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Day in Review (June 26, 2020)

ARL Member Libraries

FSU Libraries Becomes Virtual Hub for Remote Learning
https://news.fsu.edu/news/students-campus-life/2020/06/22/fsu-libraries-becomes-a-virtual-hub-for-remote-learning/

Rice University: Little Free Libraries on Campus Encourage ‘Fun’ Reading, Lifetime Learning Habits
http://news.rice.edu/2020/06/25/three-new-little-free-libraries-on-campus-encourage-fun-reading-lifetime-learning-habits/

UBC University Librarian Susan E. Parker Elected to Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ Board of Directors
http://www.library.ubc.ca/

UC Davis Wine Librarian Axel Borg Honored
https://www.library.ucdavis.edu/news/a-tribute-to-uc-davis-wine-librarian-axel-borg/

University of Michigan Press Extends Free-to-Read E-book Access, Announces Flat Pricing for 2021, Requests Library Investment
https://blog.press.umich.edu/2020/06/university-of-michigan-press-extends-free-to-read-ebook-access-announces-flat-pricing-for-2021-and-requests-library-investment/

 

Libraries—Other

Cal State Northridge Considers Renaming Oviatt Library
https://sundial.csun.edu/158835/news/csun-considers-renaming-oviatt-library-after-students-claim-delmar-t-oviatt-was-racist/

Group Protesting San Diego’s Decision to Give up Public Library’s Federal Depository Status
https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/politics/story/2020-06-25/group-protesting-san-diego-decision-giving-up-federal-document-depository-status

 

Higher Education—ARL Member Institutions

Oklahoma State Board of Regents for Higher Education Approves Proposed University Tuition, Fee Rates
http://www.oudaily.com/coronavirus/oklahoma-state-board-of-regents-for-higher-education-approves-proposed-university-tuition-fee-rates/article_ef253c3a-b66d-11ea-a460-0b8aad533da5.html

Pennsylvania State Universities May Look a Lot Different in Next Three Years
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/06/pa-state-universities-may-look-a-lot-different-in-the-next-three-years.html

U of Iowa Explains Reason for Virtual Instruction after Thanksgiving, Full Tuition Costs at First Virtual Campus Forum
https://dailyiowan.com/2020/06/25/ui-explains-reason-for-virtual-instruction-after-thanksgiving-full-tuition-costs-at-first-virtual-campus-forum/

U of South Carolina Releases List of Requirements for Students, Faculty, Staff This Fall
https://www.abccolumbia.com/2020/06/26/uofsc-releases-list-of-requirements-for-students-faculty-staff-this-fall/

 

Higher Education—Other

19 Attorneys General Sue to Stop Trump Administration’s Illegal Elimination of Critical Regulatory Safeguards for Students
https://portal.ct.gov/AG/Press-Releases/2020-Press-Releases/AG-Tong-Sues-to-Stop-Trump-Admin-Illegal-Elimination-of-Safeguards-for-Students

Sallie Mae Commits $4.5 Million over Three Years to Promote Diversity in Higher Education and Advance Social Justice
https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200625005460/en/Sallie-Mae-Commits-4.5-Million-Years-Promote

Why Some State Universities Are Seeing an Influx of Students
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/22/us/coronavirus-universities-brain-drain.html

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Blackballed by PayPal, Sci-Hub Developer Alexandra Elbakyan Takes Bitcoin Donations
https://www.coindesk.com/blackballed-by-paypal-scientific-paper-pirate-takes-bitcoin-donations

EBSCO Announces Job Reductions: Statement from CEO Tim Collins
https://www.infodocket.com/2020/06/26/job-reductions-announced-at-ebsco-statement-from-the-companys-ceo-tim-collins/

Relationship between bioRxiv Preprints, Citations, and Altmetrics (via Quantitative Science Studies)
https://doi.org/10.1162/qss_a_00043

Video from Rare Book School: Books as Bridges, a Panel Discussion
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjzMq9dHGsI

Video from LIBER Linked Open Data (LOD) Working Group: LOD Publication for Libraries
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=No28uqy8elQ

 

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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