangri-join-forces-defend-internet-archives-digital-library

 

Privacy

Google Tightens Privacy Settings for New Users
https://techxplore.com/news/2020-06-google-tightens-privacy-users.html

 

Scholars & Scholarship

European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)-hub Integration Report
https://www.eosc-hub.eu/sites/default/files/EOSC-hub%20Integration%20Report.pdf

Fact-Checking Networks Fight Coronavirus Infodemic
https://thebulletin.org/2020/06/fact-checking-networks-fight-coronavirus-infodemic/

Illinois Professor Proposes Guide for Developing Common Data Science Approaches
https://news.illinois.edu/view/6367/848626163

Ithaka S+R Blog Post: University Presses in the Age of COVID-19
https://sr.ithaka.org/blog/university-presses-in-the-age-of-covid-19/

 

 

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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