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Day in Review (March 1–5, 2021)

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Monday, March 1

Top o’ the Review

CLIR Invites Applications for Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives Awards
(Council on Library and Information Resources)

CLOCKSS Names New Executive Director
(CLOCKSS)

IPLC Launches the Global Social Responses to COVID-19 Web Archive
(Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation)

March 4 Webcast: Open Education Policy in the US and Canada: Trends and Opportunities
(SPARC)

March 8–10 Virtual Event: National Data Services Framework (NDSF) Summit: Crafting the Canadian Open Research Commons
(Research Data Canada)

 

ARL Member Libraries

John Hay Library Unveils Transformative Vision for Special Collections at Brown
(Brown University Library News)

Kress Collection Digital Archive of European Art Launches (Vanderbilt’s Paintings Included)
(Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries, Vanderbilt University)

LYRASIS and Michigan Publishing Advance Community-Owned Publishing Ecosystem for E-book Distribution and Reading with Open-Source System Integration
(LYRASIS)

University of Houston Welcomes Athena N. Jackson as Dean of UH Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair
(University of Houston Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

From “Patchy Endorsements” to Intentional Advocacy: Deconstructing Bias in the Language of Open Access
(Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication)

OPL-LAC Joint Facility: Inviting Indigenous Artists
(Ottawa Public Library and Library & Archives Canada)

What Is Metadata Assessment?
(Digital Library Federation)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Planning for a Post-pandemic World in the State University System
(State University System of Florida)

 

Higher Ed—Other

Educating for Action: How Your Students and Campus Can Advance Immigrant Justice
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

New Partnership Aims to Increase Transfer and Completion Rates for Minority Students
(National Student Clearinghouse)

 

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, March 2

Top o’ the Review

Amplifying Equity in Education: 2021 NCHEP
(Ithaka S+R)

Bona Fide Journals–Creating a Predatory-Free Academic Publishing Environment
(Leiden Madtrics)

Implementing Data Management Workflows in Research Groups through Integrated Library Consultancy
(Data Science Journal)

Meta-Research: Citation Needed? Wikipedia and the COVID-19 Pandemic
(bioRxiv)

The $450 Question: Should Journals Pay Peer Reviewers?
(Science)

 

ARL Member Libraries

A Call for Input: Upcoming Revision of the Library of Congress Recommended Formats Statement
(infoDOCKET)

Behind the Numbers: Pandemic Metrics
(TexLibris, University of Texas Libraries)

MIT Press Launches Direct to Open
(MIT Press)

Moving Our Mission Forward
(US National Archives and Records Administration)

Tulane University Jazz Archive Gets New Name and Expanded Mission
(Tulane University)

 

Libraries—Other

eLife and Stencila Announce Roadmap for Bringing Reproducible Publishing to More Authors
(eLife)

Four Open Textbook Pilot Grantees Kick Off Projects to Save Students Millions
(SPARC)

 

Higher Ed—Members

George Washington University Helps Digitize Popular COVID-19 Memorial
(George Washington University)

Harvard COOP’s Major Makeover
(Harvard Magazine)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

A Good Start on Immigration Reform
(Association of American Universities)

Variances in Tenure Process Raise Gender Equity Concerns Exacerbated by COVID-19
(Diverse Issues in Higher Education)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Wednesday, March 3

Top o’ the Review

2021 AI Index Report
Note: Global AI Vibrancy Interactive Tool also available
(Stanford University Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence)

Collection Development in the Era of Big Deals
(College & Research Libraries)

Fear of the Academic Fake? Journal Editorials and the Amplification of the “Predatory Publishing” Discourse
(Learned Publishing)

New Higher Ed Immigration Portal Launches: One-Stop Digital Resource for Federal and State Data, Policy Resources, and Best Practices
(Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration)

Open Book Metadata Webinar: Video Recording, Speaker Key Takeaways, Attendee Questions Answered, and Webinar Chat Resources
(Open Access Scholarly Publishing Association)

 

ARL Member Libraries

FSU Libraries Debuts New Open Access Publishing Program
(Florida State University)

LYRASIS and Columbia University Libraries Announce New Partnership to Bring E-books to Academic Library Communities
(infoDOCKET)

PUL Launches Fund to Help Underwrite Princeton Researchers’ Fees to Publish in Open Access Publications
(Princeton University Library)

