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Day in Review (June 7–10, 2021)

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Monday, June 7

Top o’ the Review

CDC, ACHA Release Guidance on How Campuses Can Operate Safely This Fall
(American Council on Education)

Google v. Oracle: Takeaways for Software Preservation, Cultural Heritage, and Fair Use Generally
(Software Preservation Network)

Materials Transfer in Academia: 20 Questions and Answers
(Council on Governmental Relations)

Spread of Misinformation about Face Masks and COVID-19 by Automated Software on Facebook
(JAMA Internal Medicine)

The Road Ahead: Our Strategy through 2025
(Crossref)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Celebrated Humanitarian, Diplomat, and Activist Stephen Lewis Gives “Life’s Work” to McMaster University Library
(McMaster University Library)

First-Edition Jane Austen Novels Added to WSU Libraries’ Collection
(Washington State University)

Library of Congress Announces New Chief of the Digital Innovation Lab
(US Library of Congress)

New York Public Library Names Joy Bivins Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
(New York Public Library)

Simon Neame Named Dean of UW Libraries
(University of Washington)

 

Libraries—Other

Abuse of ORCID’s Weaknesses by Authors Who Use Paper Mills (abstract only)
(Scientometrics)

Fonds de Recherche du Québec Support Open Science by Joining cOAlition S
(Government of Québec)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Along the Way: Kent State University Press Bringing Distinction to University’s Academic Mission
(Record-Courier)

Arizona State University Launches Digital Trust Summit to Strengthen Trust in Higher Ed
(MeriTalk State & Local)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

First Science Adviser in US President’s Cabinet Talks COVID, Spying, and More
(Nature)

FY22 Budget Request: National Science Foundation
(American Institute of Physics)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Researchers’ Publication Rates Don’t Decline as They Age
(Nature Index)

 

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

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Tuesday, June 8

Top o’ the Review

COAR Launches the Notify Project
(Confederation of Open Access Repositories)

Global Open Science Cloud Initiative: Introduction Event on June 28
(CODATA)

OECD Digital Education Outlook 2021: Pushing the Frontiers with Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Robots
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)

Mission Not Accomplished: Unequal Opportunities and Outcomes for Black and Latinx Engineers
(Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce)

The Contract between Academic Publisher Elsevier and UK Universities Is Due For Renewal in December 2021. What Will Happen as That Date Approaches?
(University of Cambridge Libraries)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Hillman Floors 1 & 2 Closing Soon!
(University of Pittsburgh University Library System)

Learning from the Crowd: The CULHebrewmss Twitter Bot
(Columbia University Libraries)

Library of Congress Acquires Audio Diaries from Healthcare Workers during COVID-19
(US Library of Congress)

Libraries Launches Biblio Gallery Online
(Syracuse University Libraries)

New Toolkit from University Libraries Helps Communities Tell Their Stories
(UNC University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Recap: What COVID-19 Taught Us about Affordable Course Materials
(OhioLINK)

 

Higher Ed

Reducing the Precarity of Academic Research Careers
(Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development)
Note: Nature offers coverage of this report.

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

How International Students Contribute to Our Campuses, Communities, and Country
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Interfaces on Trial 3.0: Google v. Oracle America and Beyond
(Disruptive Competition Project)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Opinion: Higher Education Needs to Get Comfortable with Trial and Error
(The Hechinger Report)

 

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Information Industry Analyst
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Wednesday, June 9

Top o’ the Review

NDSA Adds Three New Members
(Digital Library Federation)

New PIL Provocation Series Essay Published, “The iSchool Equation”
(Project Information Literacy)

Open Access Agreements with Smaller Publishers Require Active Cross-Stakeholder Alignment, Report Says
(Plan S)

Open Access Pilot for Latin American Monographs Expands
(JSTOR)

OverDrive to Acquire Kanopy
(OverDrive)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Artist’s Archive Sheds Light on ’60s, ’70s Cuba
(University of Miami)

CRL and East View Announce Phase 2 of the Global Press Archive CRL Alliance
(Center for Research Libraries)

K. Matthew Dames Appointed Chief Librarian of Notre Dame’s Hesburgh Libraries
(University of Notre Dame)

MoLSAMP Collaborates with Librarians to Create a Virtual Research Experience
(University of Missouri Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

An Advisory Group for Preprints
(Crossref Blog)

Members Vote to Ratify Statement of Values
(HathiTrust)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Preserving US Latino Literature
(University of Houston)

Temple University Names Dr. Jason Wingard as Next President
(Temple University)

 

Higher Ed—Other

College Interrupted: Many Students Chose to Take Time Off Instead of Remote Learning during the Coronavirus Pandemic
(CNBC)

Student Pathways through Postsecondary Education, 2011 to 2016
(Statistics Canada)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

SPARC Statement on Public Access Provisions in the US Innovation and Competition Act
(SPARC)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Department of Education Announces Actions to Advance Equity in Education
(US Department of Education)

 

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

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Thursday, June 10

Top o’ the Review

COVID 19 Effects on US Higher Education Campuses: Preparing for the Future: The Path Forward for International Educational Exchange
(Institute of International Education)

Innovative Approaches to Addressing Financial Aid, Structural Inequities Key to Removing Barriers to Higher Education, New APLU & TIAA Institute Research Finds
(Association of Public and Land-grant Universities)

Library Publishing Coalition Welcomes a New Strategic Affiliate: ARL
(Library Publishing Coalition)

NIH Leaders Detail Commitment to End Structural Racism in Biomedical Science
(US National Institutes of Health)

Springer Nature Launching New US Research Advisory Council
(Springer Nature)

 

ARL Member Libraries

Book Collection to Help Children of Parents Who Are Incarcerated
(Arizona State University)

CRL and East View Announce Phase 2 of the Global Press Archive CRL Alliance
(Center For Research Libraries)

Emory Digital Collections Expanding to Showcase New Content
(Emory University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

Building Technical Resilience: Video Now Live!
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

Game Over: Empower Early Career Researchers to Improve Research Quality
(Insights: The UKSG Journal)

ORCID US Community Newsletter–June 2021
(Lyrasis Now)

Q&A: Aligning Research Data Management across Europe
(Science Europe)

 

Higher Ed—Members

USC and Stanford Launch Starling Lab to Protect Human Rights with Decentralization
(VentureBeat)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Current Term Enrollment Estimates (Spring 2021)
(National Student Clearinghouse Research Center)

 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Ending the Hate: Scholars Emphasize Activism for LGBTQ+ Social Change
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

Equity in Funding for Humanistic Scholarship
(American Council of Learned Societies)

 

Scholars & Scholarship

Opening Up Educational Practices through Faculty, Librarian, and Student Collaboration in OER Creation: Moving from Labor-Intensive to Supervisory Involvement
(Partnership)

 

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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