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Day in Review (June 29, 2020)

ARL Member Libraries

Center for Research Libraries Members Stand in Solidarity with Black Lives Matter Movement
https://www.crl.edu/news/crl-member-libraries-stand-solidarity-black-lives-matter-movement

MIT Press and UC Berkeley Launch Rapid Reviews: COVID-19
http://news.mit.edu/2020/mit-press-and-uc-berkeley-launch-rapid-reviews-covid-19-0629

U of Toronto Librarian Creates Online Resource to Fight COVID-19 Misinformation
https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-librarian-creates-online-resource-fight-covid-19-misinformation

 

Higher Education—ARL Member Institutions

Canadian Students Grapple with COVID-19’s Narrowing of Higher Education
https://vancouversun.com/opinion/columnists/douglas-todd-students-grapple-with-covid-19s-narrowing-of-higher-education

Minnesota Fall Enrollment Looks Relatively Steady Despite Pandemic Fears
https://www.minnpost.com/education/2020/06/despite-pandemic-fears-fall-enrollment-for-minnesota-higher-ed-looks-relatively-steady/

NYU Raising Tuition amid COVID-19 Pandemic
https://nyunews.com/news/2020/06/26/nyu-tuition-fall-2020-covid-raise/

UC Berkeley Administrators Say Future of Higher Education Altered by Pandemic
https://www.dailycal.org/2020/06/25/future-of-higher-education-altered-by-pandemic-uc-berkeley-administrators-say/

U of Southern California Dean Resigns after Student Reveals Past Relationship
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2020-06-26/usc-dean-resigns-after-student-publicly-reveals-past-relationship

U of Tennessee Board Approves Zero Tuition Increase, Principles for Reopening Campuses
https://news.utk.edu/2020/06/26/zero-tuition-increase/

 

Higher Education—Other

Are Students Ready to Return to Campus in the Fall? (Survey Findings)
https://universitybusiness.com/are-students-ready-to-return-to-campus-in-the-fall/

Comparison of Bibliographic Data Sources: Implications for the Robustness of University Rankings (via Quantitative Science Studies)
https://doi.org/10.1162/qss_a_00031

Exploring the Future of Extended Reality in Higher Education
https://er.educause.edu/articles/2020/6/exploring-the-future-of-extended-reality-in-higher-education

Faculty Are Concerned about Research Assessment in Wake of COVID-19
https://sfdora.org/2020/06/29/faculty-are-concerned-about-research-assessment-in-the-wake-of-covid-19/

Metrics and Peer Review Agreement at the Institutional Level
https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.14830

More Colleges Breaking Summer Enrollment Records
https://universitybusiness.com/category/admin-and-management/

“White college graduates gained almost 900,000 jobs in the first sign of an economic recovery between April and May, while their Black counterparts lost 200,000 jobs.”
https://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2020/06/22/black-professionals-miss-out-on-recent-job-gains

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

America’s Science Policy and Science Diplomacy after COVID-19
http://www.sciencediplomacy.org/editorial/2020/americas-science-policy-and-science-diplomacy-after-covid-19

Congressman Tim Ryan Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve College Affordability for National Guard and Reserve Servicemembers
https://timryan.house.gov/media/press-releases/congressman-tim-ryan-introduces-bipartisan-bill-improve-college-affordability

Senators Ron Wyden, Patty Murray Demand End to Seizure of Tax Refunds from Americans Shouldering Federal Student Debt during COVID-19 Crisis
https://www.wyden.senate.gov/news/press-releases/wyden-murray-demand-end-to-seizure-of-tax-refunds-from-americans-shouldering-federal-student-debt-during-covid-19-crisis-

What the Supreme Court’s DACA Ruling Means for Undocumented Students and the Colleges and Universities They Attend
https://www.asbmb.org/asbmb-today/policy/062720/what-the-supreme-court-s-daca-ruling-means-for-und

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Consolidating Institutional Repositories in a Digital, Free, Open Access Publication Platform for All Scholarly Output
https://www.liberquarterly.eu/articles/10323/

Major Indexing Service Sounds Alarm on Self-Citations by Nearly 50 Journals
https://retractionwatch.com/2020/06/29/major-indexing-service-sounds-alarm-on-self-citations-by-nearly-50-journals/

Open Economics: Study on Open Science Principles and Practice in Economics
https://www.zbw-mediatalk.eu/2020/06/open-economics-study-on-open-science-principles-and-practice-in-economics/

SCOAP3 for Books Pilot Project Started
https://scoap3.org/scoap3-for-books-pilot-project-started/

The Sci-Hub Effect: Sci-Hub Downloads Lead to More Article Citations
https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.14979

 

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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