US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo to Give Free Emory University Reading Online
(Emory University)

Video: Recording of Library of Congress FY 2022 Budget Hearing
(US House Committee on Appropriations)

 

Libraries—Other

Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools (JROST) Conference Videos Are Now Live
(Invest in Open Infrastructure)

Taking Steps toward Reconciliation at Library and Archives Canada
(Library and Archives Canada)

Taylor & Francis Signs Up to Principles Outlined in DORA Supporting Balanced and Fair Research Assessment
(Taylor & Francis Group)

 

Higher Ed

Nearly 4 in 10 University Students Addicted to Smartphones, Study Finds
(The Guardian)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

CAUT Condemns Alberta Budget 2021’s Further Cuts to Post-secondary Education
(Canadian Association of University Teachers)

 

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

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@infodocket


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Thursday, March 4

Top o’ the Review

NERL Issues a Statement Demanding a Better Deal
(NERL)

Opening the Record of Science: Making Scholarly Publishing Work for Science in the Digital Era
(International Science Council)

Results: The ISC Survey on the First Draft of the UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science
(International Science Council)

Upcoming Webinar (March 9): The Impact of COVID-19 on the Careers of Women in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)

Virginia Governor Signs Nation’s Second State Consumer Privacy Bill
(Washington Post)

Washington State Inches Closer to Passing Consumer Privacy Law
(Bloomberg Law)

 

ARL Member Libraries

How to Stay Home in Los Angeles: Brought to You by the UCLA Powell Library Community Collections
(UCLA Library)

Librarians Shine a Light on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices and Opportunities at ISCORE 2021
(Iowa State University Libraries)

The Libraries’ Open Pedagogy Incubator: Sharing Information, Lowering Barriers, and Engaging More Learners
(NC State Libraries)

UN iLibrary Gender Equality Collection
(Indiana University Libraries)

 

Libraries—Other

IIIF Welcomes Three New Specification Editors
(International Image Interoperability Framework)

New Library Publishing Coalition Board Members Elected
(Library Publishing Coalition)

 

Higher Ed—Members

Do Humans Trust AI Coworkers?
(University of Southern California)

Howard University Partners with Columbia University Press to Advance Black Studies and Diversify Academic Publishing
(Howard University)

Tech Policy Lab Launches with Focus on AI
(Cornell University)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Climate Silence and the Trump Administration’s Censorship of Federal Environmental Agency Websites
(Environmental Data & Governance Initiative)

Data & Analytics

“Sparking” and “Igniting” Key Publications of 2020 Nobel Prize Laureates (preprint)
(Journal of Data and Information Science)

 

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

http://infoDOCKET.com
@infodocket


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Friday, March 5

Top o’ the Review

A Bridge to Access Research: Reflections on the Community Scholars Program Developmental Evaluation
(ScholCommLab)

Library Copyright Alliance Comments on “Digital Copyright Act of 2021” Discussion Draft
(Library Copyright Alliance)

Open Access to Academic Books Creates Larger, More Diverse, and More Equitable Readerships
(LSE Impact Blog)

REALM Literature Review and New Toolkit Resources Available
(OCLC)

The Launch of the WikiGap Season
(Diff, Wikimedia Foundation)

 

ARL Member Libraries

(Mis)Information Literacy
(Boston College Libraries)

National Library of Medicine Collections Tour: Vaccines
(Circulating Now, US National Library of Medicine)

PUL Identifies Women in the Latin America Manuscripts Collections, Securing a Place in History
(Princeton University Library)

Student Use of Librarian Expertise during Design Competitions: A Study of Efficacy and Resource Use at Texas A&M (preprint)
(portal: Libraries and the Academy)

University of Oregon GLAM Alliance Highlights Museum and Library Treasures
(Around the O, University of Oregon)

 

Libraries—Other

April 23 Free Online Meeting: CHORUS Forum: Making the Future of Open Research Work
(CHORUS)

“Striking Out on Your Own”—A Study of Research Information Management Problems on University Campuses (abstract only)
(Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology)

 

Higher Ed

Approaches in Learning and Teaching to Promoting Equity and Inclusion
(European University Association)

Federal Advisory Board Votes to Drop Controversial For-profit College Accreditor
(Washington Post)

 

Advocacy & Public Policy

Should CC-Licensed Content Be Used to Train AI? It Depends
(Creative Commons)

 

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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