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Day in Review (June 28–July 1)

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Monday, June 28

Top o’ the Review

Headline Findings from an Upcoming Report on the Role of Libraries in Scholarly Research
(Research Libraries UK)

IFLA Joins the 41st Session of the Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights
(International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions)
Note: Documents, statements, and other resources from the meeting are available on the World Intellectual Property Organization website.

JSTOR Releases Design System as Open Source
(ITHAKA)

Promoting Inclusive Metrics of Success and Impact to Dismantle a Discriminatory Reward System in Science
(PLOS Biology)

Technology-Enabled Teaching and Learning at Scale: A Roadmap to 2030
(Jisc/Emerge Education)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Brokaw’s Press Passes Grant Access to Unique History
(The University of Iowa Libraries)

IU Rededicates Lilly Library, Unveils Reading Room Murals
(Indiana University)

Library “Sandbox” Lets Researchers Test Critical Software Emulation Technology
(Yale University Library)

Statewide Partnership Provides Access to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Collections at Virginia Tech
(Virginia Tech)

 

Libraries—Other

ORCID Earns TrustArc International Privacy Verification Seal
(ORCID)

Signs of Divisiveness, Discrimination, and Stigmatization Caused by Jeffrey Beall’s “Predatory” Open Access Publishing Blacklists and Philosophy
(The Journal of Academic Librarianship)

 

Higher Ed—Members

AI Learns to Predict Human Behavior from Videos
(Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science)

MIT Welcomes Six New Assistant Deans for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
(MIT News)

 

Higher Ed—Other

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

Harvard for the Masses” — at a Community College in Atlanta
(Washington Post)

Impact Factor Abandoned by Dutch University in Hiring and Promotion Decisions
(Nature)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Can We Conceive of a New Internet?
(Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University)

 

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 29

Top o’ the Review

2U, Inc. and edX to Join Together in Industry-Redefining Combination
(2U)

Cambridge University Press Launches New Open Access Book Pilot: Flip It Open
(Cambridge Core Blog)

Good News for the Humanities in FY 22 Emerging from the House
(National Humanities Alliance)

Request for Information to Improve Federal Scientific Integrity Policies
(Federal Register)

US House Backs Higher Spending Levels for NSF and DOE Office of Science
(Science)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Balancing Investments in Open Access: Sustainability and Innovation
(CommonPlace)

Editorial: The Library of Congress Is a Surprising Lesson in Digital Government. That’s Good News for Democracy
(Washington Post)

Negotiating Open Access Journal Agreements: An Academic Library Case Study
(Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice)

Stolen Relations: Recovering Stories of Indigenous Enslavement in the Americas
(Brown University Library)

University Library Announces Architectural/Engineering Firms
(Illinois University Library)

 

Libraries—Other

Invest in Open Architecture Releases Strategic Plan for 2021–2024
(Invest in Open Architecture)

eLife Authors Relay Their Experiences with Executable Research Articles
(eLife)
Note: Also see the collection of executable research articles published by eLife.

 

Higher Ed—Members

Top UC Campuses Would Reduce Out-Of-State Student Admissions, Add Californians under Proposal
(Los Angeles Times)

 

Higher Ed—Other

How Will Student Loan Borrowers Fare after the Pandemic?
(Pew Charitable Trusts)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Facial Recognition Technology: Federal Law Enforcement Agencies Should Better Assess Privacy and Other Risks
(US Government Accountability Office)

June 2021 Council on Governmental Relations Update
(Council on Governmental Relations)

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Renew the Government-University Partnership
(Association of American Universities)

 

Curated by Gary D. Price, MLIS
Co-Founder and Editor, Library Journal’s infoDOCKET
Information Industry Analyst
Librarian

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Wednesday, June 30

Top o’ the Review

Journal Impact Factor Gets a Sibling That Adjusts for Scientific Field
(Science)

#MeToo in the Academic Library: A Quantitative Measurement of the Prevalence of Sexual Harassment in Academic Libraries
(College & Research Libraries)

OAPEN Releases 2020 Stakeholder Report
(OAPEN Foundation)

Senate Dear Colleague Letter Supporting NARA/NHPRC Garners 19 Signatories
(Society of American Archivists)

Using AI to Find Bias in AI
(New York Times)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Are You Disinformed or Misinformed?
(Harvard Data Science Review Podcast, MIT Press)

HAPPY PRIDE! How “Y.M.C.A.” Became a Gay Anthem!
(US Library of Congress)

Historic Karamu House Donates Treasured Archives to Case Western Reserve University’s Kelvin Smith Library
(Case Western Reserve University)

 

Libraries—Other

A Strengths-Based Approach to Evaluation and Transformational Change in Publishing
(Educopia Institute)

Bibliometric Reports for Institutions: Best Practices in a Responsible Metrics Scenario
(Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics

Reporting Back from the IIPC Web Archiving Conference 2021
(Archive-It)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

AAUP Public Comment on Upcoming Department of Education Rulemaking
(American Association of University Professors)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Brookings Institution Finds Ending Student Debt Could Lessen Racial Wealth Gap
(Diverse: Issues in Higher Education)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

July 21–23 Virtual Event: 2nd Open Science Conference: From Tackling the Pandemic to Addressing Climate Change
(United Nations)

 

In Other News

The Deloitte Global 2021 Millennial and Gen Z Survey
(Deloitte)

 

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 1

Top o’ the Review

Library Grants for National Leadership, Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Programs Now Open
(US Institute of Museum and Library Services)

NSF Selects Susan S. Margulies to Head Engineering Directorate
(US National Science Foundation)

Open but Not for All: A Survey of Open Educational Resource Librarians on Accessibility
(College & Research Libraries)

Study Finds That Few Major AI Research Papers Consider Negative Impacts
(VentureBeat)

The Internet Is Rotting
(The Atlantic)

 

ARL Member Libraries

How Special Collections Brings Archives to Life
(The University of Arizona Libraries)

iSchool and Libraries Announce Partnership for Space Sharing and Collaboration
(University of Washington Libraries)

Learning from the 2021 Libraries Benchmark Survey
(University of Louisville Libraries)

Sounding Spirit Team, Including UK Libraries and Niles Center, Awarded NEH Grant for American Music Digital Library
(University of Kentucky)

 

Higher Ed

Aspiring Teachers Get New Help Paying for College
(NPR)

Evaluating Success in the Midst of a Protracted Pandemic: Four Guiding Principles
(Ithaka S+R Blog)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Maine Passes the Strongest State Facial-Recognition Ban Yet
(The Verge)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Experimental Publishing Collaboration with POP, the Politics of Patents Project
(COPIM: Community-led Open Publication Infrastructures for Monographs)

Final Draft: OA eBook Usage Data Analytics and Reporting Use-Cases by Stakeholder
(Open Access eBook Usage Data Trust Project)

 

In Other News

Study: Nearly 10 Percent of High School Students Experienced Homelessness in Spring 2019
(Nemours Children’s Health System)

 

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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